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A Funny Proverb Generation System Based on Sukashi

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In this paper, we propose a system which produces funny proverbs. This system uses the punch line framework named Sukashi. That is, by changing the end of the line, the proposed system produces a funny sentence. In this system, we employ Google N-grams to make a lot of Sukashi candidates. After that, the system extracts parameters from each word in each candidate. We choose parameters such as words’ sounding, length, imageability, similarity and concrete level. The system selects candidates by using fuzzy rules. The performance of the proposed system has been evaluated by subjective experiments and obtained satisfactory results.

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Yamane, H., Hagiwara, M. (2010). A Funny Proverb Generation System Based on Sukashi . In: Diamantaras, K., Duch, W., Iliadis, L.S. (eds) Artificial Neural Networks – ICANN 2010. ICANN 2010. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 6354. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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