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Pattern Matching with Optima Lisp Library – Part 3

Written by on June 29, 2016 in LISP, Music, Programming with 0 Comments
Pattern Matching with Optima Lisp Library – Part 3

In the previous two posts on this topic, I explained some of the basic pattern matching facilities of Optima library. There are many more advanced features in the library and I will try to discuss them in future posts. In today’s post, I will outline a straightforward application of the library for processing scores in Opusmodus. In […]

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Pattern Matching with Optima Lisp Library – Part 2

Written by on June 17, 2016 in LISP, Programming with 0 Comments

Let us continue where we left off last time. List Patterns If the incoming argument is a list, then we can use two types of list patterns to match the list elements, namely, list and list*. (match ‘(a b c)  ((list ‘a ‘b X) X)) => c This list pattern begins with the list keyword. […]

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Pattern Matching with Optima Lisp Library

Written by on June 9, 2016 in LISP, Programming with 0 Comments

In the previous two posts, we looked at external tools and libraries that can be used along with Opusmodus for algorithmic composition. In this post, I want to introduce another interesting Lisp library called Optima. Optima is a powerful library for pattern matching. Often, when we talk of pattern matching, the topic revolves around regular expressions. […]

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