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2014-06-26 12:23:48

Sony's Premier Research Laboratories to Address Three Key Themes in New York on Monday, September 22, 2014 NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. (Sony CSL), founded by Sony Corporation, today announced that, for the first time, it will be holding a research symposium in the U.S. The half-day event will take place at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City on Monday, September 22, 2014. Sony CSL has previously held symposiums in Tokyo...

2013-10-24 23:30:03

Wallander Instruments lets composers hear how their compositions sound at any point during writing, without costly or time consuming rehearsals. Professionals can save valuable time, and hobbyists can hear their music performed in a fuller, more real sounding way than ever before possible. Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 This quarter, Wallander Instruments proudly unveiled NotePerformer (http://www.noteperformer.com/), a technology that turns a written musical score into...

When Big Data And Graphic Arts Collide
2013-09-28 04:00:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: Redefining Painting With A Computer ] A new computer program developed by scientists at Princeton University allows graphic artists to produce their own digital brushstrokes using algorithms, quickly and easily. The team created the program, called RealBrush, by combining graphics algorithms with data storage and retrieval techniques. Artists can use RealBrush to create, bend and shape a wide array of...

2013-05-27 23:14:09

Music composed by computers - sounds futuristic and controversial but computoser.com makes it real. (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 http://computoser.com - an online service for algorithmic composition now offers small businesses the option to purchase low-cost stock audio. Computoser encodes all the known elements of music into a computer program that produces pleasant tunes conforming to harmonic and rhythmic standards. The motifs and themes can be freely used by human composers in their own work....

2012-11-26 11:17:18

University experts awarded £312,000 to research the story of the computer sounds that transformed music FOR many listeners, music made with computers and synthesizers is still the sound of the future.  But it also has a history, now being uncovered by a £312,000  research project based at the University of Huddersfield. The aim is to investigate the impact made by technology on the creative processes of composing electroacoustic music.  There is some...

2012-06-12 11:35:17

Why stop at the dark side of the moon to make music when you can look thousands of light years into space? That´s what a team of Georgia Tech researchers have done, using data from two stars in our galaxy to create sounds for a national recording artist. Over the years, researchers in Georgia Tech´s Sonification Lab (SonLab) have converted numerical data into sounds to analyze stock market prices, election results and weather data. When the reggae/rock band Echo Movement called...

2012-02-08 23:58:08

Historians, archivists and experts in computer science from the Universities of York and Brighton are teaming up to develop new ways of exploring digital historical records. Together with colleagues from Canada, the United States, and the Netherlands, the researchers will be developing tools to allow people to work effectively and efficiently with the vast amounts of historic material currently being digitized. The international partnership has received over £420,000 funding under...

2011-12-06 23:32:37

The sounds produced by a fiddle are not always musical, but the fiddle is still nevertheless regarded as a musical instrument. However, if one uses sticks or car engines to create music — do they become musical instruments? This is the point of departure for Per Anders Nilsson's research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. On 25 November 2011 Per Anders Nilsson successfully defended his doctoral thesis A Field of Possibilities: designing and playing digital musical instruments...

2011-11-10 12:02:11

New software tool provides unprecedented searches of sound, from musical riffs to gunshots Audio engineers have developed a novel artificial intelligence system for understanding and indexing sound, a unique tool for both finding and matching previously un-labeled audio files. Having concluded beta testing with one of the world's largest Hollywood sound studios and leading media streaming and hosting services, Imagine Research of San Francisco, Calif., is now releasing MediaMinedTM for...

2011-10-31 23:25:02

Ten years after his death, the composer Iannis Xenakis is still attracting attention around the world. Many people consider him to be one of the most influential composers of our time. However, equally many find his works to be nothing but incomprehensible as they are full of contradictions. A doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, sets out to untangle some of his contradictions. 'I guess it doesn't happen very often that a doctoral thesis written in the field of...


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