Comments on 2019-01-27 Digraphs and Name Generation

This needs Markhov chains, or at least and indicator for terminal sounds. Looking at “Ngfo” for example: Sure, many words end with a last consonant like “ng”. But that doesn’t meant you can put “ng” anywhere in a word. So actually what we need to do looks like a Markhov chain based on syllables, I think? I guess you will then never get any variations on “John”. Perhaps we could implement a sort of “word2vec” for characters: we’d find that generally speaking “o” often occurs in the context of “j”, “h” and “n” and perhaps we’d find that “u” often occurs in the same context (”June”) and so if we get the “nearest” characters to “o” given the context of “j”, “h” and “n” we might get back “u”, leading to the “new” word “Juhn”.

– Alex Schroeder 2019-01-30 07:35 UTC

Good to see Perl use.

Ngfo, have to use that one. And make up the dialect of a language that has a silent Ng. 😊

Blue Tyson 2019-01-30 10:12 UTC

Heh. 😊

– Alex Schroeder 2019-01-30 13:01 UTC

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