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CBS: A Concept-Based Sequencer for Soundtrack Composition

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Existing methods of music composition vary from probability-based techniques to grammatical generation methods, yet the majority focus on the creation of independent pieces with no ties to other media. Our Concept-Based Sequencer (CBS) aims to use semantic markup of temporal media in combination with Genetic Algorithms to generate music that can fit scripted content such as film and radio. Genetic Algorithms offer an evolutionary approach which allows mutation but within a specified context. The concept here allows for linkage between media. This paper describes the techniques behind the CBS, and the construction of a web-based repository for concept mappings.

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Jewell, Michael O, Nixon, Mark and Prugel-Bennett, Adam, (2003) CBS: A Concept-Based Sequencer for Soundtrack Composition Ng, Kia, Busch, Christoph and Nesi, Paolo (eds.) At 3rd International Conference on Web Delivering of Music. , pp. 105-108.

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Published date: 2003
Additional Information: Event Dates: September 2003
Venue - Dates: 3rd International Conference on Web Delivering of Music, 2003-09-01
Keywords: concept, sequencing, music, genetic, composition, film, video, semantic
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Southampton Wireless Group


Local EPrints ID: 257685
ISBN: 0769519350
PURE UUID: 5ff968a2-4595-4e23-8a6f-4ac8abbc25f1

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Date deposited: 23 Sep 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:36

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Author: Michael O Jewell
Author: Mark Nixon
Author: Adam Prugel-Bennett
Editor: Kia Ng
Editor: Christoph Busch
Editor: Paolo Nesi

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