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RE: OT:Insect swarming inspires jazz software

I don't know guys, it sounds to me like that software is full of bugs. 

Waka Waka Waka

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Zvonar [mailto:zvonar@zvonar.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 07, 2002 4:41 PM
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Subject: Re: OT:Insect swarming inspires jazz software

At 10:30 AM -0700 5/7/02, Bob Campbell wrote:
>Here are some audio samples of this software.  U gotta love abstract music
>to dig this :)
>  > http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99992242

Tim Blackwell states, "Swarm Music is believed to be the first 
application of swarm intelligence to music."

At least one prior example is Eric Singer's "boids" object for Max 
http://www.ericsinger.com/Downloads/Boids.1.51.sea.hqx, an 
implementation of Craig Reynolds' 1987 algorithm of the same name 

Richard Zvonar, PhD
(818) 788-2202