Generating Appealing Brand Names

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10762)


Providing appealing brand names to newly launched products, newly formed companies or for renaming existing companies is highly important as it can play a crucial role in deciding its success or failure. In this work, we propose a computational method to generate appealing brand names based on the description of such entities. We use quantitative scores for readability, pronounceability, memorability and uniqueness of the generated names to rank order them. A set of diverse appealing names is recommended to the user for the brand naming task. Experimental results show that the names generated by our approach are more appealing than names which prior approaches and recruited humans could come up.



We thank Dr. Niloy Ganguly for providing valuable comments and feedback.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Adobe ResearchBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Language Technology InstituteCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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