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Towards a Computational Theory of Epistemic Creativity

  title={Towards a Computational Theory of Epistemic Creativity},
  author={Jir{\'i} Wiedermann and Jan van Leeuwen},
We investigate the computational process of creativity from the viewpoint of our recent thesis stating that computation is a process of knowledge generation. Rather than considering the creativity process in its full generality, we restrict ourselves to so-called epistemic creativity which deals with the processes that create knowledge. Within this domain we mainly concentrate on elementary acts of creativity — viz. drawing analogies. In order to do so using the epistemic framework, we define… 

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  • J. Wiedermann
  • Philosophy
    2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Human-like Intelligence (CIHLI)
  • 2013
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