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.
Wright M, Chaudhary A, Freed A, Khoury S, Wessel D. Audio Applications of the Sound Description Interchange Format Standard. In Audio Engineering Society 107th Convention [Internet]. Audio Engineering Society; 1999. p. preprint #5032. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/audio_applications_sound_description_interchange_format_standard Wright M, Scheirer E. Cross-Coding SDIF into MPEG-4 Structured Audio. In International Computer Music Conference. Beijing, China: International Computer Music Association; 1999. pp. 589-596. Chaudhary A, Freed A, Khoury S, Wessel D. A 3D Graphical User Interface for Resonance Modeling. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Ann Arbor, Michigan: International Computer Music Association; 1998. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/3d_graphical_user_interface_resonance_modeling Chaudhary A, Freed A, Rowe LA. OpenSoundEdit: An Interactive Visualization and Editing Framework for Timbral Resources. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Ann, Arbor, Michigan: International Computer Music Association; 1998. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/opensoundedit_interactive_visualization_and_editing_framework_timbral_resources_0 Chaudhary A. OpenSoundEdit: An Interactive Visualization and Editing Framework for Timbral Resources [Internet]. Wessel D. Electrical Engeneering and Computer Science. [Berkeley, CA]: UC Berkeley; 1998. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/opensoundedit_interactive_visualization_and_editing_framework_timbral_resources Chaudhary A. Band-Limited Simulation of Analog Synthesizer Modules by Additive Synthesis. In Audio Engineering Society 104th Convention [Internet]. San Francisco, CA: Audio Engineering Society; 1998. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/band_limited_simulation_analog_synthesizer_modules_additive_synthesis Freed A. Real-Time Inverse Transform Additive Synthesis for Additive and Pitch Synchronous Noise and Sound Spatialization. In Audio Engineering Society 104th Convention. San Francisco, CA: Audio Engineering Society; 1998. Freed A, Wessel D. Communication of Musical Gesture using the AES/EBU Digital Audio Standard. In International Computer Music Conference. Ann Arbor, Michigan: International Computer Music Association; 1998. pp. 220-223. Freed A, Chaudhary A. Music Programming with the new Features of Standard C++. In International Computer Music Conference. Ann, Arbor, Michigan: International Computer Music Association; 1998. pp. 244-247. Freed A, Wright M. CAST: CNMAT's Additive Synthesis Tools [Internet]. CNMAT; 1998 . http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/cast_cnmats_additive_synthesis_tools Irizarry R. Statistics and Music: Fitting a Local Harmonic Model to Musical Sound Signals. Statistics. [Berkeley, CA]: UC Berkeley; 1998. p. 137. Irizarry R. A Direct Adaptive Window Size Estimation Procedure for Parametric Sinusoidal Modeling. In International Computer Music Conference. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: International Computer Music Association; 1998. Iyer V. Microstructures of Feel, Macrostructures of Sound: Embodied Cognition in West African and African-American Musics. Technology and the Arts in the Graduate Division. [Berkeley]: University of California at Berkeley; 1998. Khoury S, Freed A, Wessel D. Volumetric Modeling of Acoustic Fields in CNMAT's Sound Spatialization Theatre. In Audio Engineering Society 104th Convention [Internet]. San Francisco, CA: Audio Engineering Society; 1998. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/volumetric_modeling_acoustic_fields_cnmats_sound_spatialization_theatre 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.

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