demeTouch: a New Approach to Human Music Interaction

Student thesis: Master thesis (including HD thesis)

  • Alexandre Feury
This report documents the work of Alexandre Fleury through the 10th semester of the Intelligent Multimedia master program at Aalborg University's Department of Electronic Systems. The main objective of this project is to create a finger controlled music application for manipulating an audio library based on a music-color association. Two main phases are necessary to reach this goal: first, to study the constraints imposed by the tabletop display used as a support, in order to develop adaptive and robust finger detection methods. This finger detector has to be fast enough to process the video stream in live and implement a solution to handle the calibration issue introduced by the physical setup. Secondly, to create a graphical user interface that considers these constraints and assume that the user is new to associate music with colors. The navigation through the application as well as the color-based playlist creation has to be intuitive. This document reports the preanalysis, analysis, design, implementation and testing parts of the project.
Publication date2007
Number of pages111
Publishing institutionAalborg University
ID: 9931666