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Sound, Space & Interaction

Course
2019-2020

Admission Requirements

Bachelor degree (completed)

Description

This course will focus on many topics in parallel: basics about sound and timbre, basics about acoustics, communication models incorporating space (and distance) and interaction models based on sound.

The assignment of the course is as follows: You’re supposed to make an interactive, network based, application that communicates with the audience/participant(s)/user(s) solely by means of sound. In order to achieve this you have to design your own communicating sonic language.

The assignment has to be realized with the Pure Data programming environment. Basics about Pure Data will be addressed both in the classes and in the labs.

Course Objectives

Being able to make an interactive, network based, application that communicates with the audience/participant(s)/user(s) solely by means of sound

Time Table

The dates are included in the Media Technology calendar

Mode of Instruction

Lectures, lab and self study

Assessment Method

Project, 1 presentation day

Blackboard

blackboard

Reading List

Study materials will be provided by the lecturer during the course

Registration

  • You have to sign up for courses and exams (including retakes) in uSis.

  • Please also register for the course in [Blackboard].

  • Due to limited capacity, non-Media Technology students (external and exchange) can only register after consultation with and approval of the programme coordinator/study advisor (mailto:mediatechnology@leiden.edu).

Contact

Barbara Visscher-van Grinsven, programme coordinator/study advisor for the Media Technology MSc programme (mailto:mediatechnology@leiden.edu).

Remarks

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