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Visually Capturing the Essence of a Written Work

Creating a machine learning algorithm to generate barcode-like images capturing the emotional quality of a script

Abstract

Introduction

Background

Creativity and Machine Learning

“Semantic Network” from Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstradter

Visual Representation of Written Work

Stefanie Posavec’s (En)tangled Word Bank
Cinemetrics by Frederic Brodbeck
Movie Barcode of STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII — THE LAST JEDI (2017)
A Viz of Ice and Fire by Fred Hohman, Sandeep Soni, Ian Stewart, and John Stasko; paper, github

Methods

Basic Outline of the Machine Learning Model

Natural Language Processing

Text-Image Association

Generative Adversarial Text to Image Synthesis by Reed et al.

Discussion and Future Directions

Conclusion

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