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Workshop on SIMSSA (Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis) X

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This workshop is organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 2 (Music information research). It will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2016, in A832 (New Music Building). This workshop is free and open to all. Registration is required.

  • Research Workshop
When Sep 24, 2016
from 09:30 AM to 03:00 PM
Where A832, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.
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This is the tenth SIMSSA Workshop, highlighting recent developments in the SIMSSA project, including reports on software development over the summer.


  • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT; Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Tim Crawford, Goldsmiths University of London
  • Reiner Kramer, CIRMMT, McGill University 
  • Martha Thomae, McGill University
  • Claire Arthur, McGill University
  • Alex Morgan, CIRMMT, McGill University
  • Sam Howes and Emily Hopkins, McGill University
  • David Garfinkle, McGill University
  • Alexandre Parmentier, McGill University
  • Malcolm Sailor, CIRMMT, McGill University
  • Justin Bell, McGill University
  • Cory McKay, CIRMMT, Marianapolis College



  • 09:30-09:45 - Ichiro Fujinaga: Introduction to SIMSSA X
  • 09:45-10:05 - Alexander Morgan: What's New in VIS 3.0
  • 10:05-10:25 - Claire Arthur: Identifying structural tones in classical versus popular music
  • 10:25-10:35 - Alexandre Parmentier: Musiclibs and Tripoli: IIIF in action!
  • 10:35-10:55 - Emily Hopkins and Sam Howes: Measuring Polyphony: Using the Rodan Client to Analyze Stylistic Change in the French Motet Repertory, c1300-1350
  • 10:55-11:15 - Malcolm Sailor: A corpus study of Renaissance dissonance treatment
  • 11:25-11:35 - David Garfinke: Studies in Melodic Search: the Similarity Algorithms of C-BRAHMS
  • Coffee Break
  • 11:55-12:15 - Martha Thomae: MEI Translator: CMN to Mensural
  • 12:15-12:25 - Justin Bell: Races and Tpyos [sic]
  • 12:25-12:45 - Reiner Krämer: The Supplementum: Style, Structure, and Evolution
  • 12:45-1:05 - Cory McKay: jSymbolic 2: New Developments and Research Opportunities
  • 13:05-15:00 - LUNCH will be provided
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