Han-Jong Kim

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Ph.D Candidate, ID KAIST
Co.design:Inter.action Design Research Lab.
Designer + Developer
jong2jong2 at kaist.ac.kr
I am design researcher interested in development of design prototyping tools with general understanding of both design and human-computer interaction. My Ph.D research applied research-through-design and research product approach with building and evaluating new prototyping tools, and specific support area is future smart environment design.

Muzlog

Instant Music Transcribing System for Acoustic Guitarists

 

Although recent interactive technologies have been introduced to support musical experiences, they cannot capture the rich musical experience and subtle interactions of analog, acoustic instruments. We attempted to apply behavior logging and instant representation to acoustic guitar performance. We present a real-time music transcribing system called Muzlog. This system enhances users’ experiences with instant logging of music-playing activities. It writes musical scores with tablature that contains fingerings and strokes as behavioral information. Muzlog shows new potential in logging meaningful musical activity through capturing behaviors of users during the performance.

Demo

CHI 2014, April 26–May 1, 2014, Toronto, Canada

Keywords

Music transcribing system; traditional musical instrument; acoustic guitar; musical score; behavior logging