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.
Chaudhary A. Automated Testing of Open-Source Music Software with Open Sound World and Open Sound Control . In 2005. Ho H. Structuring timbre in an octatonic context: the music of Bohuslav Martinu. In Music Theory Society of New York State [Internet]. New York, NY; 2005. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/structuring_timbre_octatonic_context_music_bohuslav_martinu Ho H. Structuring timbre in an octatonic context: the music of Bohuslav Martinu. In Music Theory Southeast [Internet]. Miami, FL; 2005. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/structuring_timbre_octatonic_context_music_bohuslav_martinu_0 Kassakian P, Wessel D. Optimal Positioning in Low-dimensional Control Spaces using Convex Optimization. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Barcelona, Spain: International Computer Music Association; 2005. pp. 379-382. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/optimal_positioning_low_dimensional_control_spaces_using_convex_optimization Kassakian P. Magnitude Least--Squares Fitting via Semidefinite Programming with Applications to Beamforming and Multidimensional Filter Design. In IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing [Internet]. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2005. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/magnitude_least_squares_fitting_semidefinite_programming_applications_beamforming_and_multidimension Loui P, Wessel D. Harmonic Expectation, Selective Attention, and Affect in Music. In Neuroscience and Music Conference [Internet]. Leipzig, Germany; 2005. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/harmonic_expectation_selective_attention_and_affect_music MacCallum J, Hunt J, Einbond A. Timbre as a Psychoacoustic Parameter for Harmonic Analysis and Composition. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Barcelona, Spain: International Computer Music Association; 2005. pp. 825-828. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/timbre_psychoacoustic_parameter_harmonic_analysis_and_composition Morales-Mazanares R, Morales EF, Wessel D. Combining Audio And Gestures For A Real-Time Improviser. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Barcelona, Spain: International Computer Music Association; 2005. pp. 813-816. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/combining_audio_and_gestures_real_time_improviser Vogel BK, Jordan MI, Wessel D. Multi-Instrument Musical Transcription Using Dynamic Graphical Model. In IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing [Internet]. Philadelphia, PA, USA; 2005. pp. 493-496. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/multi_instrument_musical_transcription_using_dynamic_graphical_model Vogel BK. Automated Music Analysis Using Dynamic Graphical Models [Internet]. EECS. [Berkeley, CA]: U.C. Berkeley; 2005. p. 131. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/automated_music_analysis_using_dynamic_graphical_models Wright M. Open Sound Control: an enabling technology for musical networking. Organised Sound [Internet]. 2005;10:193-200. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/open_sound_control_enabling_technology_musical_networking Wright M, III JOSmith. Open-Source Matlab Tools for Interpolation of SDIF Sinusoidal Synthesis Parameters. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Barcelona: International Computer Music Association; 2005. pp. 632-635. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/open_source_matlab_tools_interpolation_sdif_sinusoidal_synthesis_parameters Zbyszynski MF, Freed A. Control of VST Plug-ins Using OSC. In International Computer Music Conference [Internet]. Barcelona, Spain: International Computer Music Association; 2005. pp. 263-266. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/control_vst_plug_ins_using_osc Avizienis R, Freed A. OSC and Gesture features of CNMAT's Connectivity Processor. In Open Sound Control Conference [Internet]. Berkeley, CA; 2004. http://alpha.cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/osc_and_gesture_features_cnmats_connectivity_processor Freed A, Zbyszynski MF. OSC Control of VST Plug-ins. In Open Sound Control Conference [Internet]. Berkeley, CA: CNMAT; 2004. http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publications/osc_control_vst_plug_ins

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