Research

 

 

research

 

Main research topics:
  • deep learning for music;
  • symbolic representation of sound;
  • mathematical models of signals;
  • physical modelling;
  • audio indexing/classification.

 

Book chapters

 

Nuovi approcci alla struttura armonica: caleidocicli e mosaici tricordali
In Luigi Verdi, Caleidocicli musicali - 2nd edition, Rugginenti, 2010, Milano

 

Conference papers

 

Machine listening intelligence
International Workshop on Deep learning for music, 2017, Anchorage, ALASKA

 

Deep convolutional networks on the pitch spiral for musical instrument recognition
(with V. Lostanlen)
ISMIR 2016, New York, USA

 

Vuza: a functional language for creative applications
official web page here
ICMC 2014, Athens, Greece

 

Advanced sound hybridizations by means of the theory of sound-types
(with J.J. Burred) - audio samples available here
ICMC 2013, Perth, Australia

 

Sound-types: a new framework for symbolic sound analysis and synthesis
ICMC 2011, HUddersfield, United Kingdom

 

Harmonic Components Extraction in Recorded Piano Tones
128th AES conference London, United Kingdom, 2010

 

Towards a Symbolic Approach to Sound Analysis
Second international conference on Mathematics and computation for music, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2009

 

Using the SDIF Sound Description Interchange Format for Audio Features
(with J.J. Burred, G. Peeters, A. Roebel and D. Schwarz)
International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), Philadelphia, USA, September 2008

 

Sintesi per stati e visualizzazione del processo compositivo
(with F. Paolinelli)
La Terra Fertile, Proceedings, 2000, pagg. 87 - 89 L'Aquila (Italy)

 

Journal papers

 

Recensione di 'Caleidocicli musicali' di Luigi Verdi
Musica theorica Spectrum, Inverno 2006, Ed. Curci Milano (Italy)

 

Il compositore cieco
Rivista umbra di musicologia, n. 50 - 2006/1, pagg. 17 - 27 Perugia (Italy)

 

Il semplice sistema
Rivista umbra di musicologia, n. 49 - 2005/2, pagg. 43 - 51 Perugia (Italy)

 

Sulla struttura logica della musica
Rivista umbra di musicologia, n. 48 - 2005/1, pagg. 3 - 57, Perugia (Italy)
Presented at IRCAM for MaMux in Jan. 2006
An extended version can be found here

 

Other materials

 

On symbolic representations of music
PhD dissertation, Bologna, 2011 - Presentation slides
A short description of the sound-types transform can be found here.
A more compact presentation given at Queen Mary University of London.

 

For more information, for sound examples and related tools please visit SoundTypes.

 

Referee activity/scientific commitees

 

EURASIP Journal of Audio Signal Processing (JASP), 2010
Colloquio di informatica musicale (CIM), 2012
IRCAM musical research residency program 2012
Mathematics and computation in music (MCM), 2013
International society for music information retrieval (ISMIR), 2016
Colloquio di informatica musicale (CIM), 2016