Oct, 2017: CP.JKU guest researcher Jan Hajic jr.
(visiting from ÚFAL, Charles University Prague) and his team win the
Internet of Emotions Hack Challenge at the Waves Vienna Music Hackday 2017
with Project "Trumpet" - a hack for reading back tweets with an appropriately (melo)dramatic voice and background music.
May, 2017: New project and opportunity for international PhD students at CP: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action - Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN-ETN)New Frontiers in Music Information Processing (MIP-Frontiers)
(4 years; 2017 - 2021) will be funded by the European Commission! Project to start in September 2017.
Mar 9, 2017: Our drum robot won the second place in the IEEE Signal Processing Cup among 21 competitors.
Besides tracking beats, it can also detect the beginning of a bar (downbeat) and the guitar pattern that is played by a musician in real-time.
The whole system runs on a Raspberry Pi 3.
Jan 13, 2017: Our BasisMixer
computational model of expressive music performance is said to have passed a musical "Turing Test" (producing a piano performance whose "humanness"
as judged by listeners is undistinguishable from a human musician's [and ranking best, in this respect, among a number of algorithms])
in a recent study ("Algorithms Can Mimic Human Piano Performance") by E. Schubert et al., published in J.New.Mus.Res. (Jan. 2017)
Generation Extension for Banshee,
a popular Linux
Media Player, was included in two major Linux distributions: Redhat
Fedora and Ubuntu.
Mirage is an Open Source Project developed at the Department of
Pre-concert talk by Werner
at the Philharmonie
prior to a concert featuring Evgeny Kissin performing Chopin and
Prokofiev (Nov 26, 2008, 19:15, Salle de Concerts