Could a robot write a novel? | BBC


AI tools are helping writers in more ways, for example correcting or suggesting words, and by themselves are generating longer strings of coherent text. This article from BBC explores if the skills might someday converge to the point where AI systems are delivering fictional texts at book length.

‘One of the biggest challenges, they go on, is teaching the machine to understand what’s interesting from a fictional point of view – differentiating, say, between “What if there was a chair with five legs?” and “What if there was a little dog who learned how to speak?”

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Could a robot write a novel?
BBC | January 22, 2015 | By Hephzibah Anderson

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