Artificial Life VI

A Preliminary Investigation of Evolution as a Form Design Strategy

Una-May O'Reilly
MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab

Girish Ramachandran
MIT School of Architecture


We describe the preliminary version of our investigative software, GGE -- Generative Genetic Explorer, in which genetic operations interact with AutoCAD to generate novel 3D forms for the architect. GGE allows us to asess how evolutionary algorithms should be tailored to suit Architecture CAD tasks.

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