Pattern notation

Another thread, this one for collecting references and links around ways of notating algorithmic patterns, and the following discussions.

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One to kick things off, that I’m looking forward to reading:

On Turtles and Dragons and the dangerous quest for a media art notation system
Tim Boykett, Marta Peirano, Simone Boria, Heather Kelley, Elisabeth
Schimana, Andreas Dekrout. Rachel OReilly

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Newcastle notation for clog dancing

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Hi all,
I just attended a conference where I heard a talk by Jean Claude Heudin presenting his works in AI / musical composition : https://www.jcheudin.fr/
He mentioned his approach to notation, cellular automata and his interest for genetics, so I thought I’d add the reference here if anyone wants to find out more. Here’s a screenshot of the notation from his ANGELIA electronic music AI.


Another screenshot illustrating one of the models:

Yet another one illustrating the use of feedback loops:

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Here’s an interesting tempt at a universal music notation:

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One on rhythm notation:

Liu, Yang, and Godfried T. Toussaint. ‘Mathematical Notation, Representation, and Visualization of Musical Rhythm: A Comparative Perspective’. International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing, 2012, 261–65. http://www.ijmlc.org/papers/127-I024.pdf

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