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State-Based Sequencing: Directing The Evolution of Music

State-Based Sequencing: Directing The Evolution of Music
State-Based Sequencing: Directing The Evolution of Music
Traditional approaches to automatic music composition do not take into account the guided nature of music, instead augmenting existing material or generating scores based on provided seed parameters. Furthermore, these approaches often use a single algorithm to create a piece, where it is more natural to split the composition process into separate musical elements. Our new State-Based Sequencer counters both of these limitations, using an agent-based collection of algorithms combined with a technique to provide motivation to the resultant music. In this paper, we describe the methodology behind this system, and provide early results from an application of the framework.
directed composition, genetic, evolutionary, media, agent based
Jewell, Michael O.
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Nixon, Mark S.
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Prugel-Bennett, Adam
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Jewell, Michael O.
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Nixon, Mark S.
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Prugel-Bennett, Adam
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Jewell, Michael O., Nixon, Mark S. and Prugel-Bennett, Adam (2005) State-Based Sequencing: Directing The Evolution of Music At International Computer Music Conference. 05 - 09 Sep 2005.

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Abstract

Traditional approaches to automatic music composition do not take into account the guided nature of music, instead augmenting existing material or generating scores based on provided seed parameters. Furthermore, these approaches often use a single algorithm to create a piece, where it is more natural to split the composition process into separate musical elements. Our new State-Based Sequencer counters both of these limitations, using an agent-based collection of algorithms combined with a technique to provide motivation to the resultant music. In this paper, we describe the methodology behind this system, and provide early results from an application of the framework.

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: Event Dates: September 5-9, 2005
Venue - Dates: International Computer Music Conference, 2005-09-05 - 2005-09-09
Keywords: directed composition, genetic, evolutionary, media, agent based
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Southampton Wireless Group

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Local EPrints ID: 260928
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/260928
PURE UUID: 397c02b6-0878-421a-b46b-ace26e0f76e2
ORCID for Mark S. Nixon: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-9174-5934

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Date deposited: 27 May 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:06

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Author: Michael O. Jewell
Author: Mark S. Nixon ORCID iD
Author: Adam Prugel-Bennett

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