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I-Sounds

Emotion-Based Music Generation for Virtual Environments
  • Ricardo Cruz
  • António Brisson
  • Ana Paiva
  • Eduardo Lopes
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4738)

Abstract

I-Sounds aims to increase the Affective Bandwidth of an Interactive Drama system called I-Shadows, implementing a fully emergent system that generates affective music, based on musical theory and on the emotional state of the characters.

Keywords

Automatic music generation sound emotions affective computing 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ricardo Cruz
    • 1
  • António Brisson
    • 1
  • Ana Paiva
    • 1
  • Eduardo Lopes
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto Superior Técnico, Intelligent Agents and Synthetic Characters Group, INESC-ID, LisboaPortugal
  2. 2.Universidade de Évora, Music Department, ÉvoraPortugal

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