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MIT Media Lab / Opera of the Future

MIT Media Lab / Opera of the Future

Thesis

HYPERCOMPRESSION: Stochastic Musical Processing

Holbrow, C. "HYPERCOMPRESSION: Stochastic Musical Processing"

Thesis, Sept. 2015
Publication

Powers Live: A Global Interactive Opera Simulcast

Torpey, P., Bloomberg, B.

Proceedings, Nov. 2014
Thesis

The Body Parametric: Abstraction of Vocal and Physical Expression in Performance

Nattinger, E. J. "The Body Parametric: Abstraction of Vocal and Physical Expression in Performance"

Thesis, Sept. 2014
Thesis

Hyperproduction : an audio-centric framework for the abstract modeling of live performance to guide audience attention and perspective using

Bloomberg, B. "Hyperproduction : an audio-centric framework for the abstract modeling of live performance to guide audience attention and perspective using connected real-time systems"

Thesis, Sept. 2014
Thesis

Singing About Singing, Using the Voice as a Tool for Self-Reflection

Kleinberger, R. "Singing About Singing, Using the Voice as a Tool for Self-Reflection"

Thesis, Sept. 2014
Publication

Vocal Vibrations: A Multisensory Experience of the Voice

Holbrow, C., Jessop, E., Kleinberger R. NIME’14, June 30 – July 03, 2014, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Proceedings, June 2014
Publication

Composing Embodied Sonic Play Experiences: Towards Acoustic Feedback Ecology

van Troyer, A. NIME’14, June 30 – July 03, 2014, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Proceedings, June 2014
Thesis

Media Scores: A Framework for Composing the Modern-Day Gesamtkunstwerk

Torpey, P. A. "Media Scores: A Framework for Composing the Modern-Day Gesamtkunstwerk"

Thesis, Sept. 2013
Thesis

Music, Mind, and Mouth: Exploring the Interaction Between Music and Flavor Perception

Wang, Q. "Music, Mind, and Mouth: Exploring the Interaction Between Music and Flavor Perception"

Thesis, Sept. 2013
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Hyperaudience Designing Performance Systems for Audience Inclusion

Van Troyer, A. "Hyperaudience Designing Performance Systems for Audience Inclusion"

Thesis, Sept. 2012
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SoundStrand: a Tangible Interface for Composing Music with Limited Degrees of Freedom

Shahar, E. "SoundStrand: a Tangible Interface for Composing Music with Limited Degrees of Freedom"

Thesis, June 2012
Publication

Death and the Powers: A Robotic Opera

Machover, T.

Oct. 2011
Publication

Future Opera for Robots and People Too

Machover, T.

July 2011
Publication

Music and Technology in Death and the Powers

Jessop, E., Torpey, P., Bloomberg, B. NIME’11, 30 May–1 June 2011, Oslo, Norway

Proceedings, May 2011
Publication

Torpey, P.

Proceedings, Jan. 2011
Thesis

Music, Mind and Health: How Community Change, Diagnosis, and Neuro-rehabilitation Can Be Achieved during Creative Tasks

Boulanger, A. "Music, Mind and Health: How Community Change, Diagnosis, and Neuro-rehabilitation Can Be Achieved during Creative Tasks"

Thesis, Sept. 2010
Thesis

Biologically Inspired Robots for Stage Performance

Dong, W. "Biologically Inspired Robots for Stage Performance"

Thesis, Sept. 2010
Thesis

Nervebox: The First General Platform for Electromechanical Musical Instruments

Cavatorta, A. "Nervebox: The First General Platform for Electromechanical Musical Instruments"

Thesis, June 2010
Thesis

A Gestural Media Framework: Tools for Expressive Gesture Recognition and Mapping in Rehearsal and Performance

Jessop, E. "A Gestural Media Framework: Tools for Expressive Gesture Recognition and Mapping in Rehearsal and Performance"

Thesis, June 2010
Publication

Studying Violin Bowing.

Young, D.

Academic Paper, Nov. 2009
Thesis

Disembodied Performance: Abstraction of Representation in Live Theater

Torpey, P. "Disembodied Performance: Abstraction of Representation in Live Theater"

Publication

AUDIO ORIENTEERING: Navigating an Invisible Terrain

Feehan, N.

Proceedings, June 2009
Publication

The Vocal Augmentation and Manipulation Prosthesis (VAMP): A Conducting-Based Gestural Controller for Vocal Performance

Jessop, E.

Proceedings, June 2009
Publication

Torpey, P., Jessop, E.

Proceedings, April 2009
Publication

Beyond Guitar Hero – Towards a New Musical Ecology

Machover, T.

Academic Paper, Jan. 2009
Publication

Difficulties in Skill Acquisition and Pervasive Environments.

Boulanger, A.

Sept. 2008
Publication

Expressive Gesture Controller for an Individual with Quadriplegia

Boulanger, A.

Sept. 2008
Thesis

MusicBox: Navigating the Space of Your Music

Lillie, A. "MusicBox: Navigating the Space of Your Music"

Thesis, Sept. 2008
Thesis

The Impact of Haptic Guidance on Musical Motor Learning

Grindlay, G. "The Impact of Haptic Guidance on Musical Motor Learning"

Thesis, Sept. 2007
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Encouraging the Expression of the Unspeakable: Influence and Agency in a Robotic Creature

Knouf, N. "Encouraging the Expression of the Unspeakable: Influence and Agency in a Robotic Creature"

Thesis, Sept. 2007
Thesis

The Chandelier: Toward a Digitally Conceived Physical Performance Object

Pliam, S. "The Chandelier: Toward a Digitally Conceived Physical Performance Object"

Thesis, Sept. 2007
Publication

My Cello

Machover, T.

Chapter, July 2007
Thesis

The Chandelier: An Exploration in Robotic Musical Instrument Design

Fabio, M. "The Chandelier: An Exploration in Robotic Musical Instrument Design"

Thesis, June 2007
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Hybrid Percussion: Extending Physical Instruments Using Sampled Acoustics

Aimi, R. "Hybrid Percussion: Extending Physical Instruments Using Sampled Acoustics"

Thesis, Feb. 2007
Thesis

A Methodology for Investigation of Bowed String Performance through Measurement of Violin Bowing Technique

Young, D. "A Methodology for Investigation of Bowed String Performance through Measurement of Violin Bowing Technique"

Thesis, Feb. 2007
Publication

Dreaming a New Music

Machover, T.

Academic Paper, Oct. 2006
Thesis

Autism, New Music Technologies and Cognition

Boulanger, A. "Autism, New Music Technologies and Cognition"

Thesis, Sept. 2006
Publication

Dissimilarity Measures and Emotional Responses to Music.

Knouf, N .

Proceedings, Aug. 2006
Publication

Opera Electronica

Machover, T. et al

July 2006
Publication

Composing for Hyperbow: A Collaboration Between MIT and the Royal Academy of Music.

Young, D., Nunn, P., Vassiliev, A.

June 2006
Publication

Interconnected Musical Networks: Toward a Theoretical Famework

Weinberg, G.

Academic Paper, March 2006
Thesis

Syncwalk - A Framework for Geospatial Audio Composition

Feehan, N. "Syncwalk - A Framework for Geospatial Audio Composition"

Thesis, Feb. 2006
Thesis

A Quantitative, Parametric Model of Musical Tension

Farbood, M. "A Quantitative, Parametric Model of Musical Tension"

Thesis, Feb. 2006
Publication

The Power of Listening: Auditory-Motor Interactions in Musical Training.

Lahav, A., Boulanger, A., Schlaug, G., Saltzman E.

Academic Paper, Dec. 2005
Thesis

A Forearm Controller and Tactile Display

Sachs, D. "A Forearm Controller and Tactile Display"

Thesis, Sept. 2005
Thesis

Creating Music by Listening

Jehan, T. "Creating Music by Listening"

Thesis, Sept. 2005
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Choreographing the Digital Agent: Live Performance Graphics for Dance Theater

Downie, M. "Choreographing the Digital Agent: Live Performance Graphics for Dance Theater"

Thesis, Sept. 2005
Publication

A Conversation with Tod Machover

Rourke, K.

April 2005
Publication

A New Beatbug: Revisions, Simplifications, and New Directions.

Aimi, R., Young, D.

Proceedings, Nov. 2004
Publication

Shaping minds musically

Machover, T.

Technology Report, Oct. 2004
Publication

Affective Learning--A Manifesto

Rosalind W. Picard, Seymour Papert, Walter Bender, Bruce Blumberg, Cynthia Breazeal, David Cavallo, Tod Machover, Mitchel Resnick, Deb Roy, Carol Stroehecker

Technology Report, Oct. 2004
Thesis

Improvisatory Music and Painting Interface

Solis, H. "Improvisatory Music and Painting Interface"

Thesis, Sept. 2004
Publication

Hyperscore: A Graphical Sketchpad for Novice Composers.

Farbood, M., Pasztor, E., Jennings., K.

Jan. 2004
Publication

The Experience of Teaching and Collaborating with a Young Composer in the Creation of an Electro-acoustic Piece.

Solis, H.

Nov. 2003
Thesis

Interconnected Musical Networks - Bringing Expression and Thoughtfulness to Collaborative Group Playing

Weinberg, G. "Interconnected Musical Networks - Bringing Expression and Thoughtfulness to Collaborative Group Playing"

Thesis, Sept. 2003
Publication

Bowed String Physical Model Validation Through Use of a Bow Controller and Examination of Bow Strokes.

Serafin, S., Young, D.

Aug. 2003
Publication

Wireless Sensor System for Measurement of Violin Bowing Parameters.

Young, D.

Aug. 2003
Publication

Cati Dance: Self-edited, Self-synchronized Music Video.

Jehan, T., Lew, M., Vaucelle, C.

Proceedings, July 2003
Publication

Playability Evaluation of a Virtual Bowed String Instrument.

Young, D., Serafin, S.

May 2003
Publication

HyperPuja: A Tibetan Singing Bowl Controller.

Young, D., Essl, G.

May 2003
Thesis

Smoke and Mirrors to Modern Computers: Rethinking the Design and Implementation of Interactive, Location-Based Entertainment Experiences

Strickon, J. "Smoke and Mirrors to Modern Computers: Rethinking the Design and Implementation of Interactive, Location-Based Entertainment Experiences"

Thesis, Feb. 2003
Publication

The Hyperbow: A Precision Violin Interface.

Young, D.

Proceedings, Sept. 2002
Thesis

New expressive percussion instruments

Aimi, R. "New expressive percussion instruments"

Thesis, Sept. 2002
Thesis

A Graphical Environment for Gestural Computer-Aided Composition

Pasztor, E. "A Graphical Environment for Gestural Computer-Aided Composition"

Thesis, Sept. 2002
Publication

Sparkler: An Audio-Driven Interactive Live Computer Performance for Symphony Orchestra.

Jehan, T., Machover, T., Fabio, M.

Proceedings, Sept. 2002
Publication

The Beatbug Network — A Rhythmic System for Interdependent Group Collaboration.

Weinberg, G., Aimi R., Jennings, K.

May 2002
Publication

The Hyperbow Controller: Real-Time Dynamics Measurement of Violin Performance.

Young, D.

May 2002
Publication

Analysis and Synthesis of Palestrina-Style Counterpoint Using Markov Chains

Farbood, M., Schoner, B.

Proceedings, Sept. 2001
Publication

An Audio-Driven Perceptually Meaningful Timbre Synthesizer.

Jehan, T., Schoner, B.

Proceedings, Sept. 2001
Publication

An Audio-Driven, Spectral Analysis-Based, Perceptual Synthesis Engine.

Jehan, T., Schoner, B.

Proceedings, May 2001
Publication

A Multi-Purpose Array of Tactile Rods for Interactive eXpression.

Overholt, D., Pasztor, E., Mazalek, A.

Proceedings, April 2001
Publication

The Musical Fireflies – Learning About Mathematical Patterns in Music Through Expression and Play.

Weinberg, G., Lackner, T., Jay, J.

Proceedings, Sept. 2000