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By Selmer Bringsjord

Is human creativity a wall that AI can by no means scale? many of us are satisfied to confess that specialists in lots of domain names may be matched via both knowledge-based or sub-symbolic platforms, yet even a few AI researchers harbor the desire that once it involves feats of sheer brilliance, brain over computer is an unalterable truth. during this ebook, the authors push AI towards a time while machines can autonomously write not only humdrum tales of the type noticeable for years in AI, yet best fiction considered the province of human genius. It stories on 5 years of attempt dedicated to construction a narrative generator--the BRUTUS.1 system.
This booklet used to be written for 3 basic purposes. the 1st theoretical reason behind making an investment time, funds, and skill within the quest for a really artistic computer is to paintings towards a solution to the query of no matter if we ourselves are machines. the second one theoretical cause is to silence those that think that good judgment is eternally closed off from the emotional international of creativity. the sensible motive for this undertaking, and the 3rd cause, is that machines capable of paintings along people in arenas calling for creativity could have incalculable worthy.

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Now suppose that BRUTUS1 engages in a bit of standard theorem proving at t, a time after t". Specifically, BRUTUS1 at t demonstrates that [Dave betrays Selmer]. It follows that BRUTUS1, according to DefC 2 (which as we've seen is based on Boden's approach), is Pcreative. From this result, in turn, it follows that this definition is defective, because BRUTUS1, though perhaps an impressive software agent in the AIish sense,14 is not genuinely creative. Can the spirit of Boden's account be saved? Perhaps.

In the string ijk, the second and third letters rhyme. To follow the rule in question, k must be replaced with a different letter that rhymes with j, the second letter. The only possibility is j; hence ijj is produced. The same rule, for obvious reasons, yields ijki. What puzzles us how the idiosyncratic microdomain of Copycat (strings of letters, and replacements thereof) and idiosyncratic rules prescribing certain replacements are supposed to together constitute a “model of thinking” ([111], p.

Our subject matter, however, will be quite narrow: We will be concerned with creativity, and specifically with literary creativity. ” 6We also believe that literary creativity will be the hardest kind of creativity to crack. For a report on some remarkable progress in the attempt to engineer artificial musical creativity, see [117]. Page 8 that our work does significantly contribute to an attempt to climb the Turing Test sequence. Of course, there are those who seem to believe that building a creative agent presents no special challenges — challenges above building, say, an expert system for automating air traffic control.

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