AI: When a Robot Writes a Play

  • 10. 02. 2021
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Date of event: 26. 2. 2021 19:00 What does the robot think about, how does it feel and can it write a play? Snippets from the life of artificial intelligence in its own words.

On the occasion of the centenary of Karel Čapek'splay R.U.R, the Švanda Theatre prepared a presentation of a unique projectthat examines whether artificial intelligence canwrite a play.

Within a few months, the computer generated images from the life of a robot that has to face the joys and sorrows of everyday life. And itrevealed to us how itperceives basic human issues such as birth, dying, the desire for love, the search for jobs, or aging.

In case you would like to test your knowledge about the topic, take a quiz (available in English).

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EXCLUSIVELY: Photos from the premiére
Partners of the project:

THEaiTRE, TA CR (The project TL03000348 THEaiTRE: Artificial Intelligence as the author of the play is co-financed with the state support of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic within the ÉTA Program 3), Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, CEE Hacks,, DAMU, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Czech Centres, Prague, Prague 5 (The theatre is a stage of the capital city of Prague and is supported by the Municipality of Prague 5).

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