Mozart's Laptop: Implications for Creativity in Multimedia Digital Libraries and Beyond
Tuesday, 06.09.2016, 9:30 – 10:30
If Mozart were alive today, what sorts of musical apps would such an innovative composer use on his laptop? In this keynote I will attempt to answer—at least in part—this question.
Pretty Things Done with (Electronic) Texts: Why We Need Full-Text Access
Wednesday, 07.09.2016, 9:30 – 10:30
Stylometry, aka computational stylistics, is a field that has produced compelling visualizations of patterns of similarity and difference between texts, based on various quantitative, i.e. countable features.
Metaphors All the Way Down: The many practical uses of figurative language understanding
Thursday, 8.9.2016, 11:00 - 12:00
More and more of the content we consume on social networking platforms such as Twitter is computer-generated. If this content were just another form of spam then these networks would truly become the 21st century’s version of Borges’ Library of Babel, a world in which the content that is actually worth consuming is ultimately lost in a sea of random, meaningless noise. Yet there are encouraging signs that it need not be so.