PhD

ZenStates: Easy-to-Understand Yet Expressive Specifications for Creative Interactive Environments

Much progress has been made on interactive behavior development tools for expert programmers. However, little effort has been made in investigating how these tools support creative communities who typically struggle with technical development. This …

Exploring Playfulness in NIME Design: The Case of Live Looping Tools

Play and playfulness compose an essential part of our lives as human beings. From childhood to adultness, playfulness is often associated with remarkable positive experiences related to fun, pleasure, intimate social activities, imagination, and …

What does “Evaluation” mean for the NIME community?

Evaluation has been suggested to be one of the main trends in current NIME research. However, the meaning of the term for the community may not be as clear as it seems. In order to explore this issue, we have analyzed all papers and posters published …