Computers and Creativity by Jon McCormack,Mark d'Inverno

By Jon McCormack,Mark d'Inverno

This interdisciplinary quantity introduces new theories and ideas on creativity from the views of technological know-how and paintings. that includes contributions from major researchers, theorists and artists operating in synthetic intelligence, generative artwork, inventive computing, tune composition, and cybernetics, the e-book examines the connection among computation and creativity from either analytic and functional views. each one contributor describes leading edge new methods creativity may be understood via, and encouraged by means of, computers.

The booklet tackles serious philosophical questions and discusses the key concerns raised by way of computational creativity, together with: no matter if a working laptop or computer can show creativity independently of its author; what sorts of creativity are attainable in mild of our wisdom from computational simulation, man made intelligence, evolutionary thought and data conception; and even if we will start to automate the assessment of aesthetics and creativity in silico. those very important, usually debatable questions are contextualised via present considering in computational artistic arts perform. prime creative practitioners talk about their methods to operating creatively with computational platforms in a various array of media, together with track, sound artwork, visible paintings, and interactivity.

The quantity additionally encompasses a entire overview of computational aesthetic review and judgement learn, along dialogue and insights from pioneering artists operating with computation as an artistic medium over the past fifty years. A distinguishing function of this quantity is that it explains and grounds new theoretical rules on creativity via sensible functions and artistic practice.

Computers and Creativity will attract theorists, researchers in synthetic intelligence, generative and evolutionary computing, practising artists and musicians, scholars and any reader normally drawn to knowing how desktops can impression upon creativity. It bridges strategies from computing device technological know-how, psychology, neuroscience, visible artwork, song and philosophy in an available method, illustrating how desktops are essentially altering what we will be able to think and create, and the way we would form the creativity of the future.

Computers and Creativity will attract theorists, researchers in man made intelligence, generative and evolutionary computing, practising artists and musicians, scholars and any reader commonly drawn to realizing how desktops can impression upon creativity. It bridges recommendations from laptop technology, psychology, neuroscience, visible paintings, song and philosophy in an obtainable means, illustrating how desktops are essentially altering what we will be able to think and create, and the way we would form the creativity of the future.

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