Sound & Dance
Wednesday, 30 July 2003
1:45 - 3:30 pm
Room 30 A-D
Session Chair: Colin Dalton, University of Bristol
Sound Articulation, Lip Movement, and Letter Visualization in the Arabic Language
An exploratory study of designing letterforms that appropriate the qualities of speech, through digital means, in an attempt to bridge spoken and written language.
Roula Salaim Ghalayini
American University of Beirut
Cati Dance: Self-Edited, Self-Synchronized Music Video
A real-time system that links listening machines and self-editing/synchronizing video. A series of short clips of "Cati" dancing are arbitrarily sequenced, always in sync with the analyzed beat.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Lab
Media Lab Europe
Exploring MIDI Datasets
Comp-I (Comprehensible MIDI Player - Interactive) provides a designated 3D virtual space where users are allowed to visually explore MIDI datasets in an intuitive manner.
Sound Synthesis for the Web, Games, and Virtual Reality
A new technique for synthesizing sounds from small samples. A block spectral pyramid, such as that used for image-texture synthesis, is the basis of the method.
Jim R. Parker
University of Calgary