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      Art for Computer Scientists: Processing as an open-source art medium for computer science undergraduates

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      Proceedings of EVA London 2021 (EVA 2021)
      AI and the Arts: Artificial Imagination
      5th July – 9th July 2021
      Animation, Multimedia, Art, Design, Processing
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            Abstract

            Art undergraduates increasingly engage in the design and coding of digital media and generative art, for example, using the open-source Processing library and Integrated Development Environment (IDE) created for visual artists. An equivalent cross-over, of art and creativity into traditional computer science programmes, is not so evident despite a shortfall of skilled graduates in the digital media sector. This paper considers art for computer scientists and outlines a Keele University Animation and Multimedia module that uses media programming not only as a vehicle for first-year undergraduates to practice new Java programming skills, but also as an opportunity for artistic exploration and creative expression.

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            Contributors
            Conference
            July 2021
            July 2021
            : 177-182
            Affiliations
            [0001]School of Computing and Mathematics

            Keele University Staffordshire, United Kingdom
            [0002]Department of Engineering

            Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester, United Kingdom
            Article
            10.14236/ewic/EVA2021.29
            b67fdd33-64f2-4828-8581-b79813f447ae
            © Woolley et al. Published by BCS Learning & Development Ltd. Proceedings of EVA London 2021, UK

            This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

            Proceedings of EVA London 2021
            EVA 2021
            London
            5th July – 9th July 2021
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            AI and the Arts: Artificial Imagination
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            Product Information: 1477-9358BCS Learning & Development
            Self URI (article page): https://www.scienceopen.com/hosted-document?doi=10.14236/ewic/EVA2021.29
            Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
            Categories
            Electronic Workshops in Computing

            Applied computer science,Computer science,Security & Cryptology,Graphics & Multimedia design,General computer science,Human-computer-interaction
            Design,Art,Animation,Processing,Multimedia

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