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Workshop on multi-sensory perception and action

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This workshop is co-hosted by CIRMMT Research Axis 4 (Immersive multimodal systems) and Research Axis 2 (Musical gestures, devices and motion capture). It will take place on December 4th, in A832 (New Music Building). This workshop is free and open to all. Registration is required.

  • Research Workshop
When Dec 04, 2012
from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Where A832, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.
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Registration is mandatory as seating is limited (35 seats): Workshop on multi-sensory perception and action - registration


This workshop will include presentations on multisensory integration in perception and action-based tasks, multisensory aspects of music performance and design and evaluation of multimodal interfaces, followed by a round table discussion.  It will include three international guests:

Marc Ernst (Bielefeld University, Germany) Ilja Frissen (IRCCyn, Nantes, France) and Etienne Corteel (Sonic Emotions Labs, Paris, France).

Guests / Speakers

  • Jeremy Cooperstock, CIRMMT, Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University
  • Etienne Corteel, Sonic Emotion Labs, Paris, France
  • Marc Ernst, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • Ilja Frissen, IRCCy-CNRS, Nantes, France
  • Marcello Giordano, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • David Weigl, CIRMMT, School of Information Studies, McGill University

Schedule (tentative)

  • 09:00–09:15 - Introduction
  • 09:15–10:00Marc Ernst: Multi-sensory Interaction in the Time Domain.
  • 10:00-10:45 - Etienne Corteel: Egocentric distance perception in 3D audio-visual environment (T.B.C)
  • 10:45–11:00 - Coffee break
  • 11:00-11:45 - Jeremy Cooperstock: A step forward in multisensory integration: Bringing together audio, graphics, and haptics in foot-based interaction with virtual environments
  • 11:45–12:30 - Ilja Frissen: Studies in auditory-haptic perception and communication
  • 12:30-13:30 - Lunch (provided)
  • 13:30–14:15 - David Weigl: Reaction time tasks, distributional analysis, and cognitive processes: Teasing apart transduction and decision times.
  • 14:15-15:00 - Marcello Giordano: Integrating vibrotactile feedback in interfaces for musical interaction.
  • 15:00–15:15 – Coffee break
  • 15:15-16:30 - Round table 
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