Roadmap for Music Information ReSearch (MIReS)

MIReS was an EU FP7-funded 18-month project focusing on the future impact of music technology research on academia and industry. The project created a research roadmap of MIR field, by expanding its context and addressing challenges such as multimodal information, multiculturalism and multidisciplinarity.

The roadmap document:

Xavier Serra, Michela Magas, Emmanouil Benetos, Magdalena Chudy, Simon Dixon, Arthur Flexer, Emilia Gómez, Fabien Gouyon, Perfecto Herrera, Sergi Jorda, Oscar Paytuvi, Geoffroy Peeters, Jan Schlüter, Hugues Vinet, Gerhard Widmer, Roadmap for Music Information ReSearch, Geoffroy Peeters (editor), 2013, Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 license, ISBN: 978-2-9540351-1-6.

Official project website:



  • Music Technology Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (admin / financial coordinator)
  • Stromatolite Design Lab, London, UK (scientific coordinator)
  • OFAI, Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna, Austria (steering committee)
  • INESCP, Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Porto, Portugal (steering committee)
  • IRCAM, Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique, Paris, France
  • Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
  • BMAT, Barcelona Music and Audio Technology, Barcelona, Spain