Tool to classify letters according to their number of lines. Each character can be described by a number of lines / bars/ curves necessary for its design.
Letters Bars - dCode
Tag(s) : Steganography, Polygrammic Cipher
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The principle of encryption is to associate to a number, a letter or group of letters comprising as many distinct lines/bars necessary for their writing/symbol.
Example: The number 3 can be linked to A or F because these letters are composed of 3 lines/bars
To encrypt a text, first associate each letter of plain text with a number (such as its rank in the alphabet with A1Z26).
Example: F is the 6th letter of the alphabet, or 6 which can be encrypted with AA
The count of bars is rather natural, but it is not universal, it works easily with letters with bars, but less well with curved letters.
Example: S is composed of a single curved line so it is associated with 1 (but some could count up to 3 lines for this letter)
Break down the spelling of each character or group of characters by counting the number of strokes that compose it.
Each number can be associated with a letter (like its rank in the alphabet with A1Z26)
Example: AA has 6 bars, and the 6th letter of the alphabet is F
The letters of the message are composed mainly or only of characters whose spelling contains straight lines, the letters I,L,T,V,X,A,F,H,K,N,Y,Z,E,M,W are the most common ones.
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Cite as source (bibliography):
Letters Bars on dCode.fr [online website], retrieved on 2023-05-31,