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==Millea and Wakefield's Article==
This is relevant: [http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/7788/1/EVOPhD.pdf Automating the Composition of Popular Music: The Search For a Hit]
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Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have looked into automating the composition of popular music with evolutionary algorithms.
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'''Abstract:'''<blockquote>Automated composition may be regarded as a search within the space defined by a datatype representing musical compositions. We develop a hierarchical representation of popular music compositions with the aim of increasing the probability of finding potential hits. Musical variations are calculated as difference vectors between patterns extracted from a given set of existing compositions. These form the basis of the mutation operator within an evolutionary algorithm search.</blockquote>
  
'''Abstract:'''<blockquote>Automated composition may be regarded as a search within the space defined by a datatype representing musical compositions. We develop a hierarchical representation of popular music compositions with the aim of increasing the probability of finding potential hits. Musical variations are calculated as difference vectors between patterns extracted from a given set of existing compositions. These form the basis of the mutation operator within an evolutionary algorithm search.</blockquote>
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* [http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/7788/1/EVOPhD.pdf The paper]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolutionary_algorithm Evolutionary Algorithms]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:48, 8 May 2013

Millea and Wakefield's Article

Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have looked into automating the composition of popular music with evolutionary algorithms.

Abstract:
Automated composition may be regarded as a search within the space defined by a datatype representing musical compositions. We develop a hierarchical representation of popular music compositions with the aim of increasing the probability of finding potential hits. Musical variations are calculated as difference vectors between patterns extracted from a given set of existing compositions. These form the basis of the mutation operator within an evolutionary algorithm search.

--Ariel 02:01, 28 October 2011 (UTC)