Wed, Jun 14, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Information Sciences Institute
Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars
Speaker: Eran Hadas, Cal Tech
Talk Title: COMPUTATIONAL LITERATURE: HOW CAN A COMPUTER GENERATE LITERARY TEXT?
Abstract: This talk will provide an introduction to Computational literature as an intersection between Natural Language Processing and Computational (Artificial) Creativity. It will feature examples of computer-generated texts, and showcase some rule-based, statistical and neural network based techniques.
Biography: Eran Hadas is an Israeli poet, software developer, and new media artist, the author of seven books. He creates hypermedia poetry and develops software-based poetry generators. Among his collaborative projects are a headset that generates poems from brainwaves, and a documentarian robot that interviews people about the meaning of being human. Hadas is a visiting scholar at Caltech, where he is teaching Computational Literature.
Host: Mayank Kejriwal
Audiences: Everyone Is Invited
Contact: Kary LAU