[spectre] ANNOUNCE Second Iteration : emergence - programme

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Tue, 13 Nov 2001 09:07:54 +0200

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The Centre for Electronic Media Art (CEMA) invites you to attend...

Second Iteration : emergence
2nd international conference on generative systems in the electronic

- Conference dates
5-7th December, 2001, Melbourne, Australia

Invited speakers include: N. Katherine Hayles (UCLA/USA);
Driessens/Verstappen (Netherlands),
Sommerer & Mignonneau (Japan) and others.

- A full conference programme is now online
- Early registration closes 14th November

Papers, Artist & Tech Sketches, Generative Audio & Video, Generative Art

Second Iteration : emergence is the event for anyone with an interest in

the relationship between generative processes, creativity and artistic
practice. The key theme is emergence: the property of simple,
interacting processes to acquire characteristics and form beyond those
directly attributable to the sum of the individual components. Second
Iteration will investigate the discontinuities between poeisis and
physis, and how these processes influence the development of creative
ideas. Following on from the highly successful First Iteration (1999),
this year's conference will again be held in Melbourne, Australia.

- Second Iteration : topics of interest

Artificial Life
Artificial selection
Cellular automata
Cultural interpretations of generative theories & methodologies
Digital nature
Evolutionary aspects of creativity & creative behaviour
Feedback networks
Genetic algorithms
Learning & knowledge-based systems
Mathematical & generative modelling
Models of creativity and creative processes
Neural networks
Recombinant media
Rule-based systems
Software artworks
Systems theory

- Second Iteration : applications

Computer graphics
Cultural theory
Electronic & computer-based music composition
Evolutionary theory
Software development
Visual, sound & performance art
Virtual environments

- Further details are available on the conference website

or by emailing the organizers on

Second Iteration : emergence
2nd international conference on generative processes in the electronic
5-7th December 2001. Melbourne, Australia.