[ARENA] Last Call For Papers: EvoMUSART 2010 - 8th European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

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EvoMUSART 2010

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

7-9 April, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey



EvoMUSART 2010 is the eighth European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design. Following the success of previous editions 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.

EvoMUSART 2010 will be held from 7-9 April, 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey as part of the European Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation, EvoApplications 2010.

Accepted papers will be presented orally at the conference and included in the EvoApplications 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 to:

- 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 design;
- 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 6 January 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 event proceedings, published in Springer LNCS Series, which will be available at the event.

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.html


Submission:        4 November 2009
EvoMUSART:        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 Politécnico 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
Kenneth O. Stanley, University of Central Florida, USA
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 Monmarché, University of Tours, France
Oliver Bown, Monash University, Australia
Pablo Gervás, Universidad Complutense de Madrid , Spain
Palle Dahlstedt, Göteborg 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
Rui Pedro Paiva, University of Coimbra, Portugal
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
Machado AT dei DOT uc DOT pt

Gary Greenfield
University of Richmond, USA
ggreenfi AT richmond DOT edu


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