Understanding Indian rhythm through simple algorithms – On demand

Level:¬†All Max users South Indian Carnatic music is home to a huge array of fascinating rhythms, composed from algorithms. Rooted in maths and aesthetics, Carnatic music has many facets that can be applied to computer music. In this workshop you will be given an introduction to this tradition, and provided with the opportunity to observe, create, and hack various patches that demonstrate some of these ideas. Session Learning Outcomes By the end of... Read More

An Introduction to Markov Chains: Machine Learning in Max/MSP

Difficulty level:¬†Beginner Overview Markov chains are mathematical models that have existed in various forms since the 19th century, which have been used to aid statistical modelling in many real-world contexts, from economics to cruise control in cars. Composers have also found musical uses for Markov Chains, although the implied mathematical knowledge needed to implement them often appears daunting. In this workshop we will demystify the Markov... Read More