Dr. Seth Thorn is an American violinist whose research spans computational media, improvisation, and philosophy. He has published articles in premier journals and top-tier conferences spanning critical theory, music, and human-computer interaction, including Leonardo Music Journal (MIT), Qui Parle (UC Berkeley), ACM TEI, NIME, and ICMC. He has performed on violin with the interface he developed, alto.glove, at top conferences and music festivals including NIME, TEI, SEAMUS, NYCEMF, and NYCEIS. Alto.glove has been recognized at the prestigious Guthman Competition for New Musical Instruments at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Seth holds a Ph.D. in computer music and multimedia from Brown University.