[jsword-devel] Bible Maps

Bobby Nations jsword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 25 Oct 2002 14:17:48 -0500


Strange and intriguing.  What criteria do you use to determine 
similarity between disparate verses?


Joe Walker wrote:
> Hi,
> Hope you will excuse the png in this email. I've just finished undoing 
> the bit-rot on the old Project-B mapper project. The graphic below is a 
> computer generated map of the Bible placing similar parts of the Bible 
> closer together.
> There is a mapper project within JSword that calculated the above by 
> taking each verse in the Bible in turn, searching for the text of that 
> verse in the rest of the Bible to find what that is similar to. Having 
> calculated an array of verse similarities we apply some rules to plot 
> them on a 2D map.
> If you are interested to know more, give me a shout.
> Joe.