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Evolution in Creative Sound Design

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… But what if the synthesizer just ‘grew’ programs? If you pressed a ‘randomize’ button which then set any of the thousand ‘black-box’ parameters to various values and gave you sixteen variations. You listen to each of those and then press on one or two of them—your favourite choices. Immediately, the machine generates 16 more variations based on the ‘parents’ you’ve selected. You choose again. And so on. The attraction of this idea is that one could navigate through very large design spaces without necessarily having any idea at all of how any of these things were being made. (Eno 1996)

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  • Genetic Operator
  • Synthesis Parameter
  • Genetic Representation
  • Breeding Process
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DAHLSTEDT, P. (2007). Evolution in Creative Sound Design. In: Miranda, E.R., Biles, J.A. (eds) Evolutionary Computer Music. Springer, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-600-1_4

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