This blog post provides a little bit of context about who I am & what I'm interested in. Take a read to learn more!
Welcome to my website!
My name is Matt Peachey. I am a PhD student in the Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University, in Halifax, Canada. I am currently working on research projects involving Machine Learning, Human Computer Interaction, and Music.
This page is used to share my thoughts on research, technology, music, sports and more. Take a look around!
Here I'm demoing one of my projects that uses Google's MediaPipe Hands for ML powered motion-capture for hand-tracking and uses that data to control parameters of a digital synthesizer in real time.
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I participated along side Shannon Myles in two "Ocean of Data" challenges, where we developed innovated solutions to specific ocean related problems. We were proud to be awarded the top entry in both challenges.
Karplus Strong is a famous physicial modelling synthesis algorithm for 'plucked string' sounds. This blog posts details how to implement it for the Bela or Bela Mini.
MoveBox looks at using Azure Kinect / Kinect 2 to handle Motion Capture for the RocketBox library of virtual avatars. This project was led by Microsoft Research and I was pleased to collaborate with the EPIC group.