Is machine learning experimental philosophy of science?
Hilan Bensusan, Is machine learning experimental philosophy of science?
. ECAI'2000 Workshop on Scientific Reasoning in AI and Philosophy of Science
, pp. 9–14. August 2000. PDF, 133 Kbytes
In this position paper I consider four topics on which machine learning and philosophy of science can illuminate each other: scientific method, simplicity, theoretical terms and scientific realism. I conclude by stressing the differences between the two disciplines.