Speculations 2: Challenges

The second Speculations in sound event brings together musicians, scientists and theorists working in the field of multi-channel 3D sound. Participants from many of the leading international centres for computer music possessing advanced spatialisation facilities will gather to consider the opportunities and challenges that this rapidly developing field presents.

In advance of the meeting, participants were asked to submit two challenges, problems or issues they would like to see resolved and requiring different fields of expertise from their own. For example, composers might like to challenge software designers, or scientists challenge musicians. Each challenge was summarized in a single short sentence. The complete list is provided below: