Russians develop robot composermain
The state-controlled Ria-Novosti agency reports a breakthrough in ‘human-level music’:
Experts from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI’s Institute of Cyber Intelligence Systems are currently developing brand new software, a virtual composer assistant, which will be able to analyze the emotional state of composers and follow their logic…
Virtual composer assistant is software that can create human-level music of high aesthetic quality on its own. It is a creative smart assistant that can add to a melody written by the composer its own notes, chords and combinations, employees of the MEPhI’s Institute of Cyber Intelligence Systems told RIA Novosti.
In order to achieve this goal, researchers had to analyze the theory of music (identify musical sounds, chords, their combinations), create semantic maps based on this analysis and connect them to models of humans’ emotional perception of music.
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