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The effects of syllable and utterance position on tongue shape and gestural magnitude in /l/ and /r

Conference Proceeding
Lawson, E., Leplatre, G., Stuart-Smith, J., & Scobbie, J. M. (2019)
The effects of syllable and utterance position on tongue shape and gestural magnitude in /l/ and /r. In Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, (432-436
This paper is an ultrasound-based articulatory study of the impact of syllable-position and utterance position on tongue shape and tongue-gesture magnitude in liquid consonant...

Exploring Musical Creativity through Interactive Cymatics

Conference Proceeding
McGowan, J., Leplatre, G., & McGregor, I. (2018)
Exploring Musical Creativity through Interactive Cymatics. https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.67
What does music look like? Representation of sound has taken many forms over time, from sinusoidal wave patterns, through to random algorithm-based visualisations based on the...

Utilising natural cross-modal mappings for visual control of feature-based sound synthesis

Conference Proceeding
Tsiros, A., & Leplâtre, G. (2017)
Utilising natural cross-modal mappings for visual control of feature-based sound synthesis. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction - ICMI 2017, (128-136). https://doi.org/10.1145/3136755.3136798
This paper presents the results of an investigation into audio-visual (AV) correspondences conducted as part of the development of Morpheme, a painting interface to control a ...

CymaSense: a novel audio-visual therapeutic tool for people on the autism spectrum.

Conference Proceeding
McGowan, J., Leplâtre, G., & McGregor, I. (2017)
CymaSense: a novel audio-visual therapeutic tool for people on the autism spectrum. In ASSETS '17 Proceedings of the 19th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, (62-71). https://doi.org/10.1145/3132525.3132539
Music Therapy has been shown to be an effective intervention for clients with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), a lifelong neurodevelopmental condition that can affect people i...

The Effectiveness of Two Audiovisual Mappings to Control a Concatenative Synthesiser

Conference Proceeding
Tsiros, A., & Leplâtre, G. (2017)
The Effectiveness of Two Audiovisual Mappings to Control a Concatenative Synthesiser. In J. Pätynen, V. Välimäki, & T. Lokki (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference 2017, (320-327
This paper presents the results of an investigation into audio visual (AV) correspondences conducted as part of the development of Morpheme, a painting interface to control a ...

CymaSense: a real-time 3D cymatics-based sound visualisation tool.

Conference Proceeding
McGowan, J., Leplâtre, G., & McGregor, I. (2017)
CymaSense: a real-time 3D cymatics-based sound visualisation tool. In DIS '17 Companion Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems, (270-274). https://doi.org/10.1145/3064857.3079159
What does music look like? Representation of music has taken many forms over time, from musical notation [16], through to random algorithm-based visualisations based on the am...

An evaluation of a sketching interface for interaction with concatenative sound synthesis.

Presentation / Conference
Tsiros, A., & LePlâtre, G. (2016, September)
An evaluation of a sketching interface for interaction with concatenative sound synthesis. Paper presented at 42nd International Computer Music Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands
This paper presents the evaluation of morpheme a sketching interface for the control of sound synthesis. We explain the task that was designed in order to assess the effective...

Evaluation of a Sketching Interface to Control a Concatenative Synthesiser

Conference Proceeding
Tsiros, A., & Leplâtre, G. (2016)
Evaluation of a Sketching Interface to Control a Concatenative Synthesiser. In Proceedings of the 42nd International Computer Music Conference 2016, (74-78
This paper presents the evaluation of Morpheme a sketching interface for the control of sound synthesis. We explain the task that was designed in order to assess the effective...

Viewing speech in action: speech articulation videos in the public domain that demonstrate the sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)

Journal Article
Nakai, S., Beavan, D., Lawson, E., Leplâtre, G., Scobbie, J. M., & Stuart-Smith, J. (2016)
Viewing speech in action: speech articulation videos in the public domain that demonstrate the sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/17501229.2016.1165230
In this article, we introduce recently released, publicly available resources, which allow users to watch videos of hidden articulators (e.g. the tongue) during the production...

AniMorph: animation driven audio mosaicing.

Conference Proceeding
Tsiros, A., & LePlâtre, G. (2015)
AniMorph: animation driven audio mosaicing. In Proceedings of Electronic Visualisation and the Arts, (115-116
This paper describes AniMorph a system for animation driven Concatenative Sound Synthesis (CSS). We can distinguish between two main application domains of CSS in the context ...
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An investigation of olfactory augmentation of virtual reality experiences

2018 - date
Andrew McKelvey | Director of Studies: Dr Richard Hetherington | Second Supervisor: Dr Augusto Abreu Esteves

Intermediated reality

2016 - 2020
Augmented Reality (AR) aims to extend the physical world through virtual content. To perform such addition in an unnoticeable way, a variety of technical constraints need to be su...
Llogari Casas Cambra | Director of Studies: Prof Kenny Mitchell | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Real-time 3D graphic augmentation of music therapy sessions for people on the autism spectrum

2015 - 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Dr John McGowan | Director of Studies: Dr Gregory Leplatre | Second Supervisor: Dr Iain McGregor

Appropriating interaction

2009 - 2016
This investigation examines various methods for evaluating interactivity and engagement with technology. By using a static model, namely the interactive gallery at The Public...
Dr Tom Flint | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Dr Gregory Leplatre

A multidimensional sketching interface for visual interaction with corpus-based concatenative sound synthesis

2009 - 2016
The present research sought to investigate the correspondence between auditory and visual f...
Dr Augoustinos Tsiros | Director of Studies: Dr Gregory Leplatre | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

Towards an emotionially intelligent interaction strategy for multimodal embodied conversational agents acting as companions

2007 - 2015
Nena Roa-Seiler | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Gregory Leplatre

Development of a 3D audio panning and realtime visualisation toolset using emerging technologies

2004 - 2010
Dr Paul Ferguson | Second Supervisor: Dr Gregory Leplatre

Learning to cope with non-discretionary use of digital technologies

0 - 2016
The thesis describes an investigation into how people learn to cope with non-discretionary use of digital technologies. This includes...
Dr Emilia Sobolewska | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

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