Lectures Videos

COSMOS @ ERC Music Conference Barcelona Spain

COSMOS is one of 20 ERC projects on music featured at the European Research Music Conference organized by Xavier Serra 11-13 June 2018 at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain. The event was supported by ERC=Science², an EU-funded public engagement initiative. An exciting array of European Research Council (ERC) grantees gave presentations that were live streamed and […]

Concerts Events Videos

Heart & Music @ St. Bartholomew-the-Great Church London

Heart & Music, an experimental public engagement event at the intersection of cardiology and music, took place Monday, 11 June 2018, at the St. Bartholomew-the-Great Church in West Smithfield, London. Here are archives of the talk and concert on that day; audio recorded by James Weaver. Heart & Music: [ programme notes | tweets/photos | recordings | reflections+reviews ] Heart & Music (Part […]

Concerts Events Videos

Arrhythmia Suite world première @ Stanford CCRMA Music and the Brain Symposium

Livestream from CCRMA recorded by Dave Kerr. Video shows the Transformations concert at the Music and the Brain Symposium organized by Jonathan Berger, Noah Fram, Blair Kaneshiro, Zhengshan Shi, and Nette Worthey at Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). To hear specific pieces, click on links given below.  Program notes for new pieces are reproduced beneath […]

Publications

ACM Multimedia: Explaining Structure Annotations Using Nonlinear Optimization

Smith, J.B.L. and E. Chew (2013). Using Quadratic Programming to Estimate Musical Attention from Self-Similarity Matrices. In Proceedings of ACM Multimedia, October 21-25, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain. To identify repeated patterns and contrasting sections in music, it is common to use self-similarity matrices (SSMs) to visualize and estimate structure. We introduce a novel application for SSMs derived […]