Music-Making and Musical Comprehension with Robotic Building Blocks

Jacob Nielsen

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Being able to express oneself musically and experiment with music composition is traditionally determined by one’s ability to play an actual instrument with a certain degree of craftsmanship. Lack of skills may cause difficulties for children and young people to experience the joy of musical creativity. This paper presents a project where modular robotics is used to create a platform for creative musical expression that allows users to experiment with musical genres without any prior musical knowledge or skills. The project is an example of how to create “intelligent learning material” for educational use.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLearning by Playing. Game-based Education System Design and Development
VolumeVolume 5670/2009
Place of PublicationBerlin / Heidelberg
Publication date2009
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-03363-6
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventThe 4th International Conference on E-Learning and Games : Edutainment 2009 - Banff, Canada
Duration: 1 Jan 2009 → …
Conference number: 4


ConferenceThe 4th International Conference on E-Learning and Games : Edutainment 2009
CityBanff, Canada
Period01/01/2009 → …
SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science


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