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Beauty: A Machine-Microbial Artwork

EasyChair Preprint no. 5439

4 pagesDate: April 30, 2021


We discussBeauty, a hybrid biological-technological artwork, currently in development by Phylum, an experimental research collective an experimental research collective specializing in cultural production informed by the intersections of science, technology and the arts (and of which the authors are members of). The work is based upon an artificial intelligence agent that uses deep reinforcement learning to interact with and alter cultures of pattern-forming social bacteria in order to make them more aesthetically pleasing

Keyphrases: bacterial colony, computational aesthetic evaluation, Deep Reinforcement Learning, hybrid biological technological artwork, pattern-forming bacteria, World Model

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  author = {Carlos Castellanos and Johnny Diblasi and Philippe Pasquier},
  title = {Beauty: A Machine-Microbial Artwork},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 5439},

  year = {EasyChair, 2021}}
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