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Evolving Musical Harmonisation

  • Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk
  • Andrew Tuson
  • Geraint Wiggins

Abstract

We describe a series of experiments in generating traditional musical harmony using Genetic Algorithms. We discuss some problems which are specific to the musical domain, and conclude that a GA with no notion of metalevel control of the reasoning process is unlikely to solve the harmonisation problem well.

Keywords

Genetic Algorithm Fitness Function Fitness Landscape Genetic Programming System Computer Music 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk
    • 1
  • Andrew Tuson
    • 1
  • Geraint Wiggins
    • 1
  1. 1.Music Informatics Research Group, Division of InformaticsUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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