Andrew Hugill

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Cloud computing is the future trend for enterprise software solutions, which means a lot of legacy systems will need to be either adapted to fit the requirement of cloud computing or to be purged and redesigned from scratch. However, enterprise software is far too complex for any human being to understand as a whole. This paper proposes a novel approach to(More)
An approach of evolving form in musical composition is presented here. The use of genetic algorithms in musical composition is not new but rather energetically active field of research and experiments. However, the approach presented within this paper differs from other genetic composition approaches in twofold. First, samples of musical ideas (one note or(More)
We introduce the idea of a new kind of web search tool that uses the literary and philosophical idea of pataphysics as a conceptual framework in order to return creative results. Pataphysics, the science of exceptions and imaginary solutions, can be directly linked to creativity and is therefore very suitable to guide the transformation from relevant into(More)
This paper looks at defining, analysing and practicing how creativity can be applied to search tools. It defines creativity with respect to search and discusses how these concepts could be applied in software engineering using principles from the pseudo-philosophy of pataphysics. The aim of the proposed tool is to generate surprising, novel, humorous and(More)