ISE599: Engineering Approaches to Music Perception and Cognition

Spring 2004 Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Southern California
Instructor: Elaine Chew


Week 15:
April 29
Student Project Presentations: projects, photos
Week 14:
April 22
Accompaniment Systems: Guest lecture by Gerry Kim
  • Bloch, Joshua J., and Dannenberg, Roger B. (1985). Real-Time Computer Accompaniment of Keyboard Performances. In Proceedings of the 1985 International Computer Music Conference, 1985, International Computer Music Association, 279-289.
  • Raphael, Christopher. Orchestral musical accompaniment from synthesized audio. In Proceedings of the 2003 International Computer Music Conference, 2003, International Computer Music Association.
    Presentation: [ kim ].
Week 13:
April 15
Composition and Improvisation
  • Andreatta, Moreno, Noll, Thomas, Agon, Carlos and Assayag, Gerard (2001). The Geometrical Groove: rhythmic canons between Theory, Implementation and Musical Experiment. Journees d'Informatique Musicale, Bourges, 2001, pp.93-98.
    Presentation: [ chew ]. Comments: [ tanoue ].
  • Farbood, Morwaread M., Pasztor, Egon (2004). Hyperscore: A Graphical Sketchpad for Novice Composers. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications Volume 24, Issue 1, pp. 50-54.
    Presentation: [ zhu ]. Comments: [ tanoue ].
  • Pachet, François (2002). Interacting with a Musical Learning System: The Continuator. In Music and Artificial Intelligence, LNCS/LNAI Volume 2445, pp.119-132.
    Presentation: [ chuan ]. Comments: [ yang ].
Week 12:
April 8
Expressive Performance
  • Canazza, Sergio, De Poli, Giovanni, Roda, Antonio and Vidolin, Alvise (2003). An Abstract Control Space for Communicatio of Sensory Expressive Intentions in Music Performance. Journal of New Music Research 2003, Vol.32, No.3, pp.281-294.
    Presentation: [ yang ]. Comments: [ jacobs ].
  • Sundberg, Johan, Friberg, Anders and Bresin, Roberto (2003). Attempts to Reproduce a Pianist's Expressive Timing with Director Musices Performance Rules. Journal of New Music Research 2003, Vol.32, No.3, pp.317-325.
    Presentation: [ pacaci ], notes: [ pacaci ]. Comments: [ tanoue ].
  • Widmer, Gerhard and Tobudic, Asmir (2003). Playing Mozart by Analogy: Learning Multi-level Timing and Dynamics Strategies. Journal of New Music Research 2003, Vol.32, No.3, pp.259-268.
    Presentation: [ chidambaram ]. Comments: [ pacaci, tanoue, yang ].
Week 11:
April 1
Rhythm & Meter II: Guest lecture by Anja Volk
  • Krebs, Harald (1987). Some Extensions of the Concepts of Metrical Consonance and Dissonance. Journal of Music Theory, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Spring, 1987), pp. 99-120
    Presentation: [ han ]. Comments: [ chuan, han, tanoue ].
  • Fleischer, Anja (2002). A Model of Metric Coherence. In Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Understanding and Creating Music. Caserta, Italy.
    Presentation: [ volk (fleischer) ]. Comments: [ jacobs, han, tanoue ].
Week 10:
March 25
Rhythm & Meter I: Guest lecture by Anja Volk (overview)
  • Longuet-Higgins, H.C. and Lee, C.S. (1984). The Rhythmic Interpretation of Monophonic Music. Music Perception, 1984, 1(4), pp. 424-441
    Comments: [ jacobs, pacaci, zhu ].
  • Lee, Christopher S. (1991). The Perception of Metrical Structure: Experimental Evidence and a Model. In Representing Musical Structure. Academic Press Limited. pp. 59-127 (read 99-127)
    Presentation: [ emmanuel ]. Comments: [ chuan, yang, zhu ].
  • Large, Edward W. and Palmer, Caroline. (2001). Perceiving Temporal Regularity in Music. Cognitive Science 26(2002) pp. 1-37 (read 1-22)
    Presentation: [ liu ]. Comments: [ chuan, yang ].
Week 9:
March 11
Melodic Segmentation
  • Ferrand, M., Nelson, P. and Wiggins, G. (2003). Memory and Melodic Density: A Model for Melodic Segmentation. Proceedings of the XIV Colloquium on Musical Informatics, Firenze, Italy, [ pdf ] and (2003) Unsupervised Learning of Melodic Segmentation: A Memory-Based Approach. Proceedings of the 5th Triennial ESCOM Conference. [ pdf ]
    Presentation: [ singh ]. Comments: [ jacobs, liu ].
  • Lartillot, Olivier (2003). Discovering Musical Patterns througgh Perceptive Heuristics. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, Baltimore, MD. [ pdf ] Presentation: [ jacobs ]. Comments: [ tanoue ].
  • Weyde, Tillman (2003). Optimising Parameter Weights in Models for Melodic Segmentation. Proceedings of the 5th Triennial ESCOM Conference, pp. 130-133, and (2002). Integrating Segmentation and Similarity in Melodic Analysis. Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition. [ pdf ]
    Presentation: [ harlan ]. Comments: [ singh, tanoue ].
Week 8:
March 4
Melodic Structure
  • Huron, David (2001). Tone and voice: A derivation of the rules of voice-leading from perceptual principles. Music Perception, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 1-64. [ html ]
    Presentation: [ chuan (part I), yang (part II) ]. Comments: [ harlan, tanoue ].
  • von Hippel, P. & Huron, D. (2000). Why do skips precede reversals? The effect of tessitura on melodic structure. Music Perception, Vol. 18, No.1, pp. 59-85. [ pdf ]
    Presentation: [ zhu ]. Comments: [ jacobs, tanoue, zhu ].
  • Kilian, J. and Hoos, H. (2002). Voice Separation -- A Local Optimisation Approach. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR 2002), pp.39-46, Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM), Paris, France. [ pdf ]
    Presentation: [ chidambaram ]. Comments: [ tanoue ].
Week 7:
February 26
MuSA.RT and SAI
  • Alexandre R.J.François (2003). Software Architecture for Immersipresence. IMSC Technical Report IMSC-03-001, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. [ pdf ]
    Presentation: [ françois ]. Comments: [ chuan, han, jacobs, yang ].
  • Chew, Elaine and Alexandre R.J.François (draft). Real-Time Tonal Pattern Extraction and Interactive 3-D Visualization -- an experiment in multimedia systems integration.
    Comments: [ han, jacobs ].
Week 6:
February 19
Pitch Spelling
  • Cambouropoulos, Emilios (2003). Pitch Spelling: A Computational Model. Music Perception, Summer 2003, Vol.20, No.4, 411-429.
    Presentation: [ singh ]. Comments: [ chuan, han, pacaci, tanoue ]
  • Meredith, David (2003). Pitch Spelling Algorithms. In Proceedings of the Fifth Triennial ESCOM Conference, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Germany, 204-207. [ draft | MaMuX seminar slides ].
    Presentation: [ liu ]; notes: [ chew ]. Comments: [ jacobs, liu, pacaci, yang ]
  • Chew, Elaine and Chen, Yun-Ching (2003). Determining Context-Defining Windows: Pitch Spelling using the Spiral Array. In Proceedings of ISMIR, Baltimore, MD. [ src ]
    Chew, Elaine and Chen, Yun-Ching (2003). Mapping MIDI to the Spiral Array: Disambiguating Pitch Spellings. In Proceedings of the ICS 2003 Conference, Chandler, AZ, (eds.) H. K. Bhargava and Nong Ye, 259-275, Kluwer. [ src ].
    Presentation: [ chew ]. Comments: [ jacobs, tanoue, yang ]
Week 5:
February 12
Representing Music -- This week's assignment: [ pdf ]
  • Hewlet, Walter B. (1997). The MuseData Representation of Musical Information. In Beyond MIDI: The Handbook of Musical Codes, edited by Eleanor Selfridge-Field.
    MuseData: [ html | source ].
    Presentation: [ chuan/harlan/singh/zhu ]
  • Huron, David (1999). Humdrum: A Brief Tour. Ohio State University.
    Humdrum/Kern: [ html | source ]
    Presentation: [ chidambaram/emmanuel/han/liu ]
  • Hoos, Hoger H. and Hamel, Keith A. (1997). The GUIDO Music Notation Format Version 1.0 Specification Part 1: Basic GUIDO. Technical Report TI 20/97, Fachbereich Informatik, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.
    GUIDO: [ html | source ].
    Presentation: [ jacobs/pacaci/tanoue/yang ]
    Palestrina Pal (a GUIDO project): [ huang ]
Week 4:
February 5
Finding and Using Key Information
  • Longuet-Higgins, H.C., Steedman, M.J. (1971). On Interpreting Bach. Machine Intelligence, vol.6, 221-241.
    Presentation: [ harlan ]; Comments: [ chuan, han , singh , tanoue ]
  • Tzanetakis, G., Ermolinskyi, A. and Cook, P. (2003). Pitch Histograms in Audio and Symbolic Music Information Retrieval. Journal of New Music Research, 32(2), 143-152.
    Presentation: [ pacaci, MIDI specs ] ; Comments: [ emmanuel, han, yang ]
Week 3:
January 29
Mental Models of Key
  • Krumhansl, C.L. (1990). Quantifying Tonal Hierarchies and Key Distances. Cognitive Foundations of Musical Pitch, chapter 2, 16-49.
    Presentation: [ jacobs ]; Comments: [ chuan, han, tanoue ]
  • Temperley, D. (1999). What's Key for Key? The Krumhansl-Schmuckler Key-Finding Algorithm Reconsidered. Music Perception, 17(1), 65-100.
    Presentation and notes: [ tanoue (slides), tanoue (notes) ] ; Computational tests: [ volk ]
    Comments: [ chuan, han, yang ].
  • Zatorre, R.J., Krumhansl, C.L. (2002). Mental Models and Musical Minds. Science, Vol.298, 2138-2139.
Week 2:
January 22
Perception of Pitch Structures
  • Longuet-Higgins, H.C. (1979). Review Lecture: The Perception of Music. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, B 205, 307-322.
    Presentation: [ emmanuel ] ; Comments: [ han, jacobs ]
  • Shepard, R.N. (1982). Structural Representations of Musical Pitch. The Psychology of Music, chapter 11, 343-390.
    Comments: [ han, harlan ]
Week 1:
January 15
Introduction
  • Desain, P., Honing, H., vanThienen, H. & Windsor, L. (1998). Computational Modeling of Music Cognition: Problem or Solution? Music Perception, 16(1), 151-165.
  • Handouts: [ announcement, syllabus ]



Updated 16 April 2004.