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Title: Remembering the future: An overview of co-evolution in musical improvisation
Authors: Plans-Casal, D
Morelli, D
Keywords: MPEG7 genetic algorithms improvisation puredata
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: The International Computer Music Association
Abstract: Musical improvisation is driven mainly by the unconscious mind, engaging the dialogic imagination to reference the entire cultural heritage of an improvisor in a single flash. This paper introduces a case study of evolutionary computation techniques, in particular genetic co-evolution, as applied to the frequency domain using MPEG7 techniques, in order to create an artificial agent that mediates between an improvisor and her unconscious mind, to probe and unblock improvisatory action in live music performance or practice.
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Dept of Arts and Humanities Research Papers

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