CompMusic, "Computational Models for the Discovery of the World's Music", is a research project funded by the European Research Council that runs from 2011 to 2017. Its main goal is to advance in the field of Music Information Research by approaching a number of the current challenges from a culture-specific. It aims to advance in the automatic description of music through the development of information modeling techniques applicable to five non-Western music traditions: Hindustani (North India), Carnatic (South India), Turkish-makam (Turkey), Andalusian (Maghreb), and Beijing Opera (China).
AudioCommons is a research project funded by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 programme that runs from 2016 to 2019. Its aim is to promote the use of open audio content and to develop technologies with which to support the ecosystem composed of content repositories, production tools, and users. These technologies should enable the re-use of this audio material, facilitating its integration into the production workflows of the creative industries.
DTIC-MdM Strategic Program on Data-Driven Knowledge Extraction is a research initiative funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness as part of the Maria de Maeztu Accreditation that the DTIC has obtained. The initiative, that runs from 2016 to 2019, is dedicated to promote data-driven knowledge extraction research within the department and to boost synergies across our different research areas.