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At the Crossroads of Evolutionary Computation and Music: Self-Programming Synthesizers, Swarm Orchestras and the Origins of Melody

Eduardo Reck Miranda
2004 Evolutionary Computation  
Next, we introduce ongoing research into EC models to study the origins of music and detail our own research work on modelling the evolution of melody.  ...  Keywords Self-programming audio synthesizers, cellular automata music, generative music, evolution of music, adaptive behaviour, cultural evolution. c 2004 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ...  Introduction Perhaps the most interesting application of Evolutionary Computation (EC) to Music is for the study of the circumstances and mechanisms whereby musical compositions might originate and evolve  ... 
doi:10.1162/106365604773955120 pmid:15157372 fatcat:imh3zj7rljgxnmj27npewl27ua

Gustav Ciamaga, Heinz-Josef Florian, Ron Fein, Bruno Degazio, Kirk Corey, Karl Mohr, Karlheinz Essl, Gordon Monro, James Harley, Robert Del Buono, and Martin Guertner: Roads to Chaos Compact disc Soundprints 9603, 1996; available from Electronic Music Foundation, 116 North Lake Ave., Albany, New York 12206, USA; World Wide Web

Warren Burt
1999 Computer Music Journal  
The first program began with Philip Brophy's Swarm, which was most effective in its use of the sonic space.  ...  Studies Program at the University of North Texas (UNT), and sponsored by UNT's Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia.  ...  It's a pretty worklike all of Mr. Monro's music, attractive and deep at the same time. James Harley's Song for Nobody is the other non-computer-performed work on the disc.  ... 
doi:10.1162/comj.1999.23.4.110 fatcat:ljemgu5dszgv7o3o2a5pyhtuyu

On Computational Ecosystems in Media Arts

Rui Filipe Antunes
2016 Leonardo: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology  
This thesis maps out this field and examines the modes of production and functions of these systems.  ...  A Computational Ecosystem is a system of agents designed to emulate, in the computer, biological systems where autonomous individuals are organized in a hierarchical food chain and interact by trading  ...  EVOLUTIONARY PROGRAMMING: The EP paradigm, originally conceived by Lawrence J.  ... 
doi:10.1162/leon_a_01296 fatcat:pjlgq5nkdzgkdmdtypcqf26eme

"The megaphone of destiny—" composition, voice, and multitude in the auditory avant-garde of the Twentieth Century : Gertrude Stein, Samuel Beckett, John Cage, and Frank Zappa

Tomasz Zbigniew Michalak
Chapter 2 turns to selected short prose works of Beckett to demonstrate the attention to sound in the way in which the problem of voice as a marker of self preoccupies Beckett.  ...  group of selected works that manifest the idea of auditory text, a text characterized by performative sonority, aspiring to the condition of music.  ...  The living present of self and the world, self in the world, is taken up as a musical relation, with "melody [becoming] the matrix of a thought of unity of and in diversity" as cognitively constitutive  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0167405 fatcat:l7ujdtclxvawjjut5wbqdd4j4y

Ways of Meaning: Machinic animims and the revolutionary practice of geo-psychiatry

Angela Melitopoulos
and cartographic projects of the Research Group Fernand Deligny and their therapeutic practices.  ...  The main concepts of the collective assemblage of enunciation and form of machinic animism pursued by Guattari are central to the emergence of these aesthetic paradigms in an increasingly affirmative culture  ...  that is both physical and imaginary echoes with network programs and hyperlinks of the first computers that were just about to come out in that time.  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00019684 fatcat:lr6agedad5cebabo3suurbf35u

collective processes

Paolo Plotegher, Bue Hansen, Emma Dowling, Manuela Zechner, Mara Ferreri, Amitabh Rai
We zoom in on the invention of new modes of sensitivity and relation, across the situated contexts of our political engagements, labours and lives.  ...  We use our bodies to investigate the neoliberal city and workplace, the politics of crisis and austerity, our precarious lives and modes of collaborating.  ...  your social skills, or you just take a break to be more productive once back at your computer.  ...