Automation of Linguistic Creativitas for Adslogia

  • Gözde Özbal
  • Carlo Strapparava
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7817)


In this paper, we propose a computational approach to automate the generation of neologisms by adding Latin suffixes to English words or homophonic puns. This approach takes into account both semantic appropriateness and sound pleasantness of words. Our analysis of the generated neologisms provides interesting clues for understanding which technologies can successfully be exploited for the task, and the results of the evaluation show that the system that we developed can be a useful tool for supporting the generation of creative names.


Language Model English Word Word Sense Disambiguation Category Word Longe Ingredient 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gözde Özbal
    • 1
  • Carlo Strapparava
    • 1
  1. 1.FBK-irstTrentoItaly

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