CALL FOR DEMOS / PARTICIPATION - Special SIGMUS Symposium
(in conjunction with 10th International Society for Music Information
Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2009) )
@ University of Tokyo, Japan on Nov 2, 2009.
List of accepted demonstrations updated. (Sep. 24, 2009)
Demo submission deadline:
Sep 12, 2009 Sep, 18 2009 (extended)
Notification of acceptance: Sep 25, 2009
SIGMUS Symposium: Nov 2, 2009
This symposium is organized by the largest Japanese society/community
for music information research, called SIGMUS
(http://www.sigmus.jp/index-e.html), under the Information
Processing Society of Japan. SIGMUS has about 460 Japanese members, and
holds five regular meetings per year, with about 100 research papers.
Each meeting often has more than 100 participants, which makes SIGMUS
arguably one of the most active music information related research
communities in the world.
As a satellite event after ISMIR 2009 (October 26-30), we are going to
hold a special SIGMUS symposium at the Hongo Campus of the University of
Tokyo (ref. http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/map01_02_e.html).
Through this symposium, we would like to let ISMIR participants and
Japanese researchers share their state-of-the-art research activities in
the music information area. For this purpose, we invite researchers to submit
demonstrations, and also participate in this exciting event.
The symposium will feature invited talks from the following established
researchers in the field of music information research (in alphabetical
A demonstration/poster session will also be held, following the invited
This symposium will give ISMIR participants an official opportunity/excuse
to extend their stay, and visit the Tokyo area. Furthermore, all non-Japanese
participants can attend this event with no registration fee.
Invited talk session 1: 13:00 - 15:00 (40 min x 3)
Invited talk session 2: 15:15 - 16:35 (40 min x 2)
Poster/Demo session: 17:00 - 18:30
Details for submission:
Instructions for demo submitters:
Please submit the following information of your demo proposal:
- Simon Dixon (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
- Anssi Klapuri (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)
- Geoffroy Peeters (IRCAM, France)
- Xavier Serra (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
- Malcolm Slaney (Yahoo! Research, USA)
...from our online demo submission site (powered by Google Docs).
Note that there will be no reviewing process for demo submissions (i.e., all
demo proposals will be accepted, unless the number of submissions exceed the
physical limits of the venue). Furthermore, you do not need to prepare/submit
a full paper-like description of your demonstration; the above information
is all you will need to exhibit your demo at the symposium!
If you would like an early notification of acceptance, e.g., to fix your travel
plans, please contact us by e-mail (sigmus200911[at]qwik.itri.aist.go.jp),
after the submission of your demo proposal.
Instructions for participants:
Please submit your name and affiliation from our online registration site
(powered by Google Docs).
Refer to this web page for access information from the venues of ISMIR
and CrestMuse Workshops.
- Title of demo
- Brief description (about 200 words)
We look forward to seeing you in Tokyo!
Takuya Fujishima, Yamaha
Masataka Goto, AIST
Keiichiro Hoashi, KDDI R&D Laboratories
Shigeki Sagayama, University of Tokyo
Contact e-mail: sigmus200911[at]qwik.itri.aist.go.jp
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