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Reading machines : toward an algorithmic criticism

Author: Stephen Ramsay
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2011.
Series: Topics in the digital humanities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Besides familiar and now-commonplace tasks that computers do all the time, what else are they capable of? Stephen Ramsay's intriguing study of computational text analysis examines how computers can be used as 'reading machines' to open up entirely new possibilities for literary critics.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ramsay
ISBN: 9780252036415 0252036417 9780252078200 0252078209
OCLC Number: 708761605
Description: xii, 98 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preconditions --
An algorithmic criticism --
Potential literature --
Potential readings --
The turing text --
Patacomputing --
Postconditions.
Series Title: Topics in the digital humanities.
Responsibility: Stephen Ramsay.

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