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Mathematical Approach to the Prediction of Scientific Discovery

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In the field of symbolic logic at least, fundamental discoveries seem to follow patterns, suggesting that future discoveries may in some sense be predictable.

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GOFFMAN, W., HARMON, G. Mathematical Approach to the Prediction of Scientific Discovery. Nature 229, 103–104 (1971). https://doi.org/10.1038/229103a0

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