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An Example of Statistical Investigation of the Text Eugene Onegin Concerning the Connection of Samples in Chains

A. A. Markov a1
a1 (Lecture at the physical-mathematical faculty, Royal Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, 23 January 1913) 1

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This study investigates a text excerpt containing 20,000 Russian letters of the alphabet, excluding $\Cprime$ and $\Cdprime$, from Pushkin's novel Eugene Onegin–the entire first chapter and sixteen stanzas of the second.


1 Cf. Markov 1913a. Translated into German by Alexander Y. Nitussov, Lioudmila Voropai, and David Link; translated into English by Gloria Custance and David Link.