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EvoMUSART 2009 : Submission Deadline extended to 30 November 2008

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  • Penousal Machado
    *** additional submission deadline extension*** Due to a number of requests by individual authors for a further deadline extension, we have decided to grant an
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 13, 2008
      *** additional submission deadline extension***

      Due to a number of requests by individual authors for a further
      deadline extension, we have decided to grant an extension of
      the submission deadline for all the Evo* 2009 events to

      30 November 2008

      EvoMUSART 2009

      7th European Workshop on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music,
      Sound, Art and Design

      15-17 April, 2009, Tubingen, Germany



      EvoMUSART 2009 is the seventh 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
      2009 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 15-17 April, 2009 in Tubingen, Germany
      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 2009 important dates are:

      Submission deadline: November 30, 2008
      Conference: April 15-17, 2009

      To submit a paper you can directly access the page:

      or otherwise find all instructions and information about the
      EvoStar 2009 events at the page:


      The papers should concern the use of bio-inspired techniques -
      e.g. 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-Systems that create
      drawings, images, animations, sculptures, poetry, text, objects,
      designs, webpages, buildings, etc.;
      o Biologically Inspired Sound and Music - Systems that create
      music, sounds, instruments, voices, sound effects, sound
      analysis, 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 Surveys of the state-of-the-art in the area; identification of
      weaknesses and strengths; comparative analysis and
      o Validation methodologies;
      o Studies on the applicability of these techniques to related areas;
      o New models designed to promote the creative potential of
      biologically inspired computation;
      - Computer Aided Creativity
      o Systems in which biologically inspired computation is used to
      promote the creativity of a human user;
      o New ways of integrating the user in the evolutionary cycle;
      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 in which an analysis or interpretation of the artworks
      is used in conjunction with biologically inspired techniques to
      produce novel objects;
      o Systems that exploit biologically inspired computation to
      perform the analysis of image, music, sound, sculpture, or some
      other types of artistic object;


      Submit your manuscript, at most 10 A4 pages long, in Springer LNCS
      format no later than November 30, 2008. 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 January 9, 2008.

      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 January 28, 2009. 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*2009: http://www.evostar.org
      EvoMUSART2009: http://evostar.na.icar.cnr.it/EvoWorkshops/EvoMUSART/EvoMUSART.html


      Submission: 30 November 2008
      Notification: 9 January 2008
      Camera ready: 28 January 2009
      Workshop: 15-17 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
      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
      Carla Farsi, University of Colorado, USA
      Christian Jacob , University of Calgary, Canada
      Colin Johnson, University of Kent, UK
      David Hart, Independent Artist, USA
      Eleonora Bilotta, University of Calabria, Italy
      Erwin Driessens, Independent Artist, Netherlands
      Gary Greenfield, University of Richmond, USA
      Gary Nelson, Oberlin College, USA
      Gerhard Widmer, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
      Hans Dehlinger, Independent Artist, Germany
      James McDermott, University of Limerick, Ireland
      John Collomosse, University of Bath, UK
      Jon Bird, University of Sussex, UK
      Jonatas Manzolli , UNICAMP, Brasil
      Jorge Tavares, INRIA Lille - Nord Europe, France
      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 Monmarché, University of Tours, France
      Pablo Gervás, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
      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
      Rodney Waschka II, North Carolina State University, USA
      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
      William Latham, Art Games Ltd, UK


      Penousal Machado
      University of Coimbra, Portugal
      Machado AT dei DOT uc DOT pt

      Juan Romero
      University of A Coruna, Spain
      jj AT udc DOT es

      Jon McCormack
      Monash University
      Jon DOT McCormack AT infotech DOT monash DOT edu DOT au


      Penousal Machado
      University of Coimbra, Portugal
      Machado AT dei DOT uc DOT pt

      Jon McCormack
      Monash University
      Jon DOT McCormack AT infotech DOT monash DOT edu DOT au
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