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An Interview with Frieder Nake

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Received: 24 May 2019 / Accepted: 26 May 2019 / Published: 31 May 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue The Machine as Artist (for the 21st Century))
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In this interview, mathematician and computer art pioneer Frieder Nake addresses the emergence of the algorithm as central to our understanding of art: just as the craft of computer programming has been irreplaceable for us in appreciating the marvels of the DNA genetic code, so too has computer-generated art—and with the algorithm as its operative principle—forever illuminated its practice by traditional artists. View Full-Text
Keywords: algorithm; computer art; emergent phenomenon; Paul Klee; Frieder Nake; neural network; DNN; CNN; GAN algorithm; computer art; emergent phenomenon; Paul Klee; Frieder Nake; neural network; DNN; CNN; GAN

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