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Expressivity in Open-ended Constructive Play: Building and Playing Musical Lego Instruments
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We propose the Constructive Play Expressivity Model, as a tool for guiding designers' way of thinking about different areas of expressivity, when designing for constructive play interaction. Expand
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Hitmachine: Collective Musical Expressivity for Novices
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This paper presents a novel platform for expressive music making called Hitmachine. Expand
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Designing for Children's Collective Music Making: How Spatial Orientation and Configuration Matter
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Hitmachine empowers children to make music through building physical, shared interactive instruments from Lego Mindstorms™ and playing them to a beat. Expand
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Framing open-ended and constructive play with emerging interactive materials
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This paper is a result of a large-scale workshop where several hundred children built music instruments using "conductive Lego" in the form of Lego bricks, copper tape, Makey Makey boards and a PC providing musical instrument sounds. Expand
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