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Dr Simon Holland

Senior Lecturer

I am a Senior Lecturer in Computing at The Open University. I am Director and Founder of the Music Computing Lab.

Research Interests
My principal research interests are in Human Computer Interaction, Pervasive and Tangible Computing, and Music Computing. I also have interests in Technology Enhanced Learning. I am Co-Investigator on the E-Sense Project and the Older People and Technological Inclusion ESRC Seminar Series. I have devised numerous human-centred computing innovations such as Harmony Space, the Haptic Drum Kit, the Audio GPS, and Direct Combination.

Current Research Projects Include
Using Embodied Cognition to improve Music Interaction Design
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Using whole body movement to understand and control musical harmony
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Exploring computational models of rhythm perception
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Using haptic feedback to help people learn multi-limb rhythms
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Tools for understanding and controlling harmony visually
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Older people and Technological Innovation
(EU funded Project)
Older people and Technological inclusion
(ESRC Seminar Series)
Designing and testing musical instruments controlled directly by the brain
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