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the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text

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First, the artist has chosen this precise scene because it confronts viewers with the type of griphos or 'riddle' so prevalent at the symposium, whose decipherment depends on recognizing the semantic uncertainty and doubleness of the terms that the puzzle includes.
IN MAY OF THIS YEAR, the latest contribution to the philosophico-literary genre known as "speculative realism" appeared: an English-language translation of The Number and the Siren: A Decipherment of Mallarme's "Coup de des.
Dr Sarah Glynn, manager of the Great North Museum, said: "Champollion's decipherment of the Rosetta Stone has become a symbol of the universal quest for knowledge and the potential for human communication across the ages.
Allen, "The decipherment of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing is one of the great success stories of modern archaeology.
On one staircase block, anthropologist David Stuart of the University of Texas at Austin, who led the decipherment of the text, recognized a commemoration of a visit in 696 to La Corona by the ruler of Calakmul, a Maya site in what's now southern Mexico.
Argiro's ingenious decipherment of encrypted forms of behavior brings into view what has been hidden; does it leave anything else unspoken for?
After decipherment, users can convert any Blu-ray movie to MKV format.
For example, writing in 1973, more than a decade before the discovery of the Laguna copperplate inscription (LCI) in 1989 and its decipherment by Antoon Postma in 1990, (2) the palaeographer and Sanskrit expert Juan Francisco wrote that, 'pending discovery of further proofs, let it be considered that this inscription carries the burden of archaeological proof of ancient Philippine writing'.
This results in an experience of reality that is "the mere decipherment of messages by the eyes" (286).
They wanted to find out if there was a way to combine the processing power of a computer with the human intuition that has gone into translation and decipherment work.
Barzilay responded, "The decipherment of Ugaritic took years and relied on some happy coincidences - such as the discovery of an axe that had the word "axe" written on it in Ugaritic.
The discovery of the Rosetta Stone in 1799 was revolutionary not only because of the antiquity of the artifact, but also because it culminated in the decipherment and understanding of ancient Egypt's hieroglyphic texts that previously had been unintelligible.
There, he and his party sailed the Nile from Alexandria to Abu Simbel and found his decipherment triumphantly confirmed by inscriptions on the temples, tombs and statues of the pharaohs.
The valuable key to the decipherment of hieroglyphs has been in London since 1802.
Friedman then supplies a translation of the joke, as even Orientals expressing themselves in English require outside decipherment.