Bill Manaris : Fall 2005 / CSCI 380 Homework 2 Team 3

User Profile

Age

May range from 15 - 80+

Sex

Both male and female.

Physical Limitations

May be fully able-bodied. Some might have limitations in relation to sight, mobility. May be of different heights

Educational Background

May have a minimal education in music and/or music composition.

Computer Use

May have minimal experience with computers.

Motivation

May be motivated to use as the result of writer's block. Some motivated by the need for new ideas.

Attitude

Varying attitudes which depend on attitudes of computers, classical music, and altering existing music.

Name

Jim

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Age

20

Occupation

Student

Task

Jim has problems coming up with new musical scores. He often suffers from writers block and would like to be able to generate random peices of music for inspiration in order to overcome this.

Name

Karla

Photo

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Age

42

Persona

Karla is the mother of two children and is married to husband James. She is a stay-at-home mom who's day consists of running errands and taking care of the children. In her spare time, which there is not of a lot of, Karla enjoys writing her own music and relaxing to the beautiful sounds of classical music. However, it is hard for her to get the time to sit and think of new ideas for her music. Karla would much rather get inspiration from an outside source, since her brain is always flooded with daily chores and errands to accomplish each day.

Name

David

Photo

david.jpg

Age

32

Occupation

Engineer

Task

David has no musical background or interest in creating music other than those pieces that the program can create. He enjoys tinkering with software. He wants to be able to select an input, alter settings, let the program run and explore the results.

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