Your Obedient Serpent (athelind) wrote,
Your Obedient Serpent

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leonard_arlotte says, "Now the true test would be to enter some text from a particular author, and see if it comes back with that author's name"
athelind grauphs, "LOL!"
athelind grauphs, "I think it's just a very noisy algorithm with huge error bars. it's not ENTIRELY fatuous, since it tells me that I write like H.P. Lovecraft much of the time, in circumstances where, yes, I'm deliberately trying to write like HPL."
leonard_arlotte says, "My point is, does H.P. Lovecraft write like H.P.Lovecraft?"
athelind grauphs, "Indeed. And there's public domain HPL stuff online to use as a test case."
athelind grauphs, "... dammit. go to lunch. I'll test it."
leonard_arlotte says, "thank you."

Plugging in the text of "The Colour Out of Space", we find that H.P. Lovecraft ...

H.P. Lovecraft writes like
Stephen King

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... writes like Stephen King.

I totally need an Athelind Rolling In the Hoard Laughing icon.

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