Sound and Music Research in Padova
The Sound and Music Computing Group at the Department of
Information Engineering - University of Padova has been active since
the 1970's in scientific research, education, and dissemination of all
the disciplines related to the application of new technologies to music
and sound. Since the creation of the "Centro di Sonologia
Computazionale" (the CSC), the
activities of the group have always been based on an interdisciplinary
approach through a close collaboration between researchers and
The Sound and Music Computing Group collaborates with many organizations, both at a national and international levels. Research activities include 3-D sound rendering, sound synthesis by physics-based models, auditory display and auditory feedback in multimodal interfaces, digital audio post-processing techniques, and analysis and modeling of expressive and emotional content in music performance interaction. Teaching activities include the course Informatica Musicale within the master degree in Ingegneria Informatica, supervision of PhD students with research projects in Sound and Music Computing, hosting of Erasmus students in collaboration with our european partners.
The staff is directed by Professor Giovanni De Poli.