Oulipo | vs | Recombinant Poetics

@article{Seaman2001OulipoV,
  title={Oulipo | vs | Recombinant Poetics},
  author={Bill Seaman},
  journal={Leonardo},
  year={2001},
  volume={34},
  pages={423-430}
}
This paper compares and contrasts approaches to combinatorics in OULIPO and Recombinant Poetics. OULIPO, also known as Ouvroir de Litrature Potentielle, is a literary and artistic association founded in the 1960s whose combinatoric methods and experimental concepts continue to be generative and relevant to this day. Recombinant Poetics is a term that I coined in 1995 in order to define a particular approach to emergent meaning that is used in generative virtual environments and other computer… 

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