Talks

Invited Talks

  • Introduction to EEG Decoding for Music Information Retrieval Research (full-day tutorial together with Blair Kaneshiro from CCRMA at Stanford University) [slides & code]
    17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2016)
    August 7, 2016 – Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
  • Deep Feature Learning for EEG Recordings [slides]
    Special session “Neural Nets to Neural Nets: Deep Learning Approaches to Neuroimaging” @ the annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)
    June 29, 2016 – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Pre-Training Deep Nets to Decode Brain Activity [slides]
    Berlin Machine Learning Meetup
    April 4, 2016 – Berlin, Germany
  • Similarity and Feature Learning for EEG Recordings of Music Perception and Imagination [slides]
    Hearing Seminar @ Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA)
    August 31, 2015 – Stanford University, CA, USA
  • Decoding EEG of Music Perception and Imagination
    DKE Research Colloquium @ Otto-von-Guericke University
    May 21, 2015 – Magdeburg, Germany
  • Decoding EEG of Music Perception and Imagination
    Research & Technology Seminar @ Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique / Musique (IRCAM)
    May 7, 2015 – Paris, France
  • Decoding Brain Waves with Deep Learning Techniques – Recent Advances and New Challenges [slides]
    DKE Research Colloquium @ Otto-von-Guericke University
    October 6, 2014 – Magdeburg, Germany
  • Adaptive Music Retrieval and Beyond [slides]
    AES Students Section Talk @ Fraunhofer IDMT
    January 31, 2013 – Ilmenau, Germany
  • Learning Similarity Measures for Music (full-day tutorial) [slides]
    9th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC 2012)
    July 11, 2012 – Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark
  • From User-Adaptive Organization of Music Collections to Bisociative Music Discovery [slides]
    Music Technology Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
    September 13, 2011 – Barcelona, Spain
  • Adaptive Distance Measures for Exploration and Structuring of Music Collections [slides]
    Keynote Talk @ AES 42nd Conference on Semantic Audio
    July 23, 2011 – Ilmenau, Germany

Conference & Workshop Talks

  • Learning about Music Cognition by Asking MIR Questions [slides]
    6th Annual seminar on Cognitively based Music Informatics Research (CogMIR’16)
    August 12, 2016 – Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
  • Brain Beats: Tempo Extraction from EEG Data [slides]
    17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2016)
    August 8, 2016 – New York University, New York City, NY, USA
  • Similarity and Feature Learning for EEG Recordings of Music Perception and Imagination [slides] (Best Presentation Award)
    5th Annual seminar on Cognitively based Music Informatics Research (CogMIR’15)
    September 5, 2015 – Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Measuring Tempo from EEG Recordings of Imagined Music [slides]
    Rhythm and Timing Symposium
    February 28, 2015 – London, ON, Canada
  • Music Imagery Information Retrieval [slides]
    7th Annual meeting of the Northeastern Music Information Special Interest Group (NEMISIG’15)
    January 31, 2015 – Ithaca, NY, United States
  • Classifying EEG Recordings of Rhythm Perception [slides]
    15th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR’14)
    October 20, 2014 – Taipei, Taiwan
  • Does the Beat go on? — Identifying Rhythms from Brain Waves Recorded after Their Auditory Presentation [slides]
    9th Audio Mostly: A Conference on Interaction With Sound (AM ‘14)
    October 2, 2014 – Aalborg, Denmark
  • Voice-Controlled Search User Interfaces for Young Users [slides]
    7th annual Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR’13)
    October 3, 2013 – Vancouver, Canada
  • An Experimental Comparison of Similarity Adaptation Approaches [slides]
    9th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR’11)
    July 19, 2011 – Barcelona, Spain
  • Analyzing the Impact of Data Vectorization on Distance Relations [slides]
    3rd International Workshop on Advances in Music Information Research (AdMIRe’11) at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME’11)
    July 15, 2011 – Barcelona, Spain
  • Evaluation of Adaptive SpringLens – A Multi-focus Interface for Exploring Multimedia Collections [slides]
    6th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI’10)
    October 19, 2010 – Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Similarity Adaptation in an Exploratory Retrieval Scenario [slides]
    8th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR’10)
    August 18, 2010 – Linz, Austria
  • Multi-Facet Exploration of Image Collections with an Adaptive Multi-Focus Zoomable Interface [slides]
    2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI’10)
    July 23, 2010 – Barcelona, Spain
  • A Multi-Focus Zoomable Interface for Multi-Facet Exploration of Music Collections [slides]
    7th International Symposium on Computer Music Modeling and Retrieval (CMMR’10)
    June 24, 2010 – Malaga, Spain
  • Visualisierung von großen Musiksammlungen unter Berücksichtigung projektionsbedingter Verzerrungen (in German) [slides]
    36th Annual Meeting of the German Acoustical Society (DAGA’10)
    March 17, 2010 – Berlin, Germany
  • A Survey on the Acceptance of Listening Context Logging for MIR Applications [slides]
    3rd Workshop on Learning the Semantics of Audio Signals (LSAS’09)
    December 2, 2009 – Graz, Austria
  • Supporting Folk-Song Research by Automatic Metric Learning and Ranking [slides]
    10th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR’09)
    October 30, 2009 – Kobe, Japan
  • Everything in its right place? Learning a user’s view of a music collection [slides]
    NAG/DAGA 2009 International Conference on Acoustics
    March 24, 2009 – Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Towards User-Adaptive Structuring and Organization of Music Collections [slides]
    6th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR’08)
    June 26, 2008 – Berlin, Germany
  • Browsing Music by Usage Context [slides]
    2nd Workshop on Learning the Semantics of Audio Signals (LSAS’08)
    June 21, 2008 – IRCAM, Paris, France
  • Enhancing Chord Classification through Neighbourhood Histograms [slides]
    6th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI’08)
    June 18, 2008 – London, UK
  • AUCOMA – Adaptive Nutzerzentrierte Organisation von Musikarchiven (in German) [slides]
    34th Annual Meeting of the German Acoustical Society (DAGA’08)
    March 12, 2008 – Dresden, Germany
  • User Modelling for Interactive User-Adaptive Collection Structuring [slides]
    5th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR’07)
    July 5, 2007 – Paris, France
  • DAWN – A System for Context-Based Link Recommendation in Web Navigation [slides]
    10th International Conference on Knowledge-Based & Intelligent
    Information & Engineering Systems (KES’06)
    October 9, 2006 – Bournemouth, UK
  • SAFIRE: Towards Standardized Semantic Rich Image Annotation [slides]
    4th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR’06)
    July 27, 2006 – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Context-Based Navigational Support in Hypermedia [slides]
    4th International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH’06)
    June 21, 2006 – Dublin, Ireland

Other Talks

  • Deep Feature Learning for EEG Recordings [slides]
    Inaugural Talk of the Junior Research Group “Machine Learning in Cognitive Science
    May 10, 2016 – University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Deep Feature Learning for EEG Recordings [slides]
    Brain & Mind Institute Coffee Talk Series
    December 1, 2015 – London, Ontario, Canada
  • A Brief Overview of my Research Background [slides]
    Owen Lab Research Colloquium
    January 21, 2014 – London, Ontario, Canada
  • Adaptive Verfahren zur nutzerzentrierten Organisation von Musiksammlungen (in German) [slides]
    GI 2011 Best Computer Science Dissertation Award Competition
    May 16, 2012 – Schloss Dagstuhl Leibniz Center for Informatics, Germany
  • Adaptive Methods for User-Centered Organization of Music Collections [slides]
    PhD Thesis Defense
    November 15, 2011 – Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
  • Adaptive User-Centered Organization of Music Archives [slides]
    Doktorandentag @ Faculty of Computer Science
    July 6, 2010 – Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
  • Kontextbasierte Navigationsunterstützung mit Markov-Modellen (in German) [slides]
    Diploma Thesis Defense
    December 21, 2005 – Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
  • Design and Implementation of an Algorithm and Data Structure for Matching of Geometric Primitives in Visual Object Classification (in German) [slides]
    Internship Report Defense
    June 13, 2005 – Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany