Program

Program

2nd International Workshop on Musical Metacreation (MUME 2013)

Held at the Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE’13)

Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, October 14-15, 2013

Day 1

9:00-9:30 Introduction
9:30-10:30 Session I: Computer Assisted Composition — Chair: Philippe Pasquier
9:30-9:55 Expansion on Description-Based Design of Melodies (Position Paper)— Avneesh Sarwate, Rebecca Fiebrink
9:55-10:30 Using the Creative Process for Sound Design based on Generic Sound Forms (Position Paper) — Guerino Mazzola, Florian Thalmann
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break #1 (provided by AAAI)
11:00-12:30 Session II: Systems — Chair: Arne Eigenfeldt
11:00-11:35 Feature Selection and Composition using PyOracle (Technical Paper) — Greg Surges, Shlomo Dubnov
11:35-12:10 Automatic Harmonization Using a Hidden Semi-Markov Model (Technical Paper) — Ryan Groves
12:10-12:30 Discussion
12:30-1:30 Lunch Break
1:30-3:30 Session III: Systems — Chair: Andrew Brown
1:30-1:50 Jack 1: Pattern and Shape in Music Generation (Demo) — Eliot Handelman, Andie Sigler
1:50-2:10 Methods for the Flexible Parameterisation of Musical Material in Ableton Live (Demo)
—Oliver Bown
2:10-2:30 Interactive Musical Partner: A Demonstration of Musical Personality Settings for Influencing the Behavior of an Interactive Musical Generation System (Demo) — Jeffrey Albert
2:30-3:05 Tracking Creative Musical Structure: the Hunt for the Intrinsically Motivated Generative Agent (Technical Paper) — Benjamin Smith
3:05-3:30 Discussion
3:30-4:00 Coffee Break #2 (provided by AAAI)
4:00-5:30 Session IV: Audio 1 — Chair: Oliver Bown
4:00-4:35 CorpusDB: Software for Analysis, Storage, and Manipulation of Sound Corpora (Technical Paper) — Thomas Stoll
4:35-5:10 Composing with All Sound Using the FreeSound and Wordnik APIs (Technical Paper) — Evan Merz
5:10-5:30 Discussion
5:30 End of Day 1
7:30 MUME Dinner (Location to be Announced)

Day 2

9:00-9:20 Introduction
9:20-10:30 Session I: Industrial presentations — Chair: Philippe Pasquier
9:20-9:45 Anyone can be a DJ: New Active Listening on Mobile — Tristan Jehan (The Echo Nest)
9:45-10:10 An industry perspective on intelligent music production — Jay LeBoeuf (iZotope)
10:10-10:30 Discussion
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break #1 (provided by AAAI)
11:00-12:30 Session II: Audio 2 — Chair: Toby Gilford
11:00-11:20 Jazz Drum Machine: a Novel Interface for Data-Driven Remixing of Music (Demo) — Ben Lacker
11:20-11:40 Straight-Ahead Jazz with GenJam: A Quick Demonstration (Demo)— John Biles
11:40-12:05 Musical Meta-Creation: the Discourse of Process (Position Paper) — Andie Sigler
12:05-12:30 Food Opera: A New Genre for Audio-gustatory Expression (Position Paper) — Ben Houge, Jutta Friedrichs
12:30-1:30 Lunch Break (not provided)
1:30-3:30 Session III: Interactivity — Chair: Benjamin Smith
1:30-1:55 Prediction and Proactivity in Real-time Interactive Music Systems (Position Paper) — Andrew Brown, Toby Gifford
1:55-2:15 The Generative Electronic Dance Music Algorithmic System (GEDMAS) (Demo)
— Christopher Anderson, Arne Eigenfeldt, and Philippe Pasquier
2:15-2:35 Human-Robot Musical Improvisation (Demo) — Scott Barton
2:35-3:10 Harmonic Navigator: A Gesture-Driven, Corpus-Based Approach to Music Analysis, Composition, and Performance (Technical Paper) — Bill Manaris, David Johnson, and Yiorgos Vassilandonakis
3:10-3:30 Discussion
3:30-4:00 Coffee Break #2 (provided by AAAI)
4:00-5:30 Session IV: Practice — Chair: Philippe Pasquier
4:00-4:25 Performing with Technology: Lessons Learned from the GenJam Project (Position Paper) — John Biles
4:25-4:50 The Musical Metacreation Weekend: Challenges arising from the live presentation of musically metacreative systems (Position Paper) — Oliver Bown, Arne Eigenfeldt, Philippe Pasquier, Ben Carey and Aengus Martin
4:50-5:15 Towards a Taxonomy of Musical Metacreation: The First Musical Metacreation Weekend (Position Paper) — Arne Eigenfeldt, Oliver Bown, Philippe Pasquier and Aengus Martin
5:15 Wrap up — anouncements
5:30 End of Day 2
7:30 MUME Dinner (Location to be Announced)

Accepted Papers

Position Papers

Andie Sigler
Musical Meta-Creation: the Discourse of Process

Avneesh Sarwate and Rebecca Fiebrink
Expansion on Description-Based Design of Melodies

Guerino Mazzola
Using the Creative Process for Sound Design based on Generic Sound Forms

Ben Houge and Jutta Friedrichs
Food Opera: A New Genre for Audio-gustatory Expression

Andrew Brown and Toby Gifford
Prediction and Proactivity in Real-time Interactive Music Systems

John Biles
Performing with Technology: Lessons Learned from the GenJam Project

Oliver Bown, Arne Eigenfeldt, Philippe Pasquier, Ben Carey and Aengus Martin.
The Musical Metacreation Weekend: Challenges arising from the live presentation of musically metacreative systems

Arne Eigenfeldt, Oliver Bown, Philippe Pasquier and Aengus Martin
The First Musical Metacreation Weekend: Towards a Taxonomy of Musical Metacreation

Technical Papers

Evan Merz
Composing with All Sound Using the FreeSound and Wordnik APIs

Benjamin Smith
Tracking Creative Musical Structure: the Hunt for the Intrinsically Motivated Generative Agent

Greg Surges and Shlomo Dubnov.
Feature Selection and Composition using PyOracle

Ryan Groves
Automatic Harmonization Using a Hidden Semi-Markov Model

Thomas Stoll
CorpusDB: Software for Analysis, Storage, and Manipulation of Sound Corpora

Bill Manaris, David Johnson and Yiorgos Vassilandonakis
Harmonic Navigator: A Gesture-Driven, Corpus-Based Approach to Music Analysis, Composition, and Performance

Demos

Christopher Anderson and Philippe Pasquier.
The Generative Electronic Dance Music Algorithmic System (GEDMAS)

Jeffrey Albert.
Interactive Musical Partner: A Demonstration of Musical Personality Settings for Influencing the Behavior of an Interactive Musical Generation System

Eliot Handelman and Andie Sigler
Jack 1: Pattern and Shape in Music Generation

Oliver Bown
Methods for the Flexible Parameterisation of Musical Material in Ableton Live

Ben Lacker
Jazz Drum Machine: a Novel Interface for Data-Driven Remixing of Music

John Biles
Straight-Ahead Jazz with GenJam: A Quick Demonstration

Scott Barton
Human-Robot Musical Improvisation

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