Topics in Computer Music



When: Summer semester 2016

CAMPUS #: 16ss-50166

Contact: Prof. Paolo Bientinesi


Overview

This seminar is well suited for motivated students who are passionate about both music and computers. Ideally, you want to work on a MS thesis in computer music.

All the topics are concerned with the algorithmic/automatic solution of a music-related problem.
E.g.: identification of a musical composer, generation of music, simulation of an acoustic environment, ...

Every student gives a presentation and writes a report on the assigned topic. The presentation must contain music.


Prerequisites

  • Reasonable knowledge of the fundamentals of music
  • Good command of algorithms & complexity
  • Familiarity with multiple programming languages
  • Strong mathematical background


Seminar rules

  • Attendance is mandatory
  • Grade:
    • 70% presentation, Q&A
    • 30% report


Topics

  • GC: Musical Genre Classification
  • AM: Automatic Mixing
  • MA: Music Analysis
  • MR: Music Recommendation
  • SL: Sound Localization
  • Tinnitus


Assignment

# Name Topic Presentation Report
1 Agridag Burçak GC [1] PDF [1] [2] [3]
2 Graça Miguel AM [7,8,9] PDF [1] [2]
3 Györi Alexey Tinnitus PDF [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
4 Kohnen Stefan MA [10] -
5 Prüfer Frederik MR [14,15,16] PDF
6 Quinten Christoph SL [17,18] PDF
7 Raissi Tina GC [2,3,4] PDF [1] [2] [3] [4]
8 Rossenbach Nick SL [19] PDF [1]
9 Schmakeit Mitja AM [7,8,9] PDF [SRC]
10 Sistemich Franz MR [14,15,16] -
11 Suchmann Lovis MA [10,11,12,13] -
12 Tarzan Ali GC [5] PDF [Demo]


Lectures

  • Start: Wednesday, April 20, 5.15pm
  • Where: Rogowski 115, AICES seminar room, Schinkelstrasse 2
  • When: Wednesdays, 4pm.

Schedule

  • Wednesday, 20.04 Topic assignment
  • Wednesday, 04.05, 5pm First review: sketch
  • Wednesday, 25.05, 5pm Second review: slides
  • Friday, 17.06, 23:59pm Deadline: Slides
  • Wednesday, 22.06 4pm Presentations
    • Györi Alexey
    • Quinten Christoph
    • Rossenbach Nick
  • Wednesday, 29.06, 4.15pm Presentations
    • Agridag Burçak
    • Raissi Seyedeh Tina
    • Tarzan Ali
  • Thursday, 30.06, 6pm Presentations
    • Graça Miguel
    • Prüfer Frederik
    • Schmakeit Mitja
  • Wednesday, 06.07, 11:59pm Deadline: Report


Material