Selected Research Publications from CNMAT from 1989 to the Present

Areas of Research include:

  • Protocol and encoding development including Open Sound Control (OSC) and the Sound Description Interchange Format (SDIF)
  • New sensor technologies and interface modalities: sensor fusion, integration.
  • New sense-enabled media: conductive/resistive fibre, malleable media.
  • eTextile, conductive paper and other materials for the New Lutherie
  • Many-channel digital audio interfaces; hundreds of channels over common ethernet. FPGA-based audio systems development.
  • Parallel computing theory in music/audio computing; algorithms, requirements.
  • Musical interactivity tools including digitizing tablets, multitouch and manytouch surfaces.
  • New user-interfaces for interaction with expressive musical/auditory environments, e.g. spatial mapping with dimensionality reduction.
  • Theoretical and applied spatial acoustics of loudspeaker and microphone arrays, especially in spherical configurations
  • Musical quality; metrics, augmentation, compression, hearing loss.
  • Signal-theory for musical gestures; requirements on jitter and latency, expressive bandwidth estimation
  • Semantics, requirements and cognitive models of music performance and their implications for software design patterns
  • Sound analysis for event detection, pitch and noise estimation and auditory perceptual models
  • Machine learning applications in audio synthesis and musical control
  • Auditory psychophysics and music cognition and perception
  • Curation and Development of real-time music and audio software tools.
Madden T, Smith RBruce, Wright M, Wessel D. Preparation for Interactive Live Computer Performance in Collaboration with a Symphony Orchestra. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Habana, Cuba: International Computer Music Association; 2001. pp. 310-313. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/preparation_interactive_live_computer_performance_collaboration_symphony_orchestra Warusfel O, Misdariis N. Directivity Synthesis with a 3D Array of Loudspeakers, Application for Stage Performance. In DAFX. 2001. Wright M, Freed A, Lee A, Madden T, Momeni A. Managing Complexity with Explicit Mapping of Gestures to Sound Control with OSC. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Habana, Cuba: International Computer Music Association; 2001. pp. 314-317. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/managing_complexity_explicit_mapping_gestures_sound_control_osc Andrews R. Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT): Studio Report. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Berlin, Germany: International Computer Music Association; 2000. pp. 417-420. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/center_new_music_and_audio_technologies_cnmat_studio_report_0 Avizienis R, Freed A, Suzuki T, Wessel D. Scalable Connectivity Processor for Computer Music Performance Systems. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Berlin, Germany: International Computer Music Association; 2000. pp. 523-526. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/scalable_connectivity_processor_computer_music_performance_systems Chaudhary A, Freed A, Wright M. An Open Architecture for Real-time Music Software. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Berlin, Germany: International Computer Music Association; 2000. pp. 492-495. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/open_architecture_real_time_music_software Freed A, Isvan O. Musical Applications of New, Multi-axis Guitar String Sensors. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Berlin, Germany: International Computer Music Association; 2000. pp. 543-546. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/musical_applications_new_multi_axis_guitar_string_sensors Freed A, Avizienis R. A New Music Keyboard featuring Continuous Key-position Sensing and High-speed Communication Options. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Berlin, Germany: International Computer Music Association; 2000. pp. 515-516. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/new_music_keyboard_featuring_continuous_key_position_sensing_and_high_speed_communication_options Pulkki V. Generic Panning Tools for MAX/MSP. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Berlin, Germany: International Computer Music Association; 2000. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/generic_panning_tools_max_msp Richard D. Music as HandWerk, the middle way between Vorhandenheit and Zuhandenheit. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Berlin, Germany: International Computer Music Association; 2000. pp. 5-7. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/music_handwerk_middle_way_between_vorhandenheit_and_zuhandenheit Schwarz D, Wright M. Extensions and Applications of the SDIF Sound Description Interchange Format. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Berlin, Germany: International Computer Music Association; 2000. pp. 481-484. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/extensions_and_applications_sdif_sound_description_interchange_format Wright M, Chaudhary A, Freed A, Khoury S, Wessel D, Momeni A. An XML-based SDIF Stream Relationships Language. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Berlin, Germany: International Computer Music Association; 2000. pp. 186-189. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/xml_based_sdif_stream_relationships_language Wright M, Beauchamp J, Fitz K, Rodet X, Rbel A, Serra X, et al.. Analysis/Synthesis Comparison. Organised Sound [Internet]. 2000;5:173-189. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/analysis_synthesis_comparison Andrews R. Clone of The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT): Studio Report. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Beijing, China: International Computer Music Association; 1999. pp. 569-572. http://alpha.cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/center_new_music_and_audio_technologies_cnmat_studio_report Andrews R. The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT): Studio Report. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Beijing, China: International Computer Music Association; 1999. pp. 569-572. http://alpha.cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/center_new_music_and_audio_technologies_cnmat_studio_report

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