Presentations

2017


  • Arthur, Claire. “Renaissance Counterpoint in Theory and Practise: A Case Study.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Arthur, Claire. “Perceptual Constraints on Voice Leading Practises: A Corpus Investigation of the Direct Intervals Rule.” Presented at the Society for Music Perception and Cognition Meeting, San Diego, CA, August 30, 2017.

  • Arthur, Claire. “MEI, Humdrum, and Music21: A Comparison of Music Encoding Systems and Toolkits.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, Tours, France, May 16, 2017.

  • Bain, Jennifer. “Optical Music Recognition: Correcting Machine-Reading Outputs.” Presented at the Symposium: Machine-Reading and Crowdsourcing Medieval Music Manuscripts, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, October 26, 2017.

  • Bain, Jennifer. “The Digital Legacy of Andrew Hughes.” Presented at the Gregorian Institute of Canada, Toronto, ON, August 11, 2017.

  • Calvo-Zaragoza, Jorge. “Pixelwise Classification for Music Document Analysis.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Calvo-Zaragoza, Jorge. “Document Analysis for Music Scores with Deep Learning.” Invited Talk, Music Technology Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, May 22, 2017.

  • Calvo-Zaragoza, Jorge, Gabriel Vigliensoni, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “A Machine Learning Framework for the Categorization of Elements in Images of Musical Documents.” Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation, University of A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain, May 24, 2017.

  • Calvo-Zaragoza, Jorge, Gabriel Vigliensoni, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “A Unified Approach towards Automatic Recognition of Heterogeneous Music Documents.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, Tours, France, May 16, 2017.

  • Desmond, Karen, and Martha Thomae. “A Methodology for Encoding Mensural Music: Introducing the Mensural MEI Translator.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, Tours, France, May 17, 2017.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Introduction.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro, Julie Cumming, Andrew Hankinson, Reiner Krämer, Cory McKay, Peter Schubert, and Jon Wild. “Large-Corpus Music Research.” Presented at the International Musicological Society Congress, Tokyo, Japan, March 19, 2017.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro, and Audrey Laplante. “Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis Project (SIMSSA).” Presented at the Foire musicale - La technologie en recherche et création musicale, 85e Congrès de l’Acfas, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 9, 2017.

  • Garfinkle, David. “PatternFinder: Content-Based Music Retrieval with Music21.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Introduction to the Music Encoding Initiative.” Presented at the Centre for Digital Scholarship, University of Oxford, January 11, 2017.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Distributed Document Image Recognition.” Presented at the The International Image Interoperability Framework Conference, Vatican City, June 5, 2017.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Optical Music Recognition.” Presented at the Digital Humanities Oxford Summer School, Oxford, UK, July 3, 2017.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Digital Libraries: Absorbing the Abundance.” Invited Talk presented at the Digital Cultures Conference, Warsaw, Poland, September 25, 2017.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Digital Editions in the Age of Images.” Invited Talk presented at the Chopin Variorum Project Meeting, University of Cambridge, January 13, 2017.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Building the New DIAMM: Linking and Sharing Data for Medieval Musicology.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, Jennifer Bain, Julie Cumming, Ichiro Fujinaga, Kate Helsen, and Debra Lacoste. “The Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis Project.” Presented at the 20th Congress of the International Musicological Society, Tokyo, Japan, March 19, 2017.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Integrating the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) with MEI.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, Tours, France, May 16, 2017.

  • Helsen, Kate. “Gregorian Analytics: Teaching the Electric Monk to Chant.” Presented at the Symposium: Machine-Reading and Crowdsourcing Medieval Music Manuscripts, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, October 26, 2017.

  • Hopkins, Emily. “The SIMSSA Project: Search as Access to Digital Music Libraries.” Presented at the Access Conference 2017, Saskatoon, SK, September 27, 2017.

  • Ju, Yaolong. “Non-Chord Tone Identification.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Léveillé Gauvin, Hubert, Nathaniel Condit-Schultz, and Claire Arthur. “Supplementing Melody, Lyrics, and Acoustic Information to the McGill Billboard Database.” Poster presented at the Digital Humanities, August 8, 2017.

  • Krämer, Reiner. “Computationally Determining Mode in Renaissance Music.” Presented at the International Musicological Society, 20th Quinquennial Congress, Tokyo, Japan, March 19, 2017.

  • Krämer, Reiner. “The Supplementum in Motets: Evolution, Style, and Structure.” Presented at the IXe congrès européen d’analyse musicale, Groupe de recherches expérimentales sur l’acte musicale, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France, July 28, 2017.

  • Krämer, Reiner. “Toward Procedural Literacy: Using JupyterHub as a Digital Humanities Sandbox.” Presented at the Vitrine des humanités numériques de Montréal (5e édition annuelle), Montreal, QC, January 26, 2017.

  • Lacoste, Debra. “Introduction — Crowdsourcing and the Cantus Database.” Presented at the Symposium: Machine-Reading and Crowdsourcing Medieval Music Manuscripts, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, October 26, 2017.

  • Lacoste, Debra. “Mysterious Melodies? Searching for Chant Melodies in the Cantus Database.” Presented at the “New Technologies and Renaissance Studies II: Emerging, Continuing Directions” session at the meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, IL, April 1, 2017.

  • Lacoste, Debra. “A Live Tour of the Cantus Database.” Presented at the Sectional IV/23 at the meeting of The Hymn Society of America, Conrad Grebel University College, The University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, July 18, 2017.

  • Lacoste, Debra (Session organizer). “Virginity in Song: Digital Tools for the Liturgy.” Presented at the Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, IL, March 30, 2017.

  • Lacoste, Debra, and Kate Helsen. “Cantus Hackathon: Create an Inventory with the Cantus Database in Real Time.” Presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 11, 2017.

  • Long, Sarah. “Crowdsource and Establishing Database Priorities.” Presented at the Symposium: Machine-Reading and Crowdsourcing Medieval Music Manuscripts, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, October 26, 2017.

  • McKay, Cory. “Using Statistical Feature Extraction and Machine Learning in Musicological Research.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • McKay, Cory, Julie Cumming, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Characterizing Composers Using JSymbolic2 Features.” Presented at the 18th International Society for Music Information Retrieval (Late-Breaking), Suzhou, China, 2017.

  • McKay, Cory, Tristano Tenaglia, Julie Cumming, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Using Statistical Feature Extraction to Distinguish the Styles of Different Composers.” Presented at the Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, July 4, 2017.

  • McLennan, Zoé, and Andrew Tran. “Neon.Js v1.0 - Neume Editor ONline.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “Cross-Platform Analysis: Combining Music-Analysis Programs.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “Automated Contrapuntal Rhythm Detection and Reduction for Renaissance Music.” Presented at the Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA, November 2, 2017.

  • Motuz, Catherine. “Using Computational Analysis to Find Improvisational Formulas in Two Corpora of French Chansons.” Presented at the International Musicological Society, 20th Quinquennial Congress, Tokyo, Japan, March 2017.

  • Motuz, Catherine. “Authorial Fingerprinting for Renaissance Polyphony: Finding Contrapuntal Formulas in Two Corpora of French Chansons.” Invited Talk presented at the Oxford Digital Humanities Summer School, Oxford, UK, July 4, 2017.

  • Parmentier, Alex, Andrew Hankinson, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Tripoli: Presentation API Validation and Correction.” Poster and lightning talk presented at the IIIF Conference, The Vatican, Italy, June 7, 2017.

  • Perry-Fagant, Sacha, and Alex Daigle. “Interactive Classification of Connected Components in Web Applications Using the Gamera Framework.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Sailor, Malcolm, and Andie Sigler. “Dissonance Fingerprints: A Corpus Study of Dissonance Treatment from Dufay to Victoria.” Presented at the Society for Music Theory 40th Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA, November 2, 2017.

  • Sapp, Craig. “Verovio Humdrum Viewer: Online Music Notation Rendering and Analysis.” Keynote presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Shaw, Rebecca. “Standardizing a Crowdsourced Field.” Presented at the Symposium: Machine-Reading and Crowdsourcing Medieval Music Manuscripts, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, October 26, 2017.

  • Swanson, Barbara. “Protocol Documents for Crowdsourcing.” Presented at the Symposium: Machine-Reading and Crowdsourcing Medieval Music Manuscripts, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, October 26, 2017.

  • Thomae, Martha. “Automatic Scoring-up Tool for Mensural Music.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Thomae, Martha. “A Methodology for Encoding Mensural Music: Introducing the Mensural MEI Translator.” Invited Talk, Music Technology Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, May 22, 2017.

  • Vigliensoni, Gabriel. “Infrastructure for Human-Aided Optical Music Recognition.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.

  • Vigliensoni, Gabriel. “A Case Study with the Music Listening Histories Dataset: Do Demographic, Profiling, and Listening Context Features Improve the Performance of Automatic Music Recommendation Systems?” Invited Talk, Music Technology Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, May 22, 2017.

  • Vigliensoni, Gabriel, Jorge Calvo-Zaragoza, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Reconnaissance Optique de La Musique Basée Sur l’apprentissage Machine à Grande Échelle Pour Des Données de Partitions Musicales.” Presented at the 85e Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 8, 2017.

  • Zhang, Ké, and Zeyad Saleh. “Pixel.Js: Web-Based Pixel Classification Correction Platform for Ground Truth Creation.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, August 7, 2017.


2016


  • Bain, Jennifer. “Cantus Ultimus Project.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XI, AMS/SMT, Vancouver, BC, November 3, 2016.

  • Bannon, Ryan. “Rodan — A Workflow Engine to Facilitate Symbolic Music Recognition and Analysis.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA VII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 21, 2016.

  • Borsodi-Benson, Marina. “Recent Updates and Future Changes to the VIS-Framework.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA VIII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 21, 2016.

  • Calvo-Zaragoza, Jorge. “Document Processing for OMR via Machine Learning.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA VIII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 21, 2016.

  • Calvo-Zaragoza, Jorge, Gabriel Vigliensoni, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Staff-Line Detection on Greyscale Images with Pixel Classification.” Poster at late-breaking session presented at the 17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, New York, August 7, 2016.

  • Calvo-Zaragoza, Jorge, Gabriel Vigliensoni, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Document Analysis for Music Scores via Machine Learning.” Presented at the 3rd International Digital Libraries for Musicology workshop, New York, August 12, 2016.

  • Cumming, Julie. “SIMSSA, Search and Analysis Axis, Fall 2016.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XI, AMS/SMT, Vancouver, BC, November 3, 2016.

  • De Luca, Elsa. “Encoding Old Hispanic Neumes.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 18, 2016.

  • Desmond, Karen. “Measuring Polyphony: A Project to Encode and Analyse Late Medieval Polyphony.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XI, AMS/SMT, Vancouver, BC, November 3, 2016.

  • Desmond, Karen. “Rhythmic Organization and the Potential for Flexibility in Digital Encodings of Machaut’s Music.” Presented at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2016.

  • Desmond, Karen. “Meter and Rhythm in Digital Encodings of Fourteenth-Century Mensural Polyphony.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 2016.

  • Desmond, Karen. “Circles, Dots, and Lines: Punctuating Sound in Time, ca. 1300-1350.” Invited Talk, Stanford University, February 2016.

  • Desmond, Karen, and Emily Hopkins. “Measuring Polyphony: Analysing Stylistic Change in the French Motet Repertory, C1300-1350.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA VIII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 21, 2016.

  • Desmond, Karen, and Peter Schubert. “2000 Years of Seeing Sounds: The Story of Music Notation.” Lecture Recital presented at the Music Encoding Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 20, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GqtCqnC8SI.

  • Fogarty, Andrew. “Gamera Interactive Classification in Rodan.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA VIII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 21, 2016.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Introduction to SIMSSA VIII.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA VIII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 21, 2016.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “The Research Program of the Distributed Digital Music Archives and Libraries Laboratory.” Invited Talk, University of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, January 28, 2016.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis.” Invited Talk, Hakodate Future University, Hakodate, Japan, March 7, 2016.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “The SIMSSA Project.” Invited Talk presented at the IIIF: Access to the World’s Images, Ghent, Belgium, December 9, 2016.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “What Do You Do with a Million Scores?” Invited Talk presented at the Winterschool, University of Tübingen, November 17, 2016.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “What Do You Do with a Million Scores?” Invited Talk presented at the Winterschool, University of Tübingen, November 17, 2016.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Emerging Standards for Image-Based Digital Collections: Integrating Digital Images with High-Quality Description Projects.” Invited Talk presented at the Working with ISMI, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, DE, February 29, 2016.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Making Music Notation Searchable: Large-Scale Optical Music Recognition, Search, and Retrieval across Institutions.” Presented at the Research Uncovered Series, Centre for Digital Scholarship, University of Oxford, January 26, 2016.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Cross-Institutional Music Document Search.” Presented at the International Association of Music Libraries Conference, Rome, Italy, July 2016.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, Reiner Krämer, Julie Cumming, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Cross-Institutional Music Document Search.” Presented at the Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities, Kraków, PL, 2016.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, Laurent Pugin, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Web-Based Optical Music Recognition for Renaissance Printed Music with Aruspix and Rodan.” Presented at the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, MA, April 1, 2016.

  • Helsen, Kate, Jennifer Bain, Inga Behrendt, and Andrew Hankinson. “Hartker and the Musical Encoding Initiative (MEI).” Presented at the Cantus planus, Dublin, Ireland, August 2016.

  • Helsen, Kate, Jennifer Bain, Andrew Hankinson, Inga Behrendt, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Hartker’s XML: The Optical Neume Recognition Project and MEI.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 18, 2016.

  • Horwitz, Andrew, Andrew Hankinson, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “An MEI Score Alignment Application.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 18, 2016.

  • Howes, Samuel, Marina Borsodi-Benson, and Julie Cumming. “From Module to Schema in Corelli’s Trio Sonatas.” Presented at the SMT Early Music Analysis Interest Group, Jacobs School of Music, IU Bloomington, May 21, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner. “Examining Glarean’s Ground Truth of the Aeolian Mode.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA VIII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 21, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner. “Intermediate Formats.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 18, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner. “Prototyping DataFlow Programming for Music Analysis.” Presented at the INERTIA: MOMENTUM, A Conference on Sound, Media, and the Digital Humanities, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, April 28, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner. “VIS-for-Pd: A Computational Music Analysis Instrument.” Presented at the 5th International Pure Data Convention, New York University, New York City, New York, USA, November 16, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner, and Julie Cumming. “The Fugal Style of Astor Piazzolla.” Presented at the Canadian University Music Society Annual Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, June 1, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner, and Julie Cumming. “The Supplementum: Structure and Evolution.” Presented at the Jahreskongress der Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie (GMTH), Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien, Hannover, Germany, October 30, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner, and Julie Cumming. “The Supplementum: Structure and Evolution.” Presented at the Medieval-Renaissance Music Conference, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, UK, July 5, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner, and Julie Cumming. “VIS-for-Pd Demonstration.” Presented at the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Congress, University of Calgary, Calgary, June 30, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner, and Julie Cumming. “The Fugal Style of Astor Piazzolla.” Presented at the College Music Society Fifty-Ninth National Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, October 27, 2016.

  • Krämer, Reiner, and Alexander Morgan. “Intro to the VIS-Framework.” Presented at the AMS/SMT Conference: Pre-Conference Corpus Studies and Computational Workshop, Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, November 2, 2016.

  • Lacoste, Debra, Jennifer Bain, and Kate Helsen. “Working ‘Live’ with Cantus Ultimus.” Presented at the Cantus Planus (IMS Study Group), Dublin, Ireland, August 2016.

  • Lacoste, Debra, and Barbara Swanson. “Chants That Defy Classification: The Implications of Categorization in the Cantus Database.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, Montreal, QC, 2016.

  • Laplante, Audrey. “Digitizing Music Scores and Manuscripts in Libraries: Issues and Challenges.” Presented at the 65th Congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, Rome, Italy, July 8, 2016.

  • McKay, Cory, Tristano Tenaglia, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “JSymbolic2: Extracting Features from Symbolic Music Representations.” Presented at the Extended Abstracts for the Late-Breaking Demo Session of the 17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference., 2016.

  • Laplante, Audrey, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Le Projet SIMSSA : Une Interface Unique Pour La Recherche et l’analyse de Partitions Musicales Numérisées.” Presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Québec Chapter of CAML, Library and Archives Canada, Gatineau, QC, November 4, 2016.

  • Laplante, Audrey, and Ariane Legault-Venne. “Searching for Music Materials in Libraries: Discovery Tools as Seen through the Eyes of the Users.” Presented at the 65th Congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, Rome, Italy, July 7, 2016.

  • Lorenz, Ian. “Deconstructing Glarean’s Modal Theory from the Dodecachordon.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA VIII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 21, 2016.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “Developments in Interval-Succession Theory in the Renaissance.” Presented at the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, MA, April 2, 2016.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “Pietro Pontio the Radical?” Presented at the Graduate Students in Music Conference: Music and Radicalism, and Radicalism in Music, CUNY, New York, NY, April 22, 2016.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “Detection of Intervallic Rhythm in Renaissance Music: A Systematic and Dynamic Tool for Fundamental Counterpoint Analysis.” Presented at the Medieval-Renaissance Music Conference, Sheffield, England, UK, July 7, 2016.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “What’s New in VIS 3.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XI, AMS/SMT, Vancouver, BC, November 3, 2016.

  • Motuz, Catherine. “Using VIS to Find Improvisational Models in Polyphonic Music.” Presented at the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, MA, April 2, 2016.

  • Parmentier, Alex. “Challenges in Designing Learnable UI for Crowd-Sourced Content.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA VIII, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 21, 2016.

  • Pugin, Laurent. “Update on Verovio.” Presented at the Workshop on SIMSSA XI, AMS/SMT, Vancouver, BC, November 3, 2016.

  • Vigliensoni, Gabriel, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Automatic Music Recommendation Systems: Do Demographic, Profiling, and Contextual Features Improve Their Performance?” Poster presented at the 17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, New York, August 7, 2016.


2015


  • Bain, Jennifer, and Inga Behrendt. “The Optical Neume Recognition Project (ONRP) — the Development of a Search Tool for Neume Notation in Digital Images.” Poster presented at the 2nd International Workshop on Opportunities for the Automatic Pattern Recognition and Analysis of Historical Documents, “Machines and Manuscripts 2015,” Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Institute for Data Processing and Electronics, Karlsruhe, Germany, February 19, 2015.

  • Bain, Jennifer, Julie Cumming, Andrew Hankinson, Kate Helsen, Debra Lacoste, Barbara Swanson, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “The Making of the Digital Salzinnes.” Presented at the Annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Brussels, Belgium, July 7, 2015.

  • Bain, William. “Designing for Usability in the Cantus Ultimus Project.” Presented at the CIRMMT Workshop on usability and user experience for music information systems, McGill University, Montreal, QC, September 25, 2015.

  • Cumming, Julie. “SIMSSA, Search and Analysis Axis, Report on Our First Year.” Presented at the Annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, SIMSSA Workshop VII, Brussels, Belgium, July 9, 2015.

  • Cumming, Julie. “‘Google Scores’ without Google.” Invited Talk presented at the Digital Humanities Group, University of Florida, Gainesville, November 16, 2015.

  • Cumming, Julie. “Analysing Renaissance Polyphony: Taxonomy and Terminology, 1 and 2.” Presented at the Annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Brussels, Belgium, July 9, 2015.

  • Cumming, Julie. “How Has Technology Changed Musicological Research?” Presented at the IMS Study Group on Digital Musicology, International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres/International Musicological Society Congress “Music Research in the Digital Age,” New York, June 21, 2015.

  • Fogarty, Andrew, Andrew Hankinson, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “A Browser-Based Neume Metadata Editor.” Poster presented at the Music Encoding Conference, Florence, Italy, May 18, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “SIMSSA: Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis.” Poster presented at the Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2015, Oxford, July 20, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “10 Years of Innovation in Music Digitization & Dissemination.” Invited Talk presented at the CCS Colloquium, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, October 2, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis Project.” Invited Talk, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain, November 2, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “The Research Program of the Distributed Digital Music Archives and Libraries Laboratory.” Invited Talk presented at the School of Information Studies Research Seminar, McGill University, Montreal, QC, November 13, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Music Information Retrieval.” Invited Talk presented at the SSHRC Digital Workshop, Ottawa, ON, September 30, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Research Program of the Distributed Digital Music Archives and Libraries Laboratory.” Presented at the Oxford eResearch Centre Seminar, Oxford, July 28, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “The Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis Project.” Presented at the Edirom-Workshop on Editing MEI, Detmold, Germany, March 23, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis Project.” Invited Talk, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, November 5, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “SIMSSA: Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis.” Presented at the Works in Progress: Reanimating Corpora: The Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis (SIMSSA) and Distant Reading Early Modernity (DREaM), McGill University, Montreal, QC, November 12, 2015.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “A Report on Digital Prosopography of Renaissance Musicians Project.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of Renaissance Society of America, Berlin, Germany, March 26, 2015.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “The SIMSSA Project.” Presented at the Around the World Digital Humanities Conference, Online, April 30, 2015.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Optical Music Recognition Infrastructure in the Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis Project.” Presented at the Edirom-Workshop on Editing MEI, Detmold, Germany, March 23, 2015.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “An Introduction to Tools and Practises for the Music Encoding Initiative.” Presented at the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres/International Musicological Society Congress “Music Research in the Digital Age,” New York, June 21, 2015.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “The SIMSSA Project.” Presented at the North East Music Information Special Interest Group Workshop, Ithaca College, New York, January 31, 2015.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, Andrew Horwitz, and Laurent Pugin. “Cross-Platform Music Notation with SMuFL and MEI.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, Florence, Italy, May 18, 2015.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, Evan Magoni, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Decentralized Music Document Image Searching with Optical Music Recognition and the International Image Interoperability Framework.” Presented at the Digital Library Federation Forum, Vancouver, BC, October 26, 2015.

  • Helsen, Kate, Inga Behrendt, and Jennifer Bain. “Neume Search.” Presented at the Annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Brussels, Belgium, July 8, 2015.

  • Helsen, Kate, Inga Behrendt, Jennifer Bain, and Anton Stingl. “The Optical Neume Recognition Project.” Presented at the Annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Brussels, Belgium, July 7, 2015.

  • Horwitz, Andrew. “Tools for Web-Based Editing and Display in the Music Encoding Initiative.” Presented at the Edirom-Workshop on Editing MEI, Detmold, Germany, March 23, 2015.

  • Horwitz, Andrew, Andrew Hankinson, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “A Browser-Based MEI Editor.” Poster presented at the Music Encoding Conference, Florence, Italy, May 18, 2015.

  • Kepper, Johannes, and Richard Sänger. “Scholarly Editions 2.0: How Digital Media Promote New Editorial Concepts.” Presented at the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres/International Musicological Society Congress “Music Research in the Digital Age,” New York, June 21, 2015.

  • Krämer, Reiner. “Mapping Melodic Successions: Josquin’s Four-Voice Motets.” Presented at the CIRMMT Workshop on usability and user experience for music information systems, McGill University, Montreal, QC, September 25, 2015.

  • Krämer, Reiner. “Markov Models and Renaissance Music: Re-Examining Four-Voice Motets by Josquin.” Presented at the Works in Progress: Reanimating Corpora: The Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis (SIMSSA) and Distant Reading Early Modernity (DREaM), McGill University, Montreal, QC, November 12, 2015.

  • Lacoste, Debra, Kate Helsen, and a panel of experts. “CANTUS Antique Fragments Roadshow, or, ‘What’s My Fragment?’.” Workshop and panel discussion presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 14, 2015.

  • Laplante, Audrey. “Vers Une Bibliothèque Numérique Collective de Partitions Musicales.” Presented at the Journée d’étude sur les bibliothèques numériques, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, February 26, 2015.

  • Laplante, Audrey, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Introduction to SIMSSA.” Presented at the VitrineHN / DHShowcase 2015, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, January 23, 2015.

  • Laplante, Audrey, Andrew Hankinson, Julie E. Cumming, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “SIMSSA : Une interface unique pour la recherche et l’analyse de millions de partitions musicales numériques.” Presented at the Journées d’Informatique Musicale, Montreal, QC, May 8, 2015.

  • Laplante, Audrey, and Ariane Legault-Venne. “La Recherche de Documents Musicaux Dans Les Outils de Découverte.” Presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Québec Chapter of CAML, Grande bibliothèque, BAnQ, Montréal, QC, November 27, 2015.

  • Magoni, Evan. “Fitting Manuscripts into the Browser with Diva.Js: Building an Intuitive Interface for Exploring Virtual Documents.” Presented at the CIRMMT Workshop on usability and user experience for music information systems, McGill University, Montreal, QC, September 25, 2015.

  • Martin de Guise, Sylvaine, Andrew Hankinson, and Josée April. “MEI and the Maghreb Oral Music Tradition.” Presented at the Music Encoding Conference, Florence, Italy, May 18, 2015.

  • McKay, Cory, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Building an Infrastructure for a 21st-Century Global Music Library.” Poster (refereed) presented at the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (Late-breaking), Malaga, Spain, October 30, 2015.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “Integral Analysis in VIS.” Presented at the Works in Progress: Reanimating Corpora: The Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis (SIMSSA) and Distant Reading Early Modernity (DREaM), McGill University, Montreal, QC, November 12, 2015.

  • Motuz, Catherine. “Contrepoint et humanités numériques: L’analyse des models improvisatoires en utilisant ELVIS.” Presented at the Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours, France, March 15, 2015.

  • Parmentier, Alex. “ELVIS Database: Challenges in Designing Intuitive UI for Crowd-Sourced Content.” Presented at the CIRMMT Workshop on usability and user experience for music information systems, McGill University, Montreal, QC, September 25, 2015.

  • Penner, Nina, and Emily Hopkins. “Musicologists on GitHub: User Experience and the ELVIS Database.” Presented at the CIRMMT Workshop on usability and user experience for music information systems, McGill University, Montreal, QC, September 25, 2015.

  • Pugin, Laurent. “Italian Madrigals on Tablet: The Marenzio Online Digital Edition (MODE).” Presented at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, February 2015.

  • Pugin, Laurent. “Encoding and Visualization of Digital Music Editions.” Presented at the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres/International Musicological Society Congress “Music Research in the Digital Age,” New York, June 21, 2015.

  • Risk, Laura. “A Visual Mapping of Musical Variation in Early Commercial Recordings of Instrumental Dance Music in Quebec.” Presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music Canada, Ottawa, ON, May 2015.

  • Risk, Laura, and Lillio Mok. “The Fingerprint Algorithm: Detecting and Quantifying Similarity in Fiddle Tunes.” Presented at the Workshop on Digital Musicology: Revisiting the Collaborative Process Between Music Researchers and Computer Programmers, McGill University, Montreal, QC, March 20, 2015.

  • Roland, Perry. “MEI at 15: Reflections, Challenges, and Opportunities.” Presented at the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres/International Musicological Society Congress “Music Research in the Digital Age,” New York, June 21, 2015.

  • Swanson, Barbara. “Working with Technologies in Development: Mediating Sources, Research Needs, and Technological Capacity in Cantus Ultimus.” Presented at the Digital Humanities Forum, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, October 22, 2015.


2014


  • Bain, Jennifer. “Medieval Musicology in a Digital World: The Optical Neume Recognition Project.” Presented at the SSHRC-sponsored Connecting Cultures: Imagining Canada’s Future, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, March 2014.

  • Behrendt, Inga. “The Optical Neume Recognition Project.” Poster presented at the Mitgliedertreffen der deutschsprachigen Sektion der Internationalen Gesellschaft für Studien des Gregorianischen Chorals (AISCGre), Tettenweis, Germany, October 2014.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “SIMSSA: Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis.” Invited Talk, Japan Society for Sonic Arts, Tokyo, November 2, 2014.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro, and David Bainbridge. “Finding Music Scores in Books.” Invited Talk, HathiTrust Research Centre, Chicago, IL, February 20, 2014.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Optical Music Recognition for Navigating and Retrieving Music Manuscript Images.” Presented at the Annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Birmingham, UK, 2014.

  • Helsen, Kate. “The Optical Neume Recognition Project.” Poster presented at the Don Wright Faculty of Music Research Showcase, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, September 2014.

  • Helsen, Kate. “A New Way to See Neumes: The Optical Neume Recognition Project in Action.” Presented at the Meeting of IMS Study Group Cantus Planus, Venice, Italy, July 2014.

  • Helsen, Kate. “Optical Neume Recognition Project.” TED-Style Talk, Medieval Day at Western, London, ON, November 2014.

  • Lacoste, Debra. “Old, New, and Newer Chant Databases: The CANTUS Database and CANTUS Index.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Medievalists (part of the 2014 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences), St. Catharines, ON, May 24, 2014.

  • Lacoste, Debra, and a panel of experts. “So You Think You Can Chant: Gregorian or Old-Roman?” Demonstration and panel discussion presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 10, 2014.

  • Lacoste, Debra, and Alison Altstatt. “An EnCHANTed Evening: Singing Vespers with CANTUS (A Workshop).” Presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 8, 2014.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “Testing Tinctoris: Data-Mining a Renaissance Treatise.” Poster presented at the Empirical Approaches to Music Theory and Musicology session at the AMS/SMT Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, November 2014.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “Testing Tinctoris: Contrapuntal Corpus Studies on the Liber de Arte Contrapuncti.” Presented at the Johannes Tinctoris and Music Theory in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance Conference, London, England, October 9, 2014.

  • Pugin, Laurent. “Music Notation in Web-Browsers for Computational Musicological Applications.” Presented at the Empirical Approaches to Music Theory and Musicology session at the AMS/SMT Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, November 2014.

  • Pugin, Laurent. “The Music Encoding Initiative.” Presented at the Digitale Musikedition Symposium, Bern University, Bern, Switzerland, June 2014.

  • Pugin, Laurent, Mauro Calcagno, and Giuseppe Gerbino. “The Marenzio Project.” Presented at the Early Music in the Digital Domain at Columbia University and Beyond, Columbia University, New York, October 2014.

  • Rodin, Jesse, and Craig Sapp. “Beyond the Thematic Index: Repertory-Wide Search and Analysis.” Poster presented at the Empirical Approaches to Music Theory and Musicology session at the AMS/SMT Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, November 2014.

  • Schubert, Peter, and Julie Cumming. “Another Lesson from Lassus.” Presented at the Annual Joint meeting of the AMS/SMT, Milwaukee, WI, November 9, 2014.

  • Sexton, Alan. “The Optical Neume Recognition Project.” Presented at the The Institute for Computing and Information Sciences (iCIS), Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands, April 2014.

  • Swanson, Barbara. “Optical Neume Recognition: Teaching Computers to Think Like Medieval Singers.” Presented at the Dalhousie Postdoctoral Research Day, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, October 2014.

  • Weiss, Susan Forscher, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Digital Prosopography of Renaissance Musicians: A Progress Report.” Poster presented at the Empirical Approaches to Music Theory and Musicology session at the AMS/SMT Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, November 2014.


2013


  • Behrendt, Inga. “Neumen und Neumentrennung – Herausforderungen in der Arbeit im Optical Neume Recognition Project (ONRP).” Presented at the Digitale Rekonstruktionen mittelalterlicher Bibliotheken Universität, Trier, Germany, January 2013.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Machine Learning in Digital Humanities and the Importance of Ground-Truth Data.” Invited Talk, School of Information Studies, McGill University, Montreal, QC, February 22, 2013.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “The Research Program at the Distributed Digital Music Archives and Libraries Laboratory.” Invited Talk, Colloquium at The Catapult Center for Digital Humanities and Computational Analysis of Texts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, March 22, 2013.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Optical Music Recognition of Medieval Music.” Invited Talk, McGill Medievalists “Works-in-Progress Series,” McGill University, Montreal, QC, October 23, 2013.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Current Research at the Distributed Digital Music Archives and Libraries Laboratory.” Invited Talk, Computer Science Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, March 20, 2013.

  • Fujinaga, Ichiro. “Interfaz Única para la Búsqueda y Análisis de Partituras (SIMSSA).” Invited Talk, Escuela Universitaria de Música, Montevideo, Uruguay, November 11, 2013.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Optical Music Recognition of the Salzinnes Antiphonal.” Poster presented at the Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Certaldo, Italy, July 2013.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Using Optical Music Recognition to Navigate and Retrieve Music Documents.” Invited Talk, International Association of Music Librarians Conference, Vienna, August 2, 2013.

  • Koláček, Jan. “CANTUS Index: Building an Online Network of Chant Databases for Mass and Office.” Poster presented at the Medieval and Renaissance International Music Conference, Certaldo, Italy, July 2013.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “Testing Tinctoris: Contrapuntal Corpus Studies on the Liber de Arte Contrapuncti.” Presented at the Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Certaldo, Italy, July 2013.

  • Morgan, Alexander. “The Multiple Roles of the Phrygian Cadence in Victoria.” Presented at the Victoria Symposium at the College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, OH, March 2013.


2012


  • Behrendt, Inga. “The Optical Neume Recognition Project.” Presented at the Digital Humanities Workshop, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium, September 2012.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “New Tools for Optical Chant Recognition.” Poster presented at the Music Libraries Association Conference, Dallas, TX, February 2012.

  • Lacoste, Debra. “Tracking the Chants of the Laurier Manuscript in the Cantus Database.” Presented at the Meeting of the Canadian Society of Medievalists, Waterloo, ON, May 27, 2012.


2011


  • Behrendt, Inga. “Automatic Neume Recognition Program — Computergestützte Analyse der St. Galler Neumenotation.” Presented at the Internationaler Sommerkurs Gregorianik 2011, Folkwang Universität der Künste, Essen, Germany, July 2011.

  • Behrendt, Inga. “Die älteste Notenschrift trifft auf modernste Technik: Vorstellung des „Automatic Neume Recognition Program” zur computergestützten Analyse der St. Galler Neumenotation.” Presented at the Music Room at the Abby of St. Gall, St. Gall, Switzerland, May 2011.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “Applications of the Music Encoding Initiative in Optical Music Recognition.” Presented at the University of Virginia Scholars’ Lab, Charlottesville, VA, June 27, 2011.

  • Hankinson, Andrew. “New Tools for Optical Chant Recognition.” Poster presented at the International Association of Music Libraries Conference, Dublin, Ireland, July 2011.

  • Hankinson, Andrew, and Daniel Donnelly. “An Annotated Dataset for Optical Music Recognition Systems Development.” Presented at the Renaissance Society of America Conference, Montreal, QC, March 2011.

  • Helsen, Kate. “Venite et Videte: The Optical Neume Recognition Project.” Presented at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2011.

  • Helsen, Kate. “The Optical Neume Recognition Project.” Poster presented at the Digital Medievalist Poster Session at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2011.

  • Helsen, Kate. “The Optical Neume Recognition Project: First Steps.” Presented at the Cantus Planus Conference, Vienna, August 2011.

  • Koláček, Jan, and Debra Lacoste. “A New Research Interface for the Cantus Database.” Presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12, 2011.

  • Lacoste, Debra. “Tracking Hymns Through the Cantus Database.” Presented at the Medieval Day, Wilfrid Laurier University, October 26, 2011.

  • Lacoste, Debra. “Elastic Melodies: Variants in Responsory Verses.” Presented at the IMS Study Group Cantus Planus, Vienna, August 26, 2011.

  • Lacoste, Debra. “The Reinvention of the Cantus Database: New Location, Platform and Features for Old Chants.” Presented at the Sixth Annual Colloquium of the Gregorian Institute of Cnada, Halifax, NS, Canada, August 6, 2011.

  • Thompson, Jessica, Andrew Hankinson, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Searching the Liber Usualis: Using CouchDB and ElasticSearch to Query Graphical Music Documents.” Late-breaking/demo session, International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) Conference, Miami, FL, October 2011.