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Evaluating computational creativity: a standardised procedure for evaluating creative systems and its application

Jordanous, Anna (2012) Evaluating computational creativity: a standardised procedure for evaluating creative systems and its application. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) thesis, University of Sussex. (KAR id:42388)

Abstract

This thesis proposes SPECS: a Standardised Procedure for Evaluating Creative Systems.

field of computational creativity and the multi-faceted and subjective nature of creativity generates

hindering research progress.

is flexible enough to be applied to a variety of different types of creative system and adaptable to

are required to be specific about what creativity entails in the domain they work in and what standards

of components representing aspects of creativity is presented, which was empirically derived using

offered as a general definition of creativity that can be customised to account for any specific priorities

SPECS is applied in a case study for detailed comparisons of the creativity of three musical improvisation

case study, SPECS is used to capture initial impressions on the creativity of systems presented at a

compared and contrasted.

and weaknesses. SPECS gives researchers vital feedback for improving their systems’ creativity,

informing further progress in computational creativity research.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD))
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General) > Q335 Artificial intelligence
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computational Intelligence Group
Depositing User: Anna Jordanous
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2014 10:37 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 12:56 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42388 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Jordanous, Anna: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2076-8642
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