A Real-Time Genetic Algorithm in Human-Robot Musical Improvisation

@inproceedings{Weinberg2007ARG,
  title={A Real-Time Genetic Algorithm in Human-Robot Musical Improvisation},
  author={Gil Weinberg and Mark Godfrey and Alastair R. Rae and John Rhoads},
  booktitle={CMMR},
  year={2007}
}
The paper describes an interactive musical system that utilizes a genetic algorithm in an effort to create inspiring collaborations between human musicians and an improvisatory robotic xylophone player. The robot is designed to respond to human input in an acoustic and visual manner, evolving a human-generated phrase population based on a similarity driven fitness function in realtime. The robot listens to MIDI and audio input from human players and generates melodic responses that are informed… CONTINUE READING
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