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. Wessel D, Wright M. Problems and Prospects for Intimate Musical Control of Computers. In ACM Computer-Human Interaction Workshop on New Interfaces for Musical Expression [Internet]. Seattle, WA: Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction; 2001. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/problems_and_prospects_intimate_musical_control_computers 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

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