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SMC Master Students' Project Defenses 2020

SMC Master Students' Project Defenses 2020

The oral presentations of the SMC Master Thesis 2019-2020 will take place online from July 1st to July 7th, 2020.



This is the schedule for the thesis presentations of the Master in Sound and Music Computing by the students finishing this academic year. All the presentations will be done online through zoom at and the sessions will be open to everyone.

July 1st, 2020

Time Student Thesis title Supervisor(s)
Alexander Keijser
Learning music similarity using audio and textual input Dmitry Bogdanov, Minz Won
10.00-10.30 Luis Joglar Essentia in the browser Dmitry Bogdanov
10.30-11.00 Jorge Marcos Fernández Browsing Textural Sounds in FreeSound Frederic Font
    Break (30 mins)  
11.30-12.00 Kohki Mametani Learn sound representation using triplet loss Xavier Favory, Frederic Font
12.00-12.30 Roberto Pérez Sánchez Online Audio Editor in FreeSound Frederic Font
12.30-13.00 Miguel Pérez Fernández Harmonic compatibility for loops in electronic music Antonio Ramires, Frederic Font


July 2nd, 2020

Time Student Thesis title Supervisor(s)
10.00-10.30 Jorge Bustos Audio-based album cover generation Perfecto Herrera, Joan Serrà
10.30-11.00 Miguel García Casado Computational Analysis of Arab-Andalusian Music Through Symbolic Pattern Recognition Algorithms Xavier Serra, Andrés Ferraro
    Break (30 mins)  
11.30-12.00 Siyar Vurucu Automatic Assessment of Rhythmic and Technique Quality of Guitar Attacks Xavier Serra
12.00-12.30 Yiqun Liu Evaluation of Music Recommender Systems Philip Tovstogan
12.30-13.00 Enric Gusó Muñoz Empirical study on loss functions for music source separation Jordi Pons


July 3rd, 2020

Time Student Thesis title Supervisor(s)
11.30-12.00 Thomas Nuttall Transformers for Automated Drum Pattern Generation Sergi Jordà, Behzad Haki
12.00-12.30 Blazej Kotowski Dualization of rhythmic grooves Sergi Jordà, Behzad Haki
    break (150 minutes)  
15.00-15.30 Tiange Zhu Modelling Expressive Performance Deviations In Classical Guitar Rafael Ramirez, Sergio Giraldo
15.30-16.00   Break (30 minutes)  
16.00-16.30 Ignasi Nou Plana Expressive performance modeling of hexaphonic guitar recordings Sergio Giraldo, Rafael Ramirez
16.30-17.00 Christian Steinmetz Towards end-to-end multitrack mixing with deep learning Joan Serrà, Frederic Font


July 6th, 2020

Time Student Thesis title Supervisor(s)
9.30-10.00 Ana Gabriela Pandrea

End-to-End Music Emotion Recognition: Towards Language-Sensitive Models

Juan Sebastián Gómez Cañón, Perfecto Herrera
10.00-10.30 Georges Naimeh Content Based Record Label Classi cation for Electronic Music Perfecto Herrera, Minz Won
10:30-11:00 Ningxiang Xie

Automatic Music Transcription for Music Expressive Performance

Rafael Ramirez, Sergio Giraldo
11.30-12.00 Pavlo Apisov Singing Voice Conversion Pritish Chandna, Jordi Bonada
12.00-12.30 Darius Petermann SATB Voice Segregation For Monoaural Choir Recordings Pritish Chandna, Jordi Bonada
12.30-13.00 Dougal Shakespeare Exploring Gender Distribution in Music Recommender Systems Lorenzo Porcaro, Emilia Gómez


July 7th, 2020

Time Student Thesis title Supervisor(s)
9.30-10.00 Henry Hasti Microphone array signal processing to perform musical blind source separation Andrés Perez, Xavier Serra
10.00-10.30 Francesca Ronchini Localization, Detection and Tracking of Overlapping Sound Sources using Convolutional Recurrent Neural Network (CRNN) Andrés Perez, Daniel Arteaga
10.30-11.00 Myrsini Ioannou An interactive environment for the automatic generation of chord progressions from melodic input Ángel Faraldo, Frederic Font
    break (30 mins)  
11.30-12.00 Alia Morsi Characterizing Complexity Levels of Keyboard Music Scores Xavier Serra
12.00-12.30 Matthew Greenlees Beat Tracking from Audio using Autoencoders and LSTM Networks Aggelos Gkiokas
12.30-13.00 Jose David Bedoya Molina Singing Enhancement for Low Quality Inputs Jordi Janer, Merlijn Blaauw