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Creativity and Artificial Intelligence - A Conceptual Blending Approach

of: Francisco Câmara Pereira

De Gruyter Mouton, 2007

ISBN: 9783110198560 , 262 Pages

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Price: 129,95 EUR

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Creativity and Artificial Intelligence - A Conceptual Blending Approach


The book involves an in depth journey towards finding a computationally plausible model of creativity. Inspired by a multidisciplinary analysis of work on creativity, the author elaborates on what kinds of processes, principles and representations could lie underneath the act of creativity, eventually proposing a model based on the conceptual blending framework, from Fauconnier and Turner. Written by a researcher with a background in artificial intelligence, the book is the result of several years of explorations and discussions that cover several viewpoints. The author presents a top-down approach that intends to guide the reader from the general ideas and discussions towards the actual implementations and experiments.
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  • unique in its choice oftopic, easily readable
  • top-down approach from general ideas to actual experiments
  • the CD features: description and results of experiments, examples and datasets, the softwareimplemented for the experiments

Francisco Câmara Pereira, University of Coimbra, Portugal.