research studies at TMH, CSC, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (2009-15)


Sound perception and design in multimodal environments

Candidate: PerMagnus Lindborg.

Supervisor: Dr. Anders Friberg, KTH.


Lindborg PM (in preparation). Sound perception and design in multimodal environments (introduction).

Papers included

Lindborg PM (2013, June). “Physiological measures regress onto acoustic and perceptual features of soundscapes. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Music Emotion (ICME3). Jyväskylä, Finland, 11th - 15th June 2013. Geoff Luck & Olivier Brabant (Eds.). University of Jyväskylä, Department of Music. ISBN 978-951-39-5250-1. Available at [editor review of full paper]

Lindborg PM & Friberg AK (in preparation). “Perception of soundscape quality is influenced by personality traits”.

Lindborg PM (2015).“Psychoacoustic, Physical, and Perceptual Features of Restaurants: A Field Survey in Singapore”. Applied Acoustics 92, 47-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2015.01.002.

Lindborg PM & Friberg AK (in preparation). “A taxonomy of sound sources in restaurants".

Lindborg PM (accepted). “Interactive Sonification of Weather Data for The Locust Wrath, a Multimedia Dance Performance. Leonardo, MIT Press. Accepted: 28 June 2015.

Lindborg PM & Liu DY (2015, July). “Locust Wrath: an iOS Audience Participatory Auditory Display. Proceedings of the 21th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2015), p. 125-132. Vogt K, Andreopoulou A & Goudarzi V (eds.). Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics (IEM), University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG), Austria. ISBN: 978-3-902949-01-1. Available at [peer-review of full paper]

Lindborg PM (in review). "Colour Association to Music is Mediated by Emotion: Evidence from an Experiment using a CIE Lab Interface and Interviews". PLoS one. Submitted: 20 April 2015. Editor response: 27 July 2015. Revision: in preparation.

In support

Lindborg PM & Kwan NAK (2015, May). “Audio Quality Moderates Localisation Accuracy: Two Distinct Perceptual Effects?”. Proceedings of the 138th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, May 2015, Warsaw, Poland. AES #9313. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3587.8565. Available at [peer-reviewed full paper]

Lindborg PM (2008)."About TreeTorika: Rhetorics, CAAC and Mao". Book chapter in OM Composer’s Book #2: Bresson, J., Agon C., Assayag G., editors. Éditions Delatour France / Ircam - Centre Pompidou, p. 155-176. ISBN 978-2-84426-399-5 / 2-7521-0051-5, 2008.

Lindborg PM & Koh JBT (2011). “Multidimensional spatial sound design for ‘On the String’”. Proceedings of the International Conference of Computer Music 2011 (ICMC), p. 75-78. University of Huddersfield, UK. July 2011. Available at


Interrim report (March 2013) presented at KTH seminar. [slides]

Auditory Perception (2013, Anders Friberg). [summary] [software]

Room Acoustics (2011, Anders Askenfeldt). [summary] [exercises] [project] [software]

Statistics (2010-11, Anders Friberg). [exercises] [overview]

Function of the Singing Voice (2010, Johan Sundberg et al.). [report] [exam] [software]

Accepted from earlier studies