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The Laboratory of Sound and Music Computing promotes the interaction, expression and immersion with sound and music through digital media.

The Laboratory hosts 11 researchers from INESC TEC’s Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia and from the Department of Informatics Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto.

Location: FEUP Campus, Porto

Research Areas

Research Areas

The laboratory addresses the following main areas of research in the field of Sound and Music Computing

  • Music Information Retrieval
  • Human-Computer Musical Interaction and Interactive Music Systems
  • Automatic Music Generation and Procedural Music
  • Music applications for Pattern Recognition
  • Music Robotics
  • Audio Processing
  • Immersive Audio   
Equipments

Equipments

The equipment available at the Laboratory is the following

  • Symbolic Sound Pacarana
  • Doepfer Modular Synth
  • Roli Seaboard
  • Universal Audio Microphone Pre-Amplifier
  • Several Apple Macintosh computers
  • Music software (e.g., Max/MSP, Kyma, Ableton Live, Protools)
  • Several multichannel audio interfaces (e.g., Metric Halo, Avid)
  • Several studio monitors and subwoofers (e.g., Adam, Mackie)
  • Several MIDI interfaces (e.g., Akai, Novation)
  • Several microphones (e.g., Schoeps, Røde).
Centres and Stakeholders

INESC TEC

CTM
CentreTelecommunications and Multimedia

Stakeholders

FEUP
UniversityFaculty of Engineering of the University of Porto
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Projects

CASA

Computational Auditory Scene Analysis Framework for Sound Segregation in Music Signals

2011-2014

SHAKEIT

Mechanisms of Musical Groove and applications

2011-2013

MAT

Media Arts and Technology

2013-2015

FOUREYES

TEC4Growth - RL FourEyes - Intelligence, Interaction, Immersion and Innovation for media industries

2015-2018

Prototypes

Prototypes developed at Sound and Music Computing Laboratory

D’accord

Automatic Music Harmonization

SEED

Sound Environmental ExpanDer

Interactive Music Mashup

Computer-Aided Musical Orchestration

a.bel

connecting audiences using smartphones

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