Power to the critics — A framework for the development of artificial art critics

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Machado, P., Romero, J., Manaris, B., Santos, A., Cardoso, A.: Power to the critics — A framework for the development of artificial art critics. In: Proceedings of the IJCAI Workshop on Creative Systems (2003).



In this paper we propose a framework for the development of artificial art critics, consisting of an architecture and a validation methodology. The architecture includes two modules: a feature extractor, which performs a pre-processing of the artwork, extracting several measurements and characteristics; and an evaluator, which, based on the output of the feature extractor, classifies the artwork according to a certain criteria. The validation methodology comprises several stages, ranging from author and style discrimination to the integration of the artificial art critic in a dynamic multi-agent environment, which includes human agents. Finally, we present experimental results obtained by the implementation of the proposed framework.

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