Genova 2005

Summer School in Sound and Music Computing

July 25 - 29, 2005
InfoMus Lab - DIST - University of Genova
Genova, Italy

Organized by the 6th Framework Programme IST FET Open Coordination Action S2S² Project

Schedule

Monday 25:

Control Session

9:00 - 9:15 - Welcome Address

09:15 - 10.45 - Presentations

  • Gesture in interaction: expressive control strategies, G.Volpe (DIST) , R.Bresin (KTH)
  • The interactive book, D.Rocchesso, A. De Gotzen (VIPS)

10:45 - 11:00 - Coffee break

11:00 - 13:00 - Invited speakers

  • New trends in Dynamic Instrumental arts: Enactive design, A. Luciani (INPG, Grenoble, France)
  • Tangible Acoustic Interfaces for Computer-Human Interaction, (the TAI-CHI Consortium)

13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch

14:00 - 17:00 - Workshop: One to many or Many to one: Mapping strategies for the future

  • Presentation, R. Bresin (KTH)
  • Demonstration: Home conducting, A. Friberg (KTH)
  • Opponent, E. Bigand (LEAD)
  • Discussion

Tuesday 26:

Music Session

09.00 - 10.45 - Presentations

  • Making Sense of Sound and Music: An artificial intelligence View, G. Widmer (ÖFAI)
  • Sound and Sense: historical and philosophical view point, M. Leman (IPEM)
  • Musical Creation and Technological Innovation, N. Bernardini (MIU-FT)
  • Musical Learning and new technologies, E. Bigand (LEAD)

10.45 - 11.00 - Coffee Break

11:00 - 13:00 - Invited speakers

  • The Music Access Problem, F. Pachet (Sony CSL)
  • Music and research in the 21st century, T. Myatt (University of York)

13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch

14:00 - 17:00 - Workshop: Creativity and Innovative Technology

  • Presentation, M. Leman (IPEM)
  • Focus on Music similarity in:
    • Interactive Systems, F. Pachet (Sony CSL)
    • Music Information Retrieval, G. Widmer (ÖFAI)
    • Music Composition, T. Myatt (University of York)
  • Opponent, N. Bernardini
  • Discussion

Wednesday 27:

Audio Session 1

09.00 - 10.45 - Presentations

  • Content-based Audio Processing, X. Serra (UPF)
  • Physics-based Sound Synthesis, C. Erkut (HUT)
  • Sound Design and Auditory Displays, P. Polotti (VIPS)
  • Auditory Perception/Cognition: Cochlea to Cortex - A. de Cheveigné (ENS)
  • Interactive sound, F. Avanzini (DEI)

10.45 - 11.00 - Coffee Break

11:00 - 13:00 - Invited speakers

  • Perception and recognition of sounding objects, S. McAdams (McGill University)
  • title Audio Engineering in Music Information Retrieval, M. Sandler (Queen Mary, University of London)

13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch

14:00 - 17:00- Workshop:Application of auditory models in audio DSP

  • Presentation, A. de Cheveigné (ENS)
  • Demonstration: Real-time auditory processing based on auditory models, D. Pressnitzer, D. Gnansia (ENS)
  • Opponent, G. De Poli (DEI)
  • Discussion

Thursday 28:

Audio Session 2 and FET session

09:00 - 12:00 - Workshop: Physics-based sound synthesis of plucked string instruments

  • Presentation, V. Valimaki (TKK)
  • Demonstration, H. Penttinen (TKK)
  • Opponent, D. Rocchesso (VIPS)
  • Discussion

12:00 - 13:00 - General discussion/informal demos

13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch

14:00 - 17:00 - Future and Emerging Technology session (invited speakers)

  • Intentional attunement: neural mechanisms of intersubjectivity., V. Gallese (Universita di Parma)
  • Architecture of Dissonance, R. Pierantoni
  • Vision-graphics convergence techniques for immersive videoconferencing, E.Trucco (Heriot-Watt University)

Friday 29:

Roadmap session

09:00 - 12:00 - Toward a Research Roadmap

  • Keynote speaker David Vernon (CAPTEC Ltd., EC Vision Network)
  • S2S²: report on the first year activities, N. Bernardini, D. Cirotteau (MIU-FT)
  • Merging and future collaborations
  • Critical evaluation of the summer school (UPF)

 

Steering Comittee

Local Organizing Committe

  • Antonio Camurri
  • Ginevra Castellano
  • Roberto Chiarvetto
  • Barbara Mazzarino
  • Francesca Sivori
  • Ilaria Vallone
  • Gualtiero Volpe

Registration

People interested in attending the 1st S2S2 Summer School are required to register by sending an e-mail to info-summerschool@s2s2.org

The e-mail should include the following information:

Title
First names
Family name
Organisation/Department
Street/PO Box
Postal Code
City
Country

Other contact information (fax, telephone), if available.
Web page, if available

The email should also include a short curriculum highlighting research interests and the reasons for participation. The steering committee will select participants depending on such information.

Note that participants are asked to actively contribute to the preparation of the school, for example by sharing material using the Internet infrastructure of S2S2.

Registration must be performed on or before May 1st, 2005. The Steering Committee decisions on confirmation of registration will be made on or before May 15th, 2005.

Registration Fees



Participants from the S2S2 partners and from other participating EU project (EU IST TAI-CHI, ENACTIVE, HUMAINE and ConGAS)

Free
External participants 200 Euro

 

Dates

Registration June 25, 2005
First Confirmation of registration June 15, 2005
Second Confirmation of registration June 30, 2005
S2S2 Summer School July 25-29, 2005