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.
Wessel D. Let's Develop a Common Language for Synth Programming [Internet]. Electronic Musician. 1991. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/lets_develop_common_language_synth_programming Freed A, Gordon K. DSP driver software for performance-oriented music synthesis systems. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Glasgow, UK: International Computer Music Association; 1990. pp. 79-81. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/dsp_driver_software_performance_oriented_music_synthesis_systems Pointer S, Wawrzynek J, Wessel D. A Multimedia Digital Signal Processing Tutoring System. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Glasgow, UK: International Computer Music Association; 1990. pp. 35-38. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/multimedia_digital_signal_processing_tutoring_system Wawrzynek J, von Eicken T. VLSI Parallel Processing for Musical Sound Synthesis. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Glasgow, UK: International Computer Music Association; 1990. pp. 136-139. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/vlsi_parallel_processing_musical_sound_synthesis Barrire J-B, Baisnee P-F, Freed A, Baudot M-D. A Digital Signal Multiprocessor and its Musical Application. In 15th International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Ohio State University: International Computer Music Association; 1989. pp. 17-20. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/digital_signal_multiprocessor_and_its_musical_application Freed A. New Media for Musicological Research and Education - The Country Blues in HyperMedia. In 15th International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Ohio State University: International Computer Music Association; 1989. pp. 109-112. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/new_media_musicological_research_and_education_country_blues_hypermedia Mellinger DK, Garnett G, Mont-Reynaud B. Virtual Digital Signal Processing in an Object-Oriented System. Computer Music Journal. 1989;13:71-76. Wawrzynek J, von Eicken T. MIMIC, A Custom VLSI Parallel Processor for Musical Sound Synthesis. In: G. Lauther Mand U. IFIP IC10/WG10.5 Working Conference on Very Large Scale Integration [Internet]. Munich; 1989. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/mimic_custom_vlsi_parallel_processor_musical_sound_synthesis Wessel D. Timbre and the perceptual organization of musical patterns. Journal of Acoustical Society of America [Internet]. 1989;86:S58. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/timbre_and_perceptual_organization_musical_patterns Wessel D, Felciano R, Freed A, Wawrzynek J. The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies: Studio Report 1989. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. San Francisco: International Computer Music Association; 1989. pp. 336-339. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/center_new_music_and_audio_technologies_cnmat_studio_report Wessel D. Timbre Space as a Musical Control Structure. Computer Music Journal [Internet]. The MIT Press; 1979;3:45-52. http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/comj Wessel D. Timbre Space as a Musical Control Structure. Computer Music Journal [Internet]. The MIT Press; 1979;3:45-52. http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/comj

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