June 2020: COSMOS at Colloquium Polaris in Lille

Re-scheduled for Thursday, 16 Aug 2020. Originally scheduled for Thursday, 26 Mar 2020; postponed due to covid19 actions. Thanks to Mathieu Giraud of the Algomus Team (members include Louis Bigo, Florence Levé, Richard Groult, and Ken Déguernel) at the University of Lille, Elaine Chew has been invited to present the Cosmos project at the Colloquium […]


Sep 2020→2021: DAFx Keynote in Vienna

Thanks to Peter Balasz, Director of the Acoustics Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Science, Elaine Chew was invited to give a keynote lecture at the 23rd Digital Audio Effects (DaFx 2020) Conference, which was to take place 8-12 September 2020 in Vienna, Austria. Due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers were forced to postpone […]

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Elaine Chew gives EWGLA XXV Keynote in Brussels

An opportunity arose on short notice to give a keynote lecture at the EURO (Association of European Operational Research Societies) Working Group on Locational Analysis EWGLA XXV at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Brussels, 5-7 June 2019. It was a chance to speak to the Operations Research community about optimization and music data science, and […]

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Elaine Chew gives Keynote Lecture @ the Karajan Conference in Graz

A keynote at the conference in Graz, Herbert von Karajan and the Interpretation of Music, introduced the core tenets of the COSMOS project, applied to Karajan’s recordings. TitleQuantifying Karajan – Rhythm, Timing, and Tension SpeakerElaine Chew AbstractThe advent of computing tools for quantifying and visualizing the parameters of performances has made it possible to scrutinize in […]

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Data Science @ Uni Vienna Distinguished Lecture

A chance encounter with Professor Immanuel Bomze at the EURO conference in Valencia, Spain, in the summer of 2018 led to an invitation to give the third distinguished lecture, titled “The (Data) Science of Time: From Music to the Heart,” at the new Data Science @ Uni Vienna lecture series on 17 January 2019 hosted by Professor […]

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London International Piano Symposium Keynote

Cristine McKie does it again … pulls off the third annual London International Piano Symposium, this time back at the Royal Academy of Music. The conference brought together pianists, pedagogues, and researchers from around the world. I immensely enjoyed the great company—all the laughter, good food, beautiful music—and carefully curated single-track series of interesting talks on […]

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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 […]