Ambient Cognitive Environments and the Distributed Synthesis of Visual Ambiences

  • Guillaume Bour
  • Guillaume Hutzler
  • Bernard Gortais
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3464)


One of the current trends in computer science leads to the design of computing organizations based on the activity of a multitude of tiny cheap decentralized computing entities. Whether these chips are integrated into paintings or disseminated in open environments like dust, the fundamental problem lies in their cooperative operation so that global functions are obtained collectively. In this paper, we address the issue of the creation of visual ambiences based on the coordinated activity of computing entities. These entities are distributed randomly on a 2D canvas and can only change their own color and perceive their immediate neighbors.


Multiagent System Intensity Contrast Collective Choice Temperature Contrast Graphical Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guillaume Bour
    • 1
  • Guillaume Hutzler
    • 1
  • Bernard Gortais
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science Methods Laboratory, UMR 8042CNRS / Evry-Val d’Essonne UniversityEvryFrance

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