Data from: Shifting milestones of natural sciences: the ancient Egyptian discovery of Algol's period confirmed

Jetsu L, Porceddu S

Date Published: January 26, 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.tj4qg

 

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Description The selected word (SW) identified on day (D) of month (M) in CC. The daily prognosis (Prog) combinations are "GGG" (All lucky), "SSS" (All unlucky), "---" (All unknown) or "HET" (Heterogeneous). The same SW identifed at the same date by Leitz (1994) (Ltz="Yes" or "No") and Bakir (1966(Bkr="Yes" or "No").
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Description The n = 6x564 time point t_i values of SSTP=1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 of Table 3 in Jetsu et al. (2013).
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Description The day (D) and month (M) values in CC used in computing the time points (t_i) for the days with the prognoses "GGG" and "SSS". These t_i are needed in computing the binomial distribution probabilities Q_B. There are N_G=177 and N_S=105 days with a "GGG" and "SSS" combination.
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Description This is a Python 3 program tableS1.py. The input files are data2.txt and data4.txt. This program can be used to reproduce and replicate all results in S1 Table. Copy the files data2.txt, data4.txt and tableS1.py to the same directory. Give the command "python3 tableS1.py". The program asks three questions. Answer these questions and the results are displayed on the screen.
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Jetsu L, Porceddu S (2015) Shifting milestones of natural sciences: the ancient Egyptian discovery of Algol's period confirmed. PLOS ONE 10(12): e0144140. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0144140

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Jetsu L, Porceddu S (2015) Data from: Shifting milestones of natural sciences: the ancient Egyptian discovery of Algol's period confirmed. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.tj4qg
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