Scientific discovery, computational models of

Grau, R R and Cheng, P C H (2015) Scientific discovery, computational models of. In: Wright, James D (ed.) International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. Elsevier, Oxford, pp. 291-296. ISBN 9780080970868

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Abstract

In the fields of artificial intelligence and cognitive science, computational models of scientific discovery have been implemented in computer programs to support the making of scientific discoveries and investigate the nature of the creative processes of discovery. Over the past four decades, computational models and tools have been created to model many of the diverse theory-oriented tasks, and some experimental tasks, which scientists perform. The models span the full spectrum of scientific disciplines. They have not only given us a deeper insight into the richness of scientific activity and the psychology of creative problem solving, but also have been instrumental in making new scientific discoveries in their own right

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0076 Computer software
Depositing User: Ron Grau
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2014 15:01
Last Modified: 02 May 2017 10:52
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/50396
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