Tired of Choosing? Just Add Structure and Virtual Reality

Abstract

Interactive Evolutionary Computation (IEC) systems often suffer from users only performing a small number of generations, a phenomenon known as user fatigue. This is one of the main hindrances to these systems generating complex and aesthetically pleasing pieces of art. This paper presents two novel approaches to addressing the issue by improving user engagement, firstly through using Virtual Environments and secondly improving the predictability of the generated images using a well-defined structure and giving the user more control. To establish their efficacy, the concepts are applied to a series of prototype systems. Our results show that the approaches are effective to some degree. We propose alterations to further improve their implementation in future systems.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16667-0_10
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
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College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Additional Information: © Springer Nature B.V. 2019. The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16667-0_10
Event Title: International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design (Part of EvoStar)
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2019-04-24 - 2019-04-26
Uncontrolled Keywords: Interactive Evolutionary Computation,User fatigue,Virtual Reality,Theoretical Computer Science,Computer Science(all)
ISBN: 978-3-030-16666-3, 978-3-030-16667-0
Last Modified: 20 May 2024 07:48
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2019 11:49
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2019-03-27
Accepted Date: 2019-03-01
Authors: Easton, Edward
Bernardet, Ulysses (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-4659-3035)
Ekart, Aniko (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-6967-5397)

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