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Call Me Melville, Based on New Word Use

From Scientific American, the results of a new study,

"Thieves may leave fingerprints at the scene of a crime. But does an author leave a metaphorical fingerprint on the book? The answer may be yes, according to a study published in the New Journal of Physics."

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Errr....I'd have to go digging but I am almost postiive that I remember some other studies basically stating this same idea. I remember the "winner" for the most distinctive amount of new words being used as good old Shakes. I remember he was also distinctive because the high frequency of words first mentioned by him that stuck around for a while.