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John Biles

Professor Emeritusat Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY,
United States
Focus area: Computer Music, Electroacoustic Music, Sonification, Digital Art, New Media, Experimental Music, Generative Practices, Generative Art, Music, Musicology, Sound, Acoustics

Al Biles is Professor Emeritus in Rochester Institute of Technology's School of Interactive Games and Media. He is the inventor of GenJam, the Genetic Jammer, which is a performance practice he still employs and was a major focus of his research into the application of evolutionary computation to live, interactive improvisation systems. Now retired from teaching digital audio, computer music, AI, HCI, and programming classes, he is playing a lot of straight-up jazz in the Mid-Century Modern Jazz Quartet.