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.
Khoury S, Freed A, Wessel D. Volumetric Visualization of Acoustic Fields in CNMAT's Sound Spatialization Theatre. In Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Visualization 98. Research Triangle Park, NC: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; 1998. pp. 439-442 and 562. Wessel D, Wright M, Khan SAli. Preparation for Improvised Performance in Collaboration with a Khyal Singer. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Ann Arbor, Michigan: International Computer Music Association; 1998. pp. 497-503. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/preparation_improvised_performance_collaboration_khyal_singer Wessel D, Drame C, Wright M. Removing the Time Axis from Spectral Model Analysis-Based Additive Synthesis: Neural Networks versus Memory-Based Machine Learning. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Ann Arbor, Michigan: International Computer Music Association; 1998. pp. 62-65. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/removing_time_axis_spectral_model_analysis_based_additive_synthesis_neural_networks_versus_memory_ba Wright M, Chaudhary A, Freed A, Wessel D, Rodet X. New Applications of the Sound Description Interchange Format. In Proc. ICMC. 1998. Wright M. Implementation and Performance Issues with OpenSound Control. In International Computer Music Conference. Ann Arbor, Michigan: International Computer Music Association; 1998. pp. 224-227. Wright M, Wessel D. An Improvisation Environment for Generating Rhythmic Structures Based on North Indian "Tal" Patterns. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Ann Arbor, Michigan: International Computer Music Association; 1998. pp. 125-128. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/improvisation_environment_generating_rhythmic_structures_based_north_indian_tal_patterns Wright M, Chaudhary A, Freed A, Wessel D, Rodet X, Virolle D, et al.. New Applications of the Sound Description Interchange Format. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Ann Arbor, Michigan: International Computer Music Association; 1998. pp. 276-279. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/new_applications_sound_description_interchange_format Freed A, Chaudhary A, Davila B. Operating Systems Latency Measurement and Analysis for Sound Synthesis and Processing Applications. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Thessaloniki, Hellas: International Computer Music Association; 1997. pp. 479-481. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/node/2204 Freed A, Jehan T. Database of Challenging Musical Sounds for Evaluation and Refinement of Pitch Estimators. In ICMC. Thessaloniki, Hellas: ICMA; 1997. p. [not published]. Freed A. Inverse Transform Narrow Band/Broad Band Sound Synthesis [Internet]. The Regents of the University of California; 1997. http://www.patents.ibm.com/details?&pn=US05686683__ Goodwin M, Vetterli M. Atomic decompositions of audio signals. In Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, 1997. 1997 IEEE ASSP Workshop on [Internet]. New Paltz, NY; 1997. pp. 4-7. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=625601 Goodwin M. Matching pursuit with damped sinusoids. In ICASSP IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing [Internet]. 1997. pp. 2037-2040. http://csdl2.computer.org/persagen/DLAbsToc.jsp?resourcePath=/dl/proceedings/&toc=comp/proceedings/icassp/1997/7919/03/7919toc.xml&DOI=10.1109/ICASSP.1997.599345#abstract Goodwin M. Adaptive Signal Models: Theory, Algorithms, and Audio Applications. Electrical Engineering Computer Science. UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA; 1997. p. 273. Iyer V, Bilmes J, Wessel D, Wright M. A Novel Representation for Rhythmic Structure. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Thessaloniki, Hellas: International Computer Music Association; 1997. pp. 97-100. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/novel_representation_rhythmic_structure Rovan JButch, Wanderley MM, Dubnov S, Depalle P. Instrumental Gestural Mapping Strategies as Expressivity Determinants in Computer Music Performance. In KANSEI - The Technology of Emotion. 1997.

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