AI & SOCIETY

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 289–292 | Cite as

Waveguide synthesis for sonification of distributed sensor arrays

Open Forum

Abstract

A decade of work is outlined based on the use of sensors on plants that are used to change the parameters of a fixed rotation of overlapping pitches. The use of waveguide, physical modeling synthesis, allows the repeated music figures to be changed in timbral space in real time in a discernable set of ongoing parameter mapping from a large data set being generated by various biological and atmospheric sensors.

Keywords

Sonification Self-organization Sensor network Sound art Waveguide 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited (outside the USA) 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Media and Academic TechnologyCalifornia State University East BayHaywardUSA

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