Collaborative creativity: The Music Room

Morreale, Fabio, De angeli, Antonella, Masu, Raul , Rota, Paolo and Conci, Nicola (2014) Collaborative creativity: The Music Room. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 18 (5). pp. 1187-1199. ISSN 1617-4909


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In this paper, we reflect on our experience of designing, developing and evaluating interactive spaces for collaborative creativity. In particular, we are interested in designing spaces which allow everybody to compose and play original music. The Music Room is an interactive installation where couples can compose original music by moving in the space. Following the metaphor of love, the music is automatically generated and modulated in terms of pleasantness and intensity, according to the proxemics cues extracted from the visual tracking algorithm. The Music Room was exhibited during the EU Researchers' Night in Trento, Italy.

Keywords:Hardware, Active listening, Automatically generated, Interactive installations, Interactive spaces, Performing arts, Proxemics, User experience, Visual tracking algorithm, Computer applications, NotOAChecked
Subjects:G Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G400 Computer Science
Divisions:College of Science > School of Computer Science
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Deposited On:03 May 2017 14:39

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