Cellular automata in generative electronic music and sonic art: a historical and technical review

  title={Cellular automata in generative electronic music and sonic art: a historical and technical review},
  author={Dave Burraston and Ernest A. Edmonds},
  journal={Digital Creativity},
  pages={165 - 185}
Abstract This paper will review electronic music and sonic art applications of Cellular automata (CA) in a historical and technical context. Algorithmic and computational processes have been of interest to artists for many years, creating an emerging culture of generative electronic art. Creating patterns and sequences is necessary for the creative artist working spatially and temporally within a chosen medium. CA are capable of a wide variety of emergent behaviours and represent an important… 

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