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    Stimulating and Simulating Creativity with Dr Inventor

    O'Donoghue, Diarmuid and Abgaz, Yalemisew and Hurley, Donny and Ronzano, Francesco (2015) Stimulating and Simulating Creativity with Dr Inventor. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computational Creativity June 2015. Brigham Young University, Utah, pp. 220-227.

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    Dr Inventor is a system that is at once, a computational model of creative thinking and also a tool to ignite the creativity process among its users. Dr Inventor uncovers creative bisociations between semi-structured documents like academic papers, patent applications and psychology materials, by adopting a “big data” perspective to discover creative comparisons. The Dr Inventor system is described focusing on the transformation of this textual information into the graph-structure required by the creative cognitive model. Results are described using data from both psychological test materials and published research papers. The operation of Dr Inventor for both focused creativity and open ended creativity is also outlined.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: This is the postprint version of the published chapter.
    Keywords: Dr Inventor; computational; creativity;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 6347
    Depositing User: Dr. Diarmuid O'Donoghue
    Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2015 15:47
    Publisher: Brigham Young University
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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