Week 10, Generating Text


Learning Objectives



Time ESA Type Activity
Pre TBA - Recursive Drawing?
3:50 Review+Engage Discussion Homework Review
4:20 Study Lecture 01 Text
4:40 Study Lecture 02 Templates
4:50 Study Lecture 03 Markov Chain
4:55 Activate Activity Markov Chain Worksheet
5:10 Break Break Break
5:25 Study Lecture 04 Context-free Grammars
5:40 Activate Coding In-class challenge
6:00 Study Code Lecture In-class challenge discussion
6:20 Study Lecture Homework Review

Lecture Notes

01 Computational Text
This is practical!
This is how websites are made.
Text to generate other media
Programs that write programs.
Turing Test
Generating Language subset of Generating Text
Examples, Subreddit Simulator, NYT Best Places, ELIZA
02 Templates
03 Markov Chains + Activity
04 Context-free Grammars

Homework Review


Group Question
1 Xia, Patricia, Dahee
Choose a work that you like, but are unsure how it was made. Describe what you see.
2 Bella, Leah, Carla
Choose a sketch that follows this weekโ€™s theme in a way that stands out from the others, an outlier.
3 Aakanksha, Julian, Xu
Choose a work that you think looks good a full speed but probably rendered too slowly for real-time playback.
4 Alyssa, Ting, Jack
Create a โ€œtipโ€ for making better sketches. Choose a sketch to illustrate.
5 Madison, Earl, Patrick
Choose your favorite bumper challenge. Discuss
6 Rik, Kirsten, Mario
Choose a ๐Ÿ˜‚, ๐Ÿ˜, or ๐Ÿค“. Discuss.

Class Notes