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Are story outlines confined within seven basic plots?

Sethu, Amith Anand (2019) Are story outlines confined within seven basic plots? Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This research will discuss on a unique method to model story plot data by analyzing the pattern of events in the text content and then clustering the story plots into seven categories that would imply a story outline. Processing the story outlines and categorizing stories based on pattern of events in stories will aid in improving recommender systems. The idea behind this type of a model is to cluster data based on context from the text data rather than just topic words present in the data. In this research a FrameNet classifier is modeled to classify the sentences into frames. the frame classifier model was built using a Linear Kernal SVM. The model showed a 67% accuracy predicting the frames. The sequence of frames are transformed into numeric representations and then clustered using k means clustering algorithm to fit within seven clusters. The model was evaluated using an elbow test and silhouette analysis to verify the number of clusters chosen which showed a good result of 6 as optimal number of clusters.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science

Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software
Divisions: School of Computing > Master of Science in Data Analytics
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2019 12:50
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 12:50
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/3846

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