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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., 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

As molecular scientists have made progress in their ability to engineer nano-scale molecular structure, we are facing new challenges in our ability to engineer molecular dynamics (MD) and flexibility. Dynamics at the molecular scale differs from the... 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

Digital audio synthesis has become an important component of modern music production with techniques that can produce realistic simulations of real instruments. Physical modelling sound synthesis is a category of audio synthesis that uses mathematica... 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

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

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.

Tangible interfaces for interactive evolutionary computation (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Mitchell, T., Bennett, P., Tew, P., Davies, E., & Madgwick, S. (2016, May). Tangible interfaces for interactive evolutionary computation. Paper presented at ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems SIGCHI2016

Interactive evolutionary computation (IEC) is a powerful human-machine optimisation procedure for evolving solutions to complex design problems. In this paper we introduce the novel concept of Tangible Interactive Evolutionary Computation (TIEC), lev... Read More about Tangible interfaces for interactive evolutionary computation.

Danceroom spectroscopy: At the frontiers of physics, performance, interactive art and technology (2016)
Journal Article
Mitchell, T., Hyde, J., Tew, P., & Glowacki, D. (2016). Danceroom spectroscopy: At the frontiers of physics, performance, interactive art and technology. Leonardo, 49(2), 138-147. https://doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_00924

© 2016 ISAST. Danceroom Spectroscopy is an interactive audiovisual art installation and performance system driven by rigorous algorithms commonly used to simulate and analyze nanoscale atomic dynamics. danceroom Spectroscopy interprets humans as “ene... Read More about Danceroom spectroscopy: At the frontiers of physics, performance, interactive art and technology.

GestureChords: Transparency in gesturally controlled digital musical instruments through iconicity and conceptual metaphor (2016)
Journal Article
Brown, D., Nash, C., & Mitchell, T. (2016). GestureChords: Transparency in gesturally controlled digital musical instruments through iconicity and conceptual metaphor

This paper presents GestureChords, a mapping strategy for chord selection in freehand gestural instruments. The strategy maps chord variations to a series of hand postures using the concepts of iconicity and conceptual metaphor, influenced by their u... Read More about GestureChords: Transparency in gesturally controlled digital musical instruments through iconicity and conceptual metaphor.

Evolving atomic aesthetics and dynamics (2016)
Journal Article
Davies, E., Tew, P., Glowacki, D., Smith, J., & Mitchell, T. (2016). Evolving atomic aesthetics and dynamics. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 9596, 17-33. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31008-4_2

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016. The depiction of atoms and molecules in scientific literature owes as much to the creative imagination of scientists as it does to scientific theory and experimentation. danceroom Spectroscopy (dS... Read More about Evolving atomic aesthetics and dynamics.

Simple synchronisation for open sound control (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Madgwick, S. O. H., Mitchell, T. J., Barreto, C., & Freed, A. (2015, September). Simple synchronisation for open sound control. Paper presented at 41st International Computer Music Conference 2015

Clock synchronisation is a mature and important aspect of distributed computing systems. Despite the importance of accurate timing in music, there are relatively few widely applicable synchronisation solutions available to computer music practitioner... Read More about Simple synchronisation for open sound control.