Friday, November 30, 2012

Thinn Ooh Ooh (Darkening Sky) for Viola Ensemble 天黑黑 (中提琴合奏)

I was commissioned by Tim Deighton early this year to write this piece for his viola ensemble.

這是我今年初受中提琴家 Tim Deighton 委托的作品。

Monday, November 19, 2012

Segmentation of Bopomofo Symbols

A friend of mine is working on a project in which he needs to display Bopomofo (Chinese phonetic symbols used in Taiwan). He decided to display, in his program, each syllable as one unit that consists of vertically stacked phonetic symbol. To generate those well positioned symbols, he used MS Word to type all syllables he needs, captured the screenshot as images, and asked me to segment them. He gave me 26 files in total. Each files has several lines of something like this: