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Program - provisional

The program is provisional and subject to change.

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For a detailed list of paper and poster presentations, please refer to the list below.

Full abstracts will be available in the electronic program which will be posted here shortly.

CMMR paper sessions (16-19 June) will be held in the Roland Levinsky Building, Lecture Theatre 1 (LT1).

CMMR poster sessions will be held in The House (on campus).

Paper sessions

Paper Session 1 Tuesday 11:00-12:30 – Sound, Motion and Gesture, Part 1

Paper Session 2 Tuesday 13:30-15:30 – Composition Tools

Paper Session 3 Tuesday 16:00-18:00 – Data Mining, Music Information Retrieval and Artificial Intelligence, Part 1

Paper Session 4 Wednesday 11:00-12:30 – Digital Musical Instruments, Collaborative Environment, Performance

Paper Session 5 Wednesday 13:30-15:30 – Data Mining, Music Information Retrieval and Artificial Intelligence, Part 2

Paper Session 6 Wednesday 16:00-18:00 – Sound, Motion and Gesture, Part 2

Paper Session 7 Thursday 11:00-12:30 – Music Analysis, Music Generation and Emotion

Paper Session 8 Thursday 13:30-15:30 – Embodiment, Performance

Paper Session 9 Thursday 16:00-18:00 – Sound Perception, Cognition and Culture

Student Paper Session and Best Student Paper awards – Friday 09:30 - 13:00

Paper Session 1 Tuesday 11:00 – 12:30 – Sound, Motion and Gesture - Part 1

122 Effect of tempo and vision on interpersonal coordination of timing in dyadic performance
Marc R. Thompson, Georgios Diapoulis, Susan Johnson, Pui Yin Kwan, and Tommi Himberg

84 Comparing the Timing of Movement Events for Air-Drumming Gestures
Luke Dahl

126 Assessing the influence of constraints on cellists’ postural displacements and musical expressivity
Jocelyn Rozé, Mitsuko Aramaki, Richard Kronland-Martinet, Thierry Voinier, Christophe Bourdin, Delphine Chadefaux, Marvin Dufrenne and Solvi Ystad

Paper Session 2 – Tuesday 13:30 – 15:30 Composition Tools

38 A viewpoint approach to symbolic music transformation
Louis Bigo and Darrell Conklin

56 Conchord: An Application for Generating Musical Harmony by Navigating in a Perceptually Motivated Tonal Interval Space.
Gilberto Bernardes, Diogo Cocharro, Carlos Guedes and Matthew Davies

58 Musical Variation and Improvisation based on Multi-Resolution Representations
Johan Loeckx

85 Music with Unconventional Computing: Granular Synthesis with the Biological Computing Substrate Physarum polycephalum
Edward Braund and Eduardo Miranda

Paper Session 3 Tuesday 16:00 – 18:00 – Data Mining, Music Information Retrieval and Artificial Intelligence - Part 1

8 ‘Understood at Last’?: A Memetic Analysis of Beethoven’s ‘Bloody Fist’
Steven Jan

103 Music and Dementia: Two Case-studies
Alexis Kirke, Belinda Dixon and Eduardo Miranda

90 Strictly Rhythm: Exploring the effects of identical regions and meter induction in rhythmic similarity perception
Daniel Gómez-Marín, Sergi Jordà and Perfecto Herrera

109 Cross-cultural differences in free body movement responses to Argentinian and Afro-Brazilian music
Luiz Naveda, Isabel C. Martínez, Javier Damesón, Alejandro Pereira Ghiena, Romina Herrera, M. Alejandro Ordás

Paper Session 4 Wednesday 11:00 – 12:30 – Digital Musical Instruments, Collaborative Environment, Performance

31 BOEUF: a Unified Framework for Modeling and Designing Digital Orchestras
Florent Berthaut and Luke Dahl

117 Decomposing a Composition: On the Multi-layered Analysis of Expressive Music Performance
Esther Coorevits, Dirk Moelants, Stefan Östersjö and David Gorton

63 One Micro Song, Three Ends: an approach for musical composition and an interactive decision machine based on expressive live performance
Rodrigo Schramm, Helena de Souza Nunes, Leonardo de Assis Nunes, Federico Visi, and Eduardo Reck Miranda

Paper Session 5 – Wednesday 13:30 – 15:30 Data Mining, Music Information Retrieval and Artificial Intelligence - Part 2

115 Predictability of Harmonic Complexity Across 75 Years of Popular Music Hits
Kristoffer Jensen and David G. Hebert

36 Information Rate for Fast Time-Domain Instrument Classification
Jordan Ubbens and David Gerhard

27 Escaping from the Abyss of Manual Annotation: New Methodology of Building Polyphonic Datasets for Automatic Music Transcription
Li Su and Yi-Hsuan Yang

44 On the Evaluation of Automatic Segment Boundary Detection
Marcelo Rodríguez-López and Anja Volk

Paper Session 6 – Wednesday 16:00 – 17:30 - Sound, Motion and Gesture - Part 2

105 Methods for the analysis of rhythmic and metrical responses to music in free movement trajectories
Luiz Naveda, Isabel C. Martínez, Javier Damesón, Alejandro Pereira Ghiena, Romina Herrera, M. Alejandro Ordás

114 Evaluating Input Devices for Dance Research
Mari Romarheim Haugen and Kristian Nymoen

111 Estimation of Guitar Fingering and Plucking Controls based on Multimodal Analysis of Motion, Audio and Musical Score
Alfonso Perez-Carrillo, Josep-Lluis Arcos, and Marcelo Wanderley

Paper Session 7 Thursday 11:00 – 12:30 – Music Analysis, Music Generation and Emotion

48 Emotional Experiences of Ascending Melodic Lines
Hans T. Zeiner-Henriksen

89 σGTTM III: Learning based Time-span Tree Generator based on PCFG
Masatoshi Hamanaka, Keiji Hirata, and Satoshi Tojo

13 BioComputer Music: Generating Musical Responses with Physarum polycephalum-based Memristors
Edward Braund and Eduardo Miranda

Paper Session 8 – Thursday 13:30 – 15:30 Embodiment, Performance

25 The Fluid and the Crystalline – Processes of the Music Performing and Perceiving Body
Jan C. Schacher and Patrick Neff

100 The Hybrid Brain Computer Music Interface - Integrating Brainwave Detection Methods for Extended Control in Musical Performance Systems
Joel Eaton and Eduardo Miranda

94 Feeling Sound: Exploring a Haptic-Audio Relationship
Joanne Armitage and Kia Ng

83 Music Production and Embodiment: Exploring the Balance Metaphor using a Corpus-Based Approach
Mads Walther-Hansen

Paper Session 9 – Thursday 16:00 – 18:00 Sound Perception, Cognition and Culture

78 Audio Bigrams as a Unifying Model of Pitch-based Song Description
Jan Van Balen, Frans Wiering, and Remco Veltkamp

29 Model analysis for intra-phrase tempo variations in classical piano performances
Shengchen Li, Dawn Black, and Mark D. Plumbley

33 Modeling Affective Responses to Music using Audio Signal Analysis and Physiology
Konstantinos Trochidis and Simon Lui

88 Veridical Chaining: A case-based memory matching approach to the mental organization of music
Emery Schubert and Marcus Pearce

Student Paper Session and Best Student Paper awards - Friday 09:30 - 13:00

10 Pyramid Continuous Conditional Random Fields: An Exploration on dynamic music emotion recognition
Wanyi Yang, Kang Cai, Deshun Yang, Xiaoou Chen

17 Can Song Lyrics Predict Hits?
Abhishek Singhi and Daniel G. Brown

82 Predicting GEMS Based on PDA-Assessed Gestural Motion Data
Melanie Irrgang, Hauke Egermann, Esra Acar, and Andreas Lommatzsch

92 A new timbre model of classical indian music
Radha Manisha and Navjyoti Singh

99 Automatic Segmentation of Composition in Carnatic Music Using Time-Frequency CFCC Templates
Sridharan Sankaran, Krishnaraj Sekhar PV, and Hema A Murthy

51 Synchronization in Music Group Playing
Iris Yuping Ren, René Doursat, and Jean-Louis Giavitto

116 Instrumental Movements of Neophytes - Analysis of Movement Periodicities, Commonalities and Individualities in Mimed Violin Performance
Federico Visi, Esther Coorevits, Rodrigo Schramm, Eduardo Miranda

Poster sessions

Poster session 1: Tuesday

67. HCI Models for Digital Musical Instruments: Methodologies for Rigorous Testing of Digital Musical Instruments
Gareth William Young and Dave Murphy.

37. Understanding historical horns with crooks by combining measuring and modelling approaches
Nuria Bonet and Arnold Myers.

104. A dynamic patch for wave field synthesis auralization
Regis Faria and Marcio Silva.

16. Evaluating apparatus for musification of P. berghei micro-organism motility with synchronous 3D holography
Duncan Williams and Laurence Wilson.

118. The Individuality of Metrical Engagement: describing the individual differences of movements in response to musical meter
Isabel Cecilia Martínez, Luiz Naveda, Javier Damesón, Romina Herrera, Alejandro Pereira Ghiena and M Alejandro Ordás.

68. Device Analysis Case Study: The Haptic Bowl
Gareth William Young and Dave Murphy.

102. IMUSIC: Programming Non-Music Applications with Music
Alexis Kirke and Eduardo Miranda.

60. Sonification of Gait to Create Real-Time Auditory Feedback for People with Parkinson’s Disease
Lisa Muratori, Margaret Schedel, Daniel Weymouth, Tzvia Pinkhasov, Jay Loomis, Ilene Morris and Erin Vasudevan.

110. Reactive music: designing interfaces and sound processors for real-time music processing
Ruy Borges Cunha Junior, Eduardo Afonso and Regis Faria.

87. Connecting Music Signal Data to Perceived Emotion - Phase One
Pamela Wood and Sudhanshu Semwal.

Poster session 2: Wednesday

23. Personal Factors in Music Preference and Similarity: User Study on the Role of Personality Traits
Pei-I Chen, Jen-Yu Liu and Yi-Hsuan Yang.

Defining Sound Quality with Natural Language Expressions
Jan-Torsten Milde

28. Consonance of Micro-tonal Ornamentation in Melodic Contexts
Achyuth Narayan, Radha Manisha and Navjyoti Singh.

57. Towards Intelligent Orchestration Systems
Aurelien Antoine and Eduardo R. Miranda.

30. Audio Mixing Displays; The Influence of Overviews on Information Search and Critical Listening.
Josh Mycroft, Tony Stockman and Josh Reiss.

121. Mass Media Musical Meaning: Opportunities from the Collaborative Web
Cynthia Liem

106. Toward a musical Turing test for automatic music performance
Antonio Roda', Emery Schubert, Giovanni De Poli and Sergio Canazza.

124. Individual temporal biases, and methods composers of high-groove music use to increase beat sensation
Justin Christensen

72. Enhancing Embodied Feelings for Training Musical Expression using the Sensorial Corset
Jocelyne Kiss, Geoffrey Edwards and Marie-Louise Bourbeau.

Poster session 3: Thursday

24. Robust Music Identication By Using Deep Denoising Auto-encoder
Guang Yang, Xiaoou Chen and Deshun Yang.

22. The Emotion Recognition of Non-vocal Music
Yi Lin, Xiaoou Chen and Deshun Yang.

93. A Critical Review of the IEEE 1599 Standard
Luca Andrea Ludovico, Adriano Baratè and Goffredo Haus.

128. A Rule-based System to Transcribe Guitar Melodies
Helena Bantula, Sergio Giraldo and Rafael Ramirez.

113. The Actions that Make a Musical Instrument. Exploring Club-DJing as an Instrumental Practice.
Alexander Förstel, Sarah-Indriyati Hardjowirogo and Hauke Egermann.

108. Comparison of heuristics for generating all-partition arrays in the style of Milton Babbitt
Brian Bemman and David Meredith.

19. Automated Planning and Music Composition: an Efficient Approach for Generating Musical Structures
Valerio Velardo and Mauro Vallati.

55. A Harmonics-Based Algorithm Unifying Counterpoint and Harmony
Guido Kramann

119. Computational Modeling and Synthesis of Timing, Dynamics and Ornamentation in Jazz Guitar Music
Sergio Giraldo and Rafael Ramirez



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