PhD Defence – Passed!

Posted: September 10, 2014 at 12:15 pm

On September 9th, 2014 I successfully defended my PhD Dissertation, entitled A Machine That Dreams: An Artistic Enquiry Leading to Integrative Theory and Computational Artwork.

PhD Defence Slides


Ph.D. Proposal – Passed!

Posted: October 1, 2012 at 6:00 pm

I passed my PhD proposal on September 25th!

PhD Proposal Presentation

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Ph.D. Proposal Submitted

Posted: August 17, 2012 at 4:11 pm

The reason why I have not been logging my progress recently has been my PhD proposal, which I submitted today!

Ben-Bogart-PhD-Proposal


Comps passed!

Posted: July 29, 2011 at 10:36 am

I successfully defended my comprehensive examination yesterday. The exam consists of three questions, two written and a third orally presented. Here are my answers:

  1. Breadth Question: Propose your own typology of generative arts and choose relevant examples to illustrate it.
  2. Depth Question: Present, discuss and contrast two current models of dreaming and two current models of mental imagery and/or imagination. For each of the four models, discuss their relevance to computational creativity (the field concerned with using computers as creative means).
  3. Methodology Question (limit 30 minute presentation): What methods are available to evaluate generative art systems inspired by cognitive sciences? Present and compare at least three methodologies.

Comps!

Posted: July 14, 2011 at 4:03 pm

My written questions have been submitted, and I’ll be defending on July 28th.


Annotated Bibliography

Posted: June 20, 2011 at 4:15 pm

My Annotated_Bibliography has been formally accepted! It contains lots of background and contextual information on the project.