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Music Informatics

Music Informatics

The Music Informatics group designs the next generation of intelligent music software – we work on new ways to produce, access, and enjoy music. The main research focus is on music information retrieval, audio content analysis, and music performance analysis.


Music Informatics Projects

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Intelligent Music Processing

How can a machine make musically intelligent decisions? That's where we come in.
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Music Information Retrieval

Our research ranges from drum transcription and playing technique detection to automatic chord recognition.
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Ensemble Performance Assessment

Our software platform gives students in a vocal ensemble a real-time assessment of the accuracy of their singing.
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Student Performance Assessment

Our research focuses on musically intelligent computer-assisted practice sessions for students learning an instrument.

Our Team

Alexander Lerch, Advisor

Ph.D. Students
  • Siddharth Kumar Gururani
  • Kumar Ashis Pati
Master's Students
  • Yihao Chen
  • Jiawen Huang
  • Yun-Ning (Amy) Hung
  • Yanchao Liu
  • Tejas Manjunath
  • Kaushal Sali
  • Li-Chia (Richard) Yang
  • Yifei Yu
  • Yiting Zhang


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