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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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    Abstract/Description

    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 15:51
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5707

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