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Numerous writings and publications in computer music and music technology are available as articles, books, and on-line resources, through this and related sites.

Articles & Documentation

Ariza, C. and M. S. Cuthbert. 2011. "The music21 Stream: A New Object Model for Representing, Filtering, and Transforming Symbolic Musical Structures." Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association, pp. 61-68. Available online at http://www.flexatone.org/ static/ docs/ music21Stream.pdf

Ariza, C. and M. S. Cuthbert. 2011. "Analytical and Compositional Applications of a Network-Based Scale Model in music21." Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association, pp. 701-708. Available online at http://www.flexatone.org/ static/ docs/ scaleNetwork.pdf

Ariza, C. and M. S. Cuthbert. 2010. "Modeling Beats, Accents, Beams, and Time Signatures Hierarchically with music21 Meter Objects." Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association, pp. 216-223. Available online at http://www.flexatone.org/ static/ docs/ meterObjects.pdf

Ariza, C. 2011. "Two Pioneering Projects from the Early History of Computer-Aided Algorithmic Composition." Computer Music Journal 35(3): pp. 40-56. Available online at http://www.mitpressjournals.org/ doi/ abs/ 10.1162/ COMJ_a_00068

Ariza, C. 2009. "Sonifying Sieves: Synthesis and Signal Processing Applicatinos of the Xenakis Sieve with Python and Csound." Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association. Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ docs/ sspaxspc.pdf

Ariza, C. 2009. "Pure Data Object Glossary." Available online at http://flexatone.net/ docs/ pdg

Ariza, C. 2009. "The Interrogator as Critic: The Turing Test and the Evaluation of Generative Music Systems." Computer Music Journal 33(2): pp. 48-70. Available online at http://www.mitpressjournals.org/ doi/ abs/ 10.1162/ comj.2009.33.2.48

Ariza, C. 2008. "Python at the Control Rate: athenaCL Generators as Csound Signals." Csound Journal 9. Available online at http://www.csounds.com/ journal/ issue9/ pcragcs.html

Ariza, C. 2008. "Composing Musical Structures within a Web-Browser: A Guide to Envl.net." Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ envl/ docs

Ariza, C. 2007. "Serial RSS Sound Installation as Open Work: The babelcast." Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association, 1: pp. 275-278. Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ docs/ srsiowb.pdf

Ariza, C. 2007. "Automata Bending: Applications of Dynamic Mutation and Dynamic Rules in Modular One-Dimensional Cellular Automata." Computer Music Journal 31(1): pp. 29-49. Available online at http://www.mitpressjournals.org/ doi/ abs/ 10.1162/ comj.2007.31.1.29

Ariza, C. 2006. "Beyond the Transition Matrix: A Language-Independent, String-Based Input Notation for Incomplete, Multiple-Order, Static Markov Transition Values." Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ docs/ btmimosmtv.pdf

Ariza, C. 2006. "The babelcast Information Sheet." Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ docs/ babelcast.pdf

Ariza, C. 2005. "The Xenakis Sieve as Object: A New Model and a Complete Implementation." Computer Music Journal 29(2): pp. 40-60. Available online at http://www.mitpressjournals.org/ doi/ abs/ 10.1162/ 0148926054094396

Ariza, C. 2005. "Navigating the Landscape of Computer-Aided Algorithmic Composition Systems: A Definition, Seven Descriptors, and a Lexicon of Systems and Research." Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association, pp. 765-772. Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ docs/ nlcaacs.pdf

Ariza, C. 2005. athenaCL Tutorial Manual. 2nd ed. Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ athenaDocs

Ariza, C. 2005. An Open Design for Computer-Aided Algorithmic Music Composition: athenaCL. Ph.D. Dissertation, New York University. Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ caac.html {Amazon}

Ariza, C. 2004. "An Object Oriented Model of the Xenakis Sieve for Algorithmic Pitch, Rhythm, and Parameter Generation." Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association, pp. 63-70.

Ariza, C. 2003. "Ornament as Data Structure: An Algorithmic Model based on Micro-Rhythms of Csángó Laments and Funeral Music." Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association, pp. 187-193. Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ docs/ odsammrclfm.pdf

Ariza, C. 2002. "Prokaryotic Groove: Rhythmic Cycles as Real-Value Encoded Genetic Algorithms." Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association, pp. 561-567. Available online at http://www.flexatone.net/ docs/ pgrcrvega.pdf

Ariza, C. 2002. "A New Language for Computer-Aided Post-Tonal Pitch Analysis: Python and the Open Source athenaCL Project."

Ariza, C. 2001. "athenaCL: Set Class Utility and Algorithmic Composition in Csound."

Ariza, C. 2000. "Stravinsky's Verticals as Set Class Similarity Contours."

Ariza with KIOKU

Christopher Ariza performing live electronics with KIOKU. More information.