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jamTable: Can Physical Interfaces Support the Collaboration between Novice and Experienced Musicians?

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This paper introduces jamTable, a system that enables the collaboration between users playing a standard musical instrument and users interacting with a tangible musical sequencer. In an introductory study both qualitative and quantitative data were collected from eight participants in two setup conditions: Musician-Musician and Novice-Musician pairs. By comparing the performance of participants in these two groups, this paper gathers relevant insights regarding the ability of a tangible musical application such as the jamTable to support musical collaborations between novice and experienced musicians – in both learning or performance activities.

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  • Musical Instrument
  • Control Token
  • Experienced Musician
  • Tangible Interface
  • Physical Interface

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Esteves, A., Quintal, F., Oakley, I. (2013). jamTable: Can Physical Interfaces Support the Collaboration between Novice and Experienced Musicians?. In: Oakley, I., Brewster, S. (eds) Haptic and Audio Interaction Design. HAID 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7989. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41068-0_11

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