Alex McLean

Making music with text

Voronoi diagrams of music

by Alex on February 15, 2006

Voronoi diagrams describe half-way points between neighbours. Some recommended general introductory links:

The standard text is the excellent Spatial tessellations: Concepts and Applications of Voronoi Diagrams by Atsuyuki Okabe, Barry Boots, Kokichi Sugihara and Sung Nok Chiu.

Voronoi diagrams have many uses throughout the sciences but have seemingly not been applied much to music. I’ve only found two papers so far;

My own contribution is the essay Voronoi Diagrams of Music, 2006. It has an On-line appendix.

          

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