Ivan Franco

Ph.D. Music Technology
Supervisor: Prof. Marcelo M. Wanderley

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Research Interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • New Interfaces for Musical Expression
  • Self-contained Autonomous Systems
  • Interactive Installation

Educational Background

  • B.A. (Engineering) - New University of Lisbon (Portugal) 1998
  • M.A. (Digital Arts - Electronic Music) - Pompeu Fabra University (Spain) 2000
  • Ph.D. (currently) (Music Technology) - McGill University (Canada)

Publications

  • I. Franco, M. M. Wanderley, “The Mitt: Case Study in the Design of a Self-contained Digital Music Instrument”, in Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR), São Paulo, Brazil, 2016.
  • V. Lamontagne, M. Martinucci, C. Salter, I. Hattwick, I. Franco, M. Giordano, D. Egloff, and M. Wanderley, M., “The Ilinx Garment: Whole-body tactile experience in a multisensorial art installation,” in 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art, Vancouver, Canada, 2015.
  • I. Hattwick, I. Franco, M. Giordano, D. Egloff, M. Wanderley, M., V. Lamontagne, I. Arawjo, C. Salter, and M. Martinucci, “Composition Techniques for the Ilinx Vibrotactile Garment,” in Proceedings of the 41st International Computer Music Conference, Denton, USA, 2015.
  • I. Franco and M. M. Wanderley, “Practical Evaluation of Synthesis Performance on the BeagleBone Black,” in Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Baton Rouge, USA, 2015, pp. 223–226.
  • M. Giordano, I. Hattwick, I. Franco, D. Egloff, E. Frid, V. Lamontagne, M. Martinucci, C. Salter, and M. Wanderley, M., “Design and Implementation of a Whole-Body Haptic Suit for ‘Ilinx’, a Multisensory Art Installation.,” in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Sound and Music Computing, Maynooth, Ireland, 2015, pp. 169 – 175.
  • I. Franco, “The AirStick: A free-gesture controller using infrared sensing,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, 2005, pp. 248–249.
  • L. Teixeira, A. Barbosa, J. Cardoso, V. Carvalho, M. Costa, I. Sousa, I. Franco, A. Fonseca, D. Henriques, P. Rosa, “Online data mining services for dynamic spatial databases I: system architecture and client applications”, II International Conference and Exhibition on Geographic Information, Estoril Congress Center, Lisbon, 2005.
  • L. Teixeira, A. Barbosa, J. Cardoso, V. Carvalho, M. Costa, I. Sousa, I. Franco, A. Fonseca, D. Henriques, P. Rosa, “Online data mining services for dynamic spatial databases II: air quality location based services and sonification”, II International Conference and Exhibition on Geographic Information, Estoril Congress Center, Lisbon, 2005.
  • Serpa, J., E. Nobre, I. Franco e A.S. Câmara, “Tangible Interfaces for Visualization of Geographic Data in Collaborative Environments”, Ubigis Conference, Gavle, Suécia, 2004.
  • Serpa, J., E. Nobre, I. Franco, N. Cardoso, A. Lobo, M. Costa e A.S. Câmara 2003, “TangiTable: 80 000 Simulating Pollutant Dispersion”, Proceedings of Human-Computer Interaction Athens, Greece, 2003.