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:https://doi.org/10.1504/IJART.2016.075406) (Full text available)

Abstract

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
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Q Science
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing
Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computational Intelligence Group
Depositing User: Colin Johnson
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2018 11:02 UTC
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2018 13:37 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/69612 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Johnson, Colin G.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9236-6581
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