Andrew N. Robertson

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Dr. Andrew N. Robertson (born 1974) is a British actor best remembered for his performances in The Cement Garden and the Gormenghast series.

He is also a musician and academic, fronting UK-based band Truck, and has published work on automatic accompaniment for rock music at the conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression.

In May 2009, Robertson was awarded a research fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering for his work on digital music.[1] Robertson is currently a research student at Queen Mary, University of London at the Centre for Digital Music specialising in interactive real-time musical systems.[2]

In January 2011, Robertson developed software called "B-Keeper" which would allow drummers in rock bands to enhance their live performances.[3]

Robertson is also a member of a band playing mainly space rock music called Higamos Hogamos which trialled the "B-Keeper" software that he developed.[4]

Select bibliography[edit]

  • A. Robertson and M. D. Plumbley. Real-time beat-tracker for live performance with drums. To appear in Proceedings of the Digital Music Research Network Summer Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, 7–8 July 2007.
  • A. Robertson and M. D. Plumbley. B-Keeper: A beat tracker for live performance. In Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME 2007), New York, NY, USA, June 6–10, 2007, pp 234–237, 2007.
  • A. N. Robertson and M. D. Plumbley. Real-time Interactive Musical Systems: An Overview. In Proceedings of the Digital Music Research Network Doctoral Researchers Conference, London, UK, July 22–23, 2006.


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