Can Computers Be Mathematicians?

Title

Can Computers Be Mathematicians?

Authors

Timothy Gowers

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Description

The ability to solve mathematical problems is often regarded as mysterious and requiring flashes of inspiration that come from nowhere. Timothy Gowers (University of Cambridge), Joseph Priestly Award recipient, argues that it is nothing of the kind, and that eventually computers will be better than we are at mathematics.

Publication Date

3-26-2015

Keywords

computers, mathematics, mathematicians, artificial intelligence, Joseph Priestly Award

Disciplines

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Computer Sciences | Mathematics

Can Computers Be Mathematicians?
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