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Computational Creativity and Live Algorithms

Wiggins, Geraint A. and Forth, Jamie. 2018. Computational Creativity and Live Algorithms. In: Alex McLean and Roger Dean, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Algorithmic Music. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780190226992 [Book Section]

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We examine the field of algorithmic composition from the perspective of computational creativity. We begin by introducing the idea of computational creativity as a philosophical perspective. Next, we introduce a method for consideration of the properties of creative systems, the Creative Systems Framework (CSF). We then use the CSF as a starting point for discussion of a system of comparison specific to algorithmic composition as an artistic and technical practice. Finally, we sketch a road map for future developments in algorithmic composition and live coding, in these terms.

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22 February 2018Published

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06 Oct 2017 13:39

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20 Feb 2018 16:07

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/21160

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