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Author Nijholt, Anton ♦ Reidsma, Dennis ♦ Bos, Pieter
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Embodied agents ♦ Continuous interaction ♦ Virtual conductor
Abstract The Virtual Conductor project concerns the development of the first properly interactive virtual orchestra conductor—a Virtual Human that can conduct a piece of music through interaction with musicians, leading and following them while they are playing. This article describes our motivation for developing such a system; related work in the areas of ambient entertainment and coordinated timing, automatic music processing, virtual humans, and conducting; the design, implementation, and evaluation of the Virtual Conductor, and, finally, contains a discussion of the resulting system and expected developments in the (still ongoing) Virtual Conductor project.
Description Affiliation: Human Media Interaction, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands (Reidsma, Dennis; Nijholt, Anton; Bos, Pieter)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-03-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Computers in Entertainment (CIE) (CIE)
Volume Number 6
Issue Number 4
Page Count 22
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 22


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Source: ACM Digital Library