Evolving Figurative Images Using Expression–Based Evolutionary Art



The combination of a classifier system with an evolutionary image generation engine is explored. The framework is composed of an object detector and a general purpose, expression-based, genetic programming engine. Several object detectors are instantiated to detect faces, lips, breasts and leaves. The experimental results show the ability of the system to evolve images that are classified as the corresponding objects. A subjective analysis also reveals the unexpected nature and artistic potential of the evolved images.


Evolutionary Computation, Computational Creativity, Machine Learning


Computational Creativity


Proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC), pages 24-31, Sydney, Australia June 12-14 , June 2013

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