The "Fundamental Problem" of Authorship Attribution

  • Koppel M
  • Schler J
  • Argamon S
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We introduce the ‘‘fundamental problem’’ of authorship attribution: determining if two, possibly short, documents were written by a single author. A solution to this problem can serve as a building block for solving almost any conceivable authorship attribution problem. Our preliminary work on this problem is based on earlier work in authorship attribution with large open candidate sets.

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  • Moshe Koppel

  • Jonathan Schler

  • Shlomo Argamon

  • Yaron Winter

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