For his Master's thesis, Matteo Balliauw started working on automatically generating piano fingerings, supervised by dr. Dorien Herremans and dr. Daniel Palhazi Cuervo at the University of Antwerp. His initial work was published at MCM 2015 in London and presented by Dorien Herremans.
I gave a talk at the Bridges conference on Mathematics and Arts in Seoul, South-Korea. The topic was about the paper described details on the variable neighbourhood search algorithm that can efficiently generate music:
Herremans D., Sörensen K.. 2012. Composing first species counterpoint musical scores with a variable neighbourhood search algorithm. Journal of Mathematics and the Arts. 6:169-189.