Burns, K. H.

2004

Algorithmic Composition

Online Article

URL: http://eamusic.dartmouth.edu/ wowem/hardware/algorithmdefinition.html

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Algorithm AI Constraint-based Composition Grammar Stochastic Music

Abstract:

In discussing the need for a standardisation of terminology, and the development of a new set of meanings and definitions for a series of terms within the field of algorithmic composition, the author offers succinct definitions of several terms: algorithm, stochastic, chaos, rule-based, grammar, artificial intelligence (AI).