Marcus du Sautoy - The Creativity Code: How AI is learning to write, paint and think

Marcus du Sautoy
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18:00 - 19:00
Mathematical Institute
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
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Lecture Theatre 1

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Lectures and seminars
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Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures together with the Simonyi Science Show.

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?

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 might machines one day jolt us in to being more imaginative ourselves?

Marcus du Sautoy is Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science in Oxford.

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