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 Peer-reviewed Conference Publications

  1. Pestana, P., Reiss, J., Barbosa, A. (2015). Cross-Adaptive Polarity Switching Strategies for Optimization of Audio Mixes. Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society Convention - 138th AES Convention. Warsaw, Poland.
  2. Gomes, J., Barbosa, A., Penha, R. (2014). An Eco-Structuralism Approach in Soundscape (Data) Composition. Proceedings of the 9th Audio Mostly on a Conference on Interaction With Sound - AM '14. Aalborg, Denmark.
    doi:10.1145/2636879.2636903
  3. Cordeiro, J., Barbosa, A., Martins, L., Gomes, J. (2014).The Foundation of Soundscape-Lab in Macau. Conferencias Y Comunicaciones de Tecnoacustica 2014 - 45º Congreso Español de Acústica; Murcia, Spain.
  4. Gomes, J., Pinho, N., Lopes, F., Costa, G., Dias, R., Barbosa, A. (2014). Composing with Soundscapes: an Approach Based on Raw Data Reinterpretation. Proceedings of the Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X (XCOAX 2014); Porto, Portugal.
  5. Cordeiro, J., Barbosa, A., Afonso, B. (2013). Soundscape-Sensing in Social Networks. In Proceedings of AIA-DAGA 2013 Conference on Acoustic; Merano, Italy.
  6. Pestana, P., Ma, Z.; Reiss, J., Barbosa, A., Black, D. (2013). Spectral Characteristics of Popular Commercial Recordings 1950-2010. Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society Convention, In Proceedings of the 135th AES Convention, New York.
  7. Cordeiro, J., Barbosa, A. (2013). Using smartphones as personal monitoring tools for the acoustic environment. Conferencias Y Comunicaciones de Tecnoacustica 2013 - 44º Congreso Español de Acústica; Valladoli, Spain.
  8. Joaquim, V., Barbosa, A. (2013). Are Luminous Devices Helping Musicians to Produce Better Aural Results, or Just Helping Audiences Not To Get Bored. Proceedings of the Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X (XCOAX 2013); Bergamo, Italy.
  9. Cordeiro, J., Barbosa, A. ; Santos, A. (2013). A Soundscape Assessment Tool Based On A Massive Multichannel Loudspeaker Setup. Proceedings of Echopolis-Days of Sound 2013: Sounds, noise and music for re-thinking sustainable city and econeighborhood; Atheens, Greece.
  10. Pestana, P., Barbosa, A., Reiss, J. (2013). Loudness Measurement of Multitrack Audio Content Using Modifications of ITU-R BS.1770. Proceedings of the 134th Audio Engineerg Soceity Convention; Rome, Italy;
    [ Recipient of the Convention's Best Peer-Reviewed Paper Award ]
  11. Cordeiro, J., Barbosa, A. (2013). Monitoring Temporal Personal Information Regarding Soundscapes and Movement, as a Way to Enhance Social Interactions. Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design (HAID); Daejeon, Korea. Published by Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
  12. Martins, L., Barbosa, A. (2013). NIME Education at the School of Arts of the Portuguese Catholic University / CITAR. Proceedings of the Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (LaTiCE) Conference; Macao SAR, China.
  13. Cordeiro, J., Baltazar, A., Barbosa, A. (2012). Murky shooting: the use of auditory (non-speech) feedback on mobile audiogame. Proceedings of the 7th Audio Mostly Conference: A Conference on Interaction with Sound; Corfu, Greece.
    doi:10.1145/2371456.2371462
  14. Pestana, P., Barbosa, A., Reiss, J. (2012). Accuracy of ITU-R BS.1770 Algorithm in Evaluating Multi-track Material. Convention e-Brief Presented at the 133rd Audio Engineerg Soceity Convention; San Francisco, CA, USA.
  15. Cerejo, J., Barbosa, A., (2012). The Application of Design Thinking Methodology on Research Practices: a Mind-Map of Tools and Methods. Proceedings of the 62nd Anual Conference of the International Council for Education Media on Design Thinking; Cyprus.
  16. Makelberge, N., Barbosa, A., Perrota, A., Ferreira, L. (2012). Perfect Take: Experience Design and New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME 2012); Michigan, USA.
  17. Barbosa, A., Cordeiro, J. (2011). The Influence of Perceptual Attack Times in Networked Music Performance. Proceedings of the 44th Audio Engineering Society Conference on Audio Networking; San Diego - CA, USA.
  18. Lourenço, S., Clemente, M., Coimbra, D., Barbosa, A., Pinho, J. (2009). Do Pianists Play with their Teeth?. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS 2009); Auckland, New Zealand.
  19. Barbosa, A. (2008). CSCW for Music Applications: The Public Sound Objects Project. Video Program of the Computer Supported Cooperative Work Conference 2008 (CSCW 08); San Diego - California, USA.
  20. Barbosa, A. (2008). Ten-Hand Piano: A Networked Music Installation. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME 2008); Genova, Italy.
  21. Penha R., Rodrigues P., Gouyon F., Martins L., Guedes, C., Barbosa A. (2008). Studio Report: Digitópia at Casa da Música. International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 08), Belfast, U.K.
  22. Costa, J., Barbosa, A., Coimbra, D. (2006). Shared Soundscapes: A social environment for collective music creation. 9th International Conference on Music and Cognition (ICMPC 9); Bologna, Italy.
  23. Barbosa, A., Cardoso, J. (2005). Ritmo Musical Adaptável à Latência de Rede no Sistema Public Sound Objects. Proceedings of the 2º Workshop Luso-Galaico de Artes Digitais (ARTECH 2005); V. N. de Cerveira, Portugal.
  24. Barbosa, A., Cardoso, J., Geiger, G. (2005). Network Latency Adaptive Tempo in the Public Sound Objects System. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME 2005); Vancouver, Canada.
  25. Teixeira, L., Barbosa, A., Cardoso, J., Carvalho, J., and others (2005). Online data mining services for dynamic spatial databases II: air quality location based services and sonification. Proceedings of the II International Conference and Exhibition on Geographic Information (GISPLANET 2005), Estoril Congress Center, Lisbon, Portugal.
  26. Cano, P., Barbosa, A., Fabig, L., Gouyon, F., Koppenberger, M., Loscos, A. (2004). SemiAutomatic Ambiance Genereation. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFX 2004), Naples, Italy.
  27. Cardoso, J., Carvalho, J., Teixeira, L., Barbosa, A. (2004). SoundServer: Data Sonification On-Demand for Computational Instances. Proceedings of the Tenth Meeting of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2004), Sydney, Australia.
  28. Barbosa, A., Kaltenbrunner, M., Geiger, G. (2003). Interface Decoupled Applications for Geographically Displaced Collaboration in Music. Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2003), Singapore.
  29. Barbosa, A. (Ed.). (2002). Proceedings of the Musical Orchestration Systems in Algorithmic Research and Technology (MOSART) Midterm Meeting - Panel on Future Directions in Music Interfaces, Pages 302-306. An EU IHP Network Project, Edited by Kristoffer Jensen, University of Copenhagen 2002.
  30. Barbosa, A., Kaltenbrunner, M. (2002). Public Sound Objects: A shared musical space on the web. Proceedings of International Conference on Web Delivering of Music (WEDELMUSIC 2002) - IEEE Computer Society Press, Darmstadt, Germany (doi:10.1109/WDM.2002.1176188).
  31. Jordà, S., Barbosa, A. (2001). Computer Supported Cooperative Music: Overview of research work and projects at the Audiovisual Institute - UPF. Proceedings of the Music Orchestration Systems in Algorithmic Research and Technology Workshop on Current Research Directions in Computer Music (MOSART 2001), Barcelona, Spain.

 Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  1. Gomes, J., de Pinho, N., Lopes, F., Costa, G., Dias, R., Tudela, D., & Barbosa, A. (2014). Capture and Transformation of Urban Soundscape Data for Artistic Creation. Journal Of Science And Technology Of The Arts, 6(1), 97-109. [UCP-Porto Editora]
    doi:10.7559/citarj.v6i1.132
  2. Azevedo, M., Barbosa, A. (2014). The creative industries as an integrated factor in a sustainable model for Macao's economic development. Creative Industries Journal, Volume 7(2), 121-133. [Routledge, Taylor & Francis].
    doi:10.1080/17510694.2014.962931
  3. Cordeiro, J., Barbosa, A. (2014). Privacy in Sound-Based Social Networks. Communications in Computer and Information Science - Multidisciplinary Social Networks Research, Volume 473. 355-367. [Springer].
    doi:10.1007/978-3-662-45071-0_29

  4. Gouyon, F., Barbosa, A., Serra, X. (Guest Eds.). (2010). Special Issue on Sound and Music Computing. Computer Music Journal Volume 34 (3). [MIT Pres]
    ISSN 0148-9267
  5. Barbosa, A. (Ed.). (2010). Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts.Volume 2. [Portuguese Catholic University, Porto]
    ISBN: 978-989-95776-0-2, ISSN: 1646-9798
  6. Barbosa, A. (Ed.). (2009). Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts.Volume 1. [Portuguese Catholic University, Porto]
    ISBN: 978-989-95776-0-2, ISSN: 1646-9798
  7. Barbosa, A. (2005). Public Sound Objects: A Shared Environment for Networked Music Practice on the Web. Organised Sound Volume 10 (3). 233-242. [Cambridge University Press]
    doi:10.1017/S135577180500097X
  8. Barbosa, A. 2003. Displaced Soundscapes: A Survey of Network Systems for Music and Sonic Art Creation. Leonardo Music Journa. Volumel 13, 53-59. [MIT Press]
    doi:10.1162/096112104322750791

 Books & Book Chapters

  1. (Photography Book) Barbosa, A. (2014). Journey to the Last Frontier. Publish Date May 28, 2014, Large Format Landscape, 106 pgs, Yun Yi Arts and Cultural Communications Association, ISBN: 978-99965-912-0-4, Available from: (Amazon US)
  2. (Book) Cerejo, J.; Barbosa, A. (2014). Design Thinking Associated with R&D: Process Management and Knowledge Transfer for the Creative Industries. LAP Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3659520808 Available from: (Amazon US & Amazon UK)
  3. (Photography Book) Barbosa, A. (2012). Antarcticans. Publish Date May 12, 2012: Large Format Landscape, 102 pgs (Available from Blurb)
  4. (Photography Book) Barbosa, A. (2012). Drifting Ice: The Life-Cycle of Icebergs. Publish Date May 05, 2012: Large Format Landscape, 118 pgs (Available from Blurb)
  5. (Book Chapter) Barbosa, A. (2010). Performance Musical em Rede in Criação musical e tecnologias: teoria e prática interdisciplinar. pp. 188-208 - Goiânia: Anppom (Série Pesquisa em Música no Brasil, v. 2).
    ISBN: 978-85-63046-01-7.
  6. (Proceedings Book) Gouyon, F., Barbosa, A., Serra, X. (Eds.). (2009 ). Proceedings of the 6th Sound and Music Computer Conference. 23, 25 Julho 2009 - Casa da Musica | Porto, Portugal, Published by: INESC Porto, ESMAE, CITAR - UCP Porto - ISBN: 978-989-95577-6-5.
  7. (Proceedings Book) Barbosa, A. 2008 (Ed.). Proceedings of ARTECH 2008. UCP-CITAR (ISBN: 978-989-95776-3-3) ARTECH 2008, 4th International Conference on Digital Art, 7, 8 November, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal.
  8. (Book) Barbosa, A. (2008). Displaced Soundscapes. VDM Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-8364-7154-1 Available from: (Amazon US & Amazon UK)
  9. (Thesis) Barbosa, A. (2006). Computer-Supported Cooperative Work for Music Applications. PhD Thesis - Music technology Group; Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain.

 Concluded PhD Thesis Supervisions

  1. Rodrigues, S. (2016) Interacções Criativas entre a Tecnologia e a Performance ao Vivo nas Artes Sonoras. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal. Tecnologia.
  2. Gomes, J. A. (2015). Composing with Soundscapes: Capturing and Analysing Urban Audio for a Raw Musical Interpretation. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal.
  3. Macedo, A. (2015) Estudo Particular das Dinâmicas Intermédia. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal (Co-Supervisor).
  4. Gomes, J. (2015). Adaptive Interfaces for Live Performance of Generative Graphics. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal.
  5. Fernandes, V. (2015). O Papel do Laptop Performer Enquanto Agente Transformador das Práticas Musicais. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal.
  6. Cordeiro, J. (2014). Sound Based Social Networks. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal.
  7. Almeida, G. (2014). Influência da Acústica do Palco na Performance Musical: Um Novo Paradigma na Simulação de Eventos Acústicos para Auralização Interactiva com Músicos. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal.
  8. Guerreiro,R. (2013). Redes Mediadas por Computador na Composição e Performação de Situações Musicais Interactivas. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portuga (Co-Sypervisor)l.
  9. Pestana, P. (2013). Automatic Mixing Systems using Adaptive Audio Effects. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal.
  10. Farnell, A. (2012). Designing Sound : Procedural Audio Research based on the Book by Andy Farnell. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal
  11. Makelberge, N. (2012). Designing Instruments Towards Networked Music Practices. PhD Thesis in Science and Technology of the Arts, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto - Portugal.

 Other Articles and Publications

  1. Barbosa, A. (2008). "Ten-Hand Piano: A Networked Music Installation" - Publicação On-Line Revista Convergências Nº2, Published by: Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas do Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal.
  2. Barbosa, A. (2005). "Displaced Soundscapes: A Survey of Network Systems for Music and Sonic Creation" - Published On-Line by Virose "Isse #3: Soundscapes"
  3. Barbosa, A. (2004). "Displaced Sondscapes over W3" [W] - Art Nš 003, Contemporary Art Magazine 2004, Nemesis - Porto, Portugal.
  4. Barbosa, A. (2001). "Overview of text summarization in the context of information retrieval and interpretation: Applications for web pages summarization" - Research Article for the Audiovisual Institute of the Pompeu Fabra University in the Context of the doctorate program in computer science and digital communication.
  5. Barbosa, A. (2000). "O som em ficção cinematográfica" - Reference documentation for the Sound and Image undergraduate Degree at Escola das Artes da U.C.P.
  6. Barbosa, A. (1999). "Edição Digital de Som" - Reference documentation for the Sound and Image undergraduate Degree at Escola das Artes da U.C.P.
  7. Barbosa, A. (1996). "A industria de gravação musical" - Overview essay in Media Theory for the Digital Arts Master - Escola das Artes and published at 'Revista Ritual' - 1997 annual edition.
  8. Barbosa, A. Romão, M. (1994). "Editor gráfico para Score 2.0 - projecto final de licenciatura" - Graduate Report for the Grupo de Comunicações Ópticas of the Departamento de Electrónica e Telecomunicações from Universidade de Aveiro.

 Guest Lectures

  1. Genesis of a Music: The Genius of Harry Partch (April 2016), A Lecture-Performance at Asia Society Hong Kong Centre. Organized by the Honk Kong New Music Ensemble - HK, SAR China.
  2. Industrias Criativas em Macau: Cultura e Inovação Académica (March 2016), CSO'2016 : VII Congresso Internacional Criadores Sobre outras Obras. Faculdade de Belas Artes from Lisbon University.
  3. Education and Training for the Audiovisual Industry in Macau (December 2015), Keynote at the Film Symposium of the "Sound and Image Challange Symposium 2015", Macau SAR, China
  4. Overview of the Creative Industries in Macao (December 2015), Keynote at "This is my City Conference 2015 - Creative Economies: Thinking, Developing, Making and Iinvesting" at Macau Design Center, Macau SAR, China
  5. The Creative Industries in Macao: From an Industry Cluster to the Academia (November 2015), Keynote at International Conference Of Silk, Sugar and Spices: New Directions in East - West Cooperation - ISCAP, Porto, Portugal
  6. Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries (May 2015), Keynote at CISSE 2015- Expo China, Beijing, China
  7. Creative Trends and Cultural Spaces (April 2015), Keynote at Lisbon Consortium Symposium, Macau SAR - China
  8. Creative Industries in Macau: Innovation and Tradition at USJ (March 2015), Keynote at ARTECH 2015 - 7th International Conference on Digital Arts, Óbidos, Portugal
  9. Design, Communication and Architecture at USJ (April 2015), Public Lecture at School of Design from Hunan University, China
  10. Systematic Creativity and Interaction Design (December 2014), Public Lecture at School of Architecture from Harbin Institute of Technology, China
  11. From Network Music to Behavior Driven Interaction (October 2014), Field Work at CECC-FCH (UCP) - Portugal
  12. Creative Industries Double Bottom Line (May 2014), Keynote at CISSE 2014 - Expo China, Beijing, China
  13. Seminar - IP & Brand Protection in the Cultural/Creative Industries (December 2013) , European Union Academic Programme – Hong Kong & Macau SAR - China.
  14. New Perspective in Audio-Visual Productions for a New Market (October 2013), Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF), Macau SAR - China
  15. III Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture (June 2013), Lisbon, Portugal
  16. LaTiCE 2013 Doctoral Consortium (March 2013), Macau SAR - China
  17. International Creative Industries Seminar (October 2012), Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF), Macau SAR - China
  18. From Network Music to Behavior Driven Interaction (May 2012), Seminar at Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe - Germany
  19. 132nd AES Convention (April 2012), Budapest - Hungary
  20. 44th AES Conference on Audio Networking (November 2011), San Diego - CA, USA
  21. TEDX - Covilha (May 2011), Universidade da Beira Interior - Portugal
  22. CCRMA Colloquium 2011 (January 2011), Stanford University - California, USA
  23. Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (November 2010), California Institute of the Arts (CALARTS) - Valencia - CA, USA
  24. MAT 595M Seminar Series (November 2010), University of California - Santa Barbara, USA
  25. EARZOOM Festival 2010 (October 2010), Ljubljana - Slovenia
  26. Network Musical Performance Workshop 2010 (July 2010), Stanford University - California, USA
  27. Encontros ao Norte" (January 2010), Universidade Católica do Porto - Portugal
  28. Ciclo de Debates - Investimento Cultural (January 2010), Espaço Campanhã no Porto - Portugal
  29. Music in the Global Village 2009 (December 2009), Budapest - Hungary
  30. Summer School: Theories of Creative Design (September 2009), Gargnano del Garda - Italy
  31. Forum Inner City: Cidade Criativa (Abril 2009)Podcast and Summary (pt), FAUP, Porto - Portugal
  32. Public Sound Objects at ANET II - High Quality Audio over Networks Summit, (April 2008) - Banff Centre for the Arts - Canada.
  33. Shared Soundscapes at 2º Simpósio Música e Músicos em Guimarães, (March 2007) organized by Universidade do Minho - Guimarães, Portugal.
  34. 1st ICMC Networked Music Workshop (September 2005) at the International Computer music Conference (ICMC 05), Barcelona - Spain.
  35. Audio and Internet" (2005) at Musical Production PDP Course - La Salle, Universidad Ramon Llull, Barcelona - Spain.
  36. Sound Design for Movies in the Context of Auditory Display (2003) at Martin Kaltenbrunner's Course "Taller de Sistemes Interactius II", Technology department of the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona - Spain.
  37. Overview of Joint editing systems" (2001) at Workshop at "Olhares de Outono Festival - New Trends in Digital Arts", Porto - Portugal.
  38. Instruments and temporal control in the context of musical communication and technology (2001) at Workshop at "Olhares de Outono Festival - New Trends in Digital Arts", Porto - Portugal.
  39. Desenvolvimento de servidores Web utilizando HTML e JAVA (1996) at Tutorial for the conference Telecomunicações, Energia, Informática e Automação (TEIA 96) , organized by the Oporto's Engineering Faculty section of the Institute of Electrical an Electronic Engineers (IEEE ), Porto - Portugal.
  40. Introdução a criação de páginas de WWW em HTML e JAVA (1996) Tutorial for Segundo Congresso Internacional de Produtos e Serviços Internet (INTERNET 96), organized by Centro AtlIântico, Lisbon - Portugal.