Sketching concatenative synthesis: audiovisual Isomorphism in reduced modes.

Tsiros, Augoustinos, LePlâtre, Grégory and Smyth, Michael (2012) Sketching concatenative synthesis: audiovisual Isomorphism in reduced modes. In: 9th Sound and Music Computing Conference, 11-14th July 2012, Aalborg University, Copenhagen.

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This paper presents a prototype allowing the control of a
concatenative synthesis algorithm using a 2D sketching
interface. The design of the system is underpinned by a
preliminary discussion in which isomorphisms between
auditory and visual phenomena are identified. We support
that certain qualities of sound and graphics are inherently
cross-modal. Following this reasoning, a mapping
strategy between low-level auditory and visual features
was developed. The mapping enables the selection of
audio units based on five feature data streams that derive
from the statistical analysis of the sketch

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Concatenative synthesis algorithm; isomorphisms; 2D sketching interface;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 006 Special Computer Methods
700 Arts & recreation > 780 Music > 781 General principles & musical forms
Library of Congress Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 5707
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2012 13:40
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 14:51

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