Dr Edward Braund
Profiles

Dr Edward Braund

Associate Head of School - Teaching and Learning

School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Lecturer in Computing, Audio, and Music Technology

Programme Manager for BSc (Hons) Computing, Audio, and Music Technology
Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning

Research interests

Unconventional Computing

Biocomputing
Memristive systems
Computer Science
Computer Music
Bionic Engineering
Audio Engineering
Brain-Computer Interfacing


Journal Articles
Braund, E. Venkatesh, S. and Miranda, E.R., (2019).  PhyBox: A Programmable Interface for Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors. International Journal of Unconventional Computing.

Miranda, E.R., Braund, E. and Venkatesh, S., (2018). Composing with Biomemristors: Is Biocomputing the New Technology of Computer Music?. Computer Music Journal42(3), pp.28-46.

Miranda, E.R. and Braund, E., (2017). A Method for Growing Bio-memristors from Slime Mold.  Journal of visualized experiments: JoVE , (129).

Braund, E. & Miranda, E. R., (2017). On Building Practical Biocomputers for Real-World Applications: Receptacles for Culturing Slime Mould Memristors and Component Standardisation. Journal of Bionic Engineering, 14(1), pp.151-162.

Miranda, E. R, & Braund, E., (2017) Interactive Musical Biocomputer: An Unconventional Approach to Research in Unconventional Computing. Symmetry: Culture and Science, 28, pp.7-20.

Book Chapters

Venkatesh, S., Braund, E., & Miranda, E. R., (2019). A Nonlinear Approach to Generate Creative Data using Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors." In Slime Mould in Arts and Architecture. River Publishers.


Miranda, E.R. & Braund, E., (2017). Experiments in Musical Biocomputing: Towards New Kinds of Processors for Audio and Music. In Advances in Unconventional Computing, pp.739-761. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E. &  Miranda, E.R., (2017). An Approach to Building Musical Bioprocessors with Physarum polycephalum Memristors. In Guide to Unconventional Computing for Music, pp.219-244. Springer International Publishing.

Miranda, E.R., Kirke, A., Braund, E. & Antoine, A., (2017). On Unconventional Computing for Sound and Music. In Guide to Unconventional Computing for Music, pp. 23-61. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E., Sparrow, R. & Miranda, E., (2016). Physarum-based Memristors for Computer Music. In Advances in Physarum Machines, pp.755-775. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E., (2015). Music with Unconventional Computing: Towards a Step Sequencer from Plasmodium of Physarum polycephalum. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music and Art, pp.15-26. Springer, Cham.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2015). BioComputer Music: Generating Musical Responses with Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, pp.405-419. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2015). Music with Unconventional Computing: Granular Synthesis with the Biological Computing Substrate Physarum polycephalum. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, pp.271–282. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E., (2014). Music with Unconventional Computing: a System for Physarum polycephalum Sound Synthesis. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: International Symposium on Computer Music Modeling and Retrieval, pp.175-189. Springer, Cham.

Conference Papers

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2015). Music with Unconventional Computing: Granular Synthesis with the Biological Computing Substrate Physarum polycephalum. In Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR): Music, Mind, and Embodiment, pp.97-104, Plymouth, UK. 

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2015). BioComputer Music: Generating Musical Responses with Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors. In Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR): Music, Mind, and Embodiment, pp.318-332, Plymouth, UK. 

Braund, E. & Miranda, E., (2014). Unconventional Computing in Music. In Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM14), pp.356-352, Berlin, Germany.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2013). Music With Unconventional Computing: Towards a Platform for Physarum polycephalum Sound Synthesis'. In Proceedings of 10th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR): Sound Music and Motion, pp.142-149, Marseille, France.