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Digital Amati: Structure and Interpretation of Classical Stringed Instruments


    Harry Mairson, professor of computer science, Brandeis University, and amateur violoncello maker, has conducted research on type systems in programming languages and their relation to problems in logic and complexity theory.In this lecture, he introduces the Digital Amati Project which explores the structure, interpretation, and making of stringed instruments, and how modern software can be used to represent historical practices of instrument design. The lecture discusses digital humanities tools, and the creative work done with them, and will be of interest to historians, musicologists, practitioners of digital humanities, and makers.

    February 24th, 2017
    2PM – 3PM
    Studio@Butler (Butler 208B)
    535 W 114th Street

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