Will AI Ever Write a Critically Acclaimed Novel?
AI is starting to write and some of the copy reads quite well. Other writing is garbage. What’s the capability and limitation of writing by AI? Will AI ever write a novel that wins the Nobel Prize for Literature? Robert J. Marks and Dr. Selmer Bringsjord discuss creativity, artificial intelligence, and writing.
- 00:37 | Introducing Selmer Bringsjord, Professor — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
- 01:15 | Will AI ever write creative prose?
- 04:33 | The need for characters
- 06:14 | The mechanics of writing and Proust
- 08:04 | The complexity of language
- 11:34 | AI and financial reports
- 14:29 | Sports reporting
- 17:40 | Paper generators (Sci-Gen, MathGen)
- 18:42 | Recognizing AI generated content
- Selmer Bringsjord’s website
- Bringsjord, Selmer, and David Ferrucci. Artificial Intelligence and Literary Creativity: Inside the Mind of BRUTUS, a Storytelling Machine. Psychology Press, 1999.
- Bringsjord, Selmer. What Robots Can and Can’t Be. Vol. 12. Springer Science & Business Media, 2013.
- Marcel Proust at Wikipedia
- Ex Machina at IMDB
- “Artificial Intelligence Can Now Write Amazing Content — What Does That Mean For Humans?” at Forbes
- “What News-Writing Bots Mean for the Future of Journalism” at WIRED
- “The First Novel Written by AI Is Here—and It’s as Weird as You’d Expect It to Be” at SingularityHub
- Generate a random Computer Science paper using SCIGen
- Generate a random Math paper using MathGen
- “Belletristic” definition at Dictionary.com