Experts in Subject: Music

Abstract Cinema, Computer Music, Gamelan, Humanities, Multimedia, Music, Music Art, Music Composition, Tuning Systems

Bill Alves

William Alves, DMA, is a composer, writer and video artist. He has written extensively for conventional acoustic instruments, non-Western instruments (especially Indonesian gamelan) and electronic media, often integrated with abstract animation. Alves’ recorded works include The Terrain of Possibilities, Imbal-Imbalan, Mystic Canyon and Celestial Dance (DVD). He authored the textbook Music of the Peoples of […]

Computer Science, Intelligent Music Software, Jazz Improvisation, Music, Neural Networks, Programming Languages

Robert Keller.

Robert Keller, PhD, specializes in intelligent music software, programming languages, neural networks and genetic programming. Keller is an accomplished jazz musician and has developed a music notation software program–dubbed the Improvisation Advisor, or “Impro-Visor”—that allows jazz musicians to compose and listen to improvised solos. The free, open-source software was released in 2006, and Keller’s research […]