A lecture by Professor Takeshi Ikegami, University of Tokyo The Braggs Lecture Theatre University of Adelaide 11am, Friday September 29, 2017 Can a robot produce art? Professor Takeshi Ikegami, one of the world’s leading researchers in robotics and Artificial Intelligence, presents an eye-opening talk, beginning with a discussion about developing the world’s first android-led opera, … More ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF THE ARTS
Hello, wavewubbers, A quick reminder that the earlybird registration fees are only available for today and tomorrow! Better pull that finger out of your ear this afternoon unless you really like paying premium price (although it will still be a very affordable conference). I have some news on the conference dinner as well, a multiple … More Last Days for Earlybird Registration
Good afternoon, electroscholars and acoustimentors alike, In the interest of stirring your hearts, minds, and ears, we have been pushing the towards something like a program of events, so that you might aurally salivate in anticipation. The result of that labour is presented here, likely subject to change and debugging as the conference approaches. Feel … More An Early Access Release of our Program of Events
Hello again, synthesizing enthusiastics, One of the most exciting features of this years ACMC, presented in cooperation with the Adelaide OzAsia Festival, has got to be the world premiere of Keiichiro Shibuya’s android opera, Scary Beauty. All our attendees will be attending this eerily relevant event as a part of . Here is a link … More Scary Beauty – An Android Opera World Premiere
Computer Music Comrades! To start off what should be a very informative week, I’m glad to announce that registration for ACMC2017 is now online. The registration fee covers all the sessions, concerts, and a ticket to ‘Scary Beauty‘, an experimental opera composed by Keiichiro Shibuya for ‘Skeleton’, one of the world’s most sophisticated Androids, to … More ACMC 2017 Registration!
You might be keen to attend ACMC in September/October but are you sorted for accommodation? Here are a few ideas from a local, which might actually be terrible as locals have never had to stay anywhere in Adelaide… There’s no sales pitch here, just a heads up. Being the long weekend and the OZ Asia … More Accommodation pointers and a little update.
Adelaide seems to be quite fond of robots and androids, and not just at the 2017 ACMC. The new Royal Adelaide Hospital being built on North Terrace features a slick new logistics system powered by Automatically Guided Vehicles (AGVs), which move food, linen, and other goods about the facility. The hospital is expansive, having around … More Adelaide, the city of robots.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Takashi Ikegami Professor and principal investigator of the lab, Takashi Ikegami is a professor in the Department of General Systems Sciences at the University of Tokyo. His works encompasses both the arts and sciences and deals with complex systems and artificial life. He received his doctorate in physics from the University of … More Keynote – Professor Takashi Ikegami