Editors’ Choice: The Rest of the Story

My blog on February 2, about the Syuzhet package I developed for R (now available on CRAN), generated some nice press that I was not expecting: Motherboard, then The Paris Review, and several R blogs (Revolutions, R-Bloggersinside-R) all featured the work.  The press was nice, but I was not at all prepared for the focus to be placed on the one piece of the story that I had yet to explain, namely, how I used the Syuzhet code and some unsupervised machine clustering to identify what seem to be six, or possibly seven, archetypal plot shapes.  So, here now is the rest of the story. . .

Read More: The Rest of the Story

This content was selected for Digital Humanities Now by Editor-in-Chief Amanda Morton based on nominations by Editors-at-Large: Maria Manuel Borges, Kevin Gunn, Jonathan Roberts, Penny Johnston, Myriam Mertens, Elizabeth Goins, and Jonathan Reeve