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  1. Zhang, B., Essl, G., and Mower Provost, E. “Recognizing Emotion from Singing and Speaking Using Shared Models,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII2015), Xi'an, China, 2015. In Press.
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  2. de Carvalho Jr., A. D., Essl, G., de Queiroz, M. G., “Computer Music through the Cloud: Evaluating a cloud service for collaborative computer music applications,” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC-15), Denton, Texas, 2015. In Press.
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  3. Lee, S. W., Essl, G. “Live Writing: Web Based Text Editor for Asynchronous Playback of Live Coding and Writing,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Live Coding (ICLC-15), Leeds, UK, 2015.
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  4. de Carvalho Jr., A. D., Lee, S. W., Essl, G. “SuperCopair: Collaborative Live Coding on Supercollider through the cloud,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Live Coding (ICLC-15), Leeds, UK, 2015.
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  5. Lee, S. W., Essl, G. “Web-Based Temporal Typography for Musical Expression and Performance,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-15), Baton Rouge, Luisiana, 2015.
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  6. Yang, Q., Essl, G. “Representation-Plurality in Multi-Touch Mobile Visual Programming for Music,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-15), Baton Rouge, Luisiana, 2015.
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  7. Zhang, B. Mower Provost, E., Swedberg, R. and Essl, G. “Predicting Emotion Perception Across Domains: A Study of Singing and Speaking,” In Proceedings of AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15), Austin, Texas.
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  8. Yang, Q. and Essl, G. “Evaluating Gesture-Augmented Keyboard Performance” Computer Music Journal Winter, 38:4. 68-79, 2014.
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  9. Wang, G., Essl, G. and Penttinen, H. “The mobile phone orchestra,” in Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies , Vol. 2, S. Gopinath and J. Stanyek, Eds. Oxford University Press, 2014.
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  10. Lee, S. W., Essl, G. “Models and Opportunities for Networked Live Coding” In Proceedings of Live Coding and Collaboration Symposium, Birmingham, UK, 2014.
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  11. Lee, S. W., Essl, G. “Communication, Control, and State Sharing in Collaborative Live Coding” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), London, UK, 2014.
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  12. Lee, S. W., Essl, G., Mao, Z. M. “Distributing Mobile Music Applications for Audience Participation Using Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET)” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), London, UK, 2014.
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  13. Fernandes, E., Chen, Q. A., Essl, G., Halderman, J. A., Mao, Z. M. and Prakash, A. “TIVOS: Trusted Visual I/O Paths for Android” University of Michigan CSE Technical Report CSE-TR-586-14, May 2014.
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  14. Essl, G. and O'Modhrain, S. “Perceptual integration of audio and touch: A case study of pebblebox,” in Sonic Interaction Design - Case studies, S. Serafin and K. Franinovic, Eds. MIT Press, 2013.
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  15. Lee, S. W., Essl, G. “Live Coding The Mobile Music Instrument” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Daejeon + Seoul, South Korea, p.28-34, 2013.
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  16. Yang, Q., Essl, G. “Visual Associations in Augmented Keyboard Performance” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Daejeon + Seoul, South Korea, p.79-83, 2013.
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  17. Fan, X., Essl, G. “Air Violin: A Body-centric Style Musical Instrument” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Daejeon + Seoul, South Korea, p.65-67, 2013.
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  18. Kratz, S., Rohs, M., Essl, G. “Combining Acceleration and Gyroscope Data for Motion Gesture Recognition using Classifiers with Dimensionality Constraints” In Proceedings of Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI '13), Santa Monica, CA, USA, 2013.
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  19. Juett, J. and Essl, G. “Real-time Computer Vision for Heading Correction in Mobile Augmented Reality Registration on Wind Farms” MobileHCI Workshop on Mobile Vision (MobiVis), San Francisco, 2012.
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  20. Essl, G. “Playing with Time - Manipulation of Time and Rate in a Multi-Rate Signal Processing Pipeline,” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Ljubliana, 2012.
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  21. Yang, Q. and Essl, G. “Augmented Piano Performance through a Depth Camera” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Ann Arbor, 2012.
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  22. Derbinsky, N. and Essl, G. “Exploring Reinforcement Learning for Mobile Percussive Collaboration,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Ann Arbor, 2012.
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  23. Essl, G. “Automated Ad Hoc Networking for Mobile and Hybrid Music Performance,” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Huddersfield, 2011.
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  24. Kim, J. W. and Essl, G. “Concepts and Practical considerations of Platform-Independent Design of Mobile Music Environments,” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Huddersfield, 2011.
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  25. O'Keefe, P. and Essl, G. “The Visual in Mobile Music Performance,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Oslo, 2011.
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  26. Derbinsky, N. and Essl, G. “Cognitive Architecture in Mobile Music Interactions,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Oslo, 2011.
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  27. Essl, G. and O'Modhrain, S. “Un Enfoque Enactivo al Diseño de Nuevos Instrumentos Musicales Tangibles,” Mexican Journal Sonic Ideas 3:2, Special Issue Música en el Holodeck - 2a Parte / Music in the Holodeck - Part 2. 2011. Invited Spanish translation of Essl and O'Modhrain “An enactive approach to the design of new tangible musical instruments” Organised Sound: 11:3, 2006.
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  28. Essl, G., Rohs, M. and Kratz, S. “Use the Force (or something) - Pressure and Pressure-Like Input for Mobile Music Performance” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Sydney, Australia, June 15-18 2010.
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  29. Essl, G. and Müller, A. “Designing Mobile Musical Instruments and Environments with urMus” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Sydney, Australia, June 15-18 2010.
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  30. Essl, G. “UrMus - An Environment for Mobile Instrument Design and Performance” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Stony Brooks/New York, June 1-5 2010.
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  31. Essl, G. “UrSound - Live Patching of Audio and Multimedia using a Multi-Rate Normed Single-Stream Data-flow Engine ” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Stony Brooks/New York, June 1-5 2010.
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  32. Essl, G. “The Mobile Phone Ensemble as Classroom” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Stony Brooks/New York, June 1-5 2010.
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  33. Essl, G. “Mobile Phones as Programming Platforms” In Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Programming Methods for Mobile and Pervasive Systems, Helsinki, May 17 2010, Pervasive.
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  34. Stewart, C., Rohs, M., Essl, G., and Kratz, S., “Characteristics of Pressure-Based Input for Mobile Devices,” in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2010), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, April 10-15 2010. Full paper.
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  35. Essl, G., Rohs, M., Kratz, S. “Squeezing the Sandwich: A Mobile Pressure-Sensitive Two-Sided Multi-Touch Prototype” in Proceedings of UIST'09, Victoria, Canada, October 4-7, 2009.
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  36. Rohs, M.,Schöning, J., Schleicher, R., Essl, G., Naumann, A. and Krüger, A. “Impact of Item Density on Magic Lens Interactions” 10th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI), Bonn, Germany, September 15-18, 2009. Short paper.
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  37. Wang, G., Essl, G., Smith, J., Salazar, S., Cook, P.R., Hamilton, R., Fiebrink, R. Berger, J., Zhu, D., Ljungstrom, M., Berry, A., Wu, J., Kirk, T., Berger, E., Segal, J. “Smule = Sonic Media: An Intersection of the Mobile, Musical, and Social” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. Montreal, August 16-21, 2009.
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  38. Essl, G. “SpeedDial: Rapid and On-The-Fly Mapping of Mobile Phone Instruments” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Pittsburgh, June 4-6, 2009.
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  39. Müller, A., Essl, G. “Utilizing Tactile Feedback to Guide Movements Between Sounds” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Pittsburgh, June 4-6, 2009.
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  40. Gillian, N., O'Modhrain, S., Essl, G. “Scratch-Off: A gesture based mobile music game with tactile feedback”In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Pittsburgh, June 4-6, 2009.
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  41. Essl, G., Rohs, M. “Interactivity for Mobile Music Making”, Organised Sound 14:2 197-207, 2009
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  42. Rohs, M., Schleicher, S., Schöning, J., Essl, G., Naumann, A., Krüger, A. “Impact of Item Density on the Utility of Visual Context in Magic Lens Interactions” Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 2009
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  43. Essl, G. “Tinkering with Noise: Wie man neue Musikinstrumente technisch möglich macht” In Workshop-Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Humans and Computers, Lübeck, Germany, September 2008. Invited Keynote Presentation and paper.
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  44. Wang, G., Essl. G., Penttinen, H., “Do Mobile Phones Dream of Electric Orchestras?,” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Belfast, 2008.
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  45. Rohs, M., Essl, G. “Sensing-Based Interaction for Information Navigation on Handheld Displays,” Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 450385, 11 pages.
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  46. Misra, A., Essl, G., Rohs, M. "Microphone as Sensor in Mobile Phone Performance" In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME 2008), Genova, Italy, June 5-7, 2008
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  47. Essl., G., Wang, G., Rohs, M. “Developments and Challenges turning Mobile Phones into Generic Music Performance Platforms,” In Proceedings of the Mobile Music Workshop, Vienna, 2008.
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  48. Rohs, M., Schöning, J, Raubal, M., Essl, G., Krüger, A. “Map Navigation with Mobile Devices: Virtual versus Physical Movement with and without Visual Context,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interactions (ICMI), Nagoya, 2007.
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  49. Essl. G. “Iterated Fundamental Solution Simulations of Sections of Circular Membranes,” In Proceedings of the International Symposium for Musical Acoustics (ISMA), Barcelona, 2007.
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  50. Rohs, M., Essl, G. "Sensing-based Interaction for Information Navigation on Handheld Displays" In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI), Singapore, September 9-12, 2007. Excellent Paper Award (Silver Medal).
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  51. Essl, G., Rohs, M. "ShaMus - A Sensor-Based Integrated Mobile Phone Instrument" In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Copenhagen, 2007.
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  52. Rohs, M., Essl, G. "CaMus2 - Collaborative Music Performance with Mobile Camera Phones" Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE), Salzburg, Austria, June 13-15, 2007.
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  53. Rohs, M., Essl, G. "CaMus2 - Optical Flow and Collaboration in Camera Phone Music Performance" In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), New York, USA, June 6-10, 2007.
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  54. Essl, G., Rohs, M. "The Design Space of Sensing-Based Interaction for Mobile Music Performance" Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Pervasive Mobile Interaction Devices (PERMID), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 13, 2007.
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  55. Essl, G. "Circle maps as a simple oscillators for complex behavior: II. Experiments" In Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx), Montreal, September 18-20, 2006.
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  56. Essl, G., Rohs, M. "Mobile STK for Symbian OS" In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), New Orleans, November, 2006.
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  57. Essl, G. "Circle maps as a simple oscillators for complex behavior: I. Basics" In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), New Orleans, November, 2006.
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  58. Rohs, M., Essl. G. "Which One is Better? Information Navigation Techniques for Spatially Aware Handheld Displays" In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI), Banff, Canada, November, 2006.
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  59. Rohs, M., Essl, G., Roth, M. "CaMus: Live Music Performance using Camera Phones and Visual Grid Tracking" in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on New Instruments for Musical Expression (NIME), pp. 31-36, Paris, France, June, 2006.
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  60. Essl, G., "Computation of Wavefronts on a Disk I: Numerical Experiments," Post-conference publication, "Third Irish Conference on the Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science and Information Technology, Dublin, Ireland, July 22-23, 2004." Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science 161, 25-41, 2006.
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  61. Essl, G. , O'Modhrain, S., "An Enactive Approach to the Design of New Tangible Musical Instruments", Organised Sound 11:3 285-296, 2006.
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  62. Essl, G. "Mathematical Structure and Sound Synthesis", Proceedings of Sound and Music Computing 2005, Salerno, Italy, Nov. 24-26 2005.
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  63. Essl, G., Magnusson, C., Eriksson, J., O'Modhrain, S. "Towards evaluation of performance, control of preference in physical and virtual sensorimotor integration" In Proceedings of ENACTIVE 2005, the 2nd International Conference on Enactive Interfaces, Genoa, Italy, November 17-18, 2005.
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  64. Essl, G. “Aspects of the Topology of Interactions on Loop Dynamics in One and Two Dimensions,” LNCS 3310 Proceedings of the International Symposium on Computer Music Modeling and Retrieval 2004, Esbjerg, Denmark, Springer Verlag, 220-231, 2005.
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  65. Essl, G., “"Whispering" waves and Bate's ridges in numerical experiments” Acoustics Research Letters Online 6:3, 227-231, 2005.
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  66. Essl, G., “Towards the Synthesis of Wavefront Evolution in 2-D” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Barcelona, September 5-9, 2005.
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  67. Essl, G. “The Computational Structure of Waves on Drums for Sound Synthesis,” In Proceedings of Forum Acusticum, Budapest, Hungary, Aug. 29-Sept. 2. 2005
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  68. Essl. G., O’Modhrain, S., “Scrubber: An Interface for Friction-induced Sounds,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Vancouver, Canada, May 26-28, 70-75, 2005.
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  69. Essl, G., “Trapping and Steering on Lattice Strings: Virtual Slow Waves, Directional and Non-propagating Excitations,” Physical Review E, 69, 066601-1-6, 2004.
  70. Essl, G., Serafin, S., Cook, P. R., Smith, J. O., “Theory of Banded Waveguides,” Computer Music Journal, 28:1, 37-50, 2004.
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  71. Essl, G., Serafin, S., Cook, P. R., Smith, J. O., “Musical Applications of Banded Waveguides,” Computer Music Journal, 28:1, 51-63, 2004.
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  72. O’Modhrain, S. and Essl, G., “PebbleBox and CrumbleBag: Tactile Interfaces for Granular Synthesis,” in the Proceedings of the Conference for New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Hamamatsu, Japan, 74-79, 2004.
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  73. Essl, G., “From Mathematical Concepts to Hands-on Interaction: Physical Modeling and Interaction Paradigms of Tablas and Singing Bowls” Invited paper, In the Proceedings of Frontiers of Research in Speech and Music, Annamalai, India, 6-8, January, 2004.
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  74. Kapur, A., Essl, G., Davidson, P., Cook, P. R., “The Electronic Tabla Controller,” Journal of New Music Research 32:4, 351-360, 2003.
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  75. Essl, G. “On Gender in New Music Interface Technology,” Organised Sound, 8:1, 19-30, 2003.
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  76. Essl, G., Cook, P. R., “The principle of closed wavetrains, resonance and efficiency: past, present and future,” In the Proceedings of the Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference (SMAC-03), Stockholm, Sweden, 6-10 September, 385-388, 2003.
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  77. Young, D., Essl, G., “HyperPuja: A Tibetan Singing Bowl Controller,” In the Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-03), Montreal, Canada, 22-24 May, 9-14, 2003.
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  78. Essl, G., “The Displaced Bow and APhISMs: Abstract Physically Informed Synthesis Methods for Composition and Interactive Performance,” in Florida Electroacoustic Music Studio Library (Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival 2003), Gainesville, Florida, 3-5 April, 2003.
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  79. Tzanetakis, G., Essl, G., Cook, P. R., “Human Perception and Computer Extraction of Musical Beat Strength,” in Proc. of the 5th Int. Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-02), Hamburg, Germany, 26-28 September, 257-261, 2002.
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  80. Essl, G., Cook, P. R., “Banded Waveguides on Circular Topologies and of Beating Modes: Tibetan Singing Bowls and Glass Harmonicas,” in Proc. of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC-02), Göteborg, Sweden, 16-21 September, 49-52, 2002.
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  81. Kapur, A., Essl, G., Davidson, P., Cook, P.R., "The Electronic Tabla Controller," in Proc. 2002 Conference on New Iinstruments for Musical Expression (NIME-2002), Dublin, Ireland, 24-26 May, 2002.
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  82. Essl, G., “Physical Wave Propagation Modeling for Real-Time Synthesis of Natural Sounds,” Ph.D. thesis, Computer Science Department, Princeton University, 2002.
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  83. Tzanetakis, G., Essl, G., Cook, P.R., “Audio Analysis using the Discrete Wavelet Transform,” In Proc. WSES Int. Conf. Acoustics and Music: Theory and Applications (AMTA 2001) Skiathos, Greece, 2001. Reprinted in ``Mathematics and Simulation with Biological, Economical and Musicoacoustical Applications'', WSES Press, 318-323, 2001.
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  84. Tzanetakis, G., Essl, G., Cook, P.R., “Automatic Musical Genre Classification of Audio Signals,” In Proc. Int. Symposium on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), Bloomington, Indiana, 2001.
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  85. O'Brien, J.F., Cook, P.R., Essl, G., “Synthesizing Sound from Physically Based Motion,” In Proc. SIGGRAPH 2001, Los Angeles, CA, August, 529-536, 2001.
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  86. Essl, G., Cook, P.R., “Measurements and efficient simulations of bowed bars,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 108:1, 379-388, 2000.
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  87. Li, K., et al, “Early Experiences and Challenges in Building and Using A Scalable Display Wall System,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 29-37, July/August, 2000.
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  88. Essl, G., Cook, P.R., “Banded Waveguides: Towards Physical Modeling of Bar Percussion Instruments,” In Proc. Int. Computer Music Conf. (ICMC), Beijing, 22-28 October, 321-324, 1999.
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  89. Cook, P.R., Essl, G., Tzanetakis, G., Trueman D., “N >> 2: Multi-speaker Display Systems for Virtual Reality and Spatial Audio Projection,” In Proc. Int. Conf. Auditory Display (ICAD), Glasgow, 1-4 November, 1998.
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  90. Essl, G., “Possibilities for a Hyper-G-WWW-gateway,” Master's thesis, Graz University of Technology, 1996.
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drafts/manuscripts/other stuff

  1. Essl, G., "Book Review of 'Computational Line Geometry' by H. Pottmann, J. Wallner" SIGACT News 36:3, 13-17, 2005.
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  2. Essl, G. "Strange Excitations" Workshop on Sound in Interactive Media, Copenhagen, May 12-13 2005 (abstract only).
  3. Essl, G., Serafin, S., Cook, P. R., Smith, J. O., "2. Sound Examples to Accompany the Article, ''Musical Applications of Banded Waveguides'' by Georg Essl, Stefania Serafin, Perry R. Cook, and Julius O. Smith (Volume 28, Number 1)," Computer Music Journal, Sound and Video Anthology DVD, Volume 28, 2004.
  4. O'Modhrain, S., Essl, G., "Enaction in the Context of Musical Performance," paper, Enactive Virtual Workshop, November 11, 2004.
  5. O'Brien, J. F., Cook, P. R., Essl G., "Synthesizing Sounds from Physically Based Motion." (computer generated animation), The visual proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2001, Los Angeles, CA, August 11-17. In the ACM SIGGRAPH 2001 Animation Theater.
  6. Essl, G., "Velocity excitations and impulse responses of strings - Aspects of continuous and discrete models," manuscript.
  7. Essl, G., "Elementary Integration Methods for Velocity Excitations in Displacement Digital Waveguides," manuscript.

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