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Adaptive Music Generation for Computer Games

  title={Adaptive Music Generation for Computer Games},
  author={A. Prechtl},
This dissertation explores a novel approach to game music that addresses the limitations of conventional game music systems in supporting a dynamically changing narrative. In the proposed approach, the music is generated automatically based on a set of variable input parameters corresponding to emotional musical features. These are then tied to narrative parameters in the game, so that the features and emotions of the music are perceived to continuously adapt to the game's changing narrative… Expand
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An investigation on the automatic generation of music and its application into video games
  • Germán Ruiz Marcos
  • Computer Science
  • 2019 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction Workshops and Demos (ACIIW)
  • 2019
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MusicXML parser Tension model Optimization algorithm Pattern detection algorithm MIDI converter Yes MusicXML file : Template piece MusicXML file : output piece Manual tension profile input Manual tension input ?
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