Subject: CMMR 2012 Music Deadline Extension and News From: Mathieu Barthet <barthet@xxxxxxxx> Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 17:53:44 +0100 List-Archive:<http://lists.mcgill.ca/scripts/wa.exe?LIST=AUDITORY>
-------------------------------------- Apologies for potential cross-postings -------------------------------------- ** CMMR 2012 Music Deadline Extension and News ** ** New deadline for Music: 20th February 2012 ** 9th International Symposium on Computer Music Modeling and Retrieval (CMMR) "Music and Emotions" 19-22 June 2012 Queen Mary University of London Conference website: http://www.cmmr2012.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/ CMMR 2012 Easy Chair portal: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cmmr2012 Twitter: @xxxxxxxx Dear all, The deadline for music contributions to CMMR 2012 has been extended to 20th February 2012. Information on the call for music and the submission process can be found below. ** News ** - I like music because... In order to uncover people's affective relationships with music, please give your opinion and complete the sentence "I like music because..." on the CMMR 2012 Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/cmmr2012 Some of your answers may be used during the conference panel discussions. - Keynote speakers We are pleased to invite three distinguished keynote speakers working in the fields of music informatics, music perception, and soundtrack composition: Prof. Laurent Daudet from Paris Diderot University, France ("The why, how, and what of sparse representations for audio"), Prof. Patrik N. Juslin from Uppsala University, Sweden ("Hearing with our hearts: Psychological perspectives on music and emotions"), and BAFTA nominated British film score composer Simon Boswell ("Music in cinema: How soundtrack composers act on the way people feel"). More information at: http://cmmr2012.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/keynotes ** Call for Music ** + Topics: Original contributions are encouraged in, but not limited to, the following areas: * Music for instruments and electroacoustics * Live or recorded electronic music for up to 8 channels * Augmented instruments and novel controllers/interfaces * Instrumental acoustic music composed with algorithmic or tools based on Music Information Retrieval * Music composed for visuals (e.g. soundtracks, multimedia compositions, etc.) * Performances of traditional music enhanced with live visualisation or interactive technology * Performances relating to the conference theme "Music and Emotions" * Installations and interactive pieces Submissions from any musical style or genre are warmly welcomed. For pieces involving traditional instruments, an ensemble consisting of flute (piccolo/alto flute), clarinet (bass clarinet), violin, cello, piano and percussion (1 player) will be available. Submitters are also welcome to provide their own performers. Submissions of 15 minutes or less are preferred, however music of any length will be considered. We will provide PA equipment including an 8-channel sound system, a video projector and a grand piano. Performers should bring any other required instruments or equipment. The projection of films in the digital format will be possible for film soundtracks. + Submission Materials: Music submission should include: 1. PDF document of up to 3 sides of A4 specifying the following information: - Author name(s), affiliations (if relevant), and contact information - Title of proposed performance or installation - Program notes (1-3 paragraphs) - Indication if the performance relates to a separate submission to the technical programme (in such case, please indicate the title, authors and submission number of the separate submission) - Intended venue: evening concert, installation, or afternoon demo - Duration and instrumentation - Names of performers, if relevant, or indicate that you will use conference ensemble - Optionally, composer / performer bios or a link to where these can be found online - Detailed description of technical requirements, including equipment and setup time - Stage plot and input list for live performances 2. An attachment consisting in 1 archive file in the ZIP or TGZ format with the following documents: - All performer scores (if applicable) - Audio file(s) for evaluation of the submission. MP3, AAC or FLAC preferred (limit of 20MB per submission). For multichannel submissions, please provide a stereo mix if possible; submitting both stereo and multichannel versions is also acceptable. - Video files (optional) in e.g. MPEG-2 or H.264/MPEG-4. Additional information on submission are provided at: http://cmmr2012.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/author-instructions + Important Dates: Music submission deadline (extended): 20th February 2012 Notification of acceptance: 20th March 2012 Provision of detailed performance materials: 19th April 2012 Concert dates: 20th and 22nd June 2012 Conference dates: 19-22 June 2012 Please make your submissions following the instructions on the conference website: http://cmmr2012.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/author-instructions and by using the CMMR 2012 Easy Chair portal: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cmmr2012 We are looking forward to your contributions! Thanks for forwarding this call to interested parties. + Symposium General Chairs: Mathieu Barthet, Queen Mary University of London, UK Simon Dixon, Queen Mary University of London, UK + Music Chairs: Andrew McPherson, Queen Mary University of London, UK Elaine Chew, Queen Mary University of London, UK + Music Committee (confirmed): Bertrand Arnold, Soundisplay, UK Mathieu Barthet, Queen Mary University of London, UK Elaine Chew, Queen Mary University of London, UK Philippe Festou, Laboratoire Musique et Informatique, France Pascal Gobin, Conservatoire National de Région Marseille, France Keeril Makan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Andrew McPherson, Queen Mary University of London, UK Eduardo Miranda, University of Plymouth, UK Isaac Schankler, University of Southern California, USA Jeff Snyder, Princeton University, USA + Paper and Program Chairs: Richard Kronland-Martinet, CNRS-LMA, France Mitsuko Aramaki, CNRS-LMA, France Solvi Ystad, CNRS-LMA, France Panos Kudumakis, Queen Mary University of London, UK + Demonstrations, Panels & Tutorials Chairs: Daniele Barchiesi, Queen Mary University of London, UK Steven Hargreaves, Queen Mary University of London, UK + Organizing Committee: Daniele Barchiesi, Queen Mary University of London, UK Emmanouil Benetos, Queen Mary University of London, UK Luis Figueira, Queen Mary University of London, UK Steven Hargreaves, Queen Mary University of London, UK Sefki Kolozali, Queen Mary University of London, UK Asma Rafiq, Queen Mary University of London, UK Sue White, Queen Mary University of London, UK + Program Committee (confirmed): Mitsuko Aramaki, CNRS-LMA, France Federico Avanzini, University of Padova, Italy Isabel Barbancho, University of Málaga, Spain Mathieu Barthet, Queen Mary University of London, UK Roberto Bresin, KTH, Sweden Antonio Camurri, University of Genova, Italy Olivier Derrien, Toulon-Var University, France Simon Dixon, Queen Mary University of London, UK Barry Eaglestone, University of Sheffield, UK Cédric Févotte, CNRS-TELECOM ParisTech, France Bruno Giordano, McGill University, Canada Emilia Gómez, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain Brian Gygi, East Bay Institute for Research and Education, USA Goffredo Haus, Laboratory for Computer Applications in Music, Italy Henkjan Honing, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Kristoffer Jensen, Aalborg University, Denmark Youngmoo E. Kim, Drexel University, USA Anssi Klapuri, Queen Mary University of London, UK Richard Kronland-Martinet, CNRS-LMA, France Panos Kudumakis, Queen Mary University of London, UK Daniel Leech-Wilkinson, King's College London, UK Sylvain Marchand, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, France Matthias Mauch, Queen Mary University of London, UK Eduardo Miranda, University of Plymouth, UK Emery Schubert, University of New South Wales, Australia Björn Schuller, Munich University of Technology, Germany Bob Sturm, Aalborg University, Denmark George Tzanetakis, University of Victoria, Canada Geraint A. Wiggins, Queen Mary University of London, UK Sřlvi Ystad, CNRS-LMA, France ---------------------------------------------------------------- This message was sent using IMP, the Internet Messaging Program.