Writing


Peer-Reviewed Articles – Journals and Full Papers in Proceedings

Doug Van Nort, “Distributed Networks of Listening and Sounding: 20 Years of Telematic Musicking”, Journal of Network Music and Arts 5 (1), 6, 2023.

 Xi Lu and Doug Van Nort, “From Deep Listening to Aural Sonology: An Examination of the Dynamics of Electroacoustic Listening Practices”, in Proc. of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), 2023.

Omar Shabbar and Doug Van Nort,”Instrumental Agency and the Co-Production of Sound: From South Asian Instruments to Interactive Systems”, in Proc. of the International Audio Mostly Conference (AM), 2023.

Rory Hoy and Doug Van Nort, “eLabOrate(D): An Exploration of Human/Machine Collaboration in a Telematic Deep Listening Context”, in Proc. of the International Conference on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR), 2023.

Kieran Maraj and Doug Van Nort, “Intergestura: a gestural agent based on sonic meditation practices”, in Proc. of the International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC), 2022.

Janica Olpindo and Doug Van Nort, “Towards Inclusive and Interactive Spaces for Breakdancing”, in Proceedings of the 10th EAI International Conference: ArtsIT, Interactivity & Game Creation, 2021.

Rory Hoy and Doug Van Nort, “Locus Diffuse: An Agent-Based Sonic Ecosystem for Collaborative Musical Play”, in Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research: Music in the AI Era, 2021.

Rory Hoy and Doug Van Nort, “A Technological and Methodological Ecosystem for Dynamic Virtual Acoustics in Telematic Performance Contexts”, in Proceedings of the 2021 Audio Mostly Conference,. 2021

Doug Van Nort. “Sound, Senses, Musical Meaning, and Digital Performance: Epistemological Reframings”. Special Issue on Sound & Performance. Canadian Theatre Review, 184,  57-61, 2020.

Van Nort, D., I. Jarvis and K. Maraj. “Performing Gesture and Time via an Emergent Database”. Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Movement and Computing (MOCO), 2020.

Doug Van Nort, “Gestural Metaphor and Emergent Human/Machine Agency in Two Contrasting Interactive Dance/Music Pieces”. Proceedings of the 2020 International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA), 2020.

Palumbo, M., D. Van Nort and R. Hoy. “ Disperf: A Platform for Telematic Music Concert Production”. Proceedings of the 2020 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), 2020.

Palumbo, M. and D. Van Nort. “git show: Musical Creativity, Ideation, and GitHub”. Proceedings of the 2020 International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA), 2020.

Rory Hoy and Doug Van Nort, An Ecosystemic Approach to Augmenting Sonic Meditation Practices, in Proc. Of the International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR), 2019.

Doug Van Nort, Genetically Sonified Organisms: Environmental Listening/Sounding Agents, in Proc. Of the International Workshop on Musical Metacreation (MuMe), 2018.

Doug Van Nort, Conducting the In-Between: Improvisation and Intersubjective Engagement in Soundpainted Electro/Acoustic Ensemble Performance, Digital Creativity, 29(1), 68-81, 2018.

Ian Jarvis and Doug Van Nort. Posthuman Gesture, in Proc. of the International Conference on Movement and Computing (MOCO), 2018.

Doug Van Nort, Distributed Listening in Electroacoustic Improvisation, Leonardo Music Journal, 2016.

Van Nort, D., I. Jarvis and M. Palumbo. Towards a Mappable Database of Emergent Gestural Meaning, in Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), 2016.

Doug Van Nort, “[radical] signals from life: from muscle sensing to embodied machine listening/learning within a large-scale performance piece”, in Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Movement and Computing (MOCO), ACM, 2015.

Van Nort, D. , M. Wanderley, P. Depalle. Mapping Control Structures for Sound Synthesis: Functional and Topological Perspectives, Computer Music Journal, 38(3), 6-22, 2014.

Navab, N., Van Nort, D., Sha X.W. A Material Computation Perspective on Audio Mosaicing and Gestural Conditioning, Proc. of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2014 (NIME 14), London, UK. July 2014.

Braasch, J., Van Nort, D., Oliveros, P., Krueger, T. Telehaptic interfaces for interpersonal communication within a music ensemble, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics ICA2013 19 (1), 2013.

Van Nort, D., P. Oliveros, J. Braasch. Electro/Acoustic Improvisation and Deeply Listening Machines, Journal of New Music Research, 42(4), 303-324, 2013.

Doug Van Nort, A Collaborative Approach to Teaching Sound Sculpting, Embodied Listening and the Materiality of Sound, Organised Sound, 18(2), 207-217, 2013.

Jonas Braasch, Doug Van Nort, Pauline Oliveros, Selmer Bringsjord, Naveen Sundar Govindarajulu, Colin Kuebler, Anthony Parks. A creative artificially-intuitive and reasoning agent in the context of live music improvisation. Creativity at the Intersection of Music and Computation: Music, Minds and Invention Workshop. Ewing, NJ, 2012.

Doug Van Nort, Jonas Braasch and Pauline Oliveros. Mapping to Musical Action in the FILTER System. Proc. of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2012 (NIME 12), Ann Arbor, MI, May 2012.

Doug Van Nort, Jonas Braasch and Pauline Oliveros. Sound Texture Recognition through Dynamical Systems Modeling of Empirical Mode Decomposition. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 132, issue 4, pp. 2734-2744, October 2012.

Doug Van Nort. Human:Machine:Human: Gesture, Sound and Embodiment. Kybernetes, vol. 40, issue 7/8, 2011.

S. Bringsjord, C. Kuebler, J. Taylor, G. Milsap, S. Austin, J. Braasch, P. Oliveros, D. Van Nort, A. Rosenkrantz, K. Hayden. Creativity and Conducting: Handle in the CAIRA Project, 8th ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition (C&C 2011), 2011.

J. Braasch, D. Van Nort, S. Bringsjord, P. Oliveros, A. Parks, C. Kuebler. CAIRA – a Creative Artificially-Intuitive and Reasoning Agent as conductor of telematic music improvisations, Proc. 131st AES Convention 2011, Oct. 20-23, New York, USA.

Doug Van Nort, Multidimensional scratching, sound shaping and Triple Point. Leonardo Music Journal, vol. 20, December 2010.

Doug Van Nort, Jonas Braasch and Pauline Oliveros, Sound Texture Analysis based on a Dynamical Systems Model and Empirical Mode Decomposition, Proceedings of the 129th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, San Francisco, CA, November 2010.

Doug Van Nort, Pauline Oliveros and Jonas Braasch, Developing Systems for Improvisation based on Listening, Proc. of the 2010 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2010), New York, NY, June 1-5, 2010.  Winner: ICMA “BEST PAPER AWARD” for 2010 ICMC Conference.

Doug Van Nort. Instrumental Listening: sonic gesture as design principle. Organised Sound 14(2):177-187, August 2009.

JonasBraasch, Chris Chafe, Pauline Oliveros and Doug Van Nort, Mixing Console Design Considerations for Telematic Music Applications, Proceedings of the 127th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, New York, NY, October 9-12, 2009.

Doug Van Nort, Jonas Braasch and Pauline Oliveros, A System for Musical Improvisation Combining Sonic Gesture Recognition and Genetic Algorithms, Proc. of the 2009 International Conference of Sound and Music Computing (SMC 09), Porto, Portugal, July 23-25, 2009.

Doug Van Nort, David Gauthier, Sha Xin Wei and Marcelo Wanderley, Extraction of Gestural Meaning from a Fabric-Based Controller, in Proc. of the International Computer Music Conference 2007 (ICMC-07), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2007.

Doug Van Nort and Marcelo Wanderley, Control Strategies for Navigation of Complex Sonic Spaces, in Proc. of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2007 (NIME-07), New York, NY, June 2007.

Doug Van Nort. Noise/music and representations systems. Organised Sound 11(2): 173-178, August 2006.

Doug Van Nort and Marcelo Wanderley, The LoM Mapping Toolbox for Max/Msp/Jitter, Proc. Of the 2006 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 06), New Orleans, LA, Novermber, 2006.

Doug Van Nort and Philippe Depalle, A Stochastic State-Space Phase Vocoder for Synthesis of Roughness, Proc. Of the 2006 International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx 06), Montreal, QC, September, 2006.

Doug Van Nort and Marcelo Wanderley, Exploring the Effect of Mapping Trajectories on Musical Performance, in the International Conference of Sound and Music Computing (SMC 06), Marseille, France, May 18-20, 2006.

Doug Van Nort, Marcelo M. Wanderley and Philippe Depalle. On the Choice of Mappings based on Geometric Properties. Proc. of the 2004 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME 04), Hamamatsu, Japan, June 3-5, 2004.

H. McDonough, B. Madore, C. Miller, A. Rogalski, D. Van Nort, J. Wood. Structure Theory for Finitely Generated Carry Groups. Pi Mu Epsilon Journal, vol. 12 no. 1, Fall 2004.

Book Sections/Chapters

Rory Hoy and Doug Van Nort, “Networked and Collaborative Musical Play Amongst Humans and Virtual Biological Agents in Locus Diffuse”, In Music in the AI Era, Mitsuko Aramaki, Keiji Hirata, Tetsuro Kitahara, Richard Kronland-Martinet, Sølvi Ystad (Eds.), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2023.

Rory Hoy and Doug Van Nort,, “Augmentation of Sonic Meditation Practices: Resonance, Feedback and Interaction through an Ecosystemic Approach”, In Kronland-Martinet R., Ystad S., Aramaki M. (eds) Perception, Representations, Image, Sound, Music. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12631., 2021.

Doug Van Nort and Philippe Depalle. Adaptive Musical Control of Time-Frequency Representations. In Springer Handbook of Systematic Musicology. Springer Verlag, 2018.

Doug Van Nort. Expert Commentary: Listen to the Inner Complexities. In Jensenius, A. R. & Lyons, M. (Eds.) A NIME Reader: Fifteen Years of New Interfaces for Musical Expression. New York: Springer, 2017.

J. Braasch, S. Bringsjord, N. Deshpande, P. Oliveros, D. Van Nort. An Intelligent Music System to Perform Different “Shapes of Jazz—To Come”. In Studies in Musical Acoustics and Psychoacoustics. Springer International Publishing, pgs 375-403, 2017.

J. Braasch, N. Peters, D. Van Nort, P. Oliveros, C. Chafe. A Spatial Auditory Display for Telematic Music Performances, in Principles and Applications of Spatial Hearing – Proceedings of the First International Workshop on IWPASH, (Y. Suzuki, D. Brungart, Y. Iwaya, K. Iida, D. Cabrera, H. Kato (eds.)) World Scientific Pub Co Inc, ISBN: 9814313874, 436-451, 2011.

Doug Van Nort. 2 entries: “Mapping” and “Mapping, in Digital Musical Instruments”, in A Luciani and C Cadoz (ed.) Enaction and Enactive Interfaces: a Handbook of Terms, ACROE-ICA, Grenoble, 2007.

Doug Van Nort, “Noise to Signal: Deep Listening and the Windowed Line”, in Deep Listening: A Composer’s Sound Practice by Pauline Oliveros, iUniverse / Deep Listening Publications 2005.

Peer-Reviewed Extended Abstracts in Proceedings, White Papers, Curator’s Notes, etc.

Doug Van Nort, Audio-haptic perception in immersive improvisational environments (A), J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 143 (3), 1931, 2018.

Doug Van Nort and Esme Hogeveen. A systematic review of computational creativity practices across disciplines. SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Report. 2017.

Doug Van Nort, Distributed Composition and Musical Metacreation. Curator’s notes for Computer Music Journal Sound and Video Anthology, Volume 34. Computer Music Journal 38 (4), 119-127, 2014.

Doug Van Nort, Distributed Sonic Gesturality and Networks of Improvisation (A), Tuning Speculation II: Auralneirics and imaginary networked futures, Toronto, ON, November 2014.

Doug Van Nort, On the modeling of behavior in machine improvisation (A), in Cognitively Informed Music Information Retrieval Symposium (COGMIR), Toronto, ON, October 2014.

Doug Van Nort, Approaches to Distributed Agency and Shared Musical Meaning in Electroacoustic Improvisation (A), in Electroacoustic Music Studies 2014 (EMS-14) International Conference, Berlin, DE, June 2014.

Egloff, D., Braasch, J., Robinson, P., Van Nort, D., Krueger, T. A vibrotactile music system based on sensory substitution (A), J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2582, 2011.

Egloff, D., Braasch, J., Robinson, P., Van Nort, D., Oliveros, P., Krueger, T. Vibrotactile music systems for co-located and telematic performance (A), J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 131(4), 3331, 2011.

Doug Van Nort, Extending the acoustic ensemble through spectral and temporal transformations in real-time (A), Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), Spring 2010.

Jonas Braasch and Doug Van Nort, Instrumental analysis of extended saxophone techniques for live electronics (A), Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), Spring 2010.

Doug Van Nort, Modular and Adaptive Control of Sound Processing. PhD Dissertation, McGill University. 2010.

Doug Van Nort, Creating Systems for Collaborative, Network-Based Digital Music Performance (A), Journal of the Acoustical Society of America , 124(4):2489, 2008.

Doug Van Nort, Texture Modeling: Signal Modeling and Compositional Approaches (A), in Proc. of the 2007 Conference of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC-07), Montreal, QC, August 2007.

Doug Van Nort, Le Mappings Geometrique et Trajectoires Musicale (A), in L’interdisciplinarite dans les sciences et technologies de la musique colloquium, part of La Reunion 2006 de l’Association Francophone pour le Savoir (ACFAS), Montreal, QC, May 17, 2006.

Doug Van Nort, The Contemporary Production of Noise and the Role of the System (A), in Electroacoustic Music Studies 2005 (EMS-05) International Conference, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, October 19-22, 2005.

Stacy Denton and Doug Van Nort. Music, noise and the (de)socialization of sound (A),in In and Out of the Sound Studio Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, QC. July 25-29, 2005.