Monthly Archives: October 2014

Playing Violin with Muscle Activity


Biosignals are often hard to deal with since the collected data are often hard to interpret, redundant, and noisy. Our approach illustrated in the video is to consider muscle activity as behaving as a spring-mass system. In other words, the muscle is... Read More

Using Motion Expressive Variations for Augmented Piano Performance


When performing a piece, a pianist’s interpretation is communicated both through the sound produced and through body gestures. We present PiaF (Piano Follower), a proto- type for augmenting piano performance by measuring gesture variations. We surv... Read More