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Seminars (2006/2007)

Seminars presented by members of the Computer Music Research team with the objective to report research progress and results. Each seminar will be followed by an informal discussion open to the audience. Members of the University's academic community, partner colleges and collaborating institutions are welcome.

Note: the programme may change, subject to research progress at the time, please consult this web site regularly for updates.

20 Sep 2006:
Speaker: Natalia Passynkova
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 12:00
Topic: Functional Neuroanatomy of Harmony Perception, fMRI and EEG study

27 Sep 2006:
Speaker: Peter Beyls
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 14:00
Topic: The evolution of man-machine relationships during open improvisation

18 Oct 2006:
Speaker: Nicolas Valsamakis
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 14:00
Topic: Dynamic Phase Synthesis with Cellular Automata

25 Oct 2006:
Speaker: Qijun Zhang
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 14:00
Topic: Evolution and Interaction model of expressive music performance

8 Nov 2006:
Speaker: Alicja Knast
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 14:00
Topic: Timbre – a ‘fingerprint’ or an universal? Tracing similarities of timbre in speech and music

15 Nov 2006:
Speaker: Joao Magalhaes Martins
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 14:00
Topic: Emergent rhythmic sequences on an A-life simulation environment

22 Nov 2006:
Speaker: Jaime Serquera
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 14:00
Topic: Real Time considerations of LISP based systems for Algorithmic Composition

29 Nov 2006:
Speaker: Leandro Costalonga
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 14:00
Topic: Imperfections Simulation towards a Perfect Human's Guitar Performance

6 Dec 2006:
Speaker: Simon Durrant
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 14:00
Topic: Turn up the noise: suprathreshold stochastic resonance in neural systems

24 Jan 2007:
Speaker: Dr John Matthias
Venue: Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
Time: 14:00
Topic: Cortical Songs: The process of using Spiking Neural Networks to trigger a 24 piece string orchestra

31 Jan 2007:
Speaker: Nigel Morgan
Venue: Dawy Building, Lecture Theatre 220
Time: 14:00
Topic: Re-conceptualizing Performance with ‘Active’ Notation

21 Feb 2007:
Speaker: Marcelo Gimenes
Venue: Dawy Building, Lecture Theatre 220
Time: 14:00
Topic: Generating new musical styles in a society of software agents

28 Feb 2007:
Speaker: Dan Livingstone
Venue: Dawy Building, Lecture Theatre 220
Time: 14:00
Topic: Adaptive Sound Environments - Interaction Design for Conscious and Subconscious Behaviors

02 Mar 2007:
Speaker: Prof Larry Bull (University of West of England, Bristol)
Venue: t.b.a.
Time: 13:30
Topic: Towards Artificial Creativity: Open-ended Search Interactive Evolution

14 Mar 2007:
Speaker: Michael McInnerey
Venue: Dawy Building, Lecture Theatre 220
Time: 14:00
Topic: The Computer, the Shakuhachi, the Pen: an artist's tools

28 Mar 2007:
Speaker: Andrew Brouse
Venue: Dawy Building, Lecture Theatre 220
Time: 14:00
Topic: Biological Control of Music Systems

25 April 2007:
Speaker: Dr Geoff Cox
Venue: Dawy Building, Lecture Theatre 220
Time: 12:00
Topic: Means-End of Software Art

2 May 2007:
Speaker: Prof Mike Punt
Venue: Dawy Building, Lecture Theatre 220
Time: 12:00
Topic: Shaping Technology

 


Past Seminars

Details of the seminars presented by members of the Computer Music Research team in:

- 2005/2006 academic year.
- 2004/2005 academic year.