Table of Contents "Algorithmic Art & A.I."       IAAA       


"God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He just goes on trying other things. He has no real style."

Pablo Picasso


Course "Algorithmic Art & A.I." 

Evolutie (Genetische Algoritmes)

Optimalisatie-algoritmes.

Kunstmatige Intelligentie: Search. Hill-climbing. Simulated annealing.

Genetic algorithms: mutatie/crossover + selectie.

Karl Sims: Voortbewegings-mechanismen.
         Video-tape van VPRO-programma. (Copiëren van Jochem van der Spek of van Eric Vreedenburgh)

Karl Sims: jungle

Biologie: selectie-criterium niet tevoren gedefinieerd, maar eigenschap van de populaties die optreden.

David Eck's Eaters

Stephen Todd and William Latham: Evolutionary Art and Computers. London: Academic Press, 1992.

Simulatie van Mondriaan en Van Doesburg door genetisch algoritme met menselijke scheidsrechter. (Jano van Hemert, Universiteit van Leiden.) Web demo van dit project. PS files van papers hierover. (De Mondriaans op deze wijze gegenereerd zijn vrij slecht. Vergelijk het bijvoorbeeld met het JavaScript programmaatje van Jules Vleugels (Informatica, Universiteit van Utrecht). (Je kunt de code bekijken in de html-header.)

Genetic Algorithms for Evolutionary Art — links

Evolutionary Art links (o.a.) (including Latham)

Papers by Mitchell Whitelaw.

Henrik Hautop Lund, Luigi Pagliarini and Orazio Miglino: Artificial Painter, 1995.


Sophia Smith: Artificial Life and Genetic Algorithms.

Erik Borra's Evolutionary Art Links.

Erwin Driessens & Maria Verstappen: Breed, 1999.

 


Shape-grammar algoritmes die evolutie-achtige processen gebruiken (?)

J. Cagan and W. J. Mitchell, "Optimally directed shape generation by shape annealing," Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 20 (1993): 5-12.

Knight, T. W. (1989). Transformations of De Stijl art: the paintings of Georges Vantongerloo and Fritz Glarner, Environment and Planning B 16: 51-98.

T. W. Knight, "Languages of designs: from known to new," Environment and Planning B 8 (1981): 213- 238.

T. W. Knight, "Transformations of languages of designs," Environment and Planning B 10 (1983): Part 1 125-128, Part 2: 129-154, Part 3:155-177;

T. W. Knight, Transformations in Design. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1994.

Terry Knight's Shape Grammar Site

Schnier, T. & Gero, J.S. (1996) "Learning genetic representations as alternative to hand-coded shape grammars," AI in Design196.




Measures of Success ("Optimization criteria")

1. Majority Esthetics

A. Michael Noll's Mondriaan simulation (cf. also: Ray Kurzweil's CyberPoet).

Voting:

Komar and Melamid.
PickTheHottie
Ken Goldberg: TeleActor

JoAnn Wypijewski (ed.): Painting by Numbers. Komar and Melamid's Scientific Guide to Art. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1997. [Paperback reprint: Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999.]

Images vs. Models; the "Turing Test"

2. Formele schoonheidstheorieën; Informationsästhetik

Links

Max Bense's Informationsästhetik

Lev Manovich: Thinking Beyond Information

Literature

D. Boekee en J. van der Lubbe: "Discrete Informatie." In: Informatietheorie. Delft: Delftse Uitgeversmaatschappij, 1988. [In Reader 1991]

R. Gunzenhäuser: "Die Theorie Birkhoff's unter Informationsästhetischem Aspekt." In: Maß und Information als ästhetische Kategorien. Baden-Baden: Agis Verlag, 1975. [In Reader 1991]

R. Gunzenhäuser: "Superzeichenredundanz." In: Maß und Information als ästhetische Kategorien. Baden-Baden: Agis Verlag, 1975. [In Reader 1991]

J. Pierce: "Information Theory and Art." In: Symbols, Signals and Noise. London: Hutchinson and Co., 1962. [In Reader 1991]

R. Scha en R. Bod: "Computationele Esthetica".  Informatie en Informatiebeleid 11, 1 (1993), pp. 54-63.

Acknowledgments

One of the links was suggested by David de Nood. Picasso quote from Black+White.