On the Machine Condition and its Creative Expression

Simon Colton*, Alison Pease, Christian Guckelsberger, Jon McCormack, Maria 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 publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC)
Place of PublicationCoimbra, Portugal
PublisherAssociation for Computational Creativity
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-989-54160-2-8
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2020
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventInternational Conference on Computational Creativity - Online, Coimbra, Portugal
Duration: 7 Sep 202011 Sep 2020
Conference number: 11


ConferenceInternational Conference on Computational Creativity
Abbreviated titleICCC
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