Aesthetic geometry evolution in a generic interactive evolutionary design framework

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Matthew Lewis, Ruston, K. (2005). Aesthetic geometry evolution in a generic interactive evolutionary design framework. New Generation Computing.



An interactive evolutionary design framework is presented which provides a testbed for the development and exploration of a range of visual aesthetic design spaces. A commercial 3D digital content development software package is used to leverage the strength of existing 3D algorithm implementations and familiar interfaces and tools. The domain of non-representational 3D forms sculpted with a series of non-linear deformers is discussed as the primary example. Additional simple problem domains are shown which are being developed to serve as examples for non-programmer artists and designers who are familiar with digital content authoring in Maya. These examples will enable such individuals to rapidly construct their own interactive evolution systems.

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