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Computer Algorithm Generates Poetry As Good As Shakespeare’s

Computer Algorithm Generates Poetry As Good As Shakespeare’s
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MIT student uses machine-learning to teach a machine how to compose sonnets.

Ross Brooks
  • 28 january 2014

Machine learning was recently named as the force behind a potential cure for HIV, but now it’s a process that is also capable of more artistic endeavours. MIT PhD student J. Nathan Matias used the popular machine-learning Android app Swiftkey in combination with some of Shakespeare’s famous words to produce sonnets that rival the master himself.

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