Can You Imagine... A Language for Combinatorial Creativity?

  title={Can You Imagine... A Language for Combinatorial Creativity?},
  author={Fabian M. Suchanek and Colette Menard and Meghyn Bienvenu and Cyril Chapellier},
  booktitle={International Semantic Web Conference},
Combinatorial creativity combines existing concepts in a novel way in order to produce new concepts. For example, we can imagine jewelry that measures blood pressure. For this, we would combine the concept of jewelry with the capabilities of medical devices. In this paper, we concentrate on creating new concepts in the description logic EL. We propose a novel language to this effect, and study its properties and complexity. We show that our language can be used to model existing inventions and… CONTINUE READING

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