Conference 5–9 August 2012
Exhibition 7–9 August 2012
Los Angeles Convention Center

Grooving (Studio Talks)

Grooving (Studio Talks)

Monday, 6 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 153BC
Session Chair: Gerry Derkson, Winthrop University


Originally an investigation into the relationships between rhythm and technology, RhythmSynthesis applies color, shape, and sound to demonstrate how our understanding of visual music, computation, and tangible, audio-visual interactions can be applied in musical compositions.

Ryan Raffa
Parsons The New School for Design

Automatic Lead-Sheet Visualization for Musical Study

A sheet-music input and visualization system for communities that teach and study popular music, with a strong emphasis on statistical and structural analysis.

Douglas Mason
Harvard University

AudioCloning: Extracting Material Fingerprints from Example Audio Recording

A system that automatically estimates the material parameters from a single recorded audio clip to generate sounds that preserve the intrinsic audio quality of the original material while capturing the variety of sizes and shapes of the virtual objects and their rich interactions.

Hengchin Yeh
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Zhimin Ren
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ming Lin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Beyond Minus Ones: VirtualBand

VirtualBand is an interactive system that produces high-quality musical accompaniment of human improvisations. The system produces stylistic databases by capturing essential elements of the playing style of accompanying musicians from analysis of their recordings. During performance, VirtualBand uses these databases to back-up musical improvisations.

François Pachet
Sony Computer Science Laboratory

Pierre Roy
Sony Computer Science Laboratory

Julian Moreira
Sony Computer Science Laboratory