Music X Lab Blog

  • Analogy-making vs. prediction: a debate on the philosophy of automated music generation

    For a long time, music generation has been modeled as a “sequence prediction” problem. As in estimating the stock price, the task of music generation is to predict a music sequence based on some contexts, say, to predict the melody given the underlying chords, or to predict the upcoming notes based on existing ones. However,… Read More

  • The big picture of Music X Lab’s research

    Music manifests the most complex and subtle forms of creation of human minds. The composition process of music is almost free from the limitations of the physical world, fully leveraging imagination and creative intelligence. For this reason, Beethoven refers to music as “incorporeal” and refers to creative intelligence, the magnificent faculty accessible to humans, as… Read More