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Call for Participation in the Evolutionary Art, Design, and Creativity Competition at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2013)

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  • Christian Gagné
    Evolutionary Art, Design, and Creativity Competition to be held as part of the 2013 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2013) July 6-10,
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 25, 2013
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      Evolutionary Art, Design, and Creativity Competition

      to be held as part of the

      2013 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2013)
      July 6-10, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
      http://eadcc.geccocompetitions.com

      Organized by ACM SIGEVO
      http://www.sigevo.org/gecco-2013/

      Submission Deadline for this competition: June 14, 2013

      The Evolutionary Art, Design, and Creativity Competition at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference showcases the power of evolutionary computation through human-quality artistic works orcreativity enhancing experiences generated by or with the assistance of evolution. Entries can be music, images, sculptures, videos, or interactive online experiences, but are not limited to these forms of expression; the goal is that the submissions exhibit some form of independent creativity through genetic and evolutionary computation.

      ==Entry Submission==

      Entrants must submit: (1) a brief artistic statement illustrating the concept, (2) a short paper describing the technical details and the evolutionary algorithm, and (3) a set of multimedia files, either 5 still images, a video of up to 5 minutes, or a sound file of up to 5 minutes, that demonstrates the output quality of the evolutionary process. All submissions should be sent to ahoover@... by June 14, 2013.

      ==Evaluation==

      The submissions will be evaluated by a jury of researchers from the evolutionary computation and the technological arts communities. Each submission will be judged on the following criteria:
      artistic or design merit, innovation, creativity, technical quality, and relevance.

      ==Presentation==

      Finalists selected by the jury will be invited to present their submission at the competition session, held during the GECCO conference. The winner of the competition will be announced at the SIGEVO meeting ceremony, on July 10, 2013.

      ==Important Dates==

      * Submission deadline: June 14, 2013
      * Conference: July 06-10, 2013

      ==Organizers==

      Christian Gagné, Université Laval, Canada
      Amy K. Hoover, University of Central Florida, USA
      Eduardo Reck Miranda, Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research, Plymouth University, UK
      Craig Reynolds, USA

      ==Jury==

      * Peter J. Bentley, Department of Computer Science, University College London
      * Peter Beyls, School of Art, University College Ghent, Belgium and LUCA School of Arts, Brussels
      * Palle Dahlstedt, Department of Applied IT & The Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
      * Craig S. Kaplan, University of Waterloo, Canada
      * Mary Lou Maher, Chair of Department of Software and Information Systems, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

      GECCO is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery Special
      Interest Group for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (ACM SIGEVO).
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