Language engineering methods in forensics: A study of the authorship of texts attributed to lavrenty beria

Mikhail Marusenko, Vadim Petrov, Xenia Piotrowska, Sergey Bogdanov

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Abstract

This paper discusses the need and possibility of applying quantitative linguistics methods to forensic investigation. The results of the examination of the texts appearing in the Beria case (“Beria's letters from prison”, interrogation protocols, the last words of the defendants) testify to the falsification of the trial and the entire process of removing Beria from power.

Translated title of the contributionМетоды инженерной лингвистики в криминалистике: атрибуция текстов, приписываемых Л. П. Берии
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationR. Piotrowski's Readings in Language Engineering and Applied Linguistics. PRLEAL-2019
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the III International Conference
EditorsAndrey Ronzhin, Tatiana Noskova, Alexey Karpov
PublisherRWTH Aahen University
Pages140-150
Number of pages11
StatePublished - Jan 2020
Event3rd International Conference on R. Piotrowski's Readings in Language Engineering and Applied Linguistics, PRLEAL 2019 - Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 27 Nov 2019 → …

Publication series

NameCEUR Workshop Proceedings
PublisherRWTH Aahen University
Volume2552
ISSN (Print)1613-0073

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on R. Piotrowski's Readings in Language Engineering and Applied Linguistics, PRLEAL 2019
Country/TerritoryRussian Federation
CitySaint Petersburg
Period27/11/19 → …

Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

Keywords

  • forensic scienc
  • Quantitative linguistics
  • historical expert examination
  • Beria case

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