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Cognitive music modelling: An information dynamics approach

Abdallah, SA, Ekeus, H, Foster, P, Robertson, A and Plumbley, MD (2012) Cognitive music modelling: An information dynamics approach In: 3rd International Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing (CIP 2012), 28 - 30 May 2012, Parador de Baiona, Spain.

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Abstract

We describe an information-theoretic approach to the analysis of music and other sequential data, which emphasises the predictive aspects of perception, and the dynamic process of forming and modifying expectations about an unfolding stream of data, characterising these using the tools of information theory: entropies, mutual informations, and related quantities. After reviewing the theoretical foundations, we discuss a few emerging areas of application, including musicological analysis, real-time beat-tracking analysis, and the generation of musical materials as a cognitively-informed compositional aid. © 2012 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Abdallah, SAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Ekeus, HUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Foster, PUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Robertson, AUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Plumbley, MDm.plumbley@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Date : 13 August 2012
Funders : EPSRC
Identification Number : 10.1109/CIP.2012.6232940
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2012 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 13:21
Last Modified : 29 Nov 2017 12:31
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/838887

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