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=== Lyrics ===
=== Lyrics ===
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* Program chooses everything (do nothing)
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* Program chooses everything to do with lyrics (do nothing)
* Subject area by keyword
* Subject area by keyword
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** Input a sentence given the vocabulary, which will then be mimicked
** Input a sentence given the vocabulary, which will then be mimicked
** Choose a sentence type
** Choose a sentence type
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* Overall narrative structure
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** Telling a story
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** Verse/chorus structure
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** Other types of lyrics (repetitive, nonsensical)
* Write own set of grammar rules with new vocabulary
* Write own set of grammar rules with new vocabulary
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=== Music ===
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==== Issues ====
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* Generating syllable recordings for new words
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* Ensuring that program's word-selection criteria match those intended by user
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* RHYMING
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=== Music (Genre and Instrumentation) ===
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* Program chooses all music
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* Choose music genre and instrumentation
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** Choose genre (ex. techno)
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** Choose band (profile) whose style you'd like to emulate (ex. Daft Punk, Elliott Smith)
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* Choose instrumentation, determine own harmonies/accompinament
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** Preset harmonic progression
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** Play accompinament on ascii keyboard, deciding chord progression as you go
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* Create own instrumentations using ChucK, do own keyboard mappings
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=== Music (Melody) ===
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* Program chooses melody
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* Preset melodic types (dependent on harmonies?)
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* Creating one's own melodies
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** Preset the melody
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** Play the melody on the ascii keyboard
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==== Issues ====
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* Matching a played melody to the number of (randomly generated) syllables
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* Matching a generated melody to syllable count
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* Matching the melody to the harmonic structure
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=== The Synthesized Voice ===
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* Currently using doctalk.
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** http://ccrma.stanford.edu/~jeffcoop/sound/doctalk.zip
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** Can set voice, frequency, inflection
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*** 220a proj used robotoid at 110Hz, flat intonation, for example
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=== Pitch Shifting ===
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* Currently changing pitch by changing sample rate by ratio of desired pitch/given pitch
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** Only works within small range
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== Interface ==
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[[Category: Projects]]

Current revision as of 16:36, 4 March 2008

Contents

LexiBot Stuff

Blair and Ge

Links/References

Modules (Editable or Selectable Features)

Lyrics

  • Program chooses everything to do with lyrics (do nothing)
  • Subject area by keyword
    • Keyword entry
      • Use something like WordNet to determine associated words
    • Keyword selection (from available keyword areas)
    • General theme selection
  • Sentence/String structure
    • Input a sentence given the vocabulary, which will then be mimicked
    • Choose a sentence type
  • Overall narrative structure
    • Telling a story
    • Verse/chorus structure
    • Other types of lyrics (repetitive, nonsensical)
  • Write own set of grammar rules with new vocabulary

Issues

  • Generating syllable recordings for new words
  • Ensuring that program's word-selection criteria match those intended by user
  • RHYMING

Music (Genre and Instrumentation)

  • Program chooses all music
  • Choose music genre and instrumentation
    • Choose genre (ex. techno)
    • Choose band (profile) whose style you'd like to emulate (ex. Daft Punk, Elliott Smith)
  • Choose instrumentation, determine own harmonies/accompinament
    • Preset harmonic progression
    • Play accompinament on ascii keyboard, deciding chord progression as you go
  • Create own instrumentations using ChucK, do own keyboard mappings

Music (Melody)

  • Program chooses melody
  • Preset melodic types (dependent on harmonies?)
  • Creating one's own melodies
    • Preset the melody
    • Play the melody on the ascii keyboard

Issues

  • Matching a played melody to the number of (randomly generated) syllables
  • Matching a generated melody to syllable count
  • Matching the melody to the harmonic structure

The Synthesized Voice

Pitch Shifting

  • Currently changing pitch by changing sample rate by ratio of desired pitch/given pitch
    • Only works within small range

Interface

Personal tools