Music Informatics and Cognition
PhD student Andrew McLeod is organising the first UK Music Informatics and Cognition (MIC) workshop of its kind.
The event will take place 1-7pm Wednesday 20th July 2016, in the Informatics Forum, in room 4.31.
Speakers include Emmanouil Benetos (Queen Mary), Tillman Weyde (City) and Stephanie Shih (California, Merced).
“Computational methods play an important role in modelling human cognitive processing of music, as well as unlocking practical applications such as music retrieval and transcription. This workshop, focused on data-driven methods for music analysis, brings together UK researchers to share different perspectives and disciplinary approaches to music in a computational and/or cognitive context.”
MIC workshop schedule
1pm - Introduction, Mark Steedman
1.15pm - Automatic music transcription using matrix decomposition methods, Emmanouil Benetos
2.05pm - Symbolic Music Analysis for Music Transcription, Andrew McLeod
2.55pm - Coffee break
3.20pm - Big Data in Musicology, Tillman Weyde
4.10pm - The cognitive reality of prosodic units in Japanese: evidence from music and language pairing, Stephanie Shih
5-7pm - Poster session and reception
Attendance is free, but participants are asked to register through Eventbrite.
Andrew is a PhD student in our Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC). He works on automatic music transcription, specifically trying to create a language model for the transcription of symbolic music data. His primary supervisor is Professor Mark Steedman.
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