Sound and music computing

Automatic Understanding of Human Nonverbal Communicative Behavior

KTH Royal Institute of Technology - 4 hours 4 min ago

Time: Tue 2015-02-03 15.00 - 17.00

Location: TMH, Room Fantum, 5th floor, Lindstedtsvägen 24

Type of event: Seminars

Creating Culturally-Adaptive Agents

KTH Royal Institute of Technology - 4 hours 4 min ago

Time: Fri 2015-01-30 15.00 - 17.00

Location: TMH, Room Fantum, 5th floor, Lindstedtsvägen 24

Type of event: Seminars

FRI – Cookie – 20: Who has the New Audi?

FRI - News and Events - 6 hours 7 min ago

Janez was eyeing the new Audi. Marko also liked it. After a week, he was driving it. He said it was fantastic. Who was driving the Audi, Marko or Janez? Who said it was fantastic? What was fantastic? Or did Janez drive Marko (or vice versa) in a Renault 4?

Workshop on music cognition by Fleur Bouwer & John Ashley Burgoyne

Fleur Bouwer & John Ashley Burgoyne direct a workshop on cognitive and computational musicology at Artez, Arnhem NL on 13 February 2015.

40 years of Phonos on Catalunya Música radio station

Phonos project - UPF - 9 hours 30 min ago

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Phonos, the program Espais Oberts of  Catalunya Música radio station, during the month of February, will be dedicated to review musical works that have been part of the history of Phonos. Several works will be played including composers such as Gabriel Brncic, Eduardo Polonio, Josep M. Mestres Quadreny or Alexandra Gardner, among others.

The program Espais Oberts is broadcast every Tuesday from 11PM to 12AM.

Internal Colloquium - Rapid Fire Talks

CCRMA-Stanford University - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 18:24
Date:  Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:15pm - 6:30pm Location:  CCRMA Classroom Event Type:  Internal Colloquium This week's internal colloquium will feature a series of "rapid fire talks" given by some of CCRMA's grad students and faculty.
FREE Open to the Public

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Moving Auditory EEGs out of the Lab

CCRMA-Stanford University - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 21:52
Date:  Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:00am - 12:30pm Location:  CCRMA Seminar Room Event Type:  Hearing Seminar

It's now time to take EEG out of the lab and into the real world. Our speaker on February 13 will talk about his efforts to build a mobile EEG recording device and validate its performance with an auditory task.  Maarten De Vos received his PhD from the University of Oldenberg and is visiting Stanford for a few months, before heading to a faculty position at Oxford.

His validation experiments are interesting because he describes them as a means of decoding attention.  He's using mismatched negativity to measure what people are attending to.  Very interesting.

  Who: Maarten De Vos (University of Oldenberg, Oxford and visiting Stanford)

FREE Open to the Public

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Succesful Writing Week

Monday 2nd February to Friday 6th February in the Kimberlin Library
Centre for Learning and Study Support (CLaSS)
CLaSS is delighted to offer a series of workshops of interest to students who want to improve their writing. Come along and meet the CLaSS and Library teams who can support you in your work.
2nd February: Structuring your work effectively2nd February: Finding your voice: from reading to writing and back again2nd February: Using Web 2.0 tools for academic research3rd February: How to write up scientific experiments3rd February: How to sound critical in your writing4th February: Developing an argument in your dissertation or extended reports4th February: Avoiding plagiarism through effective referencing4th February: Planning and writing your report4th February: Polishing your assignment5th February: Writing in Science and Technology5th February: Writing introductions and conclusions5th February: The power of words6th February: Writing with style6th February: How to write when you don’t want to write6th February: Using evidence in your writing: paraphrasing and quotations
For further information and to book a place, click on link:

Bauer Media London Open House

OPEN OFFER to any and all broadcast and print media related programmes and their students:

EVENT: Bauer Media London Open House
DATE: Wednesday 5th March 2015
TIME: 3pm-6pm

Fancy getting the inside line on one of the UK's biggest and most diverse media production companies?

From top-flight brand radio and television operations to myriad household-name magazine publications, Bauer Media is offering an exclusive opportunity to DMU students, spending an afternoon meeting programming, presentation, production, social media and sales and marketing teams at their new base at 1 Golden Square, Soho, London.

To take advantage of this exclusive offer, please send an email, including your particular areas of interest, to Nicky Tranter. Please CC your email to Simon Walsh.

Delegates are expected to make their own travel arrangements.

Students will find it useful to join the Creative Media Lab Facebook Group, to keep across the range of events and happenings in this exciting and dynamic area.


Korg releases an MIR-enhanced tuner

MTG (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 05:45
At the Winter NAMM Korg has released Cortosia, an iOS app that measures the quality of a sound in real time. More Information:  Korg's press release

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Feel like Doing a Master in Music Studies in Historic Amsterdam?

Do you want to become a Master in Music Studies at the University of Amsterdam? Find out more on our Music Studies website and go to the registration page. Deadline: 1 April 2015.

Hooked on Music: therapy for Alzheimer's disease?

“Where words fail, music speaks”, a commentary in the January edition of The Lancet Neurology on the Hooked on Music game.

An interactive interface for predominant pitch extraction, and its applications in singing evaluation, source separation and cover-version generation.

CCRMA-Stanford University - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 20:23
Date:  Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm Location:  CCRMA Seminar Room [Knoll 315] Event Type:  DSP Seminar

Dr. Vishweshwara Rao, 
SensiBol Audio Technologies 

FREE Open to the Public

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Vídeo-acusmática : Una narrativa transversal

Phonos project - UPF - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 16:36
Series: Thursday, 2015, January 29 - 19:30

Vídeo-acusmática : Una narrativa transversal

29.1.2015 - 19:30h

Auditori del Campus de la Comunicació Universitat Pompeu Fabra C/ Roc Boronat 138 Barcelona

Free admission


Audiovisuals curated by Elsa Justel including her own work and works by other artists that combine acousmatic music and live images.


 "Piano Chimera"

Chikashi Miyama


Elsa Justel


José López Montes

 "Un regard su la ville"

Elsa Justel

"Bridged on Bach"

Daniel Dominguez  "Camet Norte"

Elsa Justel

 "Hors chants"

Adolfo Kaplan


Elsa Justel  "Graveshift"

Per Bloland


Elsa Justel



with the support of:

Generalitat de Catalunya: Departament de Cultura
Ajuntament de Barcelona: Barcelona Cultura
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

FRI Will Be Presenting at the Informativa Fair

FRI - News and Events - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 09:29

On Friday, 23rd, and on Saturday, 24th January, the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, UL, will be presenting at the Informativa education and career fair between 9.00 and 18.00, held at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre. 

Young Computer Enthusiasts Compete in the Nationals

FRI - News and Events - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:00

Today, on 17 January 2015, The Bober National Computer Science Competition took place at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, organised by all three Slovenian universities, with the participation of the ACM association of Slovenia. 186 primary school students and 93 secondary school students attended this year. 


MTG (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 14:12 is a new platform for sharing and evaluating instrumental samples developed by the MTG-UPF and KORG.

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Dimitri Bouche - Scheduling & Time Structures in Computer­ Assisted Composition

CCRMA-Stanford University - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 02:42
Date:  Wed, 02/04/2015 - 5:15pm - 6:15pm Location:  CCRMA Classroom Event Type:  Guest Colloquium Music composers’ work with computers is generally divided in the two distinct stages of composition and performance. Each stage requires specific methodology and software: computer-­aided composition involves time and high computation capabilities to produce complex musical scores, while performance and live rendering require reactive environments with precise real‐time constraints. Contemporary music composers permanently challenge these kinds of established categories, using unusual objects and behaviors in their music or considering the variations in performance as an actual part of the composition.
FREE Open to the Public

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Séminaire MaMux

IRCAM - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 00:00

Bande dessinée avec la participation de Zviane et Geoffroy Monde - vendredi 23 janvier, 14h30-19h.

Artist-in-residence opportunity, in collaboration with MUTEK festival

Phonos project - UPF - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 18:42

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As part of the activities related to the exhibition "Phonos 40 years of electronic music in Barcelona" we promote, together with the Mutek Festival and Museu de la Música, an artist-in-residence opportunity that will allow an artist to create a work using one of the synthesizers of the exhibition. The result of this work will be presented on March 5, 2015 at 7pm at the Museu de la Música as part of the activity "Instruments of a time: Modular Analog Synthesizers", which also includes a guided visit of the exhibition and a concert. This event is free and is part of the Mutek festival program.

Information about the artist-in-residence call: MUTEK, and Application.


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