Focus: areas of sound/music manipulation that overlap
with computer science disciplines.
- Sound synthesis
- Machine grammars to model and generate music.
- Artificial Intelligence and Mathematical methods for music composition
- Markov Chains, probabilities
- Cellular automata
- Driving graphics with sound
- History of computer music and its evolution with computing hardware
Prerequisites: CSC 111, 112 and either 231 or 250.
Knowledge of sound and music is *not* required.
- All work is put on student web pages.
- Cross-listed in Music Department, can be used for partial fulfillment of digital music minor.
- There are no exams.
- There are exercises and a final project.
The final project is a composition program, a report, and a presentation.
- final project
- Students are responsible for all reading material. This will be reflected in a literature survey and other references in the final report, as well as in ongoing class discussions.
- Exercises: 35%
- Class Presentations: 25%
- Class Participation: 15%
- Final Project: 25%
- pure data (pd)