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Fitness in Evolutionary Art and Music: What Has Been Used and What Could Be Used?

Johnson, Colin G. (2012) Fitness in Evolutionary Art and Music: What Has Been Used and What Could Be Used? In: Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design First International Conference. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 129-140. ISBN 978-3-642-29141-8. E-ISBN 978-3-642-29142-5. (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29142-5_12) (KAR id:70977)

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This paper considers the notion of fitness in evolutionary art and music. 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. Papers from a large collection are classified using this taxonomy. The paper then discusses a number of ideas that have not be used for fitness evaluation in evolutionary art and which might be valuable in future developments: memory, scaffolding, connotation and web search.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-3-642-29142-5_12
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
N Visual Arts > NX Arts in general
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: 12 Dec 2018 15:10 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:25 UTC
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