Computer Models of Creativity – Margaret Boden – Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2009

Computer Models of Creativity – Margaret Boden – Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2009

In this article Ms. Boden studies the possible approaches to modelling and emulating creativity using computers. The article is interesting, as it shows us that creativity is just a process. It is very complex but it is not magic.

Quote from the article:

“Creativity isn’t magical. It’s an aspect of normal human intelligence, not a special faculty granted to a tiny elite. There are three forms: combinational, exploratory, and transformational. All three can be modeled by AI—in some cases, with impressive results. AI techniques underlie various types of computer art. Whether computers could “really” be creative isn’t a scientific question but a philosophical one, to which there’s no clear answer. But we do have the beginnings of a scientific understanding of creativity.”

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