The relevance of universal metrics in relation to human aesthetic perception

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Abstract

A computational aesthetics model developed for the game of international chess showed a good and positive correlation with human player aesthetic assessment. The unique approach taken here suggests that, in addition to things like personal taste and environmental factors, humans also likely assess beauty based on 'universal metrics' within the domain itself. From the standpoint of artificial intelligence (AI), this means that weights for aesthetic features need not, for example, be determined by analyzing a particular data set of aestheticallyrated objects, or through consultation with human experts. Instead, certain metrics can be used as 'building blocks' to formalize aesthetic principles or features in a logical and dynamic way. This is arguably an improvement over existing methods. The aesthetics model developed is explained and relevant experimental results are presented. The importance of universal metrics in the aesthetics of chess and other domains is also explored.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2010 International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems, ICIAS 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Dec 2010
Event2010 International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems, ICIAS 2010 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 15 Jun 201017 Jun 2010

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Other2010 International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems, ICIAS 2010
CountryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period15/06/1017/06/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Control and Systems Engineering

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    Mohamed Iqbal, M. A. (2010). The relevance of universal metrics in relation to human aesthetic perception. In 2010 International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems, ICIAS 2010 [5716144] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICIAS.2010.5716144