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By Gerhard Nierhaus

This pragmatic booklet offers an in depth review of well-known systems of algorithmic composition. as well as an ancient review, each one bankruptcy offers a particular type of set of rules in a compositional context.

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106 four. 2. 6 Grammatical Inference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 four. three Synopsis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 five Transition Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 five. 1 Experiments in Musical Intelligence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 five. 2 Petri Nets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 five. 2. 1 Petri Nets in Algorithmic Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 five. three Synopsis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred thirty 6 Chaos and Self-Similarity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 6. 1 Chaos conception . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 6. 2 unusual Attractors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 6. three Fractals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred thirty five 6. four Lindenmayer structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 6. four. 1 kinds of Lindenmayer structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 6. five Chaos and Self-Similarity in Algorithmic Composition . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and forty four 6. five. 1 Fractional Noise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred forty four 6. five. 2 Chaotic structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 6. 6 Lindenmayer structures in Algorithmic Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 6. 6. 1 Mapping innovations of other Lindenmayer platforms . . . . . 149 6. 7 Synopsis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred fifty five 7 Genetic Algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 7. 1 The organic version . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 7. 2 Genetic Algorithms as Stochastic seek innovations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 7. three Genetic Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 7. four Genetic Algorithms in Algorithmic Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 7. four. 1 Analogies to the method of Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred sixty five Contents ix 7. four. 2 sorts of Genetic Operations and health rankings . . . . . . . 167 7. four. three Limits of Genetic Algorithms – A comparability . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and seventy 7. four. four Rhythmic turbines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 7. four. five purposes of Genetic Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174 7. four. 6 Interactive platforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 7. four. 7 Artificial Life-Forms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred eighty 7. five Synopsis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 eight mobile Automata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187 eight. 1 old Framework and Theoretical fundamentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187 eight. 2 kinds of mobile Automata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 eight. 2. 1 1-Dimensional mobile Automata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 eight. 2. 2 2-Dimensional mobile Automata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191 eight. 2. three third-dimensional mobile Automata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193 eight. 2. four prolonged kinds of mobile Automata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194 eight. three mobile Automata in Algorithmic Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 eight.

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