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04/12/2014 - 11:36 - Conference presentations
This month of November there has been three presentations at conferences of work done in the context of CompMusic:
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23/11/2014 - 20:23 - Beijing opera tutorial online

We videotaped the tutorial we gave at ISMIR 2014 on Beijing Opera and we uploaded them to the CompMusic YouTube channel. The complete program of the tutorial with the sli...

22/10/2014 - 14:23 - Presentations at ISMIR 2014

Several outcomes of the CompMusic project are presented at the 15th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2014) ...

10/09/2014 - 08:52 - CompMusic papers at ICMC-SMC 2014
Two articles on Indian music are presented on the joint  ICMC-SMC 2014 conference tha...
28/08/2014 - 16:56 - Participation to DLFM 2014
CompMusic researchers participate in the 1st International Digital Libraries for Musicology workshop (DLfM 2104) that takes place on September 12th, 2014, in...
20/06/2014 - 15:33 - Invited talk at ISMIS 2014

Xavier Serra gives an invited talk on CompMusic at the 21st International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems that takes place in Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmar...

30/05/2014 - 12:37 - Concert and lecture demonstration by the Gundecha Brothers
On June 19th 2014 we are organizing a lecture demonstration and a concert in Barcelona of the Gundecha Brothers, which are among the most prominent singers of the Dhrupad music tradition of India.
 
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30/05/2014 - 12:00 - Participation to FMA 2014
Research results of CompMusic are being presented at the 4th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis that takes place in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 12th and 13th, 2014. And...
28/05/2014 - 09:13 - CompMusic seminar in Istanbul
On June 11th we are organizing a CompMusic seminar with the title "Culture specific approaches in music technology: Turkish music case" in Istanbul.
 
Date: June 11th, 2014, from...
28/04/2014 - 09:09 - CompMusic seminar at IIT-Bombay
On May 12th, 2014, we are organizing a CompMusic seminar  at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai (India), organized by Prof. Preeti Rao.
 
This seminar will overview the research...
27/04/2014 - 17:23 - Participation to ICASSP 2014

Ajay Srinivasamurthy participates to the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) that takes place in Florence (Italy) from May 4th to 9th 201...

02/04/2014 - 17:11 - Special Issue of JNMR dedicated to research done in the context of CompMusic
Just came out a special issue of the Journal of New Music Research dedicated to research done in the context of CompMusic. It is focused on MIR and the art music traditions of India and Turkey and it is available online at:...
21/01/2014 - 10:00 - Xavier Serra gives an invited talk at the AES 53rd Conference on Semantic Audio

Xavier Serra gives an invited talk on CompMusic 53rd Conference on Semantic Audio of the Audio Engineering Society that takes place in London from January 26th  to the 29th, 2014. The talk will be on: "...

06/12/2013 - 10:22 - Lecture-demonstration by Padma Vibhushan Sangita Kalanidhi Mrudangam Legend Dr. Umayalpuram K Sivaraman

As an special event in the context of the CompMusic workshop and seminar organized at IIT Madras on December 13th and 14th, on...

03/12/2013 - 18:53 - Xavier Serra gives a lecdem at the Music Academy Madras

Xavier Serra gives a Lecture-Demonstration on CompMusic at the...

26/10/2013 - 10:02 - 3rd CompMusic Workshop in Chennai

The 3rd CompMusic workshop will take place on December 13th 2013 at IIT-Madras in Chennai (India). This workshop will be dedicated to Hindustani and Carnatic music an...

25/10/2013 - 11:03 - ESSENTIA wins the Open-Source Competition of ACM-Multimedia-2013
ESSENTIA, the audio analysis software library developed at the MTG and used in CompMusic, wins the Open-Source Software Competition of ACM Multimedia 2013,...
18/10/2013 - 09:41 - Participation to SMAM2013

Gopala K. Koduri participates to the First International Workshop on Semantic Music and Media (SMAM 2013) which takes place in Sydney (Australia) on October 21st as par...

10/10/2013 - 14:54 - Seminar by Amin Chaachoo on Andalusian music

Amin Chaachoo, collaborator of CompMusic from the Tetouan-Asmir Center, will be visiting the UPF on the 16th-17th-18th of October and will be giving a talk (in spanish) on October 16th at 15:00h in room 55.309 on "...

13/08/2013 - 11:36 - CompMusic at ISMIR 2013

Six articles resulting from research done in the context of Compmusic will be presented at the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR) that will take place from November 4th to the 8th, 2013, in Curi...

25/07/2013 - 08:19 - Xavier Serra gives a keynote at SMAC/SMC 2013

Xavier Serra gives a keynote on CompMusic at the join conference of SMAC 2013 and SMC 2013. The title of the talk is: "Exploiting domain knowledge in music information rese...

10/07/2013 - 11:50 - CompMusic presentations at the UPF

On July 9th we had a general meeting of the MTG in which we presented all the current work being done at the MTG in the context of CompMusic. We videotaped all the presentations and added them to the...

02/06/2013 - 18:30 - Vignesh Ishwar and Kaustuv Kanti Ganguli sing in Barcelona

As part of CompMusic we are organizing two concerts of Indian Art Music, one on June 19th on Carnatic music, with Vignesh Ishwar, from IITM, and another on June 21st on Hindustani music, with Kaustuv Kanti Ganguli, from IITB. Each...

26/03/2013 - 10:28 - CompMusic presentations in Abu Dhabi

CompMusic had a relevant participation at the workshop organized by the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute that took place from March 18th to the 21st of March 2013 in Abu Dhabi. The workshop was dedicated to "...

03/01/2013 - 13:25 - PhD positions at the MTG

The Music Technology Group (MTG) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona is opening 2 funded PhD positions to...

14/12/2012 - 17:10 - Article published in the Journal of New Music Research

Work on Rāga recognition done in the context of CompMusic has been published as an article in the Journal of New Music Research.

  • G. K. Koduri, S. Gulati., P. Rao and X. Serra: "...
24/11/2012 - 19:34 - The sounds of the cultures of Barcelona

Each community has its particular sounds, giving it a unique identity. To explore this from a multicultural perspective the MTG, in the context of the Phonos project, has started a series of workshops with some Asian communities o...

31/10/2012 - 12:41 - Proceedings of the 2nd CompMusic Workshop online

The Proceedings of the 2nd CompMusic Workshop are now online: PDF of Proceedings. These proceedings include all the articles that were presented at the Workshop that took place on July 12...

20/10/2012 - 17:35 - Lecture Demonstration on Hindustani Vocal Music at IIT-Madras

Pt. Shyamrao Kulkarni & Dr. Usha Arunachalam
IIT Madras, Chennai – Oct 25th 2012
Venue: CS25
Time: 4.30pm

Tea will be served before the lec-dem

Indian music has several Genres’...

16/10/2012 - 08:56 - Seminar by T. V. Sreenivas on Stochastic approaches to Music/Speech modeling

T. V. Sreenivas, from IISc Bangalore, India, will give a seminar at the UPF about Stochastic approaches to Music/Speech modeling on Tuesday October 23rd at 3:30pm in room 55.309.

"Stochastic approaches to...

05/10/2012 - 11:22 - Collection of Turkish makam music scores

M. K. Karaosmanoğlu has compiled and made available through CompMusic a collection of 1,700 musical scores of Turkish Makam music: http://compmusic.upf.edu/node/140

02/10/2012 - 09:13 - Big participation of CompMusic at ISMIR 2012

8 papers discussing research done within the CompMusic project are being presented at the 13th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, that takes place in Porto f...

30/09/2012 - 22:42 - MusicBrainz Summit at the UPF

The MTG-UPF will be hosting the 12th MusicBrainz Summit on November 9-11, 2012. MusicBrainz is an open music encyclopedia that collects music metadata and that the CompMusic project uses to co...

25/09/2012 - 09:53 - Review of CompMusic Workshop in Sruti Magazine

"IT in the study of music traditions": review article in the September 2012 issue of Sruti magazine on the 2nd CompMusic Workshop that took place in Istanbul on July 12-13th 2012.

30/07/2012 - 10:38 - Videos of the 2nd CompMusic Workshop online

The videos of all the presentations of the 2nd CompMusic Workshop are available online in the CompMusic YouTube...

02/07/2012 - 15:58 - 2nd CompMusic Workshop: Final Program

The 2nd CompMusic Workshop will take place in Istanbul (Turkey) on July 12th-13th 2012.This second workshop will cover all the topics of relevance to CompMusic, bringing together the researchers working in the project plus researche...

24/06/2012 - 09:39 - CompMusic at WebVisions

Xavier Serra gives a talk on July 6th 2012 at WebVisions on "...

09/05/2012 - 15:39 - Presentations of CompMusic in China and Taiwan

Xavier Serra is visiting several universities and research centers in Hong Kong and Beijing (China), and Taipei (Taiwan), with the aim to present CompMusic and to find collaborators for the project. He will be giving talks at:

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23/04/2012 - 13:16 - Software developer position in CompMusic

In this position you will be working together with researchers at the MTG-UPF in Barcelona to (1) develop prototypes demonstrating novel ideas, algorithms, and interaction paradigms related to music information processing and (2)...

21/04/2012 - 19:56 - 2nd CompMusic workshop: provisional program

Here are the titles of the accepted abstracts to be presented at the 2nd CompMusic Workshop that will take place in Istanbul on July 12th-13th 2012.

  • M. Subramanian:...
14/04/2012 - 09:28 - Keynote on CompMusic at AdMIRe-2012

Xavier Serra gives a Keynote on CompMusic at AdMIRe 2012.

Title: Data Gathering for a Culture Specific Approach in MIR (...

26/02/2012 - 14:40 - CompMusic talk at Utrecht University

Xavier Serra gives an invited talk on CompMusic, entitled "Information technologies for the discovery of culture specific music repertoires", at the University of Utrech (Netherlands) on February 29th 2012 as part of an...

13/02/2012 - 17:19 - 2nd CompMusic workshop: call for participation

Dates: July 12th-13th, 2012
Venue: Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi, Istanbul
Scientific committee: Xavier Serra, Preeti Rao, Hema Murthy,...

25/01/2012 - 17:58 - Lecture by Pandit Satyasheel Deshpande

On January 11th 2012 Pandit Satyasheel Deshpande gave a lecture on various aspects of Hindustani music at IIT-Bombay. We videotaped the lecture in 4 parts.

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25/01/2012 - 14:15 - Open positions

The Music Technology Group of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, has open research positions at the PhD and post-doc levels to work on the CompMusic project. Interested applicants should send a CV and a letter of motivation,...

25/01/2012 - 13:45 - Keynote on CompMusic at FRSM-2012

Xavier Serra gave a Keynote speech on CompMusic at the International Symposium on Frontier of Research in Speech and Music (FRSM 2012), conference that took place on January 18-19 2012 at KIIT Collegen of Engineering, Gurgaon (Ind...

16/01/2012 - 10:52 - CompMusic talk at IIT-Bombay

Xavier Serra gives a talk presenting CompMusic at the Computer Science Department of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, on January 16th  2012.

Title: "Information technologies for the discovery...

09/01/2012 - 17:16 - Usul recordings shared on Freesound

A collection of rhythm/usul samples has been created by recording 4 percussion instruments of Ottoman music: kudüm, bendir, def and darbuka, playing the 15 most common usuls. The recordings were made in the home-studio of...

06/01/2012 - 05:53 - First CompMusic Workshop

The CompMusic project is organizing this workshop as a satellite event of the International Symposium on Frontiers of Rese...

08/11/2011 - 12:05 - Keynote on CompMusic at ECSS 2011

Xavier Serra has been invited to give a keynote speech on CompMusic at the 7th European Computer Science Summit that takes place from the 7th to the 9th of November 2011 in Mi...

01/11/2011 - 10:40 - Videos from internal meeting

We had an internal meeting of CompMusic on October 17th-19th 2011 in Barcelona, with the physical presence of the Turkish and UPF teams. We broadcasted everything so the rest of the partners could follow it and we also recorded the...

21/10/2011 - 18:16 - CompMusic at ISMIR 2011

Joan Serrà, Gopal Koduri and Xavier Serra participate at the 12th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference that will take place in Miami, Florida (USA) on October 24–28, 2011. They p...

15/09/2011 - 16:40 - Research teams in place

With the starting of the 2011-2012 academic year, the four initial research teams have been already configured. A part from the team in Barcelona, we have two teams in India (Chennai and Mumbai) and one in Turkey (Istanbul). The d...

17/07/2011 - 11:01 - Seminar by Preeti Rao

On Wednesday July 20th 2011 Preeti Rao will give a talk at the MTG-UPF on "Objective assessment of ornamentation in Indian classical singing".

More info: MTG's website...

01/07/2011 - 10:26 - CompMusic starts today!!

The official starting day of the CompMusic project is today, July 1st 2011, and it will last for five years, thus until June 30th 2016.

21/06/2011 - 18:20 - First CompMusic partner institutions

To work on the music of India and of Turkey we have stablished a partnership with the following institutions:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay: Dr. Preety Rao (PI Hindustani music)
  • Indian Institut...
21/06/2011 - 08:38 - Lecture and concert by Parag Chordia

Parag Chordia, from Georgia Tech, gives a lecture and a concert at the UPF on June 21st and 22nd 2011.

The lecture is dedicated to his research on Hindustani music with the title "Computational Modeling of North Indi...

15/04/2011 - 10:26 - Presentations of CompMusic in India

Xavier Serra is visiting several universities in India during April-May 2011 with the aim to present CompMusic and to find collaborators for the project. He will be giving talks at:

  • April 20th: IIT Madras
  • ...
28/03/2011 - 14:30 - Presentation of CompMusic at Queen Mary

On April 7th 2011 at 2pm Xavier Serra gives a seminar on CompMusic at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science of Queen Mary in London. [...

25/02/2011 - 14:28 - Presentations of CompMusic in Turkey

Xavier Serra presents the CompMusic project in Istanbul and Izmir during the second half of February 2011. The locations for the presentations are:

  • February 17 at the Department of Computer Engineering, Bogazi...
24/02/2011 - 17:36 - Open Phd and Post-Doc Positions

CompMusic is looking to fill several post-doc positions at the MTG-UPF to work on topics related to Computational Musicology and Music Cognition. We are also looking to fill several PhD positions at the MTG-UPF to work on a variet...