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SET: Simulated Environment for Theatre

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   SET is an ideal resource to experience a theatrical production in a virtual environment. Either for studying a play, creating a play, or even rehearsing a play, the digital system of SET allows the user to interact simultaneously with

Diva

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   If you want to see a manuscript that is housed in Berlin and you are located in Montreal, libraries have a few ways of showing you the pages online. You can scroll through thumbnail images, go page-by-page, or download

Rodan: the Technology behind SIMSSA

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  Most commercial Optical Music Recognition (OMR) systems work in a fairly opaque, inflexible way: the user puts an image in; it gives a file out. Academic OMR systems tend to be much more complex and are rarely used outside

BarFinder: Search Music Measure by Measure

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A music score can go through many different versions. First the composer writes it, then the copyist may change it a bit, and then the printer may change it further. Or, the composer might create a slightly different score for

Constructing Sound Spaces: Open Orchestra

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  How do you bring together musicians across the barriers of time and space? Open Orchestra provides an answer through the creation of an virtual simulated rehearsal environment, that allows individual musicians to practice as part of a pre-recorded ensemble.