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Monday, July 11 • 13:00 - 16:00
NIMEhub: Toward a Repository for Sharing and Archiving Instrument Designs LIMITED

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This workshop will explore the potential creation of a community database of digital musical instrument (DMI) designs. In other research communities, reproducible research practices are common, including open-source software, open datasets, established evaluation methods and community standards for research practice. NIME could benefit from similar practices, both to share ideas amongst geographically distant researchers and to maintain instrument designs after their first performances. However, the needs of NIME are different from other communities on account of NIME's reliance on custom hardware designs and the interdependence of technology and arts practice. This half-day workshop will promote a community discussion of the potential benefits and challenges of a DMI repository and plan concrete steps toward its implementation.

Presenters
avatar for Edgar Berdahl

Edgar Berdahl

Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University
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Ivica Bukvic

Associate Professor (School of Performing Arts) and Senior Fellow (Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology), Virginia Tech, ICAT, L2Ork, DISIS
Ubiquitous Interactvity, Laptop and Mobile Orchestras, Raspberry Pi Instrument and Installation Design, Mindfulness through Technology, Discipline-Agnostic Creativity, Interactive Technology in K-12 (Elementary Through High School) Education
avatar for Alexander Refsum Jensenius

Alexander Refsum Jensenius

Associate Professor, Head of Department, University of Oslo|Oslo||Norway
Alexander Refsum Jensenius (BA, MA, MSc, PhD) is a music researcher and research musician working in the fields of embodied music cognition and new interfaces for musical expression (NIME). He is currently the Head of Department of Musicology at the University of Oslo, where he also holds an associate professorship in music technology. Alexander studied informatics, mathematics, musicology, piano performance and music technology at UiO, Chalmers... Read More →
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Arve Knudsen

CEO, ApresMIDI AB
Independent web application developer, specializing in JavaScript on the back-end and front-end. Developer of music hardware publishing app MuzHack (https://muzhack.com).
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Michael Lyons

Ritsumeikan University|Kyoto||Japan
Michael Lyons is a professor of Image Arts and Science at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. His interest in experimental music dates to childhood backyard percussive improvisations, which were not consistently appreciated by the neighbours. As a teenager, Michael studied classical guitar and experimented with home-made analogue noise-making circuits and 1-bit Bach on a Motorola 6800 kit having only 2k of RAM. He has subsequently conducted research... Read More →
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Andrew McPherson

Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London|London||United Kingdom


Monday July 11, 2016 13:00 - 16:00
Conservatorium Room 1.39 Queensland Conservatorium

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