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Making Mappings: Examining the Design Process

Travis West 1 Baptiste Caramiaux 2, 3 Marcelo Wanderley 1
1 IDMIL - Input Devices and Music Interaction Laboratory
CIRMMT - Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Musique, Médias et Technologie [Montréal]
2 EX-SITU - Extreme Interaction
Inria Saclay - Ile de France, LRI - Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique
Abstract : We conducted a study which examines mappings from a relatively unexplored perspective: how they are made. Twelve skilled NIME users designed a mapping from a T-Stick to a subtractive synthesizer, and were interviewed about their approach to mapping design. We present a thematic analysis of the interviews, with reference to data recordings captured while the designers worked. Our results suggest that the mapping design process is an iterative process that alternates between two working modes: diffuse exploration and directed experimentation.
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Travis West, Baptiste Caramiaux, Marcelo Wanderley. Making Mappings: Examining the Design Process. NIME'20 - New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Jun 2020, Birmingham, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-03046218⟩

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