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Abstract

Music is a pattern of sounds in time. A swarm is a dynamic pattern of individuals in space. The structure of a musical composition is shaped in advance of the performance, but the organization of a swarm is emergent, without pre-planning. What use, therefore, might swarms have in music?

Keywords

Particle Swarm Optimization Swarm Algorithm Computer Music Musical Object Swarm System 
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