Timbre perception and auditory models
Parameter estimation of physical modeling
synthesis, applied to timbre control
Nonlinear musical systems and crossmedia productions
- 2002 : M.E. in Electronic Engineering
Master's Thesis "Physical Model Synthesis of Recorder Sound"
Advisors : Kenshi Kishi and Isao Nakamura
- 2000 : B.E. in Electronic Engineering
Senior Thesis "Measurement of Young's Modulus using Finite Element Method"
Advisor : Kenshi Kishi
- 2007 Spring - Summer : IRCAM, Paris, France
Visiting scholar, Timbre modeling research.
With Xavier Rodet in Analysis-Synthesis team.
2002 Spring - Summer : NTT Communication
Science Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan
Research Intern, specialized in sinusoidal modeling synthesis
Advisor : Naotoshi Osaka
- 2000 Summer : Sony Corporation,
DSP engineer, with marketing and
product design training
- 1998 Fall - 1999 Summer :
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications,
Exchange student / Research assistant
Project "Prediction of Sounds Radiated by Structures in View of Perceptive Evaluation"
Advisor : Antoine Chaigne
Music 220A "Introduction to Computer Generated Sound" (Prof. Chris Chafe,
Music 19 "Introduction to Music Theory" (Dr. Talya Berger, Fall
Music 150 "Musical Acoustics" (Prof. Tom Rossing, Winter 2005 and 2006)
Music 151 "Pyschophysics and Cognitive Psychology for Musicians" (Prof.
Jonathan Beger, Spring 2005 and 2006)
- Internship Grant, France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (2007)
- Stanford Residency at Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris (2007)
- Centennial Teaching Assistant Award (2006)
- Chair's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2005)
- Stanford Fellowship (2003 - 2004)
- Internship Grant, French Ministry of Environment (1998 - 1999)
- UEC Alumni Association Scholarship (1998)
hiroko (at) ccrma.stanford.edu
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