Topics in Computer Music



When: Summer semester 2017

CAMPUS #: 17ss-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

  • FE: Feature Extraction
  • MA: Music Analysis
  • F: Fingerprinting
  • MR: Music Recommendation
  • AM: Automatic Mixing
  • MG: Music Generation
  • TA: Tempo Adjustment
  • TI: Timbre Identification
  • KD: Key Detection

Assignment

# Name Topic Presentation Report
1 Sanchit Alekh FE PDF PDF
2 Lyubenov Boris MA PDF PDF
3 Simon Froitzheim F PDF PDF
4 Kinan Halloum MR PPTX PDF
5 Stefan Hamburger AM PDF HTML PDF
6 Michael Krause MG PDF PDF
7 Kevin Duarte TA PDF PDF
8 Mithun Madathil MR PDF PDF
9 Carina Schäffer TI PDF PDF
10 Leon Wittwer KD PDF PDF
11 Akshay Paranjape FE PDF PDF
12 Andrea Hanke FE PDF PDF



Lectures

  • Start: Wednesday, April 19, 5.15pm
  • Where: Rogowski 115, AICES seminar room, Schinkelstrasse 2

Schedule

  • Wednesday, 19.04 Topic assignment
  • Wednesday, 03.05 1-page skeleton
  • Wednesday, 31.05 Slides - draft
  • Wednesday, 28.06 Slides - final version
  • Wednesday, 05.07 Report - deadline
  • Wednesday, 05.07 Presentations
    • Andrea Hanke
    • Akshay Paranjape
    • Sanchit Alekh
    • Simon Froitzheim
  • Wednesday, 12.07 Presentations
    • Kinan Halloum
    • Mithun Madathil
    • Lyubenov Boris
    • Michael Krause
  • Wednesday, 19.07 Presentations
    • Carina Schäffer
    • Leon Wittwer
    • Kevin Duarte
    • Stefan Hamburger
  • Wednesday, 26.07 Presentations


Material