Kjetil Falkenberg

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Developing new technology for artistic practice requires other methods than classical problem solving. Some of the challenges involved in the development of new musical instruments have affinities to the realm of wicked problems. Wicked problems are hard to define and have many different solutions that are good or bad (not true or false). The body of(More)
IMUTUS (Interactive Music Tuition System) is a EU project that aims to develop a practising environment for the recorder, combining new technologies and new approaches for music learning. Automatic analysis and evaluation of student performances play a central role in the student-system interaction. The performance evaluation module identifies typical(More)
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This paper presents a study in the framework of the ISHT – Interior sound design of high-speed trains project. During a train journey between the cities of Stockholm and Gävle, Sweden, 9 travellers participated in a listening experiment to evaluate the use of sonification to convey nonspeech based information about the travel. We tested sonification for(More)
The presented project has been urged by two trends. First, the number of people world-wide with hearing impairments is growing. This is due to several reasons such as the increasingly ageing population, listening habits and general sound environment. At the same time, common hearing aids are becoming more sophisticated and new technologies for hearing(More)
In this paper, we present and discuss the S-notation system for sample-based music, and particularly for DJ scratching and turntablism. Sonnenfeld developed the system from his Theory of Motion where scratch music is seen as constructions of concurrent musical gestures (motion parameters), and not only turntable actions. The detailed symbolic notation was(More)