Graham Alexander Sack



Mailing Address:
Department of English & Comparative Literature
Columbia University
Philosophy Hall
New York, NY 10027
tel: (857) 472-0062
e-mail: gas2117[at]columbia[dot]edu


Current research interests are in:

Quantitative and Computational Literary Criticism
Network Theory and Plot Analysis
Digital Humanities
Economics Models and the Novel

Published papers:

"Simulating Plot: Towards a Generative Model of Narrative Structure" Complex Adaptive Systems: Energy, Information, and Intelligence. Proceedings from the 2011 Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Fall Symposium (FS-11-03).

"Character Networks for Narrative Generation: Structural Balance Theory and the Emergence of Proto-Narratives." Proceedings of 2013 Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN 2013), Mark A. Finlayson and Bernhard Fisseni and Benedikt Lowe and Jan Christoph Meister (Eds.). August 4-6, 2013 - Hamburg, Germany. ISBN 978-3-939897-57-6, OASICS Vol. 32.

"Simulating the Cultural Evolution of Literary Genres." GECCO (Companion) 2013: 1399-1406. Christian Blum, Enrique Alba (Eds.): Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 6-10, 2013, Companion Material Proceedings. ACM 2013 ISBN 978-1-4503-1964-5.

"The Hotelling Line: A Lesson on Use and Abuse of Economic Metaphor"

Article on my Research:

"Beyond the Binary: Digital Humanities Today"