1. bookVolume 8 (2021): Issue 1 (June 2021)
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Creativity in Humans, Robots, Humbots

Published Online: 30 Aug 2021
Volume & Issue: Volume 8 (2021) - Issue 1 (June 2021)
Page range: 23 - 37
Received: 20 Jun 2021
Accepted: 09 Jul 2021
Journal Details
First Published
16 Apr 2015
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2 times per year

This paper examines three ways that robots can interface with creativity. In particular, social robots which are designed to interact with humans are examined. In the first mode, human creativity can be supported by social robots. In a second mode, social robots can be creative agents and humans serve to support robot’s productions. In the third and final mode, there is complementary action in creative work, which may be collaborative co-creation or a division of labor in creative projects. Illustrative examples are provided and key issues for further discussion are raised.


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