The Computer-Aided Discovery of Scientific Knowledge

  title={The Computer-Aided Discovery of Scientific Knowledge},
  author={Pat Langley},
  booktitle={Discovery Science},
In this paper, we review AI research on computational discovery and its recent application to the discovery of new scientiic knowledge. We characterize ve historical stages of the scientiic discovery process , which we use as an organizational framework in describing applications. We also identify ve distinct steps during which developers or users can innuence the behavior of a computational discovery system. Rather than criticizing such intervention, as done in the past, we recommend it as the… CONTINUE READING