Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Software StudiesA Lexicon$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Matthew Fuller

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780262062749

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM MIT PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.mitpress.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright The MIT Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MITSO for personal use.date: 02 July 2022

Sonic Algorithm

Sonic Algorithm

Sonic Algorithm
Software Studies

Steve Goodman

The MIT Press

This chapter describes sound art and its influence under the digital simulations, which are based on artificial life models. It mainly focuses on the effects of the software concept on musical culture. The next part of the chapter outlines the definition of the algorithm and its role in software-based audio. The chapter also discusses the recent developments in the field of software music along and explores the relationship between cellular automata and music algorithms. Its main aim is to show the enormous efforts of artificial life techniques, the use of computers, and simulations in the art of music.

Keywords:   sound art, digital simulations, software music, cellular automata, music algorithms, artificial life models

MIT Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.