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The Poetry of Strange Connections: An Interview with Bill Verplank

  • Andrew McPhersonEmail author
  • Bill VerplankEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series on Cultural Computing book series (SSCC)

Abstract

Bill Verplank is an interaction designer educated at Stanford and MIT in Mechanical Engineering (Design and Man-Machine Systems). He did user testing at Xerox (“Star”), interaction design at IDTWO (now IDEO), research at Interval. He has taught design at MIT, Stanford (ME, Music, CS), ACM-SIGCHI, NIME, IDII (Ivrea), CIID (Copenhagen).

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electronic Engineering and Computer ScienceCentre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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