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Fitness in Evolutionary Art and Music: A Taxonomy and Future Prospects

Johnson, Colin G. (2016) Fitness in Evolutionary Art and Music: A Taxonomy and Future Prospects. Fitness in evolutionary art and music: a taxonomy and future prospects, 9 (1). pp. 4-25. ISSN 1754-8853. E-ISSN 1754-8861. (doi:10.1504/IJART.2016.075406) (KAR id:69612)


This paper is concerned with the idea of fitness in art and music systems that are based on evolutionary computation. A taxonomy is presented of the ways in which fitness is used in such systems, with two dimensions: what the fitness function is applied to, and the basis by which the function is constructed. A large collection of papers are classified using this taxonomy. The paper then discusses a number of ideas that have not been used for fitness evaluation in evolutionary art and which might be valuable in future developments: memory, scaffolding, connotation and web search.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1504/IJART.2016.075406
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
N Visual Arts > N Visual arts (General). For photography, see TR
Q Science
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Colin Johnson
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2018 11:02 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 03:14 UTC
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