Robots Can Build Cars, But Can They Write a Sonnet? (‘Fortune’)


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Can a robot write a poem or a novel? Dartmouth’s William H. Neukom Institute for Computational Science is about to find out, reports Fortune.

“Next year, the Institute will sponsor three contests to see if participants can come up with artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that can create ‘human quality’ fiction, poetry, or dance music,” writes Fortune.

“In our competitions, we hope to inspire artificial intelligence researchers to take on that challenge and create another dimension of AI—creative intelligence,” says Daniel Rockmore, the William A. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science and director of the Neukom Institute.

Read the full story, published 6/29/15 by Fortune.

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