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Niche Constructions Generative Art Dataset

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posted on 2021-05-06, 06:47 authored by Jon McCormackJon McCormack
This is a dataset of 53 line-drawing images, created using an agent-based generative model. The dataset includes a personal aesthetic ranking of each image. For information on how the images were made, please see the paper: McCormack, J. (2010): Enhancing Creativity with Niche Construction in Fellerman, H. et al. (eds), Artificial Life XII, pp. 525-532, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. (pdf:

The nc-images.csv file contains the name of each image and its aesthetic score. The full resolution images are in nc-images.tgz. The catalogue png and jpg images give overviews of each image class.