A functional analysis of haptic feedback in digital musical instrument interactions

dc.contributor.authorYoung, Gareth W.
dc.contributor.authorMurphy, David
dc.contributor.authorWeeter, Jeffrey
dc.description.abstractAn experiment is presented that measured aspects of functionality, usability and user experience for four distinct types of device feedback. The goal was to analyse the role of haptic feedback in functional digital musical instrument (DMI) interactions. Quantitative and qualitative human–computer interaction analysis techniques were applied in the assessment of prototype DMIs that displayed unique elements of haptic feedback; specifically, full haptic (constant-force and vibrotactile) feedback, constant-force only, vibrotactile only and no feedback. From the analysis, data are presented that comprehensively quantify the effects of feedback in haptic interactions with DMI devices. The investigation revealed that the various types of haptic feedback applied had no significant functional effect upon device performance in pitch selection tasks; however, a number of significant effects were found upon the users’ perception of usability and their experiences with each of the different feedback types.en
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden
dc.description.versionPublished Versionen
dc.identifier.citationYoung, G. W., Murphy, D. and Weeter, J. (2018) 'A functional analysis of haptic feedback in digital musical instrument interactions', in Papetti, S. and Saitis, C. (eds.) Musical Haptics. Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 95-122. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-58316-7_6en
dc.identifier.journaltitleMusical Haptics. Springer Series on Touch and Haptic Systemsen
dc.publisherSpringer International Publishing AGen
dc.rights© 2018, the Author(s). Open Access. This chapter is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this book are included in the book's Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the book's Creative Commons license and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder.en
dc.subjectDevice feedbacken
dc.subjectComputer interaction analysisen
dc.subjectDMI devicesen
dc.subjectHaptic feedbacken
dc.titleA functional analysis of haptic feedback in digital musical instrument interactionsen
dc.typeArticle (peer-reviewed)en
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