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Robinson FA; Velonaki M; Bown O, 2021, 'Smooth operator: Tuning robot perception through artificial movement sound', in ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, ACM, pp. 53 - 62, presented at HRI '21: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3434073.3444658

Pelikan H; Robinson FA; Keevallik L; Velonaki M; Broth M; Bown O, 2021, 'Sound in human-robot interaction', in ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, ACM, pp. 706 - 708, presented at HRI '21: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3434074.3444871

Bown O; Grace K; Bray L; Ventura D, 2020, 'A Speculative Exploration of the Role of Dialogue in Human-ComputerCo-creation', in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Creativity, Coimbra, Portugal, presented at International Conference on Computational Creativity, Coimbra, Portugal, 07 September 2020 - 11 September 2020

Fraietta A; Bown O; Ferguson S, 2020, 'Transparent Communication Within Multiplicities', in Bown O; Ferguson S (ed.), Trento, Italy, pp. 61 - 72, presented at 1st International Workshop on the Internet of Sounds, Trento, Italy, 07 September 2020 - 08 September 2020

Bown O; Fraietta A; Ferguson S; Tillman D, 2020, 'Rapid Composition for a Multi-Device Networked Music Platform', in Spagnol S (ed.), Proceedings of the 17th Sound and Music Computing Conference, Torino, June 24th – 26th 2020, Torino, Italy, pp. 399 - 406, presented at Sound and Music Computing Conference, Torino, Italy, 24 June 2020 - 26 June 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3903573

Robinson FA; Bown O; Velonaki M, 2020, 'Implicit communication through distributed sound design: Exploring a new modality in human-robot interaction', in ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, ACM, pp. 597 - 599, presented at HRI '20: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3371382.3377431

Marynowsky W; Ferguson S; Fraietta A; Bown O, 2020, ''The ghosts of roller disco', a choreographed, interactive performance for robotic roller skates', in TEI 2020 - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, ACM, pp. 631 - 637, presented at TEI '20: Fourteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3374920.3375284

Bown O; Fraietta A; Ferguson S; Loke L, 2020, 'Creative coding and interaction design for media multiplicities: Challenges, paradigms and frameworks', in TEI 2020 - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, pp. 877 - 880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3374920.3374966

Bown O; Fraietta A; Ferguson S; Loke L; Bray L, 2019, 'Facilitating Creative Exploratory Search with Multiple Networked Audio Devices Using HappyBrackets', in Queiroz M; Sedó AX (ed.), Proceedings of the international conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression,, UFGRS, Port Alegre, Brazil, pp. 286 - 291, presented at International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME 2019), Port Alegre, Brazil, 03 June 2019 - 06 June 2019, http://www.nime.org/proceedings/2019/nime2019_055.pdf

Ianigro S; Bown O, 2019, 'Exploring transfer functions in evolved CTRNNs for music generation', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Leipzig, pp. 234 - 248, presented at EvoMUSART 2019: Computational Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design, Leipzig, 24 April 2019 - 26 April 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16667-0_16

Fraietta A; Bown O, 2019, 'Creating a Sonified Spacecraft Game Using HappyBrackets and Stellarium', in Proceedings of the 17th Linux Audio Conference (LAC-19), CCRMA, Stanford University, California, US, CCRMA, Stanford University, USA, pp. 1 - 7, presented at 17th Linux Audio Conference (LAC-19), CCRMA, Stanford University, USA, 23 March 2019 - 26 March 2019, https://lac.linuxaudio.org/2019/doc/proceedings.pdf

Loke L; Bown O; Ferguson S; Bray L; Fraietta A; Packham K, 2018, 'Your move sounds so predictable!', in CHI PLAY 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play Companion Extended Abstracts, pp. 121 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3270316.3270591

Ianigro S; Bown O, 2018, 'Exploring continuous time recurrent neural networks through novelty search', in Dahl L; Bowman D; Martin T (eds.), Proceedings of the New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, June 2-6, 2018, Virginia Tech, Virginia USA, pp. 108 - 113, presented at New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Virginia USA, 02 June 2018 - 06 June 2018, http://www.nime.org/proceedings/2018/nime2018_paper0025.pdf

Ferguson S; Bown O, 2017, 'Creative coding for the raspberry pi using the happybrackets platform', in C and C 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition, Singapore, pp. 551 - 553, presented at C&C '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition, Singapore, 27 June 2017 - 30 June 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3059454.3059482

Ferguson S; Rowe A; Bown O; Birtles L; Bennewith C, 2017, 'Networked pixels: Strategies for building visual and auditory images with distributed independent devices', in C and C 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition, Singapore, pp. 299 - 308, presented at 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition, Singapore, 27 June 2017 - 30 June 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3059454.3059480

Bray L; Bown O; Carey B, 2017, 'How Can We Deal With The Design Principle Of Visibility In Highly Encapsulated Computationally Creative Systems?', in Goel A; Jordanous A; Pease A (eds.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Computational Creativity, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 65 - 71, presented at International Conference on Computational Creativity, Atlanta, Georgia, 19 June 2017 - 23 June 2017, http://computationalcreativity.net/iccc2017/ICCC_17_accepted_submissions/ICCC-17_paper_68.pdf

Eigenfeldt A; Bown O; Brown A; Gifford T, 2017, 'Distributed musical decision-making in an ensemble of musebots: Dramatic changes and endings', in Distributed musical decision-making in an ensemble of musebots: Dramatic changes and endings, International Conference on Computational Creativity, Atlanta, Georgia, presented at International Conference on Computational Creativity, Atlanta, Georgia, 19 June 2017 - 23 June 2017, http://computationalcreativity.net/iccc2017/ICCC_17_accepted_submissions/ICCC-17_paper_5.pdf

Gillespie SR; Bown O, 2017, 'Solving adaptive game music transitions from a composer centred perspective', in Pasquier P; Bown O; Eigenfeldt A (eds.), Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Musical Metacreation (MUME 2017), Eighth International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2017, Atlanta, Georgia, USA., presented at Eighth International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2017, Atlanta, Georgia, USA., 19 June 2017 - 23 June 2017, http://musicalmetacreation.org/buddydrive/file/gillespie/

Ferguson S; Rowe A; Bown O; Birtles L; Bennewith C, 2017, 'Sound Design for a System of 1000 Distributed Independent Audio-Visual Devices', in Sound Design for a System of 1000 Distributed Independent Audio-Visual Devices, New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Copenhagen, presented at New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Copenhagen, 15 May 2017 - 19 May 2017, http://www.nime.org/proceedings/2017/nime2017_paper0046.pdf

Eigenfeldt A; Bown O; Brown AR; Gifford T, 2017, 'Distributed musical decision-making in an ensemble of musebots: Dramatic changes and endings', in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2017

Eigenfeldt A; Bown O; Brown AR; Gifford T, 2017, 'Distributed musical decision-making in an ensemble of musebots: Dramatic changes and endings', in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2017

Bray L; Bown O; Carey B, 2017, 'How can we deal with the design principle of visibility in highly encapsulated computationally creative systems?', in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2017

Bray L; Bown O; Carey B, 2017, 'How can we deal with the design principle of visibility in highly encapsulated computationally creative systems?', in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2017

Rowe A; Bushell G; Birtles L; Bennewith C; Bown O, 2016, 'Submergence 2013', in ACM SIGGRAPH 2016 Art Gallery, SIGGRAPH 2016, pp. 356 - 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2897843.2915190

Ianigro S; Bown O, 2016, 'Plecto: A low-level Interactive Genetic Algorithm for the Evolution of Audio', in Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 63-78., Porto, pp. 63 - 78, presented at Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design, Porto, 17 March 2016 - 17 March 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31008-4_5

Bray L; Bown O, 2016, 'Applying core interaction design principles to computational creativity', in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2016, pp. 93 - 97

Eigenfeldt A; Bown O; Brown AR; Gifford T, 2016, 'Flexible generation of musical form: Beyond mere generation', in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2016, pp. 264 - 271

Ianigro S; Bown O, 2016, 'Investigating the musical affordances of continuous time recurrent neural networks', in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2016, pp. 278 - 285

Dorabjee R; Bown O; Sarkar S; Tomitsch M, 2015, 'Back to the future: Identifying interface trends from the past, present and future in immersive applications', in OzCHI 2015: Being Human - Conference Proceedings, pp. 540 - 544, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2838739.2838833

Bray L; Bown O, 2015, 'Ludic Human-Computer Co-Creation', in Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Music Conference, UTS, Sydney, November 2015., Australasian Computer Music Conference, Sydney, presented at Australasian Computer Music Conference, Sydney, 19 November 2015 - 20 November 2015

Bown O; Loke L; Ferguson S; Reinhardt D, 2015, 'Distributed Interactive Audio Devices: Creative strategies and audience responses to novel musical interaction scenarios', in Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art. Vancouver, Canada. August 14th-18th, 2015., International Symposium on Electronic Art, Vancouver, presented at International Symposium on Electronic Art, Vancouver, 14 August 2015 - 18 August 2015

Bown O; Carey B; Eigenfeldt A, 2015, 'Manifesto for a Musebot Ensemble: A platform for live interactive performance between multiple autonomous musical agents', in Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art. Vancouver, Canada. August 14th-18th, 2015., International Symposium on Electronic Art, Vancouver, presented at International Symposium on Electronic Art, Vancouver, 14 August 2015 - 18 August 2015

Bown O, 2015, 'Attributing Creative Agency: Are we doing it right?', in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computational Creativity. Park City, Utah. June 30th-July 3rd, 2015., International Conference on Computational Creativity, Park City, Utah, presented at International Conference on Computational Creativity, Park City, Utah, 30 June 2015 - 03 July 2015

Eigenfeldt A; Bown O; Carey B, 2015, 'Collaborative Composition with Creative Systems: Reflections on the First Musebot Ensemble', in Collaborative Composition with Creative Systems: Reflections on the First Musebot Ensemble, International Conference on Computational Creativity, Park City, Utah, presented at International Conference on Computational Creativity, Park City, Utah, 30 June 2015 - 03 July 2015

Bown O, 2015, 'Player Responses to a Live Algorithm: Conceptualising computational creativity without recourse to human comparisons?', in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computational Creativity. Park City, Utah. June 30th-July 3rd, 2015., International Conference on Computational Creativity, Park City, Utah, presented at International Conference on Computational Creativity, Park City, Utah, 30 June 2015 - 03 July 2015

Barnes T; Bown O; Buro M; Cook M; Eigenfeldt A; Muñoz-Avila H; Ontañón S; Pasquier P; Tomuro N; Young RM; Zook A, 2015, 'Reports of the workshops held at the tenth AAAI conference on artificial intelligence and interactive digital entertainment (AIIDE)', in AI Magazine, pp. 99 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v36i1.2576

Bray L; Bown O, 2014, 'Digital Composition Systems: User experience study', in Proceedings of the 2014 Australasian Computer Music Conference, Melbourne, July 9th-11th, 2014., Australasian Computer Music Conference, Melbourne, presented at Australasian Computer Music Conference, Melbourne, 09 July 2014 - 11 July 2014

Bown O; Bell R; Parkinson A, 2014, 'Examining the Perception of Liveness and Activity in Laptop Music: Listeners’ inference about what the performer is doing from the audio alone', in Proceedings of the NIME 2014 Conference, Goldsmiths, London, June 30th-July 3rd, 2014., New Interfaces for Musical Expression, London, presented at New Interfaces for Musical Expression, London, 30 June 2014 - 03 July 2014

Bown O; Saunders R, 2014, 'A Survey of Programmers’ Practices for Handling Complexity in Creative Coding', in Proceedings of the xCoAx Conference, Porto, June 26th-27th, 2014., xCoAx Conference, Porto, presented at xCoAx Conference, Porto, 26 June 2014 - 27 June 2014

Hespanhol L; Tomitsch M; Bown O; Young MM, 2014, 'Using Embodied Audio-Visual Interaction to Promote Social Encounters Around Large Media Façades', in Wakkary R (ed.), Proceedings of the 2014 Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2014, Association for Computing Machinery, Vancouver, BC, pp. 945 - 954, presented at DIS (Designing Interactive Systems) 2014, Vancouver, BC, 21 June 2014 - 25 June 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2598510.2598568

Bown O, 2014, 'A Model of Runaway Evolution of Creative Domains', in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Creativity, Ljubljana, June 10th-13th, 2014., International Conference on Computational Creativity, Ljubljana, presented at International Conference on Computational Creativity, Ljubljana, 10 June 2014 - 13 June 2014

Bown O, 2014, 'Empirically Grounding the Evaluation of Creative Systems: Incorporating Interaction Design', in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Creativity, Ljubljana, June 10th-13th, 2014., International Conference on Computational Creativity, Ljubljana, presented at International Conference on Computational Creativity, Ljubljana, 10 June 2014 - 13 June 2014

Bown O, 2014, 'A model of runaway evolution of creative domains', in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2014

Bown O, 2014, 'Empirically grounding the evaluation of creative systems: Incorporating interaction design', in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2014

Pasquier P; Eigenfeldt A; Bown O, 2014, 'Preface', in AAAI Workshop - Technical Report, pp. vii

Eigenfeldt A; Bown O; Pasquier P; Martin A, 2013, 'Reflections on the First Musical Metacreation Weekend', in Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE'13) workshops, Boston, MA, October 14-15th, 2013., Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE), Boston, MA, presented at Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE), Boston, MA, 14 October 2013 - 14 October 2013

Bown O; Britton S, 2013, 'Methods for the Flexible Parameterisation of Musical Material in Ableton Live', in Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE'13) workshops, Boston, MA, October 14-15th, 2013., Boston, MA, pp. 24 - 26, presented at Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE), Boston, MA, 13 October 2013 - 14 October 2013

Bown O; Eigenfeldt A; Martin A; Carey B; Pasquier P, 2013, 'The Musical Metacreation Weekend: Challenges arising from the live presentation of musically metacreative systems', in Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE'13) workshops, Boston, MA, October 14-15th, 2013., Boston, MA, pp. 27 - 34, presented at Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE), Boston, MA, 13 October 2013 - 14 October 2013

Bown O; Saunders R, 2013, 'Multi-feature visualisations of phenotypic behaviour for creative interactive evolution', in GECCO 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, pp. 49 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2464576.2464602

Bown O; Young MM; Johnson S, 2013, 'A Java-based Remote Live Coding System for Controlling Multiple Raspberry PI Units', in Hope C; Vickery L (ed.), ICMC 2013 Proceedings, [International Computer Music Association], [2013], [San Francisco], pp. 31 - 38, presented at International Computer Music Conference, Perth, Australia, 07 August 2013 - 17 August 2013, https://www.dropbox.com/s/qf3vd4crhgrcrjw/1216_TNM_ICMC_Proceedings_screen.pdf


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