International Symposium on Music Information Retrieval

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Technical Program Schedule

Monday, October 23, 2000

4:30 - 6:00 p.m.  

Reception/Registration/POSTER SESSION

6:00 - 6:40 p.m.  

What Motivates a Musical Query?
Eleanor Selfridge-Field
Stanford University and the Center for Computer-Assisted Research in the Humanities

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

7:30 - 8:40 a.m.  

Continental Breakfast/Registration

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.  

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:05 - 9:45 a.m.  

Music IR: Past, Present, and Future
Alexandra Uitdenbogerd
RMIT University, Australia

9:50 - 10:30 a.m.

Contemporary Music IR: A Prospective Introduction to the Musicologists' Needs
Alain Bonardi
IRCAM, France

10:30 - 10:50 a.m. Break

10:55 - 11:35 a.m.  

Intellectual Property Rights in Musical Works: Overview, Digital Library Issues and Related Initiatives
Mary Levering
U.S. Copyright Office

11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Beyond VARIATIONS: Creating a Digital Music Library
Jon Dunn
Indiana University Digital Library and Music Library

12:30 - 1:45 p.m.


1:55 - 2:15 p.m.

Optical Music Recognition System within a Large-Scale Digitization Project
G.S. Choudhury, M. Droetboom, T. DiLauro, I. Fujinaga, and B. Harrington
Eisenhower Library and Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University

2:20 - 2:40 p.m.  

ARTHUR: Retrieving Orchestral Music by Long-Term Structure
Jonathan Foote
FX Palo Alto Laboratory

2:45 - 3:05 p.m.

Mel Frequency Cepstral Coefficients for Music Modeling
Beth Logan
Compaq, Cambridge, Massachusetts

3:10 - 3:30 p.m.

Towards Instrument Segmentation for Music Content Description: a Critical Review of Instrument Classification Techniques
Perfecto Herrera-Boyer, Xavier Amatriain, Eloi Batlle, and Xavier Serra
Audiovisual Institute - Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

3:35 - 3:55 p.m.


4:00 - 4:20 p.m.

Techniques for Automatic Music Transcription
Juan Pablo Bello, Giuliano Monti, and Mark Sandler
Department of Electronic Engineering, King's College London

4:25 - 4:45 p.m.

Audio Information Retrieval (AIR) Tools
George Tzanetakis and Perry Cook
Dept. of Computer Science and Dept. of Music, Princeton University

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Marvin Minsky, MIT
How We Recognize Music: The Musical Society of Mind

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.  

Continental Breakfast

8:50 - 9:30 a.m.  

The role of Music IR in the New Zealand Digital Music Library project
David Bainbridge
University of Waikato

9:35 - 10:15 a.m.  

Music Representation, Indexing and Retrieval at NTHU
Prof. Arbee L. P. Chen
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

10:20 - 10:40 a.m.

PROMS: A Web-based Tool for Searching in Polyphonic Music
M. Clausen, R. Engelbrecht, D. Meyer, and J. Schmitz
Institut fuer Informatik V, Universitaet Bonn, Germany

10:40 - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:05 - 11:25 a.m.  

SEMEX - An efficient Music Retrieval Prototype
K. Lemstrom and S. Perttu
Dept. of Computer Science, University of Helsinki

11:30 - 11:50 a.m.

A Comparison of Language Modeling and Probabilistic Text Information Retrieval: Approaches to Monophonic Music Retrieval
Jeremy Pickens
CIIR, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

11:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

XML4MIR: Extensible Markup Language for Music Information Retrieval
Perry Roland
Digital Library Research Group, University of Virginia

12:20 - 1:30 p.m.


1:35 - 2:15 p.m.  

Perceptual and Cognitive Applications in Music Information Retrieval
David Huron
Ohio State University

2:20 - 3:30 p.m.

Lecture, Recital, Discussion, and Survey: Steve Larson, Don Byrd, Tim Crawford.
Includes Searching for Meaning: Melodic Patterns, Combinations, and Embellishments
Steve Larson
University of Oregon

3:35 - 3:50 p.m.


3:50 - 4:15 p.m.

Wrap-Up Session: Stephen Downie

4:15 p.m.