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StatsMonkey: A Data-Driven Sports Narrative Writer

@inproceedings{Allen2010StatsMonkeyAD,
  title={StatsMonkey: A Data-Driven Sports Narrative Writer},
  author={Nicholas D. Allen and John R. Templon and Patrick Summerhays McNally and Lawrence Birnbaum and Kristian J. Hammond},
  booktitle={AAAI Fall Symposium: Computational Models of Narrative},
  year={2010}
}
There are certain types of stories that are often told in very structured ways; sports stories or financial reports are two examples. Readers care about these narratives because they are passionately interested in the topic and want to read about the specific details of the event. In other words, they care about the data and want to read a story that presents that data to them. However, in order to be compelling these narratives cannot merely repeat the data, rather they must tell a story from… 
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