A Taxonomy of Generative Poetry Techniques

Carolyn Lamb, Dan G. Brown and Charlie L.A. Clarke
Proceedings of Bridges 2016: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Education, Culture (2016)
Pages 195–202 Regular Papers


We describe computer-generated poetry techniques in the categories of mere generation, human enhancement, and computer enhancement, and argue that the artificial intelligence techniques used by computer scientists are artistically relevant. We also generalize this taxonomy to computer-generated music.