7th International Conference in Digital Audio Effects, DAFx04
Naples, Italy, October 5-8, 2004
The 7th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects, DAFx'04, will be
held October 5-8, 2004, at the Federico II University of Naples, organized
by the Acoustics and Electronics Laboratory of the Department of Physical
DAFx grew from a very successful COST action in Europe and has established
a reputation for the excellence of the papers and its open, friendly atmosphere.
It is an event where everyone is involved in some aspect of music and
information technology, from new ways to play electronic instruments to music
DAFx appeals to researchers and practitioners in digital audio and digital
The conference will feature keynote addresses, poster and spoken presentation
sessions over 3 days.
The social program is planned to include a concert, a banquet and much more.
Papers are solicited for, but not limited to, the following topics:
· Filtering and Modulation
· Delays and Spatialization
· Linear and non-linear effects
· Sound Transformations
· Time-frequency & Spectral Processing
· Representations of Musical Signals
· Audio Coding & Sound Modeling
· Perceptual Issues and Psychoacoustics
· Software and Hardware Implementations
· Music Information Retrieval Systems
· Automatic Transcription and high-level features
· Audio analysis and low-level features
· Auditory Displays and installations
· Source Separation
· Audio Restoration
· Internet Audio and Internet Acoustics
· Audio for Multimedia
· Compositional uses and issues
· Performance and gesture control
The accepted contributions will be published in the Conference Proceedings
(hard copy and CD-ROM) distributed to all registered delegates at the Conference
site. After the Conference closure, the Proceedings will be published on the Internet.
Naples, where the past meets the future for a profound discussion, together with its
famous surroundings, from Pompeii to Sorrento and Capri, is the perfect frame for this
multidisciplinary event. The town features a long-standing musical tradition, natural,
archeological and cultural attractions and lovely food. DAFx04 affords you the
opportunity to have a taste of this lively city overlooking its bay from its several
hills and facing the Vesuvius volcano, a renowned source of inspiration.
Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers before April 16, 2004,
according to one of the following two formats:
· Oral presentation of paper: maximum 6 pages in the Proceedings; about 20 minutes
· Poster presentation: maximum 4 pages in the Proceedings.
Submission is fully electronic and automated through the Conference Web Submission System
(submission opens February 2, 2004). Papers must be prepared according to the instructions
available at the DAFx04 web site.
If a submitted paper is accepted, it will be possible to incorporate corrections and
reviewers comments in the final version, deadline June 18, 2004.
Paper Submission April 16, 2004
Notification of Acceptance May 28, 2004
Final Paper Submission June 18, 2004
For information about paper submission, registration, travel, accommodation,
etc. see the conference information page at http://dafx04.na.infn.it.
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