Elevated Pitch Socially Evolved Music John Reddin [email_address] Supervised By: Michael O’ Neill and Tony Brabazon Complex & Adaptive Systems Laboratory, UCD ODCSSS 2008 Online Dublin Computer Science Summer School
Music Creation is a time consuming process
Music is difficult to create
Licensed music costs money to buy and to play in public (Performing Rights Society charges)
Creating music automatically is a challenge
Currently no such application freely available
Related Work: Generative Music Systems
Sounder (creates music visually, not free)
Noatikl (to give musicians ideas, not free, very basic)
fLOW (only ambient music, mac only, not free, very basic)
Reading published papers on GE, evolutionary algorithms, music generation.
Reading lecture slides on aforementioned topics.
Speaking to experts in the area and with the creators of GEVA.
Rapid prototyping and modular design.
Testing of MIDI libraries.
System Model GEVA Grammar Music Generator Fitness Function User Feedback Playback/Save/Upload/Discard Online Database
Demo & Screenshots “ Studies have shown music at work improves productivity performance. It is estimated that more than half a million businesses across the UK are playing music illegally. “ http://www.bodytonicmusic.com