Desain, P., & Honing, H. (1991). Generalized time functions. In Proceedings of the 1991 International Computer Music Conference. San Francisco: Computer Music Association.


A solution is presented to problems that arise when continuous control of parameters is linked to a discrete, note-based composition framework. It is argued that control functions that have multiple times (absolute and relative) as parameters nicely evade the problems and keep the language transparent and parallelizable.

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