Tabula Rasa: A Case Study in Evolutionary Curation

  • Jon Bird
  • Joe Faith
  • Andy Webster
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2611)


This paper describes a novel use of evolutionary techniques to curate a main stream art show, Tabula Rasa. This allowed an openended approach to curation that was entirely in keeping with the artistic motivations behind the project. We detail a major difficulty with this approach that will be faced by any future automatic curation systems.


Genetic Algorithm Semantic Similarity Semantic Relatedness Semantic Network Semantic Distance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jon Bird
    • 1
  • Joe Faith
    • 2
  • Andy Webster
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics (CCNR)School of Biological Sciences, University of SussexBrightonUK
  2. 2.School of InformaticsUniversity of NorthumbriaUK
  3. 3.Falmouth College of ArtsFalmouth, CornwallUK

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