Transition Matrix

This algorithm uses probability to transition from one state to another. First, enter numbers between 0-88 in the current state column. The 0-88 range is in reference to keyboard pitch values. Then complete the rest of the matrix with numbers 0-100 representing the probability of moving from a current state to the next state. At B enter the starting value from the current states column. At C enter the number of times (calculations) to transition from one state to another.
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A.   Fill in the transition matrix below.

B.   Current State Starting Point

C.   Number of Calculations



Next, normalize the algorithm's output by selecting from the options on the right. The values you derive will represent the pitch of each note. Move to Step 3 after making your choices.
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keyboard

Scaling:
Use values from to
perform division operation
perform modulo operation
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Modification:
Convert each to a
Reverse
Invert
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ALGORITHM OUTPUT VALUES



DERIVED PITCH VALUES



Now choose the duration of each note. You can either use uniform durations, or you can normalize the algorithm's output, as you did in Step 2. Proceed to Step 4 when done.
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Use a for the duration of each note
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Scaling:
Use values from to
perform division operation
perform modulo operation
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Modification:
Convert each to a
Reverse
Invert
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ALGORITHM OUTPUT VALUES



DERIVED DURATION VALUES



Click the Play button to listen to the notes with a MIDI player, or click Save MIDI to download a MIDI file, or click the Notate button to see the notes in sheet-music form.
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