David Cope

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David Cope is an author, composer, and professor at UC Santa Cruz. His primary area of research involves artificial intelligence and music; he writes programs and algorithms that can analyze existing music and create new songs in the style of the original input music. In addition to regular music classes, he teaches a summer Workshop in Algorithmic Computer Music (http://summer.ucsc.edu/wacm/) that is open to the public as well as a general education course, Music 80L: Artificial Intelligence and Music, for enrolled UCSC students.

He once tricked an audience into believing his computer program was a real composer's score.

He has published a wide range of books, which are often used as textbooks.

Partial bibliography

  • Cope, David (1997). Techniques of the Contemporary Composer. New York, New York: Schirmer Books. ISBN 0028647378.
  • Cope, David (2001). Virtual Music: Computer Synthesis of Musical Style. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press. ISBN 0262532611

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