Burleigh Court, Loughborough University, England

Sunday 10 October
9.30 - 5.30 pm

One-day Tutorial
Cognitive Factors in Design: Basic Phenomena in Memory and Problem Solving
Tom Hewett, Drexel University, PA,USA

8.30 - 9.30 am

Tutorial Registration
Burleigh Court Foyer

9.30 - 5.00 pm

Tutorial Timetable
Seminar Room 3

Tutorial Timetable


9.30 - 11.00 am

Session 1

11.00 - 11.30 am

Coffee / tea break

11.30 - 1.00 pm

Session 2

1.00 - 2.00 pm


2.00 - 3.30 pm

Session 3

3.30 - 4.00 pm

Coffee / tea break

4.00 - 5.30 pm

Session 4


5.00 - 6.00 pm

Conference Registration

Burleigh Court Foyer

6.30 - 7.00 pm

Welcome Reception

Burleigh Court Lounge

Monday 11 October

Conference Day 1

8.00 - 9.00 am

Burleigh Court Foyer

8.45 - 9.00 am
Convention Room

Welcome Address
Introducing Creativity to Cognition
Ernest Edmonds

9.00 - 11.00 am

Session 1

Chair: James Alty

Supporting Creative Work Tasks: The Potential of Multimodal Tools to Support Sketching
Jana Sedivy and Hilary Johnson
Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, UK

Integrating Craft Materials and Computation
Glenn Blauvelt,Tom Wrensch, Michael Eisenberg
University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Who or What is Making the Music: Music Creation in a Machine Age
Tang-Chun Li
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

The Split-Brain Human Computer User Interface
Gregory P Garvey
Quinnipac University, Hamden, USA

11.00 - 11.30 am

Coffee / tea break

11.30 - 12.30 pm

Session 2

Chair: Kumiyo Nakakoji

Emotion Recognition and Its Application to Computer Agents with Spontaneous Interactive Capabilities
Ryohei Nakatsu, Joy Nicholson and Naoko Tosa
ATR, Kyoto, Japan

Exploring Novel Ways of Interaction in Musical Performance
Bert Bongers
Centre Visual Art, Amsterdam, NL

12.30 - 1.30 pm


2.00 - 3.00 pm

Invited Speaker: Marvin Minsky

The Emotion Machine: From Pain to Suffering
Marvin Minsky

Chair: Doug Riecken

3.00 - 3.30 pm

Coffee / tea break

3.30 - 5.00 pm

Session 3

Chair: Linda Candy

How do Material Constraints Affect Design Creativity?
Hisataka Noguchi
Chiba University, Japan

Modelling Creative Design through Conversation Analysis
Ricardo Sosa
School of Computing, National University of Singapore

Generation of Passion Spaces from 'Tanka' Poems
Tsutomu Miyasato
ATR, Kyoto, Japan

Early Engagements of Creative Writers with Online Media
Sue Thomas
trAce Online Writing Community, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Revolution in Art: The Future of Evolution
Jean-Paul Longavesne
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France

5.00 - 6.00 pm

Panel Session 1

Do Engineers and Artists Make Good Love Objects
Chair: Terryl Bacon
Panellists: Glenn Easy, Constance Fleuriot, Priscilla Heard, Martin Rieser

6.30 - 8.30 pm

C&CRS Studio Visit BioMatrix Exhibition

Tuesday 12 October

Conference Day 2

Convention Room

9.00 - 11.00 am

Session 4

Chair: Hilary Johnson

Preliminary Observations about Music and Decentralised Environments
Dante Tanzi
Laboratory of Musical Informatics, Milan, Italy

The New Metaphysics and the Deep Structure of Creativity and Cognition
Michael King
London Guildhall University, UK

Skunk Works: 'Speciation' Strategies for Creativity
Vittorio Mischi
Laboratory for Digital Renaissance, Geneva, Switzerland

The Turing Test is Dead ...
Jonathan Bedworth and James Norwood

Drawing as a Function of Movement
Michael Quantrill
Loughborough University, UK

11.00 - 11.30 am

Coffee / tea break

11.30 - 12.30 pm

Invited Speaker: Harold Cohen

A Self-defining Game for One Player
Harold Cohen
University of California, San Diego, USA

Chair: Ernest Edmonds

12.30 - 1.30 pm


2.00 - 4.00 pm

Session 5

Chair: Bryan Lawson

A Proposal for a Framework for General Multimedia Art Creation Instruments
Kazushi Nishimoto and Kenji Mase
JAIST and ATR, Japan

Symmetry of Ignorance, Social Creativity, and Meta-Design
Gerhard Fischer
University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Ontology, Aesthetics and Creativity at the Crossroads in Information System Design
Alberto Faro and Daniela Giordano
University of Catania, Italy

What Would Cezanne Think?
Carol Strohecker
MERL, Cambridge, MA, USA

4.00 - 4.30 pm

Coffee / tea break

4.30 - 5.30 pm

Invited Speaker: Ben Shneiderman

5.30 - 6.30 pm


Nurturing Creativity
Chair: Nigel Birch
Panellists: James Plummer, Geraint Wiggins, Robin Lyons, Bronac Ferran

7.00 pm

Whisky Tasting: Ticket Only

Burleigh Court Lounge

7.30 pm

Pre-dinner refreshments etc.

Burleigh Court Lounge

8.30 pm

Conference Dinner

Burleigh Court Dining Room

Wedesday 13 October

Conference Day 3

9.00 am

Invited Speaker: stelarc

From Zombies To Cyborg Bodies: Exskeleton, Extra Ear And Avatars

Chair: Terence Kavanagh

10.00 - 10.30 am

Coffee / tea break

10.30 - 12.30

Session 6

Chair: Gerhard Fischer

Composition Analyzer: Computer Supported Composition Analysis of Master Pieces
Shoji Tanaka, Jun Kurumizawa, Andre Plante, Yuichi Iwadate, Seiji Inokuchi
ATR, Kyoto, Japan

Composing Interactive Virtual Operas
Alain Bonardi and Frances Rousseaux
University Paris &endash; Sorbonne, France

Artistic Environments of Telepresence in the WWW
Luisa Paraguai Donati and Gilbertto Prado
Institute of Arts, Unicamp, São Paulo, Brazil

Wolfgang: 'Emotions' plus Goals Enable Learning
Doug Riecken
IBM Thomas Watson Research Laboratories, USA

Thwarting the Web Users' Expectations
Helia Vannucchi de Almeida Santos
Institute of Arts, Sao Paulo, Brazil

12.30 - 1.30 pm


2.00 - 3.30 pm

Session 7

Chair: Geraint Wiggins

'Fake' and 'Real' Creativity Using Computer-Aided Design: Some Lessons from Herman Hertsberger
Bryan Lawson
University of Sheffield, UK

Creativity in Design Activities: The Role of Analogies in a Constrained Cognitive Environment
Nathalie Bonnardel
University of Provence, France

A Framework that Supports Collective Creativity in Design Using Visual Images
Kumiyo Nakakoji, Yasuhiro Yamamoto and Masao Ohiro
NAIST, Japan

A CONCEIT A Collaborative Mapping in 3 Spaces
John Lycette, Greg O'Connor, Darren Tofts, Peter Webb, Christopher Waller
RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) Victoria, Australia

3.30 - 4.00 pm

Coffee / tea break

4.00 - 5.00 pm

Panel Session 3

Individual and/versus Social Creativity
Chair: Ernest Edmonds
Panellists: Linda Candy, Geoff Cox, Jacob Eisenstein, Gerhard Fischer, Tom Hewett

5.00 - 5.30 pm

Plenary Session

Chair: Ernest Edmonds