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João Miguel Cunha

João Miguel Cunha

University of Coimbra

João Miguel's lectures

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João Miguel Cunha · ICCC'20

Let's Figure This Out: A Roadmap for Visual Conceptual Blending

The computational generation of visual representation of concepts is a topic that has deserved attention in Computational Creativity. One technique that is often used is visual blending – using two images to produce a third. However, visual blending on its own does not necessarily have a strong conceptual grounding. In this paper, we propose that visual conceptual blending be used for concept representation – a visual blend complemented by conceptual layer developed through elaboration. We outline a model for visual conceptual blending that can be instantiated in a computational system.

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João Miguel Cunha · ICCC'20

Emojinating Co-Creativity: Integrating Self-Evaluation and Context-Adaptation

Co-creative systems are useful in fostering creativity, often leading to unexpected results. Despite this, the relation between user and system is complex. The level of autonomy given to the system directly influences its potential for creative behaviour and degree of contribution to the cooperation with the user. In this paper, we present our efforts to instil a more creative behaviour to an existing visual blending system – Emojinating. In order to do so, we integrate two functionalities: self-evaluation and context-adaptation.

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João Miguel Cunha · ICCC'20

Ever-changing Flags: Modifying National Symbols

In this presentation, we give an overview of the system that changes country flags based on trendy topics retrieved from news titles.

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Multiple speakers · ICCC'20

Visual Creativity 1

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Multiple speakers · ICCC'20

Visual Creativity 2