A creative computing approach to multimedia humour generation

Liu, T (2022) A creative computing approach to multimedia humour generation. PhD thesis, Bath Spa University.

Abstract

The proposed research aims to raise a creative computing approach to multimedia humour generation. In the background of creative computing, the proposed research strives to get the combinational creativity through combining theories and practice about humour from many disciplines. Multimedia humour generation involves studies of humour from the perspective of language, visual mts, music, and software engineering. The proposed research fills the gap of discussing humour generation in a creative multimedia perspective. Firstly, the concept of the humour degree is raised to serve as the bridge between the humour and computing technologies. Secondly, the humour degree of textual humour is calculated. Humour oriented lexical features are utilised as measures to reveal the possibility of a lexicon, including ambiguity, colloquialism, slang, popularity, scope and common. Thirdly, the humour degree of pictorial humour is calculated. Colour, as an important representative tool in the artistic expression, is focused on in the analysis. The novelty degree is reflected by the colour distance percentage, colour number percentage, and colour area difference percentage, and the amusement degree is by the psychological feeling percentage, the association percentage, and the distribution. Fourthly, the humour degree of musical humour is calculated. The novelty degree is calculated with the neighbour note distance percentage, neighbour note pitch difference percentage, and note variety percentage. The amusement degree is calculated with the psychological feeling percentage, the association percentage and the distribution. Finally, after the calculation of the humour degree of the above three media of humour, the humour degree of the multimedia humour is calculated. In summary, the proposed research conducts the multimedia humour generation with designated humour degree in the background of Creative Computing.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: creative computing, multimedia, textual humour, pictorial humour, musical humour, creativity, language, visual arts, music, software engineering, lexicography
Divisions: Bath School of Design
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2022 17:02
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2022 17:02
URI / Page ID: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/14667
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