Textury — An emotional perspective of your favorite text!

Iulian Gulea
Nov 24, 2016 · 10 min read

Entering “Textury”

1. Split the text into separate words and remove any punctuation sign.

2. Assign each token a color of specific tint.

“The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” Emotional Canvas (neutral words included)

3. Let’s remove the neutral words and leave only the colored ones.

“The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” Emotional Canvas (neutral words excluded)

4. Visualize the amount of each type of word and its intensity.

Total number of words by type of emotional intensity
Total intensity vs total amount of words of different types

5. Visualize the frequency of positive and negative words.

Top 15 most frequent positive and negative words

6. Visualize the evolution in time of the text.

Emotional evolution of the entire text
Emotional evolution of the entire text based on the SMA method

7. Make everything work on a “local” scale.

Textury dashboard
Textury dashboard with the second color mode
Formatted text according to the emotional intensity of the words

Going beyond books

Textury tool overview video

Technology

Conclusion

Iulian Gulea

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Web Developer. Entrepreneur. Love technology, psychology, almonds and good music.

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