Sunday, July 06, 2008

Books Boiled Down

Slashdot releases a firestorm with their thoughts on reducing book plots to their algorithmic essentials:
[Aaron Stanton’s] original prototype examined over 200 books, plotting 729,000 data points across 30,293 scenes -- but its universe of analyzed novels is about to become much, much bigger.
The (very brief) Slashdot piece is here, but pay special attention to the many, many comments (some of them even lucid) and the links.


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