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Directions in sound/image synthesis : study of bi-modality within emerging multimedia practice

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Directions in sound/image synthesis : study of bi-modality within emerging multimedia practice

Therrien, Michel-Charles (2004) Directions in sound/image synthesis : study of bi-modality within emerging multimedia practice. PhD thesis, Concordia University.

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In recent years, due to the high level of technological standardization of the home computer, entertainment systems and high-speed web paraphernalia, our access to, desire for, and perspectives on various technological elements have been taken for granted. We have become acclimatized to the latest super-product promotion, web surfing, or interaction with the latest object-oriented programming software. Although audio often enhances graphical user interfaces (GUIs) to deliver feedback to users, interfaces in which sound is the principal element, or even shares a parallel domain, are atypical. Nonetheless, this practice is emerging as a viable junction within new technologies and digital media, encouraged by the ongoing development of mobile and all-pervading computing. Within emerging multimedia practice, spatial objects (visuals) require essentially to be structured in a two-dimensional space, whereas temporal objects (sound) require a sequential array. The goal of this dissertation is to develop a broader understanding of these two key elements, while providing designers and educators with useful information that is appropriate to familiar design discourse.* *This dissertation is a compound document (contains both a paper copy and a DVD as part of the dissertation). The DVD requires the following system requirements: Windows MediaPlayer or RealPlayer.

Divisions:Concordia University > School of Graduate Studies
Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Authors:Therrien, Michel-Charles
Pagination:vii, 170 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm. + 1 videodisc.
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:Ph. D.
Program:School of Graduate Studies
Date:2004
Thesis Supervisor(s):Crossman, Allan
ID Code:8590
Deposited By:Concordia University Libraries
Deposited On:18 Aug 2011 14:29
Last Modified:23 Nov 2011 17:35
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