[Haskell-cafe] Re: How would you hack it?
barsoap at web.de
Wed Jun 4 16:52:20 EDT 2008
Gregory Collins <greg at maptuit.com> wrote:
> Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> writes:
> > Clearly, what I *should* have done is think more about a good
> > abstraction before writing miles of code. ;-) So how would you guys
> > do this?
> If you want text that roughly resembles English, you're better off
> getting a corpus of real English text and running it through a Markov
> chain. Mark Dominus has written a few blog posts about this topic
> recently, see http://blog.plover.com/lang/finnpar.html.
If you run one over obscure academic papers, you can even generate
publishable results. I don't have a link ready, but there was a fun
incident involving this.
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