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1.1 Some relevant definitions
1.2 The nature of the problem
Figure 1.1 Proposed structure of an Active Musical Instrument
1.3 Objective of this research
1.4 Why am I interested in Ifs and chaotic systems?
1.5 Proposed requirements of this work
1.6 Context, research approach and methodology
1.7 Structure of this document
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Emerged ideas for an active instrument
2.2.1 The Barron’s circuits
2.2.2 The Electronium
2.2.3 The GROOVE system
2.2.4 Music Mouse
2.2.5 The Sal-Mar Construction
2.2.6 The CEMS System
2.2.7 Some early comercial “intelligent instruments”
2.3 Emerged ideas from fractals and chaotic systems
2.3.1 Melody and 1/f fractal noise generation
2.3.2 Music structure and self-similarity
Figure 2.1 The first four generations of the Koch snowflake
2.3.3 Another applications
2.4 Review of related literature
2.5 Conclusions
My previous related work
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Objectives and Methodology
3.3 Experimental design
3.4 Detailed description of each project
3.4.1 Musical Fractals (1990-1994)
Figure 3.1 Screenshot of Musical Fractals
Figure 3.2 Screenshot of Musical Fractals’ transformations interface
Figure 3.3 Schematic representation of the simulation graph
Table 3.1 Musical Fractals’ musical scales
3.4.2 Orbis Musicae (1993-1996)
3.4.3 Piano Fractal (1996)
3.4.4 Fractal Composer (1996-2000)
Figure 3.6 Screenshot of Fractal Composer
Figure 3.7 Picture of the Oro-Iña performance (Photo: Archie)
3.5 Conclusions
3.5.1 Example of present application
4.1 Introduction
4.2 What is Algorithmic Music?
4.3 What is an Active Musical Instrument?
4.4 Active Instruments and Interactive Systems classification
4.5 Active Instruments vs. Intelligent Instruments
4.6 A few words about mapping
Figure 4.2 Mapping simplified scheme
4.7 Intuitive vs. Non-Intuitive Software
4.8 In search of a satisfactory algorithm
4.9 In search of a definitive composition system
4.10 Two reflections about authorship
4.11 Ideological considerations and motivations
4.12 Conclusions
Future Work and Conclusions
5.1 Study of the model: Ifs + Simple Mapping + Mathematical GUI
Figure 5.1 PD experimental program
5.2 Study of the model: Ifs + Complex Mapping + Musical GUI
5.3 Study of the model: Ifs + Simple and Complex Mapping + TUI
Figure 5.2 The reacTable* simplified scheme
Figure 5.3 Simplified scheme of reacTable* object linking
5.4 Study of the model: (seed pattern + Ifs) + Complex Mapping + Musical GUI
5.5 Conclusions
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Realtime Algorithmic Music Systems From Fractals and Chaotic Functions: Toward an Active Musical Instrument

Realtime Algorithmic Music Systems From Fractals and Chaotic Functions: Toward an Active Musical Instrument

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