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Creativity Versus the Perception of Creativity in Computational Systems

  title={Creativity Versus the Perception of Creativity in Computational Systems},
  author={Simon Colton},
  booktitle={AAAI Spring Symposium: Creative Intelligent Systems},
  • S. Colton
  • Published in
    AAAI Spring Symposium…
    30 September 2008
  • Computer Science
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