Homework help requested (not what you think!)

Neil Cerutti neilc at norwich.edu
Wed Jul 17 15:55:06 CEST 2013

On 2013-07-17, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 11:20 PM, Neil Cerutti <neilc at norwich.edu> wrote:
>> Markov chains are an advanced technique you could introduce, but
>> you'd need a huge list of names broken into syllables from
>> somewhere.
> You could use names broken into letters... or skip the notion
> of names and just generate words. Lists of words are easy to
> come by (eg /usr/share/dict/words on many Linux systems), so
> you can have some fun without much effort.

That's true. Something like syllables should emerge from markov
chains of letters pretty well, depending on how long the the
chain is.

Neil Cerutti

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