The papers developed through C:ADM2010 have been published by Emerald in a special issue of the journal Kybernetes (Volume 40 Issue 7/8).
Cybernetics: Art, Design, Mathematics — A Meta-Disciplinary Conversation
C:ADM 2010 — International Conference
July 30 – August 02 2010
with surrounding events: July 29-30 and August 03-05
EMPAC: Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
Reviewed by Claudia Westermann
Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Conferences often present a unique chance to become acquainted with the [...]
Artificial Psychology (AP) belongs to the field of cybernetics. Moreover, unlike Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other cybernetics models, AP can reference concrete empirical data and validate or disprove its models.
This conference was like no other that I have attended (and there have been many), and like nothing that I know of in the sciences, and so I was inspired to write a very brief poem. Thank-you for your tolerance …
The presentation slides of Alec Robertson’s ‘Li and the Artificial – Designing the Future through 4D Design’ can be downloaded here.
The presentation slides of Michele Emmer’s ‘Metaphor, Metamprphose in Math, Design & Architecture’ can be downloaded here.
One of the key questions which has emerged from the conference for me relates to the nature of causality. Ernst reminded us that he believes (with David Hume) that causes are not real but constructed.
I’m much less certain of this.
My second session group talked about politics and ethics. Larry’s summing-up was very elegant and [...]
The presentation slides of Mark Johnson’s ‘A Musical Journey into Perception and Memory’ can be downloaded here.