QAnon is two different people, machine learning analysis shows.

An algorithm-based stylometric approach provides new evidence to identify the authors of QAnon conspiracy theories.

QAnon has spread conspiracy theories to an unprecedentedly large audience. Its thousands of online messages have po...

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Summary

Between October 28, 2017 and November 13, 2020, 4952 anonymous messages signed Q were published first on the 4chan site and then on the 8chan site, which recently became 8kun. This corpus of messages is designated QAnon, for their Q-signature letter and their anonymous character. For the...

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This article by Claude-Alain Roten, OrphAnalytics, was published in the Swiss Magazine l'1dex, October 31 2017.

All statistical analyzes unambiguously reveal who writes for Elena Ferrante: Domenico Starnone

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This page summarizes the video report and reproduces in synthetic transcript the essential passages.

On May 22, 2017, the evening news the "19 trente" of the television channel "la une" of the Belgian Radio-Television broadcasting services in French (RTBF) presented in its "le SCAN" section a video report by the journalist Tristan Godaert (T.G.) on academic ghostwriting: the non-authorized writing by a professional of a graduate thesis (GT).

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Who is Elena Ferrante?

The Sunday Times, April 2 2017, 12:01am

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/step-forward-elena-ferrante-9cx3htp95

Last year, the writer behind the bestselling Elena Ferrante novels was unmasked as a little-known Italian translator. Speculation remains rife that more than one author is at work. Michael Sheridan goes to the heart of the literary rumour mill in Naples to sort the facts from the fiction.

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Books signed under the pseudonym Elena Ferrante are discussed in the media (New York Times, Corriere della Sera, Il Sole 24 Ore, L'Express, and again the New York Times).

Nobody could meet the author of these books. The recent success of the English translations increases the interest in this corpus. Several names have been suggested as a possible writer of these books. Analyses, mainly of linguistic statistics, were conducted to determine the author of the Ferrante corpus.

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