Battle of the DJs: an HCI perspective of Traditional, Virtual, Hybrid and Multitouch DJing

Battle of the DJs: an HCI perspective of Traditional, Virtual, Hybrid and Multitouch DJing

To be presented at NIME 2011 (New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Oslo ). The remainder of the program is very interesting, so please feel free to look around here. What about DJing? How does it equates within an HCI perspective? What forms of interaction exist with DJ gear? How can one classify those interactions/gear? The […]

Update on my publication list

Publications Articles in International Conferences 1) Multitouch Djing Surface, Pedro André Santos Afonso Lopes, 2010, ACE ’10: Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGCHI international conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (BibTeX) Multitouch Djing Surface (paper) ( ace2010-pedrolopes-mtdjing.pdf)   Articles in International Conferences 2) Battle of the DJs: an HCI perspective of Traditional, Virtual, Hybrid and Multitouch […]

ACE 2010: Multitouch Djing table

ACE 2010: Multitouch Djing table

Here is the paper, presented at the International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment 2010, ACM & SIGCHI at the Interactivity Session.

Add metadata information to a PDF file (to my thesis!) with pdftk

Using pdftk (THE pdf toolkit) an open source toolkit t manipulate and do magic tricks with pdf files. In most PDF files are meta-information stored (for example, about the author, the subject of the file or the software used). With pdftk can you can print this information to standard output or save to a file: […]

MtDjing Paper presentation at ACE 2010 (tomorrow)

MtDjing Paper presentation at ACE 2010 (tomorrow)

There it is the programme for ACE 2010, we will be presenting Multitouch Interface for DJing tomorrow in Taipei, Taiwan. (Taipei Hwahsi Jie Night Market)

Thesis Defence

Thesis Defence

My thesis defence is scheduled for 3th November, 12h, IST – Alameda. (Abstract) Disc-jockeys have come a long way, through technological evolutions. This path led them to the status and recognition they have achieved in our society. But as impressive as those technological evolutions are, as far as DJing is concerned, there are still few […]

A new foot controller for MtDjing @ RecPad 2010

A new foot controller for MtDjing @ RecPad 2010

Presenting our DTW-based classifier for gesture recognition @ RecPad2010 (Download the paper here.)

Next conference: RecPad 2010

Next conference: RecPad 2010

I will be presenting a poster at RecPad 2010, alongside Guilherme Fernandes. We will present our Trainable DTW-classifier for feeg gesture recognition, which we built on a foot-controller device that allows to control Mt-Djing application, as shown below. (Controlling Mt-Djing with feet gestures) The program is available now here.

Latex: installing miscellaneous fonts and macros

In order to use the book template required by many iunstitutions such as IST (where my Thesis is being completed), check the following packages: (you can use apt-get, synaptic (my favorite for this things), or aptitude) texlive-fonts-recommended (the basic) texlive-fonts-extra (needed for the template because of cmbr8 font) As far as other Latex packages I […]