Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA)
CCRMA is a multi-disciplinary facility where composers and researchers work together using computer-based technology both as an artistic medium and as a research tool.
CCRMA's areas of interest span composition and improvisation, performance, hardware and software development, synthesis and analysis, physical modeling algorithms, sensors and actuators, digital signal processing, psychoacoustics and musical acoustics, music cognition and brain science, perceptual audio coding, music information retrieval, audio networking and data sonification.
The CCRMA community consists of administrative and technical staff, faculty, research associates, graduate research assistants, graduate and undergraduate students, visiting scholars, visiting researchers and composers, and industrial associates. University departments represented at CCRMA include Music, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Art, Theater, Communications, Psychology, and Medical School departments. The Center offers studies leading to bachelor, masters and doctoral degrees with a full slate of academic courses, seminars, special interest group meetings, Summer workshops and colloquia. Concerts of computer music are presented throughout the year.