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Michael Gervers, Gelila Tilahun, Shima Koshraftar, Roderick A. Mitchell and Ariella Elema “The Dating of Medieval Charters”  ARCHIVES - The Journal of the British Records Association, Autumn 2018 Issue

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M. Gervers, G. Tilahun, R. Mitchell “Statistical Approaches to the Diplomatics of Institutional Topography” Archiv Für Diplomatik, Schriftgeschichte, Siegel-Und Wappenkunde Vol. 62. Köln: Böhlau Verlag.

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Gervers, Michael and Nicole Hamonic “Pro Amore Dei: Diplomatic Evidence Of Social Conflict During The Reign Of King John”. Law As Profession And Practice In Medieval Europe : Essays In Honor Of James A. Brundage. Ed. Melodie Harris Eichbauer and Kenneth Pennington. Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2011. 

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Feuerverger, A., P. Hall, G. Tilahun, and M. Gervers. “Using Statistical Smoothing To Date Medieval Manuscripts”. Beyond Parametrics In Interdisciplinary Research: Festschrift In Honor Of Professor Pranab K. Sen. (2008). http://arxiv.org/pdf/0805.2490.pdf.

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“Managing Meta Data In A Research Collection Of Medieval Latin Charters”. 2007.

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Gervers, Michael, and Michael Margolin. “New Methods For The Analysis Of Digitized Medieval Latin Charters”. Geschichte Im Netz Praxis Chancen Visionen 10. (2007).

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Gervers, Michael, and Rodolfo Fiallos. “The Dating Of Medieval English Private Charters Of The Twelfth And Thirteenth Centuries”. A Distinct Voice: Medieval Studies In Honor Of Leonard E. Boyle. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006.

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Feuerverger, Andrey, Peter Hall, Gelila Tilahun, and Michael Gervers. “Distance Measures And Smoothing Methodology For Imputing Features Of Documents”. Journal Of Computational And Graphical Statistics 14.2 (2005).

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Gervers, Michael, and Michael Margolin. “Only Connect : The Use Of Computers In The Development Of Prosopographical Methodology”. Le Médiéviste Et L'ordinateur 42 (2003).



Gervers, Michael, and Michael Margolin. “The Deeds Project: Towards The Content Analysis Of English Private Charters Of The Twelfth And Thirteenth Centuries”. Le Médiéviste Et L'ordinateur 41 (2002).

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Gervers, Michael. “Identifying Irregularities And Establishing Chronology In Medieval Charters”. Resourcing Sources: The Use Of Computers Developing Prosopographical Methodology. Oxford, 2002.
Juhász-Ormsby, Ágnes. “Changing Legal Terminology In Dated Private Documents In England In The Twelfth And Thirteenth Centuries. A Case Study: Quitclaims”. Resourcing Sources: The Use Of Computers Developing Prosopographical Methodology. Oxford, 2002.
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Fiallos, Rodolfo. “An Example Of Word-Pattern Dating In Which The Patterns In Charter 340207 (Actually Dated 1247) Are Compared With The 196,632 Patterns In The Deeds Database”. 1997.

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Gervers, Michael, Gillian Long, and Michael McCulloch. “The Deeds Database Of Medieval Charters: Design And Coding For The Rdbms Oracle 5”. History & Computing 2.1 (1990).

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Gervers, Michael. “The Textile Industry In Essex In The Late 12Th And 13Th Centuries: A Study Based On Occupational Names In Charter Sources”. Essex Archaeology And History 20 (1989).

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