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The design of a robotic marimba player

Gil Weinberg, Scott Driscoll
2007 Proceedings of the 7th international conference on New interfaces for musical expression - NIME '07  
Informed by an evaluation of a previously developed robotic percussionist, we present the extension of our work to melodic and harmonic realms with the design of a robotic player that listens to, analyzes  ...  The paper concludes with a description of our plans to implement and embed these approaches in a robotic marimba player that will be used in workshops and concerts.  ...  4, 17] , and genetic algorithms [13, 18] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1279740.1279786 dblp:conf/nime/WeinbergD07 fatcat:s55njjxsnnc2vm3y76mwkklnb4

Automatic Melodic Grammar Generation For Polyphonic Music Using A Classifier System

Tsubasa Tanaka, Kiyoshi Furukawa
2012 Proceedings of the SMC Conferences  
Concerning the application of GA to music grammars, there is a study that uses a genetic method for generating melodic grammars [5] .  ...  A classifier system (CS), used for generating grammar rules in this study, is a system that generates a set of ifthen rules by genetic algorithm (GA) [11] .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.850057 fatcat:khnbxdr3rfhl3dhefg4naugffm

On the Stylistic Evolution of a Society of Virtual Melody Composers [chapter]

Valerio Velardo, Mauro Vallati
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
An extensive validation, performed by using both quantitative and qualitative analyses, confirms that the system is able to evolve its compositional style over time.  ...  The method has been extensively validated using quantitative analysis and music experts. Results suggest that the system effectively evolve its own compositional style.  ...  Over 60% of the experiments have the stle of melodies converging towards a precise point of the melodic style phase space. However, before converging melodies visit small regions of the phase space.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16498-4_22 fatcat:wwkhwspdlfcsxhokjb52xedszy

Evolving Musical Counterpoint: The Chronopoint Musical Evolution System [article]

Jeffrey Power Jacobs, James Reggia
2012 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, a genetic algorithm approach to generating contrapuntal melodies is explained, with a description of the various musical heuristics used and of how variable-length chromosome strings are  ...  used to avoid generating "jerky" rhythms and melodic phrases, as well as how subjectivity is incorporated into the algorithm's fitness measures.  ...  Various genetic algorithms using the deterministic rules of first species counterpoint to objectively evaluate a given melody's fitness have been developed [1, 3] .  ... 
arXiv:1207.5560v1 fatcat:haukvwelizahphlvav5vyt46zm

Data-based melody generation through multi-objective evolutionary computation

Pedro J. Ponce de León, José M. Iñesta, Jorge Calvo-Zaragoza, David Rizo
2016 Journal of Mathematics and Music - Mathematical and Computational Approaches to Music Theory, Analysis, Composition and Performance  
Melodic trees are also proposed as a data structure for chromosomic representation of melodies and genetic operators are adapted to them.  ...  Genetic-based composition algorithms are able to explore an immense space of possibilities, but the main difficulty has always been the implementation of the selection process.  ...  Supplemental online material There is an Online Supplement where the reader can find some technical details, information about the data used, generated melodies, and additional information about the developed  ... 
doi:10.1080/17459737.2016.1188171 fatcat:qxctbnac6nap5o75g6yosgfj4i

Probabilistic Harmonization With Fixed Intermediate Chord Constraints

Maximos Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, Emilios Cambouropoulos
2014 Proceedings of the SMC Conferences  
A similar approach to the rule-based methodologies is the one followed by systems that utilize genetic algorithms (GA), like the ones shortly reviewed in the recent paper [3] and, also, in [4] .  ...  The approach followed therein is equivalent to the one described in Section 3.1 (and in Equation 1), which is also used as a starting point towards the formalization of the BCHMM.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.850775 fatcat:ndvofffkjjgnhchfrkq2b6vpzq

Audience Evaluation and Analysis of Symphony Performance Effects Based on the Genetic Neural Network Algorithm for the Multilayer Perceptron (GA-MLP-NN)

Cong Yan, Syed Hassan Ahmed
2021 Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience  
Multilayer perceptrons are combined to collect data on the audience's evaluation information; genetic neural network algorithm is used for comprehensive analysis to realize multivariate analysis and objective  ...  Based on this, this article studies the audience evaluation model of teaching quality based on the multilayer perceptron genetic neural network algorithm for the data processing link in the evaluation  ...  , and then the melodic information in the analysis process of different symphonic performances is divided into secondary divisions, and, through the multilayer perceptron genetic neural network algorithm  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/4133892 pmid:34659391 pmcid:PMC8519685 fatcat:4d2icym5vrdw7b75umsp7ifgba

Perceptual vs. automated judgements of music copyright infringement

Yuchen Yuan, Sho Oishi, Charles Cronin, Daniel Müllensiefen, Quentin Atkinson, Shinya Fujii, Patrick E. Savage
2020 Zenodo  
Automated algorithms designed to calculate melodic and audio similarity pro-duced comparable results: both algorithms were able to match past decisions with identical accuracy of 71% (12/17 cases).  ...  Analysis of cases that were difficult to classify suggests that melody, lyrics, and other factors sometimes interact in complex ways difficult to capture using quantitative metrics.  ...  Savage et al. later developed a Percent Melodic Identity (PMI) method for quantifying melodic evolution based on automatic sequence alignment algorithms used in molecular genetics to measure melodic similarity  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4245363 fatcat:r2i4clxj5zdlnlgzlkhyjjieyy

Melodic Description of Audio Signals for Music Content Processing

Emilia Gómez, Xavier Serra
2002 Zenodo  
We will use this description scheme to represent melodic aspects of audio in a specific application context, the Sound Palette application, a software tool for content-based analysis and transformations  ...  This review will serve to define different levels of melodic description.  ...  Description: Melodic continuation system that uses genetic algorithms (GA) [115] . They use 21 melodic features as the bases for a GA fitness function and for mutation procedures.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3736232 fatcat:c67m2kwsffac3huwkx7y3s4gly

Investigating affect in algorithmic composition systems

Duncan Williams, Alexis Kirke, Eduardo R Miranda, Etienne Roesch, Ian Daly, Slawomir Nasuto
2014 Psychology of Music  
This article presents an overview and summary of AAC systems and their uses. In order for a system to be considered AAC it should include some implementation of affect, usually an affective target.  ...  This field has been termed affective algorithmic composition in recent work (  ...  algorithm for generation of musical feature vectors 2-D model of affect (valence and arousal), musical feature-set for sieve based algorithmic composition Genetic algorithm populated  ... 
doi:10.1177/0305735614543282 fatcat:zhnr4gvvh5fjbot34ngyunqpum

Automatic Tune Family Identification By Musical Sequence Alignment

Patrick E. Savage, Quentin D. Atkinson
2015 Zenodo  
(i.e., notes not tion and automated melodic similarity algorithms.  ...  For all gap penalty parame- ters we followed previous tune family research [25] in 3.2.1 Sequence alignment using the Needleman-Wunsch alignment algorithm [17], To evaluate alignment  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1417134 fatcat:tkphigizpfgmpodr3ytco2fkni

Harmonic Navigator: An Innovative, Gesture-Driven User Interface for Exploring Harmonic Spaces in Musical Corpora [chapter]

David Johnson, Bill Manaris, Yiorgos Vassilandonakis
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Both GUIs use colors to indicate harmonic density based on Legname's density degree theory.  ...  We present Harmonic Navigator (HN), a system for navigating and exploring harmonic spaces extracted from large musical corpora, to be used in music composition and performance.  ...  The genetic algorithm is then used to explore the space of probable note combinations, as captured by the Markov model, in search of novel, yet similar melodic material.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07230-2_6 fatcat:ypr337af5femtdmvik56huizgu

Automatic Music Completion Based on Joint Optimization of Harmony Progression and Voicing

Christoph M. Wilk, Shigeki Sagayama
2019 Journal of Information Processing  
Accounting for the mutual influence of melodic and harmonic development in music composition, the system is based on a joint model of harmony and voicing.  ...  Our system searches for harmonies and melodies that adhere to music-theoretical principles, which requires extensive knowledge and practice for human composers.  ...  Methods to obtain such lead sheets include genetic algorithms [14] and Markov models [15] .  ... 
doi:10.2197/ipsjjip.27.693 fatcat:wthsb3zjezasxgzq56vqpdlh3q

EvoComposer: An Evolutionary Algorithm for 4-voice Music Compositions

R. De Prisco, G. Zaccagnino, R. Zaccagnino
2019 Evolutionary Computation  
, and the melodic objective, that is finding appropriate melodic lines.  ...  Solving such a problem means finding appropriate chords to use for each input note and also find a placement of the notes within each chord so that melodic concerns are addressed.  ...  obtain the weights used in the algorithm.  ... 
doi:10.1162/evco_a_00265 pmid:31599652 fatcat:ocfwzbtucbd5rppvmmjyo7zr5y

Evolving Performance Models By Performance Similarity: Beyond Note-To-Note Transformations

Amaury Hazan, Maarten Grachten, Rafael Ramírez 0001
2006 Zenodo  
The edit-distance cost parameters were optimized using a genetic algorithm to fit the survey results. We show in table 3 the final parameters values.  ...  This is a first step towards using a larger repertoire of statistical distributions (e.g. gamma distributions, mixture of gaussians).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1417690 fatcat:inej7idv6jcp7eju7smmcw6fia
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