We are happy to announce that the Research Council of Norway has awarded funding for a new Centre of Excellence. The centre will be named RITMO - Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion and is a collaboration between Departments of Musicology, Psychology and Informatics.
After a whole day of competitions, we have a winner in this year's edition of the Norwegian Championship of Standstill.
A Doctoral Research Fellowship is available in the fourMs group.
The 22nd International Congress on Acousitcs (ICA 2016) will be held September 5-9th, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Minho Song’s paper “Hidden melody in music playing motion: Music recording using optical motion tracking system” was selected for the oral presentation in the Musical Acoustics session.
Researchers from fourMs are involved in three papers at NIME in Brisbane, Australia.
The 25th annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CNS 2016) will be held July 2-7th, Jeju Island, South Korea. Minho Song will present a poster about Sufficient sampling frequencies for fast hand motion tracking.
Tejaswinee Kelkar was starting as a PhD candidate in May 2016. Her research topic is Melody and Motion - applications and experiments in various musical grammars.
A new paper by fourMs researcher Natasha Barrett , Interactive Spatial Sonification of Multidimensional Data for Composition and Auditory Display, has been published in the Computer Music Journal. (PDF)
The 14th biennial International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC14) will be held July 5-9th, 2016 in San Francisco, USA. The poster Periodic Body Motions as Underlying Pulse in Norwegian Telespringar will be presented by Mari Romarheim Haugen.
A new paper by fourMs researchers Rolf Inge Godøy, Minho Song, Kristian Nymoen, Mari Romarheim Haugen & Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Exploring Sound-Motion Similarity in Musical Experience, has been published by Journal of New Music Research. (PDF)
The SysMus Conference is an International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology. The 9th issue of this annual event will be held June 8-10th in Jyväskylä, Finland. A poster will be presented by Diana Kayser.
More information about the conference can be found here.
A new paper by fourMs researchers Min-Ho Song and Rolf Inge Godøy, How Fast Is Your Body Motion? Determining a Sufficient Frame Rate for an Optical Motion Tracking System Using Passive Markers, has been published by PLoS ONE. (PDF)
In close collaboration with the fourMs group, the Department of Musicology at the University of Oslo has created a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on music and movement. The course will start on February 1st and will be open for everyone.
A new paper by fourMs researcher Anne Danielsen, Effects of instructed timing and tempo on snare drum sound in drum kit performance, has been published by the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. (PDF)
Two postdoctoral research fellowships in Music Technology and /or Music Production are available at the Department of Musicology for work within the fourMs research project.
In addition, the Department of Informatics offers a PhD or postdoctoral research fellowship in Self-aware Interactive Music Systems.
On July 21st The New York Times published an article about a recent study conducted by Rolf Inge Godøy in collaboration with Christina Kobb.
Mari Romarheim Haugen presented the paper Evaluating Input Devices for Dance Research at the 11th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR2015) in Plymouth, UK.
A new paper by fourMs researchers Anne Danielsen, Mari Romarheim Haugen & Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Moving to the Beat: Studying Entrainment to Micro-Rhythmic Changes in Pulse by Motion Capture, has been published by Timing & Time Perception. (PDF)
This year's International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression was held at Louisiana State University. Researchers and affiliates of the fourMs group contributed with 3 publications.
A new chapter by fourMs researchers Anne Danielsen, Metrical Ambiguity or Microrhythmic Flexibility? Analysing Groove in 'Nasty Girl' by Destiny's Child, has been published in the book Song Interpretation in 21st-Century Pop Music by Routledge.
How can music-playing smart phones with on-board sensors combined with How can machine learning technology change the way in which we listen to music? The FourMs group has participated in the European research project Engineering Proprioception in Computing Systems (EPiCS), and developed several examples of self-aware active music technologies. An interview with two FourMs researchers was published in the Norwegian research magazine Apollon this week.
A prototype of the recently released application PheroMusic was presented at the 40th International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) joint with the 11th Sound & Music Computing conference (SMC) in Athens. The paper is available online.
A new paper by fourMs researchers Anne Danielsen, Investigating repetition and change in musical rhythm by functional MRI, has been published by Neuroscience. (PDF)