Artificial Intelligence and Creativity An Interdisciplinary Approach

Creativity is one of the least understood aspects of intelligence and is often seen as `intuitive' and not susceptible to rational enquiry. Recently, however, there has been a resurgence of interest in the area, principally in artificial intelligence and cognitive science, but also in psycholog...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Dartnall, T. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1994, 1994
Edition:1st ed. 1994
Series:Studies in Cognitive Systems
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue
  • Creativity and Computers
  • I / Foundational Issues
  • Introduction: On Having a Mind of Your Own
  • Creativity, Thought and Representational Redescription
  • Connectionism and Cognitive Flexibility
  • Re-representation and Emergent Information in Three Cases of Problem Solving
  • Psychological Issues in Modelling Creativity
  • Gödel’s Theorem and Creativity
  • Machine Predictability Versus Human Creativity
  • II / Creativity and Cognition
  • Introduction: Creativity and Cognition
  • Tensor Models: A Creative Basis for Memory Retrieval and Analogical Mapping
  • Experience-based Creativity
  • Creative Proof Planning
  • Clues to Creativity
  • III / Creativity and Connectionism
  • Introduction: Creativity, Connectionism and Guided Walks
  • Creativity, Chaos and Artificial Intelligence
  • The Evolution of Connectionist Networks
  • Why Connectionist Learning Algorithms Need to be More Creative
  • IV / Creativity and Design
  • Introduction: Creativity and Design
  • Computational Models of Creative Design Processes
  • A Model of Creative Design Using a Genetic Metaphor
  • Lateral Translation in Design
  • Creativity, Invention and the Computational Metaphor: Prolegomenon to a Case Study
  • V / Human Creativity Enhancement
  • Introduction: Computer-based Systems that Support Creativity
  • Cybernetic Serendipity Revisited
  • Amplifying Designers’ Creativity with Domain-Oriented Design Environments
  • Creativity in Social Sciences: the Computer Enhancement of Qualitative Data Analysis
  • Cognitive Support and the Rhythm of Design
  • Epilogue
  • How Could a Copycat ever be Creative?
  • Index of Names
  • Index of Subjects