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6292Evomusart 2014. Submission deadline extended to Nov 11

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  • Evomusart 2011
    Oct 27 4:10 PM

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      NEWS: Submission deadline extended to Nov 11

      evomusart 2014

      3rd International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired
      Music, Sound, Art and Design

      April 2014, GRANADA, Spain
      Part of evo* 2014
      evo*: http://www.evostar.org

      New this year: Special track on Artificial Neural Networks applied to
      Music, Sound, Art and Design

      LEONARDO Special Section
      Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit expanded versions
      of their work for a planned special section on Evolutionary Art of the
      MIT Press journal "Leonardo".


      Following the success of previous events and the importance of the
      field of evolutionary and biologically inspired (artificial neural
      network, swarm, alife) music, sound, art and
      design, evomusart has become an evo* conference with independent
      proceedings since 2012. Thus, evomusart 2014 is the twelfth European
      Event and the third International Conference on Evolutionary and
      Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design.

      The use of biologically inspired techniques for the development of
      artistic systems is a recent, exciting and significant area of
      research. There is a growing interest in the application of these
      techniques in fields such as: visual art and music generation,
      analysis, and interpretation; sound synthesis; architecture; video;
      poetry; design; and other creative tasks.

      The main goal of evomusart 2014 is to bring together researchers who
      are using biologically inspired computer techniques for artistic
      tasks, providing the opportunity to promote, present and discuss
      ongoing work in the area.

      The event will be held in April, 2014 in Granada, Andalusia, Spain, as
      part of the evo* event.

      Publication Details

      Submissions will be rigorously reviewed for scientific and artistic
      merit. Accepted papers will be presented orally or as posters at the
      event and included in the evomusart proceedings, published by Springer
      Verlag in a dedicated volume of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science
      series. The acceptance rate at evomusart 2013 was 30.5% for papers
      accepted for oral presentation, or 44.4% for oral and poster
      presentation combined. The evomusart 2013 submissions received on
      average 3.4 reviews each.

      New this year: submitters are strongly encouraged to provide in all
      papers a link for download of media demonstrating their results,
      whether music, images, video, or other media types. Links should be
      anonymised for double-blind review, e.g. using a URL shortening

      Topics of interest

      Submissions should concern the use of biologically inspired computer
      techniques -- e.g. Evolutionary Computation, Artificial Life,
      Artificial Neural Networks, Swarm Intelligence, other artificial
      intelligence techniques -- in the generation, analysis and
      interpretation of art, music, design, architecture and other artistic
      fields. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

      -- Generation
      - Biologically Inspired Design and Art -- Systems that create
      drawings, images, animations, sculptures, poetry, text, designs,
      webpages, buildings, etc.;
      - Biologically Inspired Sound and Music -- Systems that create
      musical pieces, sounds, instruments, voices, sound effects, sound
      analysis, etc.;
      - Robotic-Based Evolutionary Art and Music;
      - Other related artificial intelligence or generative techniques in
      the fields of Computer Music, Computer Art, etc.;

      -- Theory
      - Computational Aesthetics, Experimental Aesthetics; Emotional
      Response, Surprise, Novelty;
      - Representation techniques;
      - Surveys of the current state-of-the-art in the area; identification
      of weaknesses and strengths; comparative analysis and classification;
      - Validation methodologies;
      - Studies on the applicability of these techniques to related areas;
      - New models designed to promote the creative potential of
      biologically inspired computation;

      -- Computer Aided Creativity and computational creativity
      - Systems in which biologically inspired computation is used to
      promote the creativity of a human user;
      - New ways of integrating the user in the evolutionary cycle;
      - Analysis and evaluation of: the artistic potential of biologically
      inspired art and music; the artistic processes inherent to these
      approaches; the resulting artefacts;
      - Collaborative distributed artificial art environments;

      -- Automation
      - Techniques for automatic fitness assignment;
      - Systems in which an analysis or interpretation of the artworks is
      used in conjunction with biologically inspired techniques to produce
      novel objects;
      - Systems that resort to biologically inspired computation to perform
      the analysis of image, music, sound, sculpture, or some other types of
      artistic object.

      Important Dates (to be confirmed)

      Submission: November 11 2013
      Notification to authors: December 2013
      Camera-ready deadline: January 2014
      Evo*: April 2014

      Additional information and submission details

      Submit your manuscript, at most 12 A4 pages long, in Springer LNCS
      format (instructions downloadable from
      http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0) no later
      than November 1, 2013 (date to be confirmed).

      Submission link: http://myreview.csregistry.org/evomusart14
      page limit: 12 pages

      The reviewing process will be double-blind; please omit information
      about the authors in the submitted paper.

      Programme committee

      Adrian Carballal,University of A Coruna,Spain
      Alain Lioret,Paris 8 University,France
      Alan Dorin,Monash University,Australia
      Alejandro Pazos,University of A Coruna,Spain
      Alice Eldridge,Monash University,Australia
      Amilcar Cardoso,University of Coimbra,Portugal
      Amy K. Hoover,University of Central Florida,USA
      Andrew Brown,Griffith University,Australia
      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
      Antonios Liapis,IT University of Copenhagen ,Denmark
      Arne Eigenfeldt,Simon Fraser University,Canada
      Artemis Sanchez Moroni,Renato Archer Research Center,Brazil
      Benjamin Schroeder,Ohio State University,USA
      Benjamin Smith,Indianapolis University, Purdue University,Indianapolis,USA
      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
      Dan Ashlock,University of Guelph,Canada
      Dan Costelloe,Independent Researcher (Solace One Ltd),Ireland
      Dan Ventura,Brigham Young University,USA
      Daniel Bisig,University of Zurich,Switzerland
      Daniel Jones,Goldsmiths College,  University of London,UK
      Daniel Silva,University of Coimbra,Portugal
      Douglas Repetto,Columbia University,USA
      Eduardo Miranda,University of Plymouth,UK
      Eelco den Heijer,Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam,Netherlands
      Eleonora Bilotta ,University of Calabria,Italy
      Francois Pachet,Sony CSL Paris,France
      Gary Greenfield,University of Richmond,USA
      Gary Nelson,Oerlin College,USA
      Hans Dehlinger,Independent Artist,Germany
      Hernán Kerlleñevich,National University of Quilmes,Argentina
      J. E. Rowe,University of Birmingham,UK
      Jane Prophet,Independent Artist,UK
      Jate Reed,Imperial College,UK
      John Collomosse,University of Surrey,UK
      Jon McCormack,Monash University,Australia
      Jonathan Byrne,University College Dublin,Ireland
      Jonathan Eisenmann,Ohio State University,USA
      José Fornari,NICS/Unicamp,Brazil
      Kate Reed,Imperial College,UK
      Marcelo Freitas Caetano,IRCAM,France
      Marcos Nadal,University of Illes Balears,Spain
      Matthew Lewis,Ohio State University,USA
      Mauro Annunziato,Plancton Art Studio,Italy
      Maximos Kaliakatsos-Papakostas,University of Patras,Greece
      Michael O’Neill,University College Dublin,Ireland
      Nicolas Monmarché,University of Tours,France
      Pablo Gervás,Universidad Complutense de Madrid,Spain
      Palle Dahlstedt,Göteborg University,Sweden
      Patrick Janssen,National University of Singapure,Singapure
      Paulo Urbano,Universidade de Lisboa,Portugal
      Pedro Abreu,University of Coimbra,Portugal
      Pedro Cruz,University of Coimbra,Portugal
      Penousal Machado,University of Coimbra,Portugal
      Peter Bentley,University College London ,UK
      Peter Cariani,University of Binghamton,USA
      Philip Galanter,Texas A&M College of Architecture,USA
      Philippe Pasquier,Simon Fraser University,Canada
      Rafael Ramirez,Pompeu Fabra University,Spain
      Roger Malina,International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology,USA
      Roisin Loughran,University of Limerick,Ireland
      Ruli Manurung,University of Indonesia,Indonesia
      Scott Draves,Independent Artist,USA
      Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk,Brunei Institute of Technology,Malaysia
      Stephen Todd,IBM,UK
      Takashi Ikegami,Tokyo Institute of Technology,Japan
      Tim Blackwell,Goldsmiths College,  University of London,UK
      Troy Innocent,Monash University,Australia
      Usman Haque,Haque Design + Research Ltd,UK/Pakistan
      Vic Ciesielski,RMIT,Australia
      Yang Li,University of Science and Technology Beijing,China

      Conference chairs

      Juan Romero
      University of A Coruna, Spain

      James McDermott
      University College Dublin, Ireland

      Publication chair
      Joao Correia, University of Coimbra