Explore the World of Music in Your Next ML Project

The use of machine learning models to interpret and create music started as early as the 1960's. As computer hardware has improved, so too has the complexity of machine learning applications for musicians and music listeners alike. But where does the data used to teach these models come from? In this article, we’ll look at a number of recent machine learning projects and what data sets were used to train these innovative applications.

A robot seated at a piano with its hands hovering over the keys
A robot seated at a piano with its hands hovering over the keys
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Background

Using a computer and a pattern-recognition program to create an original music composition was first demonstrated by Ray Kurzweil in 1965 on the television show “What’s My…

Gail Bishop

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