[Free Live Streaming] TouchDesigner Vol.044 TouchDesigner as an integrated tool in the research scene

We welcome Shunichi Kasahara, a Researcher from Sony Computer Science Laboratories!


6th June 2021 15:00-18:20 UTC+9

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日本語 / Japanese


Beginner / Intermediate

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Timetable (subject to change) time in in UTC+9
15:00-18:00 Workshop (incl. 10 mins break x 2)
18:00-18:10   Update from TDSW
18:10-18:20 Close

Contents (subject to change)
In this workshop, by using TouchDesigner as an integration tool for various research projects, you will learn how to build a simple visual experiment, conduct the experiment and record the data, and visualize the data for analysis. In the latter half of the workshop, I will introduce several research projects build with TouchDesigner as an integrated tool.

Session1: building experiment with TouchDesigner
・Making study sequence from experiment paradigm
・Designing experiment conditions
・Building UI for experiment
・Recording data
・(option) Tips for using TrailCHOP
・(option) Monitoring user behavior by mediapipe

Session 2: Analyzing data with TouchDesigner
・Reading data files
・Visualizing data
・Analyzing data with python
・(option) Using matplotlib inside TouchDesigner
・(option) Estimating parameter of model function.

Session 3: Case Introduction
・Workshop follow up
・Case Introduction : psychophysical experiment with electro muscle stimulation
・Case Introduction : building calibration system for Fragment Shadow
・Case Introduction : building physical interaction system
・Case Introduction : building exhibition Morphing Identity

Shunichi Kasahara : web / twitter

Researcher, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Information Studies. He is leading “Superception” research projects: computational extension of human perception and investigation of the self in human-computer integration. He also conducts interactive exhibitions and social implementation as well as academic activities.

・A recent computer with the latest official TouchDesigner installed.
・A 2-button mouse with scroll wheel), or 3 button mouse.
・Please consult the System Requirements to make sure your computer is capable of running TouchDesigner.

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