Production Team: Rich Kroth, Rena Jordan, Mark Kalinowski, Susan O'Connor, Deanna Biase, John Laughton, Judy Smedley, Cathie Allison

Program Committee:Juan Bello, Winslow Burleson, Brett Busha, Michael Casey, Elaine Chew, Parag Chordia, Dan Ellis, Morwaread Farbood, Rebecca Fiebrink, Michel Galante, Grady Gerbracht, Fabien Gouyon, Ozgur Izmirli, Youngmoo Kim, Miroslav Martinovic, Andrew McPherson, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Doug Riecken, Robert Rowe, Meredith K. Stone, Jennifer Wang, Gil Weinberg

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General Chair: Teresa Marrin Nakra

Program Chair: Andrea Salgian

Performance Chair: Roger Dannenberg

Creative Work Chair: Chris Ault

Performance Committee: Dan Trueman, Gary Fienberg

Creative Work Committee: Margaret Minsky, Warren Buckleiter

Production Coordinator: Rita Patel Eng

I. Papers

1.   Of Music, Mind and Machines: Towards an Integrative Musicology

       Kevin Dahan (Université Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallée, Champs-sur-Marne, France)
2.   Improvisation without Representation: Artificial Intelligence and Music

       Adam Linson, Chris Dobbyn, Robin Laney (The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK)
3.   The Education of the AI Composer: Automating Musical Creativity

       Benjamin Smith, Guy Garnett (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL)
4.   A Cognitive Mechanism for Spontaneous Musical Creativity

       Geraint Wiggins (Queen Mary University of London, London, UK)
5.   Move/Bevæg Dig: An Interactive Sound Art Installation

       Stina Marie Hasse Jorgensen (University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark), Jeff Snyder (Princeton        University, Princeton, NJ)
6.   Simulating the listening of composing

       Eliot Handelman (CIRMMT, Montreal, Canada), Andie Sigler (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
7.   Sonik Spring

       Tomas Henriques (Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY)
8.   A creative artificially-intuitive and reasoning agent in the context of live music improvisation

       Jonas Braasch, Doug Van Nort, Pauline Oliveros, Selmer Bringsjord, Naveen Sundar Govindarajulu, Colin        Kuebler, Anthony Parks (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY)

9.   Education Through Music Technology

       Matthew Prockup, Alyssa Batula, Brandon Morton, Youngmoo Kim (Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA)
10.  A Theory of ‘Multiple Creativities’: Outcomes from an Undergraduate Seminar in Conducting Robots

       Andrea Salgian, Teresa M. Nakra, Christopher Ault, Yunfeng Wang (The College of New Jersey, Ewing,        NJ), Meredith Stone (Independent Evaluator, Lawrenceville, NJ)
11.  Towards the Development of Robot Musical Audition

       David Grunberg, Alyssa Batula, Youngmoo Kim (Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA)
12.  From Music to Visuals – and Back. 2D Fourier Transform applied on Music Piano Roll Plots

       Reinhold Behringer (Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK)
13.  The Transitioning of Sound from Consciousness into the External Space (Inspired to the Stage Performance        Linear and Aerial Perspectives by Clara Tomaz)

        Clara Tomaz (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY)
14.  New Physical and Digital Interfaces for Music Creation and Expression

        Jeffrey Scott, Brian Dolhansky, Matthew Prockup, (Drexel University) Andrew McPherson (Queen Mary         University of London), Youngmoo Kim (Drexel University, Philadelphia, UK)
15.  Realtime Dynamic Expressive Tuning: Where Does the Music Go?

        Manfred Clynes, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
16.  Techniques for Modeling Expression in Plucked Guitar Tones

        Raymond Migneco, Youngmoo Kim (Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA)
17.  The Data Sensorium: Sonifications. A Collaboration between cDACT and BNL

         Margaret Schedel, Timothy Vallier (Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY)
18.  Modeling and Predicting Emotion in Music

         Erik Schmidt, Youngmoo Kim (Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA)
19.  Correlating Emotional Arousal to Musician Performance

         Nima Rahimi, Melissa A. Mastro, Teresa M. Nakra, Brett F. BuSha (The College of New Jersey, Ewing,          NJ)
20.  Aesthetic and Philosophical Implications of Noise in Morphons and Bions (2011)

         Kerry Hagan (University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland)

21.  New Approaches in Brain-Computer Music Interfacing: Mapping EEG for Real-Time Musical Control

         Joel Eaton, Eduardo Miranda (Interdisciplinary Centre of Computer Music Research, University of          Plymouth, UK)

II. Demos

1.   Move/Bevæg Dig

        Stina Marie Hasse Jorgensen (University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark), Jeff Snyder (Princeton         University, Princeton, NJ)

2.   Soundstrand: A Toy for Music Composition

        Eyal Shahar (MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA)

        See also: SoundStrand.mp4

3.   The Sound and Touch of Ether's Flux

        Joshua Mailman (Columbia University, New York, NY), Sofia Paraskeva (Copper Blue Media, New York)

        See also: Album on vimeo