[r-t] Man and machine
richard at grimmett.org
Wed Jan 9 09:36:25 UTC 2008
Mark Davies wrote:
> Simon Humphrey has sent me this very interesting question:
> "What's really interesting is how on earth does the composer's brain (well,
> some composers' brains, anyway) manage to eliminate vast numbers of node
> searches. Which it must do, to produce results in such relatively short
> times. Intuition, perhaps, but what does that mean? If it's something to do
> with pattern matching it ought to be codable !"
When I computer generated all possible 7 parts of stedman triples using
singles only I found none better than those already put together by RWP
in terms of distribution and number of calls. I am not sure why. He
was very pleased when I told him.
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