Edit the distances

“Edit the distances” is a live coding piece enacted in a special webstage: @maps/ space/moon/ (outsourced). The web browser serves as MainStage for a series of a actions written in Javascript and triggered by the performer and coder Joana Chicau.

In computation linguistics “Edit distance” is a string metric operation, the edit distance between two words is “the minimum number of single-character edits (insertions, deletions or substitutions) required to change one word into the other.” [more info at: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edit_distance].

This piece explores the distance between words and its meaning, the space and the text, objects and functions, language, technique and imagination ...  

 

Date
18.05.
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22
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Deutsche Beschreibung

“Edit the distances” is a live coding piece enacted in a special webstage: @maps/ space/moon/ (outsourced). The web browser serves as MainStage for a series of a actions written in Javascript and triggered by the performer and coder Joana Chicau.

In computation linguistics “Edit distance” is a string metric operation, the edit distance between two words is “the minimum number of single-character edits (insertions, deletions or substitutions) required to change one word into the other.” [more info at: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edit_distance].

This piece explores the distance between words and its meaning, the space and the text, objects and functions, language, technique and imagination ...