End of ADS-L Digest - 10 Sep 1994 to 11 Sep 1994 ************************************************ There are 4 messages totalling 76 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. frequency in English (2) 2. etaoin shrdlu (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Mon, 12 Sep 1994 00:08:19 -0700 From: "Joseph B. Monda" Subject: Re: frequency in English etaoin shrdlu On Sat, 10 Sep 1994, Joseph Jones wrote: > A question that came into the library: what is the frequency > distribution of letters in the English language. I'd seen > that one before and could walk to a fairly decent answer. > Then I was asked, what about frequency distribution with > respect to the letter's position in the word. I suggested > rooting around in the area of cryptanalysis. Can anyone > point us to any specific source on this? Thanks. > > Joseph Jones jjones[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]unixg.ubc.ca > University of British Columbia Library >