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Was that me?: Exploring the effects of error in gestural digital musical instruments (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Brown, D., Nash, C., & Mitchell, T. J. (2020). Was that me?: Exploring the effects of error in gestural digital musical instruments. In AM '20: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Audio Mostly. , (168-174). https://doi.org/10.1145/3411109.3411137

Traditional Western musical instruments have evolved to be robust and predictable, responding consistently to the same player actions with the same musical response. Consequently, errors occurring in a performance scenario are typically attributed to... Read More about Was that me?: Exploring the effects of error in gestural digital musical instruments.

Towards molecular musical instruments: Interactive sonifications of 17-alanine, graphene and carbon nanotubes (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Mitchell, T. J., Jones, A. J., O’Connor, M. B., Wonnacott, M. D., Glowacki, D. R., & Hyde, J. (2020). Towards molecular musical instruments: Interactive sonifications of 17-alanine, graphene and carbon nanotubes. In AM '20: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Audio Mostly. , (214-221). https://doi.org/10.1145/3411109.3411143

Scientists increasingly rely on computational models of atoms and molecules to observe, understand and make predictions about the microscopic world. Atoms and molecules are in constant motion, with vibrations and structural fluctuations occurring at... Read More about Towards molecular musical instruments: Interactive sonifications of 17-alanine, graphene and carbon nanotubes.

There and Back Again: The Practicality of GPU Accelerated Digital Audio (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Renney, H., Gaster, B. R., & Mitchell, T. J. (2020, July). There and Back Again: The Practicality of GPU Accelerated Digital Audio. Paper presented at NIME’20: Proceedings of the 20th New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Online

General-Purpose GPU computing is becoming an increas-ingly viable option for acceleration, including in the audiodomain. Although it can improve performance, the intrin-sic nature of a device like the GPU involves data transfersand execution commands... Read More about There and Back Again: The Practicality of GPU Accelerated Digital Audio.

Composing computer generated music, an observational study using IGME: the Interactive Generative Music Environment (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Hunt, S. J., Mitchell, T. J., & Nash, C. (2020). Composing computer generated music, an observational study using IGME: the Interactive Generative Music Environment

Computer composed music remains a novel and challenging problem to solve. Despite an abundance of techniques and systems little research has explored how these might be useful for end-users looking to compose with generative and algorithmic music tec... Read More about Composing computer generated music, an observational study using IGME: the Interactive Generative Music Environment.

Automating algorithmic representations of musical structure using IGME: The Interactive Generative Music Environment (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hunt, S. J., Mitchell, T., & Nash, C. (2019, December). Automating algorithmic representations of musical structure using IGME: The Interactive Generative Music Environment. Paper presented at Innovation In Music 2019, University of West London

In this paper we explore the recreation of existing musical compositions by representing the music as a series of unique musical bars, and other bars that can be replicated through various algorithmic transformations, inside the Interactive Generativ... Read More about Automating algorithmic representations of musical structure using IGME: The Interactive Generative Music Environment.

The use of different feedback modalities and verbal collaboration in tele-robotic assistance (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Bolarinwa, J., Eimontaite, I., Dogramadzi, S., Mitchell, T., & Caleb-Solly, P. (2019). The use of different feedback modalities and verbal collaboration in tele-robotic assistance. https://doi.org/10.1109/rose.2019.8790412

This paper explores the effects of different feedback modalities (gripper orientation via peripheral (side) vision and haptic feedback) and verbal collaboration with the service-user on the performance of tele-operators in completing a tele-robotic a... Read More about The use of different feedback modalities and verbal collaboration in tele-robotic assistance.

The alchemy of chaos: A sound art sonification of a year of Tourette’s episodes (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Mitchell, T. J., Thom, J., Pountney, M., & Hyde, J. (2019, June). The alchemy of chaos: A sound art sonification of a year of Tourette’s episodes. Paper presented at The 25th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2019)

Touretteshero is the name of a organisation that aims to raise awareness of Tourette's syndrome by sharing and celebrating the creativity and humor of the involuntary vocal and movement tics that characterise the condition. This paper documents the d... Read More about The alchemy of chaos: A sound art sonification of a year of Tourette’s episodes.

Interactive molecular dynamics in virtual reality from quantum chemistry to drug binding: An open-source multi-person framework (2019)
Journal Article
O’Connor, M. B., Bennie, S. J., Deeks, H. M., Jamieson-Binnie, A., Jones, A. J., Shannon, R. J., …Glowacki, D. R. (2019). Interactive molecular dynamics in virtual reality from quantum chemistry to drug binding: An open-source multi-person framework. Journal of Chemical Physics, 150(22), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5092590

© 2019 Author(s). As molecular scientists have made progress in their ability to engineer nanoscale molecular structure, we face new challenges in our ability to engineer molecular dynamics (MD) and flexibility. Dynamics at the molecular scale differ... Read More about Interactive molecular dynamics in virtual reality from quantum chemistry to drug binding: An open-source multi-person framework.

OpenCL vs: Accelerated finite-difference digital synthesis (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Renney, H., Gaster, B. R., & Mitchell, T. (2019). OpenCL vs: Accelerated finite-difference digital synthesis. https://doi.org/10.1145/3318170.3318172

© 2019 Copyright held by the owner/author(s). Publication rights licensed to ACM. Digital audio synthesis has become an important component of modern music production with techniques that can produce realistic simulations of real instruments. Physica... Read More about OpenCL vs: Accelerated finite-difference digital synthesis.

Return to temperament (In digital systems) (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Renney, N., Gaster, B., & Mitchell, T. (2018, September). Return to temperament (In digital systems). Paper presented at Audio Mostly

Considering the generation of musical tunings, it is reasonable to expect that the many constructs contained in Functional programming languages may provide useful tools for exploring both conventional and new tunings. In this paper we present a numb... Read More about Return to temperament (In digital systems).

Outside the block syndicate: Translating Faust's algebra of blocks to the arrows framework (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Gaster, B. R., Renney, N., & Mitchell, T. (2018, July). Outside the block syndicate: Translating Faust's algebra of blocks to the arrows framework. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 1st International Faust Conference (IFC-18)

Folklore has it that Faust’s algebra of blocks can be represented in Hughes’ algebra of Arrows. In this paper we formalise this understanding, showing that blocks can indeed be encoded with Causal Commutative Arrows. Whilst an interesting finding in... Read More about Outside the block syndicate: Translating Faust's algebra of blocks to the arrows framework.

Simple mappings, expressive movement: a qualitative investigation into the end-user mapping design of experienced mid-air musicians (2018)
Journal Article
Brown, D., Nash, C., & Mitchell, T. (2018). Simple mappings, expressive movement: a qualitative investigation into the end-user mapping design of experienced mid-air musicians. Digital Creativity, 29(2-3), 129-148. https://doi.org/10.1080/14626268.2018.1510841

© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. In a New Interface for Musical Expression (NIME), the design of the relationship between a musician’s actions and the instrument’s sound response is critical in creating instrume... Read More about Simple mappings, expressive movement: a qualitative investigation into the end-user mapping design of experienced mid-air musicians.

Understanding user-defined mapping design in mid-air musical performance (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Brown, D., Nash, C., & Mitchell, T. (2018). Understanding user-defined mapping design in mid-air musical performance. https://doi.org/10.1145/3212721.3212810

© 2018 Copyright held by the owner/author(s). Publication rights licensed to Association for Computing Machinery. Modern gestural interaction and motion capture technology is frequently incorporated into Digital Musical Instruments (DMIs) to enable n... Read More about Understanding user-defined mapping design in mid-air musical performance.

Sonifying stochastic walks on biomolecular energy landscapes (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Arbon, R. E., Jones, A. J., Bratholm, L. A., Mitchell, T., & Glowacki, D. R. (2018, June). Sonifying stochastic walks on biomolecular energy landscapes. Paper presented at International Conference On Auditory Display 2018

Translating the complex, multi-dimensional data produced by simulations of biomolecules into an intelligible form is a major challenge in computational chemistry and biology. The so-called “free energy landscape” is amongst the most fundamental conce... Read More about Sonifying stochastic walks on biomolecular energy landscapes.

A cognitive dimensions approach for the design of an interactive generative score editor (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Hunt, S., Mitchell, T., & Nash, C. (2018, May). A cognitive dimensions approach for the design of an interactive generative score editor. Paper presented at Fourth International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation, Montréal, Canada

This paper describes how the Cognitive Dimensions of Notation can guide the design of algorithmic composition tools. Prior research has also used the cognitive dimensions for analysing interaction design for algorithmic composition software. This wor... Read More about A cognitive dimensions approach for the design of an interactive generative score editor.

Thoughts on interactive generative music composition (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hunt, S., Mitchell, T., & Nash, C. (2017, September). Thoughts on interactive generative music composition. Paper presented at 2nd Conference on Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity

The ability for machines to compose novel, interesting and human-esque music is an important and recurring theme in the history of computer music. Modern staff notation remains the most common tool for music composition, and despite the emergence and... Read More about Thoughts on interactive generative music composition.

How can music visualisation techniques reveal different perspectives on musical structure? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hunt, S., Mitchell, T., & Nash, C. (2017, May). How can music visualisation techniques reveal different perspectives on musical structure?. Paper presented at Third International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation, A Coruña, Spain

Standard western notation supports the understanding and performance of music, but has limited provisions for revealing overall musical characteristics and structure. This paper presents several visualisers for highlighting and providing insights int... Read More about How can music visualisation techniques reveal different perspectives on musical structure?.

A user experience review of music interaction evaluations (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Brown, D., Nash, C., & Mitchell, T. (2017, May). A user experience review of music interaction evaluations. Paper presented at International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

The need for thorough evaluations is an emerging area of interest and importance in music interaction research. As a large degree of DMI evaluation is concerned with exploring the subjective experience: ergonomics, action-sound mappings and control i... Read More about A user experience review of music interaction evaluations.

Expressive gestural personality (2017)
Book Chapter
van den Berg, C., Heap, I., Stark, A., & Mitchell, T. (2017). Expressive gestural personality. In K. Bjorn (Ed.), Push Turn Move: Interface Design in Electronic MusicBJOOKS

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Leimu: Gloveless music interaction using a wrist mounted leap motion (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Brown, D., Renney, N., Stark, A., Nash, C., & Mitchell, T. (2016, July). Leimu: Gloveless music interaction using a wrist mounted leap motion. Paper presented at The International Conference On New Interfaces for Musical Expression NIME2016

Camera-based motion tracking has become a popular enabling technology for gestural human-computer interaction. However, the approach suffers from several limitations, which have been shown to be particularly problematic when employed within musical c... Read More about Leimu: Gloveless music interaction using a wrist mounted leap motion.