Symphony of Algorithms: Evaluating the Past, Present, and Future of Artificial Intelligence in Music

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Artificial intelligence, algorithms, music


In this study, an evaluation has been made on the history, current state, and future of artificial intelligence's use in the field of music. Artificial intelligence has brought about a significant transformation in music. In the past, music production and composition processes relied on human creativity, but with advanced algorithms in artificial intelligence today, impressive results are achieved in music production. Artificial intelligence can analyze the mathematical properties of music through techniques such as big data analysis and pattern recognition. Thus, it can understand the structures, melodies, and rhythms of compositions and generate similar ones. Additionally, artificial intelligence inspires applications such as virtual instruments and musical robots that can produce sounds resembling real instruments. In the future, an increased interaction between artificial intelligence and music is expected. Artificial intelligence-based composition, music production, and performance are anticipated to further advance. However, the limitations of artificial intelligence and its ability to replace a real musical experience or human creativity remain subjects of ongoing debate. As a result, it is inevitable that artificial intelligence has a significant impact on the field of music, similar to its impact in other areas, and its importance will continue to grow in the future.


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SER, A. (2023). Symphony of Algorithms: Evaluating the Past, Present, and Future of Artificial Intelligence in Music. MAS Journal of Applied Sciences, 8(2), 320–328.