[ARENA] EvoMUSART 2010: 8th European Workshop on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

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EvoMUSART 2010

8th European Workshop on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music,  
Sound, Art and Design

7-9 April, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey



EvoMUSART 2010 is the eight workshop of the EvoNet working group on  
Evolutionary Music and Art. Following the success of previous events  
and the growth of interest in the field, the main goal of EvoMUSART  
2010 is to bring together researchers who are using biologically  
inspired techniques for artistic tasks, providing the opportunity to  
promote, present and discuss ongoing work in this area.

The workshop will be held from 7-9 April, 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey as  
part of the EvoStar event.

Accepted papers will be presented orally at the workshop and included  
in the EvoWorkshops proceedings, published by Springer Verlag in the  
Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

EvoMUSART 2010 important dates are:

Submission deadline: November 4, 2009
Conference: 7-9 April, 2010


The papers should concern the use of bio-inspired techniques  
(Evolutionary  Computation, Artificial Life, Artificial Neural  
Networks, Swarm Intelligence, etc.) in the scope of the generation,  
analysis and interpretation of art, music, design, architecture and  
other artistic fields. Topics of interest include, but are not limited  

- Generation
     o Biologically Inspired Design and Art-Making Systems that create  
drawings, images, animations, sculptures, poetry, text, objects,  
designs, webpages, buildings, etc.;
     o Biologically Inspired Sound-Generators and Music-Systems that  
create music, aggregate sound, or simulate instruments, voices,  
effects, etc;
     o Robotic Based Evolutionary Art and Music;
     o Other related generative techniques;
- Theory
     o Computational Aesthetics, Emotional Response, Surprise, Novelty;
     o Representation techniques;
     o Comparative analysis and classification;
     o Validation methodologies;
     o New biologically inspired computation models in art, music and  
- Computer Aided Creativity
     o New ways of integrating users into evolutionary computation art  
and music frameworks;
     o Analysis and evaluation of: the artistic potential of  
biologically inspired art and music; the artistic processes inherent  
to these approaches; the resulting artifacts;
     o Collaborative distributed artificial art environments;
- Automation
     o Techniques for automated fitness assignment;
     o Systems that exploit biologically inspired computation to  
analyze artistic objects and artifacts;


Submit your manuscript, at most 10 A4 pages long, in Springer LNCS  
format no later than November 4, 2009. Formatting instructions  
available at:


The papers will be peer reviewed by at least three members of the  
program committee. Authors will be notified via email on the results  
of the review by 20 December 2009.

The authors of accepted papers will have to improve their paper on the  
basis of the reviewers' comments and will be asked to send a camera  
ready version of their manuscripts, along with text sources and  
pictures, by 10 January 2010. The accepted papers will appear in the  
workshop proceedings, published in Springer LNCS Series, which will be  
available at the workshop.

Further information, including the Online Submission Details, can be  
found on the following pages:
     Evo*2010: http://www.evostar.org
     EvoMUSART2010: http://dces.essex.ac.uk/research/evostar/EvoMUSART.htm


Submission:		4 November 2009
Workshop:		7-9 April 2009

Alain Lioret, Paris 8 University, France
Alan Dorin, Monash University, Australia
Alejandro Pazos, University of A Coruna, Spain
Amilcar Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Amy K. Hoover, University of Central Florida, USA
Andrew Gildfind, Google, Inc., Australia
Andrew Horner, University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
Anna Ursyn, University of Northern Colorado, USA
Antonino Santos, University of A Coruna, Spain
Artemis Sanchez Moroni, Renato Archer Research Center, Brazil
Bill Manaris, College of Charleston, USA
Brian Ross, Brock University, Canada
Carlos Grilo, Instituto PolitÈcnico de Leiria, Portugal
Christian Jacob , University of Calgary, Canada
Colin Johnson, University of Kent, UK
Craig Kaplan, University of Waterloo, Canada
David Hart, Independent Artist, USA
Eduardo Miranda, University of Plymouth, UK
Eleonora Bilotta , University of Calabria, Italy
Erwin Driessens, Independent Artist, Netherlands
Gary Nelson, Oberlin College, USA
Gerhard Widmer, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Hans Dehlinger, Independent Artist, Germany
James McDermott, University of Limerick, Ireland
Jon McCormack, Monash University, Australia
Jonatas Manzolli , UNICAMP, Brasil
Jorge Tavares, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Juan Romero, University of A Coruna, Spain
Luigi Pagliarini, Pescara Electronic Artists Meeting & University of  
Southern Denmark, Italy
Maria Verstappen, Independent Artist, Netherlands
Matthew Lewis, Ohio State University, USA
Mauro Annunziato, Plancton Art Studio, Italy
Nicolas MonmarchÈ, University of Tours, France
Oliver Bown, Monash University, Australia
Pablo Gerv·s, Universidad Complutense de Madrid , Spain
Palle Dahlstedt, Gˆteborg University, Sweden
Paul Brown, University of Sussex, UK
Paulo Urbano, Universidade de Lisboa , Portugal
Peter Bentley, University College London , UK
Philip Galanter, Texas A&M College of Architecture, USA
Rafael Ramirez, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
Ruli Manurung, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
Simon Colton, Imperial College, UK
Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Stefano Cagnoni, University of Parma, Italy
Stephen Todd, IBM, UK
Steve DiPaola, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Tim Blackwell, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
Vic Ciesielski, RMIT, Australia


Penousal Machado
University of Coimbra, Portugal
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Gary Greenfield
University of Richmond, USA
ggreenfi AT richmond DOT edu

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