First, answer the following general questions about this area in an academically rigorous way. It isessentialthatyouranswersarewrittenascompletesentences,inastructuredway,andthatyou cite and reference correctly when appropriate.
1. What is meant by soniﬁcation? Give some examples of what this activity might be. [3%] 2. Think about how the concept of soniﬁcation might apply to text. Describe what this might be, and give a few examples of soniﬁcation of text. [10%] 3. How does the concept of song, and of lyrics creation, link with soniﬁcation? [7%]
PartB Thesecondpartofthiscourseworkassignmentinvolvesanin-depthinvestigationoftworesearch papers that are each about a particular aspect of text soniﬁcation. For each of the papers listed below, you are to read them in depth, and present an analytical discussion of the work. This should include a description, discussion and critique of the main ideasofthepaper(eachintheformofanessay,eachamaximumof2,000words–youmaywell ﬁnd that you are able to present the discussion in fewer than 2,000 words, which is absolutely ﬁne, but do make sure you address all the relevant aspects). You may need to read additional materialinordertofullyunderstandthepapers,theirrelevanceandanycontext;thismayalsobe relevant to your critique in Part C.
I F. Alt, A.S. Shirazi, S. Legien, A. Schmidt, and J. Mennenöh, ‘Creating Meaningful Melodies from Text Messages’, in Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression(2010),pp.63-68. I D. Jones and P. Gregson,‘The listening machine: generating complex musical structure from social network communications.” in Proceedings of 50th Anniversary Convention of the AISB, Live Algorithms(London,2014),6 pages.
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PartC Provide a critical comparison of the work in the two papers from Part B. You should take into account the general ideas in the ﬁeld and bring in your own (justiﬁed) comments about what has been done.
[20%] [Total 100%] Your submission for all of the above is to be as PDF. Please submit 3 separate documents: the ﬁrstcalledYourNamePartA.pdf,thesecondcalledYourNamePartB.pdfandthethirdcalledYourNamePartA.pdf. Do not put these submissions into an archive; you should upload them as separate ﬁles. (YourName should be your own names.) Markswillbedeductedfromworkthatisnotsubmittedinthecorrectformat,asspeciﬁed above. In particular, we do not accept word documents.