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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

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 instruments that facilitate expressive music performance. A growing body of NIME... 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)
Presentation / Conference
Brown, D., Nash, C., & Mitchell, T. (2018, June). Understanding user-defined mapping design in mid-air musical performance. Paper presented at 5th International Conference on Movement Computing (MOCO 2018)

Modern gestural interaction and motion capture technology is frequently incorporated into Digital Musical Instruments (DMIs) to enable new methods of musical expression. A major topic of interest in this domain concerns how a performer's actions are... Read More about Understanding user-defined mapping design in mid-air musical performance.

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.