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Data mining the classics makes for beautiful science - NBC News.com

Data mining the classics makes for beautiful science - NBC News.com | Intro to Literature | Scoop.it
Statistics and data mining aren't typically associated with literary analysis, but new research suggests that such objective methods may...
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The Melville Cluster is a thing of beauty.  Now THIS is metadata research that Foucault would approve of.

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How Big Data Is Rewriting Hollywood Scripts

How Big Data Is Rewriting Hollywood Scripts | Intro to Literature | Scoop.it

"For as much as $20,000 per script, Mr. Bruzzese and a team of analysts compare the story structure and genre of a draft script with those of released movies, looking for clues to box-office success."

 

"'Demons in horror movies can target people or be summoned,' Mr. Bruzzese said in a gravelly voice, by way of example. 'If it’s a targeting demon, you are likely to have much higher opening-weekend sales than if it’s summoned. So get rid of that Ouija Board scene.'"


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Literary analysis becomes a big business.  :-)

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Apsita's curator insight, May 22, 2013 4:34 PM

C'est quoi ce film déjà?

Brad Tollefson's curator insight, May 28, 2013 11:03 PM

Wait, I resemble that remark....