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A Distributed Approach to Musical Composition

Jewell, Michael O., Middleton, Lee, Nixon, Mark S., Prügel-Bennett, Adam and Wong, Sylvia C., (2005) A Distributed Approach to Musical Composition Khosla, Rajiv, Howlett, Robert J. and Jain, Lakhmi C. (eds.) At 9th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems (KES), Australia. 14 - 16 Sep 2005. , pp. 642-648.

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Current techniques for automated composition use a single algorithm, focusing on one aspect of musical generation. In our system we make use of several algorithms, distributed using an agent oriented middleware, with each specialising on a separate aspect of composition. This paper describes the architecture and algorithms behind this system, with a focus on the agent framework used for implementation. We show early results which encourage a future application of this framework in automated music composition and analysis.

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: Event Dates: September 14-16
Venue - Dates: 9th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems (KES), Australia, 2005-09-14 - 2005-09-16
Keywords: music, composition, genetic algorithms
Organisations: Vision, Learning and Control, Web & Internet Science, IT Innovation


Local EPrints ID: 260867
ISBN: 3-540-28896-1
PURE UUID: 455296d1-9874-4637-94ef-11589268420b

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Date deposited: 16 May 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:08

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Author: Michael O. Jewell
Author: Lee Middleton
Author: Mark S. Nixon
Author: Adam Prügel-Bennett
Author: Sylvia C. Wong
Editor: Rajiv Khosla
Editor: Robert J. Howlett
Editor: Lakhmi C. Jain

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