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dc.contributor.authorJohnson, BDen_US
dc.contributor.authorKapur, Aen_US
dc.coverage.spatialShanghai, Chinaen_US
dc.identifier.citationpp. 396 - 401en_US
dc.description.abstractThe field of mechatronic instrument design has developed substantially over the past decade. With these new instruments the common musical assessment techniques that are generally applied to western art music are no longer sufficient as the instrument builders need to assess the design and production of the mechatronic instrument itself as well as the way it might be used musically and expressively by composers and performers. This paper introduces ideas about the new approach to the assessment of mechatronic instruments that is needed to fully assess them. After introducing the new assessment technique principals and discussing why a holistic approach is needed in this particular field the authors then go on the provide a case study on the speaker.motion mechatronic loudspeaker system that has been assessed in the proposed way. The paper provides details on both a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the speaker.motion system and how the combination of the two studies is what allows a full assessment of the instrument, and of its expressive potential.en_US
dc.format.extent396 - 401en_US
dc.rightsCopyright: © 2017 First author et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 Unported, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
dc.sourceInternational Computer Music Conferenceen_US
dc.titleAssessment techniques for new mechatronic instruments as applied to speaker.motionen_US
dc.typeConference Paper
dc.identifier.elements-id363577
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University/College of Creative Arts
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University/College of Creative Arts/PVC's Office - College of Creative Arts
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University/College of Creative Arts/PVC's Office - College of Creative Arts/Other CoCA Staff
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University/College of Creative Arts/School of Music and Creative Media Production
dc.identifier.harvestedMassey_Dark
pubs.notesNot knownen_US
pubs.confidentialfalseen_US
pubs.finish-date2017-10-20en_US
pubs.start-date2017-10-16en_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.bbp2372.2017.067en_US


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