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or ascii based tab files for us banjo pickers!

On Sat, 2006-04-08 at 00:06 +0900, Aaron Patterson wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 10:02:28PM +0900, Ruby Quiz wrote:
> > 
> > This week's Ruby Quiz is about text generation.  That's right, we're going to
> > teach your computer to weave tall tales.
> > 
> > At its most basic level, a solution might be:
> > 
> > 	>> (1..30).map { (("a".."z").to_a + [" "] * 10)[rand(36)] }.join
> > 	"fb mcr hhluesjbhtf swm eehokmi"
> > 
> > However, let's make our goal to get as close to English looking sentences as
> > possible.  One way you might do this is using a technique called Markov Chains.
> 
> I think it would be really neat to apply this to music composition.  I'm
> just not sure how you would get a corpus for that (maybe parsing
> lilypond files?).
> 
> --Aaron
> 
> 
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