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Making “Cognitive Music” with IBM Watson

It’s no surprise to find music at the center of many important moments of our lives – think of a wedding march, a “Happy Birthday”, or even a funeral procession. Music is deeply tied to the human experience; each song and each moment is personal to the listener. Over the last year, Watson has been studying up on music themes, theory, moods, and emotions – and how they correlate and connect with each other. Now, Watson is inspiring musical creativity with Grammy-winning music producer Alex Da Kid, who used Watson’s technology to inspire his new song about heartbreak, “Not Easy”. This is the first song in Alex’s 4-track EP in collaboration with Watson.

Read the entire article by Dr. Amini on the IBM Think blog.

 

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Ph.D., and Distinguished Engineer, IBM Research

Lisa Amini

Ph.D., and Distinguished Engineer, IBM Research