Archive for the 'Algorithmic Comp' Category

connectionism and neural networks

November 16th, 2005

I was reading and trying to clear it in my mind of all those concepts of connectionism, behavior-based systems, neural networks, cognitive synthetic psychology and I am not having an easy time.
So;
connectionism is an approach which models behavior phenomena as the emergent processes of interconnected network of units [which are neurons that are connected as [...]


Emergence

November 9th, 2005

Emergence is the process of complex pattern formation from simpler rules. This can be a dynamic process (occurring over time), such as the evolution of the human brain over thousands of successive generations; or emergence can happen over disparate size scales, such as the interactions between a macroscopic number of neurons producing a human brain [...]


brainstorming

October 25th, 2005

I have just checking some sites and come up with this artist doing most of her projects on sound and they are looking really interesting. Briefly, the first one is putting some electrods on a plants leaves and transforming the waves it gets to sound, thus you can see that the plant is exactly giving [...]


Mapping the Data

October 22nd, 2005

I am still after that flashing idea which I haven’t reached for Algorithmic Composition midterm project. Actually I was reading Csound Manual the other day and then found myself in the middle of reading the electronic music history. Starting with Richard Boulanger’s interview which is the writer of the Csound Book, then to Max Matthews [...]