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Research seminar by Barış Bozkurt on automatic assessment for student music performances

Research seminar by Barış Bozkurt on automatic assessment for student music performances

Friday February 7th at 15.30h in room 55.309 (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

29.01.2020

 

 

Automatic assessment for student music performances by Barış Bozkurt, Electrical Engineering at Izmir Democracy University, Turkey

Abstract:

Online learning has impacted and changed music education significantly all over the world in the last decade. One of the biggest challenges in online music education, such as mobile apps or online courses, is the assessment of the learner performances to create meaningful feedback for the learner. This talk will review various approaches to perform automatic assessment in various context (singing melodies, performing rhythmic patterns, playing chords on guitar, etc.) and discuss challenges involved in this domain of research as well as future directions.
 

Biography:

Barış Bozkurt is a Prof. of Electrical Engineering at Izmir Democracy University, Turkey. He is a collaborator of the Music Technology Group (MTG) at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona since 2011 and has taken part in recent studies in MTG on automatic assessment of music performances. He has obtained his PhD degree (on speech analysis) in 2005 from Faculte Polytechnique De Mons, Belgium and also worked in speech industry after his PhD. Since 2007, he has been teaching in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science departments, and carrying research in the fields of audio signal processing and computational musicology.

video of the seminar: youtu.be/59qY8Srhsa4

 

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