[Haskell-cafe] How would you hack it?

Lanny Ripple lanny at cisco.com
Wed Jun 4 18:23:20 EDT 2008

You might want to skim Shannon's 'A Mathematical Theory of
Communcations'.  Part 1, Section 2 and 3 are almost exactly your
topic.  (Or at least the direction you've headed in. :)



Andrew Coppin wrote:
> Henning Thielemann wrote:
>> Sounds like a generator for scientific articles. :-)
>> Maybe
>> http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/markov-chain
>>  can be of help for you. It's also free of randomIO.
> That certainly looks interesting. Presumably if I train it right, it'll
> figure out that sentences need to start uppercase and end with a
> full-stop, and maybe have a few other punctuation marks thrown in. I'm
> not sure I trust it to generate valid LaTeX markup, but I can give it a
> try! ;-)
> At any rate, thanks for the link - the possibilities for this look very
> interesting. (All sorts of data to be generated. And hey, maybe if I
> read the source I can even learn some of the theory behind it too...)
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