Thursday, November 23, 2006

Metamusic in today's Irish Times Science section

More post project publicity today with our work appearing in an article(Sub required) in the Science section of the Irish Times.
Software is being developed at UL for jingles and music for ads, raising interesting copyright issues, writes Anna Nolan

A few clicks on the computer is now all you need to begin composing original music for video clips, television advertisements, promotions and documentaries. The computer programme enabling this was developed by researchers in the Interaction Design Centre (IDC) at the University of Limerick.

The video-driven composition system, originally called MetaMusic but now known as Abaltat Muse, works by detecting events on the video and automatically generating suitable music to accompany them.
(full article)

It coincides nicely with our coverage last week in This Note's For You on RTE about the Rise of the Machines (Link to Episode).


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