BCI for music making : then, now, and next

Williams, DAH ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4793-8330 and Miranda, ER 2018, 'BCI for music making : then, now, and next' , in: Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook , Taylor & Francis.

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Brain–computer music interfacing (BCMI) is a growing field with a history of experimental applications derived from the cutting edge of BCI research as adapted to music making and performance. BCMI offers some unique possibilities over traditional music making, including applications for emotional music selection and emotionally driven music creation for individuals as communicative aids (either in cases where users might have physical or mental disabilities that otherwise preclude them from taking part in music making or in music therapy cases where emotional communication between a therapist and a patient by means of traditional music making might otherwise be impossible). This chapter presents an overview of BCMI and its uses in such contexts, including existing techniques as they are adapted to musical control, from P300 and SSVEP (steady-state visually evoked potential) in EEG (electroencephalogram) to asymmetry, hybrid systems, and joint fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) studies correlating affective induction (by means of music) with neurophysiological cues. Some suggestions for further work are also volunteered, including the development of collaborative platforms for music performance by means of BCMI.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Nam, CS, Nijholt, A and Lotte, F
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781498773430; 9781351231954
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Depositing User: USIR Admin
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2019 14:29
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 21:33
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/55634

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