ACAT3001 Algorithmic Composition 1
A one-hour seminar each week in Semester 1.
Satisfactory completion of Electroacoustic Composition 2.
To gain a practical understanding of the use of computers for generating musical data at both the micro- and macro-compositional levels.
Compositional algorithm design using existing software (e.g. APL/MPL, M, Jam Factory). Markov chains and other stochastic processes. Group theory.
Assignments-30%. Examination performance-70%.
|Xenakis, I., Formalized Music, University of Indiana Press, 1971.|
|Erickson, R., Sound Structure in Music, University of California Press, 1975.|
|Reynolds, R., Mind Models, Praeger, 1975.|
|Software manuals as appropriate.|
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