Simon Holland
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Biography <p><span>Simon is a Senior Lecturer in Computing. He is F</span><span>ounder and Director of the&nbsp;<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/MusicLab">Music Computing Lab</a>, and&nbsp;a member of the&nbsp;<a href="http://crc.open.ac.uk/"><span>Centre for Research in Computing</span></a>&nbsp;and the Interaction Design Research Group.&nbsp;</span><span>Simon&rsquo;s research interests are in Music Computing, Digital Health and Human Computer Interaction.&nbsp;</span></p>
Description <p><span>Simon is a Senior Lecturer in Computing. He is F</span><span>ounder and Director of the&nbsp;<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/MusicLab">Music Computing Lab</a>, and&nbsp;a member of the&nbsp;<a href="http://crc.open.ac.uk/"><span>Centre for Research in Computing</span></a>&nbsp;and the Interaction Design Research Group.&nbsp;</span><span>Simon&rsquo;s research interests are in Music Computing, Digital Health and Human Computer Interaction.&nbsp;</span></p>
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overview <p>I am a Senior Lecturer in Computing at The Open University. I am Director and Founder of the<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/musiclab">Music Computing Lab</a>.</p>
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  • <p><strong>Research Interests</strong><br/>My principal research interests are in Human Computer Interaction, Pervasive and Tangible Computing, and Music Computing. I also have interests in Technology Enhanced Learning. I am Co-Investigator on the<a href="http://www.esenseproject.org/">E-Sense Project</a>and the<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/series">Older People and Technological Inclusion ESRC Seminar Series</a>. I have devised numerous human-centred computing innovations such as<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/hsp">Harmony Space</a>, the<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/haptic">Haptic Drum Kit</a>, the<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/audioGPS">Audio GPS</a>, and<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/DC">Direct Combination</a>.</p><p><strong>Current Research Projects Include</strong><u><br/><a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/musiclab/Using%20Embodied%20Cognition%20to%20improve%20Music%20Interaction%20Design">Using Embodied Cognition to improve Music Interaction Design</a></u>.<u><br/><a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/hsp">Using whole body movement to understand and control musical harmony</a></u>.<u><br/><a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/MusicLab/58">Exploring computational models of rhythm perception</a></u>.<u><br/><a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/haptic/">Using haptic feedback to help people learn multi-limb rhythms</a></u>.<u><br/><a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/Hsp/5">Tools for understanding and controlling harmony visually</a></u>.<u><br/><a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/optin">Older people and Technological Innovation</a></u>(EU funded Project)<u><br/><a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/series">Older people and Technological inclusion</a></u>(ESRC Seminar Series)<u><br/><a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/Hsp/39">Designing and testing musical instruments controlled directly by the brain</a></u>.</p>
  • <p><span>Simon is a Senior Lecturer in Computing. He is F</span><span>ounder and Director of the&nbsp;<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/MusicLab">Music Computing Lab</a>, and&nbsp;a member of the&nbsp;<a href="http://crc.open.ac.uk/"><span>Centre for Research in Computing</span></a>&nbsp;and the Interaction Design Research Group.&nbsp;</span><span>Simon&rsquo;s research interests are in Music Computing, Digital Health and Human Computer Interaction.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span>Simon has been a co-Investigator on the AHRC&nbsp;<a href="http://mcs.open.ac.uk/esense/">E-Sense Project on digitally enhanced senses</a>, the ESRC&nbsp;<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/series">Older People and Technological Inclusion ESRC project</a>, and in digital health research projects&nbsp;&nbsp;funded by the EU and the Goldcrest Trust. He is currently co-Investigator on the Innovate-UK funded project,&nbsp;</span>Happie - Creative touch, Design prototyping, and leads a research collaboration with PJ Care Neurological Care Homes. These projects collectively encompass over&pound;500,000 external research funding.Simon&nbsp;<span>has devised numerous human-centred computing innovations such as&nbsp;<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/hsp">Harmony Space</a>, the Haptic Bracelets, the&nbsp;<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/haptic">Haptic Drum Kit</a>, the&nbsp;<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/audioGPS">Audio GPS</a>, and a new and highly expressive form of IOT interaction,&nbsp;<a href="http://mcl.open.ac.uk/DC">Direct Combination</a>.</span></p><p><span>He is lead Editor of&nbsp;</span><em>&nbsp;New directions in music and human-computer interaction.</em>Eds.&nbsp;<span>Holland S, Mudd T, Wilkie-McKenna K, McPherson A, Wanderley MM</span>&nbsp;Springer, London. ISBN 978-3-319-92069- 6 (In Press).</p>
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