Towards a prehistory of evolutionary and adaptive computation in music

Johnson, Colin G. (2003) Towards a prehistory of evolutionary and adaptive computation in music. In: Raidl, Gunther R. and Corne, David W. and Marchiori, Elena and Gottlieb, Jens and Cagnoni, Stefano and Romero Cardalda, Juan J. and Johnson, Colin G. and Hart, Emma and Middendorf, Martin and Guillot, Agnes and Meyer, Jean-Arcady, eds. Lecture Notes In Computer Science. LNCS 2611, 2610. Springer pp. 502-509. ISBN 3-540-00976-0. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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A number of systems have been created which apply genetic algorithms, cellular automata, artificial life, agents, and other evolutionary and adaptive computation ideas in the creation of music. The aim of this paper is to examine the context in which such systems arose by looking for features of experimental music which prefigure the ideas used in such systems. A number of ideas are explored: the use of randomness in music, the view of compositions as parameterized systems, the idea of emergent structure in music and the idea of musicians performing the role of reactive agents.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Additional information: Conference Information: EvoWorkshops 2003 Conference
Uncontrolled keywords: genetic algorithms, music technology, computer usic
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01
Last Modified: 27 May 2014 11:21
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