pointerTimes Haiku

Un esperimento del NY Times: haiku generati automaticamente (con il Natural Language Processing) dagli articoli pubblicati:

How does our algorithm work? It periodically checks the New York Times home page for newly published articles. Then it scans each sentence looking for potential haikus by using an electronic dictionary containing syllable counts. We started with a basic rhyming lexicon, but over time we’ve added syllable counts for words like “Rihanna” or “terroir” to keep pace with the broad vocabulary of The Times

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