@ University of Tokyo, Japan on Nov 2, 2009.

(in conjunction with 10th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2009) )
List of accepted demonstrations updated. (Sep. 24, 2009)
Important dates:

  Demo submission deadline: Sep 12, 2009 Sep, 18 2009 (extended)
  Notification of acceptance: Sep 25, 2009
  SIGMUS Symposium: Nov 2, 2009 

Basic info:

This symposium is organized by the largest Japanese society/community 
for music information research, called SIGMUS 
(, 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. 

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.

Tentative schedule:

    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:

...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], 
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). 

Access info:

Refer to this web page for access information from the venues of ISMIR 
and CrestMuse Workshops. 

We look forward to seeing you in Tokyo! ---- Program co-chairs: Takuya Fujishima, Yamaha Masataka Goto, AIST Keiichiro Hoashi, KDDI R&D Laboratories Local organizer: Shigeki Sagayama, University of Tokyo Contact e-mail: sigmus200911[at]

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