Creativity manifests in several ways during scientific inquiry, and computational tools can both improve our understanding of its characteristics and increase its prevalence within the scientific routine. This symposium brought together researchers from the cognitive, computational, and mathematical sciences to address questions at the intersection of creativity and scientific reasoning. CommerceNet Fellow Jeff Shrager hosted a commentary at this event, held at Stanford University’s Cordura Hall, on March 29 – 30, 2008.

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