Dr Edward Braund
Profiles

Edward Braund

Associate Head of School - Teaching and Learning

School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Lecturer in Computing, Audio, and Music Technology

Programme Manager for BSc (Hons) Computing, Audio, and Music Technology
Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning

Research interests

Unconventional Computing

Biocomputing
Memristive systems
Computer Science
Computer Music
Bionic Engineering
Audio Engineering
Brain-Computer Interfacing


Journal Articles
Braund, E. Venkatesh, S. and Miranda, E.R., (2019).  PhyBox: A Programmable Interface for Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors. International Journal of Unconventional Computing.

Miranda, E.R., Braund, E. and Venkatesh, S., (2018). Composing with Biomemristors: Is Biocomputing the New Technology of Computer Music?. Computer Music Journal42(3), pp.28-46.

Miranda, E.R. and Braund, E., (2017). A Method for Growing Bio-memristors from Slime Mold.  Journal of visualized experiments: JoVE , (129).

Braund, E. & Miranda, E. R., (2017). On Building Practical Biocomputers for Real-World Applications: Receptacles for Culturing Slime Mould Memristors and Component Standardisation. Journal of Bionic Engineering, 14(1), pp.151-162.

Miranda, E. R, & Braund, E., (2017) Interactive Musical Biocomputer: An Unconventional Approach to Research in Unconventional Computing. Symmetry: Culture and Science, 28, pp.7-20.

Book Chapters

Venkatesh, S., Braund, E., & Miranda, E. R., (2019). A Nonlinear Approach to Generate Creative Data using Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors." In Slime Mould in Arts and Architecture. River Publishers.


Miranda, E.R. & Braund, E., (2017). Experiments in Musical Biocomputing: Towards New Kinds of Processors for Audio and Music. In Advances in Unconventional Computing, pp.739-761. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E. &  Miranda, E.R., (2017). An Approach to Building Musical Bioprocessors with Physarum polycephalum Memristors. In Guide to Unconventional Computing for Music, pp.219-244. Springer International Publishing.

Miranda, E.R., Kirke, A., Braund, E. & Antoine, A., (2017). On Unconventional Computing for Sound and Music. In Guide to Unconventional Computing for Music, pp. 23-61. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E., Sparrow, R. & Miranda, E., (2016). Physarum-based Memristors for Computer Music. In Advances in Physarum Machines, pp.755-775. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E., (2015). Music with Unconventional Computing: Towards a Step Sequencer from Plasmodium of Physarum polycephalum. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music and Art, pp.15-26. Springer, Cham.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2015). BioComputer Music: Generating Musical Responses with Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, pp.405-419. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2015). Music with Unconventional Computing: Granular Synthesis with the Biological Computing Substrate Physarum polycephalum. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, pp.271–282. Springer International Publishing.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E., (2014). Music with Unconventional Computing: a System for Physarum polycephalum Sound Synthesis. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: International Symposium on Computer Music Modeling and Retrieval, pp.175-189. Springer, Cham.

Conference Papers

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2015). Music with Unconventional Computing: Granular Synthesis with the Biological Computing Substrate Physarum polycephalum. In Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR): Music, Mind, and Embodiment, pp.97-104, Plymouth, UK. 

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2015). BioComputer Music: Generating Musical Responses with Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors. In Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR): Music, Mind, and Embodiment, pp.318-332, Plymouth, UK. 

Braund, E. & Miranda, E., (2014). Unconventional Computing in Music. In Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM14), pp.356-352, Berlin, Germany.

Braund, E. & Miranda, E.R., (2013). Music With Unconventional Computing: Towards a Platform for Physarum polycephalum Sound Synthesis'. In Proceedings of 10th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR): Sound Music and Motion, pp.142-149, Marseille, France.

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Miranda ER, Braund E & Venkatesh S 2018 'Composing with Biomemristors: Is Biocomputing the New Technology of Computer Music?' Computer Music Journal 42, (3) 28-46 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Miranda ER & Braund E 2017 'A Method for Growing Bio-memristors from Slime Mold' Journal of Visualized Experiments (129) , DOI PEARL
Miranda ER & Braund EW 2017 'INTERACTIVE MUSICAL BIOCOMPUTER: AN UNCONVENTIONAL APPROACH TO RESEARCH IN UNCONVENTIONAL COMPUTING' Symmetry: Culture & Science PEARL
Miranda ER & Braund EW 2016 'On Building Practical Biocomputers for Real-World Applications: Receptacles for Culturing Slime Mould Memristors and Component Standardisation' Journal of Bionic Engineering , DOI PEARL
Venkatesh S, Miranda E & Braund E 0 'PhyBox: A Programmable Interface for Physarum Polycephalum-based Memristors' International Journal of Unconventional Computing PEARL
Chapters
Venkatesh S, Braund E & Miranda ER 2018 'A Universal Biocomputing Model for Creative Applications: A Nonlinear Approach Using Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors' in Adamatzky A Slime Mould in Arts and Architecture World Scientific
Miranda ER & Braund E 2017 'Experiments in musical biocomputing: towards new kinds of processors for audio and music' in Adamatzky A Advances in Unconventional Computing Springer, Cham 739-761 Publisher Site
Braund E & Miranda ER 2017 'An Approach to Building Musical Bioprocessors with Physarum polycephalum Memristors' in Miranda ER Guide to Unconventional Computing for Music Springer International Publishing Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
Miranda ER, Kirke A, Braund E & Antoine A 2017 'On Unconventional Computing for Sound and Music' in Miranda E Guide to Unconventional Computing for Music Springer International Publishing Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
Braund EW, Miranda ER & Sparrow R 2016 'Physarum-Based Memristors for Computer Music' Advances in Physarum Machines Sensing and Computing with Slime Mould Springer 755-775 , DOI
Conference Papers
Hurban H, Miranda ER & Braund E 2018 'Dervish Sound Dress; a development of a musical interface garment which explores wearable technology using sound and haptic feedback for performance and interaction' Sound and Music Computing Conference Limassol, Cyprus 04/07/2018 07/07/2018 Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
Braund E & Miranda ER 2016 'BioComputer Music: Generating Musical Responses with Physarum polycephalum-Based Memristors' Springer International Publishing 405-419 , DOI
Braund E & Miranda ER 2016 'Music with Unconventional Computing: Granular Synthesis with the Biological Computing Substrate Physarum Polycephalum' Springer International Publishing 271-280 , DOI
Braund E & Miranda E 2015 'Music with Unconventional Computing: Towards a Step Sequencer from Plasmodium of Physarum Polycephalum' Springer International Publishing 15-26 , DOI
Braund E & Miranda E 2014 'Music with Unconventional Computing: A System for Physarum Polycephalum Sound Synthesis' Springer International Publishing 175-189 , DOI