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PhD Seminar • Bioinformatics Group — TwitSong: The Evolution of a Poetry GeneratorExport this event to calendar

Friday, July 20, 2018 — 9:30 AM EDT

Carolyn Lamb, PhD candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

We describe three versions of TwitSong, a system that generates poetry based on the news. TwitSong is designed to make aesthetic decisions about potential lines of poetry and, in the third version, to edit its own work. We describe how the system was developed, how it performs in user studies, and why this type of computer-generated poetry still has a long way to go.

Location 
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre
2310
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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