A framework for understanding generative art

@article{Dorin2012AFF,
  title={A framework for understanding generative art},
  author={Alan Dorin and Jonathan McCabe and Jon McCormack and Gordon Monro and Mitchell Whitelaw},
  journal={Digital Creativity},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={239-259}
}
In this article we argue that a framework for the description, analysis and comparison of generative artworks is needed. Existing ideas from kinetic art and other domains in which process description is prominent are shown to be inadequate. Therefore, we propose a new framework that meets this need and facilitates the long-term aim of constructing a comprehensive taxonomy of generative art. Our framework is divided into four major components: a description of a work’s entities; its processes… CONTINUE READING
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