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Deep Data Dives Discover Natural Laws

By Gary Anthes

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 52 No. 11, Pages 13-14

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Computer scientists have found a way to bootstrap science, using evolutionary computation to find fundamental meaning in massive amounts of raw data.

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Guenter Jantzen

Formulas are not only formal, they express concepts in a dense way. To understand and value them we need experience, knowledge and sometimes taste. Machines and computer programs will help us in many areas. But we will still have to use our brains. In the future maybe even more than now.

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