Music and Connectionism

Music and Connectionism

by Peter M. Todd, Gareth Loy


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ISBN-13: 9780262515504
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Peter M. Todd is Professor of Informatics, Cognitive Science, and Psychology at Indiana University.

Gareth Loy is a musician and award-winning composer. He has published widely and, during a long and successful career at the cutting edge of multimedia computing, has worked as a researcher, lecturer, programmer, software architect, and digital systems engineer. He is President of Gareth, Inc., a provider of software engineering and consulting services internationally.

Table of Contents

I Background
Machine Tongues XII: Neural Networks (CMJ, Vol. 13, No. 3)
Mark Dolson
Connectionism and Musiconomy
D. Gareth Loy
II Perception and Cognition
A Neural Network Model for Pitch Perception (CMJ, Vol. 13,
No. 3)
Hajime Sano and B. Keith Jenkins
B. Keith Jenkins
Connectionist Models for Tonal Analysis (CMJ, Vol. 13,
No. 3)
Don L. Scarborough, Ben O. Miller, and Jacqueline A. Jones
The Representation of Pitch in a Neural Net Model of Chord
Classification (CMJ,Vol. 13, No. 4)
Bernice Laden and Douglas H. Keefe
Pitch, Harmony, and Neural Nets: A Psychological Perspective
Jamshed J. Bharucha
The Ontogenesis of Tonal Semantics: Results of a Computer Study
Marc Leman
Modeling the Perception of Tonal Structure with Neural Nets
(CMJ, Vol. 13, No. 4)
Jamshed J. Bharucha and Peter M. Todd
Using Connectionist Models to Explore Complex Musical Patterns
(CMJ, Vol. 13, No. 3)
Robert O. Gjerdingen
The Quantization of Musical Time: A Connectionist Approach
(CMJ, Vol. 13, No. 3)
Peter Desain and Henkjan Honing
Peter Desain, Henkjan Honing, and Klaus de Rijk
III Applications
A Connectionist Approach to Algorithmic Composition (CMJ,
Vol. 13, No. 4)
Peter M. Todd
Connectionist Music Composition Based on Melodic, Stylistic, and
Psychophysical Constraints
Michael C. Mozer
Creation by Refinement and theProblem of Algorithmic Music
J. P. Lewis
A Nonheuristic Automatic Composing Method
Teuvo Kohonen, Pauli Laine, Kalev Tiits, and Kari Torkkola
Fingering for String Instruments with the Optimum Path Paradigm
(CMJ, Vol. 13, No. 3)
Samir I. Sayegh
IV Conclusion
Letter: Connectionist Composition (CMJ, Vol. 14, No. 2)
Otto Laske
Responses to Laske (CMJ, Vol. 14, No. 2)
Peter M. Todd and D. Gareth Loy
Further Research and Directions
Peter M. Todd
Addresses of Authors

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