Professor Eduardo Miranda
Professor in Computer Music
School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)
- Director of Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival
- Member of Peninsula Arts' steering committee for music
- Programme Manager of Res.M Computer Music
- Member of the steering committee of the Centre for High Performance Computing
- School research co-ordinator for music
Other Appointments (last 4 only):
Electronic Music Studios, Institute of Communications Research
Technische Universität Berlin (TUB)
Winter Semester of 2006 - 2007
SONY Computer Science Laboratory
Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Science
American University of Paris
Roles on external bodies
- Co-editor: Journal of Creative Music Systems, Huddersfield University Press. (http://jcms.org.uk/)
- Member of the Editorial Board: Organised Sound, Cambridge University Press.
- Member of the Editorial Board: Leonardo Music Journal, The MIT Press.
- Member of the Editorial Board: Contemporary Music Review, Routledge.
- Member of the Editorial Board: Leonardo Transactions, The MIT Press.
- Member of the Editorial Board: Journal of Sonic Studies.
- Member of the Editorial Board: International Journal of Unconventional Computing, Old City Publishing
- Member of the Reviewing Board: IEEE Multimedia.
- Member of the EditorialBoard: The Scientific World Journal.
- Member of the peer review college of the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF), Austria (appointed 2010 - )
- Member of the peer review college of the Danish Council for Strategic Research, Denmark (appointed 2010 - )
- Anonymous peer reviewing of numerous research grant proposals for Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, EPSRC, AHRC, The Wellcome Trust, Racomedi
- Member of the Review Panel for Alban Scholarships, European Union (2006-2009)
- Music Composition
- Computer Music / Music Technology
- Electroacoustic Music
- Artificial Intelligence
- Evolutionary Computing / Artificial Life
- Brain-Computer Interfacing / Assistive Technology
Staff serving as external examiners
- External Examiner for BA Music Computing, Goldsmiths College (2011 – 2016)
- External Examiner for the MA/MSc in Music Technology, Dept of Music & Dept of Electronics, University of York (2007 – 2009)
- External Examiner for the BMus in Music with Computer Sound Design, Dept of Music and Sound Recording, University of Surrey (2007 – 2010)
- External Examiner for the BMus Honours (Tonmeister), Dept of Music and Sound Recordings, University of Surrey (2007 – 2010)
- External Examiner for the MSc Applied Artificial Intelligence, School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Exeter (2006 –2010)
- External Examiner for the MSc Music Information Technology, City University (2006 – 2009)
- External examiners for 31 PhD awards to date at:
- University of Huddersfield (2017)
- University of Kent (2017)
- University College Cork (2016)
- University of Reading (2015)
- Sydney Conservatorium of Music (2014)
- University of Adelaide, Australia (2014)
- University of Edinburgh (2013)
- University of Oslo , Norway (2012)
- University of Surrey (2010)
- University of Essex (2010, 2014)
- University of York (2010)
- Queen's University Belfast (2010)
- Open University (2010, 2013, 2015)
- Birmingham Conservatoire (2009, 2011)
- University of the West of England (2008)
- University of East Anglia (2008)
- Edinburgh Napier University (2008)
- University College, London (2007, 2010)
- Goldsmiths College (2007)
- Queen Mary University of London (2007, 2010, 2011, 2015)
- Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden (2004)
- Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (2002)
- University of Coruña, Spain (2001)
- Composition (including algorithmic and computer-aided)
- Electroacoustic Music Composition
- Sound Synthesis
- New Musical Interfaces
- Expressive Music Performance (by machines)
- Brain-Computer Music Interface
- Evolutionary Computer Music
- Music Neurotechnology
- Unconventional Computation (for music technology)
- Artificial Intelligence and Music
1) Inventor: Eduardo Reck Miranda c/o Sony France S.A., “Morphological categories for voice synthesis”, Europe: EP 1 160 764 A1, Publication 05/12/2001; Japan: P2002-23775A, Publication 04/06/2001.
2) Inventor: Eduardo Reck Miranda c/o Sony France S.A., “Expressivity of Voice Synthesis”, Europe: EP 1 160 766 A1, Publication: 05/12/2001, USA: US 2002/0026315 A1, Publication 28/02/2002.
3) Inventor: Eduardo Reck Miranda c/o Sony France S.A., “Vocal sounds granular synthesis by means of cellular automaton”, Europe: EP 1 160 765 A1, Publication 05/12/2001; Japan: P2002-6873A, Publication 04/06/2001.
4) Inventor: Eduardo Reck Miranda c/o Sony France S.A., “Synthesis of Ultra-Linguistic Utterances”, USA: US 22002/0029145 A1, Publication 07/03/2002.
5) Inventor: Eduardo Reck Miranda c/o Sony France S.A., “Sound characterisation and/or identification based on prosodic listening”, Europe: EP 1 246 164 A1, Publication 02/10/2002; PCT International: WO 02/070744 A2, Publication 10/10/2002.
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
Successful PhD completions:
2017, University of Plymouth, Aurelien Antoine. PhD Thesis: An Investigation into using Artificial Intelligence to Aid Composition of Timbre using Orchestral Instruments.
2016, University of Plymouth, Edward Braund. PhD Thesis: Unconventional Computing and Music: An Investigation into Harnessing Physarum polycephalum.
2016, University of Plymouth, Joel Eaton. PhD Thesis: Brain-Computer Music Interfacing: Designing Practical Systems for Creative Applications.
2014, University of Plymouth, Hans Holger Rutz. PhD Thesis: Tracing the Compositional Process.
2013, University of Plymouth, Nikolas Valsamakis. PhD Thesis: Non-Standard Sound Synthesis with Dynamic Models.
2013, University of Plymouth, Christian Dimpker. PhD Thesis: Extended Notation: The Depiction of the Unconventional.
2012, University of Plymouth, Noris Mohd Norowi. PhD Thesis: AnArtificial Intelligence Approach to Concatenative Sound Synthesis.
2012, University of Plymouth, Daniel Livingstone. PhD Thesis: Design Strategies for Adaptive Social Composition: Collaborative SoundEnvironments.
2012, University of Plymouth, Joao Martins. PhD Thesis: Emergent Rhythmic Structures asCultural Phenomena Driven by Social Pressure in a Society of Artificial Agents.
2011, University of Plymouth, Alexis Kirke. PhD Thesis: Application of Intermediate Multi-Agent Systems to IntegratedAlgorithmic Composition and Expressive Performance of Music.
2010, University of Plymouth, Peter Beyls. PhD Thesis: Music as Emergent Complex Behaviour.
2010, University of Plymouth, Leandro Costalonga. PhD Thesis: Biomechanical Modelling of Musical Performance: A Case Study of theGuitar
2009, University of Plymouth, Marcelo Gimenes. PhD Thesis: An Approach to Machine Development of Musical Ontogeny.
2001, University of Glasgow, Alexander Duncan. PhD Thesis: EEG Pattern Classification for the Brain-Computer Musical Interface.
1999, University of Glasgow, Kenneth McAlpine. PhD Thesis: Application of Dynamical Systems to Music Composition.
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