Interactive Arts Programming

Spring 2009


Cycling '74. Max 5 Online Documentation.


Apple Computer, Inc. Macintosh Human Interface Guidelines. Apple Computer Inc., Cupertino, CA, 1992. excerpts.

Bregman, Albert S. Auditory scene analysis : the perceptual organization of sound. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1990. excerpt.

Cope, David. Computers and Musical Style. Madison, WI: A-R Editions, Inc. 1991. pp. 1-26.

Dobrian, Christopher. "Aesthetic Considerations in the Use of 'Virtual' Music Instruments" (.pdf format). (2001) Journal SEAMUS, 2003.

Dobrian, Christopher. "Music and Artificial Intelligence". Ph.D. qualifying examination, 1992. pp. 55-103.

Dobrian, Christopher. "Music Programming". unpublished, 1988.

Dobrian, Christopher. "Programming New Realtime DSP Possibilities with MSP". Proceedings of the the 2nd COST G-6 Workshop on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx99), NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, 1999.

Dobrian, Christopher. "Strategies for Continuous Pitch and Amplitude Tracking in Realtime Interactive Improvisation Software (.pdf format)". Proceedings of the 2004 Sound and Music Computing conference (SMC04) in Paris, France, 2004.

Dobrian, Christopher. "The 'E' In NIME (.pdf format)". Proceedings of the 2006 conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME '06) in Paris, France, 2006.

Hofstadter, Douglas R. and the Fluid Analogies Research Group. Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies. New York: Basic Books, 1995. excerpt.

Hofstadter, Douglas R. and Dennett, Daniel C., eds. The Mind's I. New York: Basic Books, 1981. excerpt.

Lewis, George. "Singing the Alternative Interactivity Blues". Front, 1995, pp. 18-22.

Miller, G. "The magical number 7 2; some limits on our capacity for processing information". Psychology Review, 63, 1956. pp. 87-91.

Moles, Abraham A. Information theory and esthetic perception. Translated by Joel F. Cohen. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1968. (Originally published by Flammarian, Paris, 1958.) excerpt.

Norman, Donald A. The Design of Everyday Things. New York: Doubleday, 1990. (First Published in 1988.) pp. 141-145.

Roads, Curtis. The Computer Music Tutorial. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996. excerpts.

Rowe, Robert. Interactive Music Systems. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993. excerpt.

Rowe, Robert. Machine Musicianship. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001. excerpt.

Schank, Roger C. and Robert P. Abelson. Scripts, plans, goals, and understanding : an inquiry into human knowledge structures. Hillsdale, N.J.: L. Erlbaum Associates, 1977. pp. 3-10, 36-42.

Searle, John. "Minds, Brains, and Programs". The Behavioral Brain Sciences, vol 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. excerpt.

Turing, Alan M. "Computing Machinery and Intelligence". Mind, 59:236 (1950). excerpt.

Winkler, Todd. Composing Interactive Music: Techniques and Ideas Using Max. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998. excerpt.

Christopher Dobrian
March 20, 2009