On the machine condition and its creative expression

Simon Colton, Alison Pease, Christian Guckelsberger, Jon McCormack, Teresa Llano

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The human condition can be characterised as the most essential
characteristics, events and situations which describe
human existence. We propose that a parallel discussion of
the machine condition could improve public understanding
of computational systems in general, and advance perception
of creativity in computational creativity systems in particular.
We present a framework for machines to creatively express
their existence, sketch some aspects of the machine condition,
and describe potential benefits of this approach.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Computational Creativity 2020, ICCC'20
EditorsF. Amilcar Cardoso, Penousal Machado, Tony Veale, Joao Miguel Cunha
Place of PublicationPortugal
PublisherAssociation for Computational Creativity (ACC)
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9789895416028
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventInternational Conference on Computational Creativity 2020 - Online, Coimbra, Portugal
Duration: 7 Sep 202011 Sep 2020
Conference number: 11th
http://computationalcreativity.net/iccc20/papers/ICCC20_Proceedings.pdf (Proceedings)


ConferenceInternational Conference on Computational Creativity 2020
Abbreviated titleICCC 2020
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