Detecting parallel passages in the DCS

You can show information about parallel or similar passages in the corpus in two ways:

To show the parallels between two texts, click on the link that connects the two texts (may be a bit difficult in some cases; move the mouse pointer with care and patience!).

Sketch of the algorithm:

Because lexemes are ordered in the third step, this algorithm does not only find citations, but also passages with similar word use that are not aligned on word level.

Further reading: