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The Creativity Code - How Ai is Learning to Write, Paint and Think (Hardcover, Edition) Loot Price: R324
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The Creativity Code - How Ai is Learning to Write, Paint and Think (Hardcover, Edition): Marcus du Sautoy

The Creativity Code - How Ai is Learning to Write, Paint and Think (Hardcover, Edition)

Marcus du Sautoy

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Will a computer ever compose a symphony, write a prize-winning novel, or paint a masterpiece? And if so, would we be able to tell the difference? As humans, we have an extraordinary ability to create works of art that elevate, expand and transform what it means to be alive. Yet in many other areas, new developments in AI are shaking up the status quo, as we find out how many of the tasks humans engage in can be done equally well, if not better, by machines. But can machines be creative? Will they soon be able to learn from the art that moves us, and understand what distinguishes it from the mundane? In The Creativity Code, Marcus du Sautoy examines the nature of creativity, as well as providing an essential guide into how algorithms work, and the mathematical rules underpinning them. He asks how much of our emotional response to art is a product of our brains reacting to pattern and structure, and exactly what it is to be creative in mathematics, art, language and music. Marcus finds out how long it might be before machines come up with something creative, and whether they might jolt us into being more imaginative in turn. The result is a fascinating and very different exploration into both AI and the essence of what it means to be human.

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Imprint: Fourth Estate
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: February 2019
Authors: Marcus du Sautoy
Dimensions: 240 x 159 x 31mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Edition: Edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-00-828815-0
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Science: general issues
Books > Computing & IT > Applications of computing
Books > Science & Mathematics > Science: general issues > Impact of science & technology on society
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LSN: 0-00-828815-1
Barcode: 9780008288150

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