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The first attempt at automating mathematical conjecture-making appeared in the late-1950s. It was not until the mid-1980s though that a program produced statements of interest to research mathematicians and actually contributed to the advancement of mathematics. A central and important idea underlying this program is the Principle of the Strongest Conjecture: make the strongest conjecture for which no counterexample is known. These two programs as well as other attempts to automate mathematical<span class="external-identifiers"> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener noreferrer" href="https://doi.org/10.1090/dimacs/069/16">doi:10.1090/dimacs/069/16</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="https://dblp.org/rec/conf/dimacs/Larson01.html">dblp:conf/dimacs/Larson01</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/release/gsx2q2nozrggrgpip6ceytgkzq">fatcat:gsx2q2nozrggrgpip6ceytgkzq</a> </span>
more »... conjecture-making are surveyed-the success of a conjecture-making program, it is found, correlates strongly whether the program is designed to produce statements that are relevant to answering or advancing our mathematical questions.
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