Making Graphical Scores More Accessible: A Case Study

Karpodini, Christina and Michailidis, Tychonas (2022) Making Graphical Scores More Accessible: A Case Study. In: 7th International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation (TENOR), 9th - 11th May 2022, Marseille, France.

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Abstract

This paper explores new ways of making graphical scores more accessible for visually impaired users. Existing assistive technologies demonstrate a gap in providing accessible tools for composing and performing contemporary music with non-traditional western notation. The two case studies presented, Blocks Sound and Logothetis Sound examine the interactive relationships and affordances through tac- tile interaction and how this interaction can influence their experience and understanding of both graphic scores and interactive composition of users. We present the process and limitations and propose the use of haptic technology and tangible experience for making contemporary graphic scores more accessible and inclusive.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Dates:
DateEvent
1 May 2022Accepted
12 May 2022Published Online
Subjects: CAH11 - computing > CAH11-01 - computing > CAH11-01-02 - information technology
CAH11 - computing > CAH11-01 - computing > CAH11-01-08 - others in computing
Divisions: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology > Digital Media Technology
Depositing User: Dr Tychonas Michailidis
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2022 15:08
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2022 15:08
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/13351

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