Music Computing & Psychology

Tom-CollinsName: Dr Tom Collins
Position: Early Career Research Fellow
Faculty: Technology

Research Topic: Music Computing & Psychology

About Dr Tom Collins 
Dr Tom Collins has links to the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre, and the Centre for Computational Intelligence.

Qualifications
He holds degrees in Music (MA, Cambridge), Mathematics and Statistics (MA, Oxford), and Computing (PhD, The Open University). His postdoctoral research was undertaken at the Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis and the Department of Computational Perception, Johannes Kepler University Linz.

Current Research Area
His research centres on experimental investigation and computational modelling of pattern discovery, perception, and generation. The publications arising from his work cross boundaries between music, computing, psychology, mathematics and statistics. The research areas include algorithm development for the discovery of repeated patterns in music and other domains, modelling musical expectancy, and investigating the effect of music software on student education and work.

Dr Tom Collins is always happy to hear from students interested in getting involved in his research activities, so if your interested you can contact him here: tom.collins@dmu.ac.uk

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