The Watson Beat: Using Machine Learning to Inspire Musical Creativity

Anna Chaney
Jan 8, 2018 · 5 min read

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TL;DR


A Digression on Being Creative

having the quality of something created rather than imitated


Teaching Music to The Watson Beat

Background

Rhythm

The Watson Beat RL Agent [SigKDD 2017]

Melody

Outline of the DBN model created from RBMs used for the melody

Collaborate and Create Compositions

Running the Source Code

MIDI to Music


Listen

A seven minute demo of 5 styles applied to 4 input melodies
The Watson Beat: Space (nine parts)

Contribute

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Anna Chaney

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Data Scientist & Architect for IBM Data and AI. Lover of numbers. Life long nerd.