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Curiosity as filling, compressing, and reconfiguring knowledge networks

@inproceedings{Patankar2022CuriosityAF,
  title={Curiosity as filling, compressing, and reconfiguring knowledge networks},
  author={Shubhankar P. Patankar and Dale Zhou and Christopher W. Lynn and Jason Z. Kim and Mathieu Ouellet and Harang Ju and Perry Zurn and David M. Lydon-Staley and Danielle S Bassett},
  year={2022}
}
Curiosity is an internally motivated search for information. It is enduring and open-ended, and may have evolved to help us build accurate mental representations of our ever-changing environments. Due to the significant role that curiosity plays in our lives, several theoretical constructs, such as the information gap theory and compression progress theory, have sought to explain how we engage in its practice. According to the former, curiosity is the drive to acquire information that is missing… 

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