Sunday, October 09, 2005

Some Useful Definitions

Some useful definitions/folksonomy from the ELO:

"Within the broad category of electronic literature are several forms and threads of practice, some of which are:

*Hypertext fiction and poetry, on and off the Web
*Kinetic poetry presented in Flash and using other platforms
*Computer art installations which ask viewers to read them or otherwise have literary aspects
*Conversational characters, also known as chatterbots
*Interactive fiction
*Novels that take the form of emails, SMS messages, or blogs
*Poems and stories that are generated by computers, either interactively or based on parameters given at the beginning
*Collaborative writing projects that allow readers to contribute to the text of a work
*Literary performances online that develop new ways of writing"

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