Maurer IV, John A.


A Brief History of Algorithmic Composition

Online article

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Language(s): English


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In this article the author offers a brief overview of the history of algorithmic composition, including stochastic, rule-based, and artificial intelligence approaches. He also briefly mentions the work of early pioneers such as Lejaren Hiller and Iannis Xenakis.