Research at CSC

Alvise Vidolin

The '70s: making the computer sound

Research on voice and speech synthesis
development of digital audio systems
data link  IBM 370/145 - IBM S/7
Digital synthesis of musical instruments
Software for computer aided composition

CSC System

The '80s: the computer as a musical instrument

Real-time sound synthesis
Development of the 4i System

Two details of the 4i System

The '90s: Expressive Information Processing

Analysis of musical gestures
Models of musical performance

The 2000s: space and multimodality

Space as a compositional and theatrical/narrative parameter
Development of technologies for the musical control of space
Multimediality and multimodal interaction in performance

the embalmer
The Elbalmer, Giorgio Battistelli

Medea, Adriano Guarnieri

Research Threads

3D Audio
Audio in multimodal interfaces
Audio restoration
Interactive environments for learning
Music expression modeling
Physically-based sound modeling
Virtual rehabilitation

History of CSC research


A complete list of projects and industrial partners can be found here.