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Adaptive music techniques

Brown, Andrew R. & Kerr, Thorin (2009) Adaptive music techniques. In Sorensen, Andrew C. (Ed.) Improvise: The Australasian Computer Music Conference 2009, Australasian Computer Music Association, Brisbane, pp. 26-31.

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Abstract

There are many interactive media systems, including computer games and media art works, in which it is desirable for music to vary in response to changes in the environment. In this paper we will outline a range of algorithmic techniques that enable music to adapt to such changes, taking into account the need for the music to vary in its expressiveness or mood while remaining coherent and recognisable. We will discuss the approaches which we have arrived at after experience in a range of adaptive music systems over recent years, and draw upon these experiences to inform discussion of relevant considerations and to illustrate the techniques and their effect.

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ID Code: 29978
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: generative music, algorithmic music, compter music
ISSN: 1448-7780
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Music Composition (190406)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Music Performance (190407)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australasian CRC for Interaction Design (ACID)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > Music & Sound
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 the authors.
Deposited On: 25 Jan 2010 16:02
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:09

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