Category: voronoi


Frederic Leymarie and I have created a blog called SoundVis to document our research into the visualisation of sound and music. We’ll be adding our findings to it as time allows…

Voronoi diagrams of music

Voronoi diagrams describe half-way points between neighbours. Some recommended general introductory links:

The standard text is the excellent Spatial tessellations: Concepts and Applications of Voronoi Diagrams by Atsuyuki Okabe, Barry Boots, Kokichi Sugihara and Sung Nok Chiu.

Voronoi diagrams have many uses throughout the sciences but have seemingly not been applied much to music. I’ve only found two papers so far;

My own contribution is the essay Voronoi Diagrams of Music, 2006. It has an On-line appendix.