Re: RARA-AVIS: Academic Article

From: Mario Taboada (
Date: 01 Aug 2003

For a variety of points of view on this and any other topic, click a few times on:

Several years ago, inspired by this guy, a friend and I wrote a Perl program that creates similar essays. The difference with the Monash program was that we fed it real Rococo articles. (I claim a first in producing certified organic fake Rococo.)

The program extracted sentences and usable clauses at random, which it then combined grammatically to create ponderous nonsense.

When I have time, I will try to update Perl, find and reinstall this program and the database trough and see if it still runs. I have one more article to feed it...



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