Research Online

Logo

Goldsmiths - University of London

Design Considerations for Real-Time Collaboration with Creative Artificial Intelligence

McCormack, Jon; Hutchings, Patrick; Gifford, Toby; Yee-King, Matthew; Llano, Maria Teresa and d'Inverno, Mark. 2020. Design Considerations for Real-Time Collaboration with Creative Artificial Intelligence. Organised Sound, ISSN 1355-7718 [Article] (Forthcoming)

[img] Text (Proof version)
OSO-1900045_PRF.pdf - Other
Permissions: Administrator Access Only

Download (358kB)
[img]
Preview
Text
OrganisedSound.pdf - Accepted Version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives.

Download (265kB) | Preview

Abstract or Description

Machines incorporating techniques from artificial intelligence and machine learning can work with human users on a moment-to-moment, real-time basis to generate creative outcomes, performances and artefacts. We define such systems collaborative, creative AI systems, and in this article, consider the theoretical and practical considerations needed for their design so as to support improvisation, performance and co-creation through real-time, sustained, moment-to-moment interaction. We begin by providing an overview of creative AI systems, examining strengths, opportunities and criticisms in order to draw out the key considerations when designing AI for human creative collaboration. We argue that the artistic goals and creative process should be first and foremost in any design. We then draw from a range of research that looks at human collaboration and teamwork, to examine features that support trust, cooperation, shared awareness and a shared information space. We highlight the importance of understanding the scope and perception of two-way communication between human and machine agents in order to support reflection on conflict, error, evaluation and flow. We conclude with a summary of the range of design challenges for building such systems in provoking, challenging and enhancing human creative activity through their creative agency.

Item Type:

Article

Additional Information:

This article has been accepted for publication in Organised Sound and will be published in a revised form at [DOI here when available]. This version is published under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND. No commercial re-distribution or re-use allowed. Derivative works cannot be distributed. This article is protected by copyright.

Keywords:

Co-creation; creative activity; improvisation; performance; design; evaluation.

Related URLs:

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Computing

Dates:

DateEvent
9 January 2020Accepted

Item ID:

28115

Date Deposited:

23 Jan 2020 12:22

Last Modified:

11 Feb 2020 18:04

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/28115

View statistics for this item...

Edit Record Edit Record (login required)