As a writer and researcher, I am particularly interested in human-computer improvisation, music theory, and music perception. In addition to peer-reviewed research, my writing has appeared in various online publications.
Schankler, I., Chew, E., and François, A.R.J. (2014). Improvising With Digital Auto-Scaffolding: How Mimi Changes And Enhances The Creative Process. In Digital Da Vinci, ed. Newton Lee. Springer Verlag, Berlin. [ link ]
Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings:
Schankler, I. Some Possibilities for Cellular Automata in Game Audio. In Proceedings of GameSoundCon, Los Angeles, CA, September 2016.
Smith, J.B.L., Schankler, I., and Chew, E. (2014). Listening as a Creative Act: Meaningful Differences in Structural Annotations of Improvised Performances. Music Theory Online 20:3 (September 2014). [ link ]
François, A.R.J., Schankler, I., and Chew, E. (2013). Mimi4x: An Interactive Audio-visual Installation for High-level Structural Improvisation. International Journal of Arts and Technology, vol. 6, no. 2, 2013.
Schankler, I., François, A.R.J., and Chew, E. (2011). User-directed Improvisation and Play with Metacompositions for Mimi4x. International Symposium of Music Information Retrieval, Late-breaking and Demo Session, Miami, FL, October 2011.
Smith J. and Schankler I. (2011). Review of the 3rd International Conference on Mathematics and Computation in Music. Computer Music Journal 35:4 (Winter 2011).
Schankler, I., François, A.R.J., and Chew, E. (2011). Preparing for the unpredictable: Identifying successful performance strategies in human-machine improvisation. In Proceedings of the International Symposium of Performance Science, Toronto, ON, August 2011.
Schankler I., Smith J., François A. R., and Chew E. (2011). Emergent formal structures of factor-oracle driven musical improvisations. In C. Agon, M. Andreatta, G. Assayag et al. (eds.), Proceedings of Mathematics and Computation in Music. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.
François, A.R.J., Schankler, I., and Chew, E. (2010). Mimi4x: An Interactive Audio-visual Installation for High-level Structural Improvisation. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Interactive Multimedia Installations and Digital Art (IMIDA 2010), Singapore, July 23.
Selected Online Publications:
Schankler, I. (2012). Spring Encounters: Century of the Rite. Reflections on the Rite, 29 Oct. 2012. [ link ]
Schankler, I. (2012). Cage = 100: Tudor and the Performance Practice of Concert for Piano and Orchestra. NewMusicBox, 5 Sep. 2012. [ link ]
Schankler, I. (2012). Sounds Heard: Anatomy of a Truth-Bender. NewMusicBox, 28 Feb. 2012. [ link ]