Tower of Doom part 2: The Bloody Tale

Episode 2 of the Tower of Doom. Any horror/death related texts will be in this series. You have been warned. Although they are pretty innocuous.  See also Tower of Doom 1: The Distant Shout of the Great Storm. This is not part of the classic literature series. I am generating text from short phrases that I Continue Reading

A Mountain of Pent Up Tears – children’s stories generated texts

Children’s stories – this is part of the classic literature series on this blog, experiments in hybrid fiction.  I turned out so fast, I barely looked back. (I turned to look, only to find the figure had gone.) What has gone before was the dark room. In the far left corner lay a pile of Continue Reading

Sentiment Analysis of Caption, News and Fiction text generation experiments

From: text generation editor research (UAL London 2020 see credits). What happens when writers use a computer text generator to write articles, giving them only an image prompt. Go to Index of AI research Sentiment Analysis The Study had three text generation and editing tasks, to make a Caption,  a News article, and a Fiction Continue Reading

All the Rubbish of a Great City – classic literature vs text generation

  From the series of classic literature vs the future… All The Rubbish of a Great City Part 1: No Sun Ever Since That Day   Dear Farewell You may be glad to see your letter of 6th April last from me. You are still in the good humour of the last time, and I Continue Reading

Why Don’t Cannibals Eat Clowns?

Part of the text generation series – see blog index. Why don’t cannibals eat clowns? Because cannibalism doesn’t produce the same health benefits as killing clowns, you will have only about 60% of your body weight of body fat left, leaving you with less body fat and no protection against the other 50%. By choosing Continue Reading

Guess the original classics – Born Into Slavery

This is a game to see if you can identify the original story author in the generated text below. It has a new title: Born Into Slavery. The generated text is followed by the classic story which was used as the prompt for the computer generation. For technical details see end.   Born Into Slavery Continue Reading

Fake News – what do real writers think about it? AI research

I examined in August 2020 research (UAL London see credits) what happens when writers use a computer text generator to write articles, giving them only an image prompt. There is a summary of the Study in the Index. Go to Index of AI research Fake News – (or ‘fake news’) what do real writers think Continue Reading

Festival UK 2020 for Creative Computing Institute University Arts London

There’s just been an announcement about the exciting #FestivalUK2022. Professor Grierson (my research director) is part of this, with Creative Computing Institute, CCI UAL. 30 creative teams have been selected to take part in the forthcoming festival of creativity in the R&D Project phase. #STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics. More news on as Continue Reading

Stats explanation – boxplots

BOXPLOTS or ‘box-and-whisker’ plots Go to Index of AI research I will try to explain what the boxplot, a visual summary, or graphic visualisation of data, means by showing actual data. Occupation vs TentativeThis plots data for Occupation (eg, Other, Student, Scribbler, etc) against Sentiment scores for the emotion Tentative (using text analysis of their Continue Reading