Scientific knowledge, algorithms and language creativity
The paper deals with the controversial problem of the definition of creativity in Artificial Intelligence research, in the recent framework of machine learning. The starting point is to consider in which sense creativity is considered in the recent researches in Artificial Intelligence, highlighting that there is not just one kind of definition researchers refer to. Then we will consider creativity in scientific theories and language.
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