As an interdisciplinary Ph.D. student, my research interests are quite broad. My general area of study is computer music, but there are several aspects of the field that are particularly important within my research. They include:
Publications and Press
Cullimore, Jason and David Gerhard. "The Virtuoso Composer and the Formidable Machine: A Path to Preserving Human Compositional Expression." In The Proc. of the 12th Int. Conference on Sound and Music Computing. Edited by Joseph Timoney and Thomas Lysaught . Maynooth, 413-8. Ireland: Music Technology Research Group, 2015. [LINK]
Cullimore, Jason. "'In the manner of Beethoven’s quill': Composers, computers, and the redefinition of music as an art form and practice" Impetus, Luther College (Fall, 2015). [LINK]
Cullimore, Jason, Howard Hamilton, and David Gerhard. "Directed Transitional Composition for Gaming and Adaptive Music Using Q-Learning." In Proceedings ICMC|SMC|2014. Edited by Anastasia Georgaki and Georgios Kouroupetroglou, 332-8. San Francisco: The International Computer Music Association, 2014. [LINK]
Razban, Behrooz, Kristina Y. Nelson, D. Roy Cullimore, Jason Cullimore, and Dena W. McMartin. "Quantitative Bacteriological Assessment of Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Quality and Plant Performance." Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A 47, no. 5 (2012): 727-33. [LINK]
2015 September 25: "Interactive Music Creates New Copyright Concerns" featured on Focus Saskatchewan, Global Television. [LINK]
2015 August 28: "Student explores new frontier for music" by Costa Maragos. University of Regina Feature Story. [LINK]
2015 July 29: "Computers Allow for Adaptive Music" featured on the Afternoon Edition on CBC Radio Saskatchewan. [LINK]
2013 November 2: Feature interview on "The Grid," CBC Radio 1 (Saskatchewan)
2013 August 27: Interview with Jason Cullimore featured in The Session, Saskatchewan's Music Industry Trade Magazine (Published by SaskMusic). [LINK]
Other Communications and Presenatations
2015 November: Presented a talk on Improvisation and Comprovisation for upper-year and graduate Fine Arts students in a course on improvisation.
2015 April: Attended the 2015 University of Calgary School of Music Graduate Conference "Confounding Expectations: Musical Intersections." Presented a talk entitled “The Computer As a New Creative Voice and Its Implications for Composers.”
2014 October 2: Presented a talk on film composing for film and television to music students and the general public at the University of Regina.
2014 September: Attended the ICMC|SMC|2014 Conference in Athens, Greece. I presented a paper on my use of Q-Learning in chord sequence generation tasks (see Academic Publications above).
2014 Summer: Attended the Summer Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation, St. John's, Newfoundland. Participated in a class on practice-based research, and attended the Newfoundland Sound Symposium which ran concurrently.
2012 January: Presented a three-week course through the Saskatchewan FIlmPool Cooperative for film-makers on how to work effectively with composers and attain the best score for their films.
2015 (University of Regina - Ph.D. Student in Fine Arts/Interdisciplinary Studies)