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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

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Sonic Algorithm

Sonic Algorithm

Chapter:
Sonic Algorithm
Source:
Software Studies
Author(s):

Steve Goodman

Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0033

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

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