TitleAnalyzing left hand fingering in guitar playing
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsGuaus E, Arcos JLluis
Conference Name7th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC)

In this paper, we present our research on left hand gesture acquisition and analysis in guitar performances. The main goal of our research is the study of expressiveness. Here, we focus on a detection model for the left hand fingering based on gesture information. We use a capacitive sensor to capture fingering positions and we look for a prototypical description of the most common fingering positions in guitar playing. We report the performed experiments and study the obtained results proposing the use of classification techniques to automatically determine the finger positions.