Genetic Soundtracks: Creative Matching of Audio to Video [article]

Jorge Gomes, Fernando Silva, Teresa Chambel
2013 arXiv   pre-print
The matching of the soundtrack in a movie or a video can have an enormous influence in the message being conveyed and its impact, in the sense of involvement and engagement, and ultimately in their aesthetic and entertainment qualities. Art is often associated with creativity, implying the presence of inspiration, originality and appropriateness. Evolutionary systems provides us with the novelty, showing us new and subtly different solutions in every generation, possibly stimulating the
more » ... ty of the human using the system. In this paper, we present Genetic Soundtracks, an evolutionary approach to the creative matching of audio to a video. It analyzes both media to extract features based on their content, and adopts genetic algorithms, with the purpose of truncating, combining and adjusting audio clips, to align and match them with the video scenes.
arXiv:1304.2671v1 fatcat:ajusviwsznfsjpbpnnpqmxeypa