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Elias Pampalk, Dr.techn.

Austrian Research Institute
for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI)


Freyung 6/6
A-1010 Vienna, Austria



EMAIL  elias.pampalk@ofai.at
WEB  www.ofai.at/~elias.pampalk  

PHONE  (+43-1) 533 6112 - 19  
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PUBLICATIONS

-- 2007 --

FOR RECENT PUBLICATIONS PLEASE CHECK MY AIST WEBPAGE OR MY PERSONAL WEBPAGE.

"Reinventing The Wheel": A Novel Approach to Music Player Interfaces
T. Pohle , P. Knees, M. Schedl , E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer . IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2007 (in press).

-- 2006 --

Audio-Based Music Similarity and Retrieval: Combining a Spectral Similarity Model with Information Extracted from Fluctuation Patterns
E. Pampalk. Implementation submitted to the 3rd Annual Music Information Retrieval eXchange (MIREX'06), Victoria, Canada, 2006.
>> PDF, Poster, Task Overview Poster.
An Implementation of a Simple Playlist Generator Based on Audio Similarity Measures and User Feedback
E. Pampalk and M. Gasser. In the Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'06), Victoria, Canada, 2006.
>> PDF, Poster.
MusicRainbow: A New User Interface to Discover Artists Using Audio-based Similarity and Web-based Labeling
E. Pampalk and M. Goto. In the Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'06), Victoria, Canada, 2006.
Visualization in Audio-Based Music Information Retrieval
M. Cooper, J. Foote, E. Pampalk, and G. Tzanetakis. Computer Music Journal (CMJ), Vol. 30, No. 2, pp 42-62, 2006. MIT Press.
>> Abstract, CMJ Link.
Computational Models of Music Similarity and their Application to Music Information Retrieval
E. Pampalk. Doctoral Thesis, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, March 2006.
>> PDF (11MB), PS.GZ, (11MB).

-- 2005 --

From Sound to "Sense" via Feature Extraction and Machine Learning: Deriving High-level Descriptors for Characterising Music
G. Widmer, S. Dixon, P. Knees, E. Pampalk, and T. Pohle. In M. Leman and D. Cirotteau (Eds.), Sound to Sense: Sense to Sound: A State-of-the-Art. S2S2 Consortium, Florence.
>> PDF.
SIMAC: Semantic Interaction with Music Audio Contents
P. Herrera, J. Bello, G. Widmer, M. Sandler, Ò. Celma, F. Vignoli, E. Pampalk, P. Cano, S. Pauws, and X. Serra. In the Proceedings of the 2nd European Workshop on the Integration of Knowledge, Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (EWIMT'05). Savoy Place, London, November 30 - December 1.
>> PDF.
Speeding Up Music Similarity
E. Pampalk. Implementation submitted to the 2nd Annual Music Information Retrieval eXchange (MIREX'05), London, September 11-15.
>> PDF, Poster.
ISMIR'05 Tutorial: Music Similarity
E. Pampalk. Presented at the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'05), London, September 11-15.
>> PDF Handout (35MB).
Hierarchical Organization and Description of Music Collections at the Artist Level
E. Pampalk, A. Flexer, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL'05), pp 37-48, Vienna, Austria, September 18-23.
>> Webpage, PDF.
Generating Similarity-based Playlists Using Traveling Salesman Algorithms
T. Pohle, E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx'05), Madrid, Spain, September 20-22.
Dynamic Playlist Generation Based on Skipping Behaviour
E. Pampalk, T. Pohle, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'05), pp 634-637, London, UK, September 11-15.
>> PDF, Poster (Add-On).
Improvements of Audio-Based Music Similarity and Genre Classification
E. Pampalk, A. Flexer, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'05), London, UK, September 11-15.
>> PDF, Poster.
Novelty Detection for Spectral Similarity of Songs
A. Flexer, E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'05), London, UK, September 11-15.
Studio Report: The Machine Learning and Intelligent Music Processsing Group at the Austrian Reserach Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI), Vienna
G. Widmer, S. Dixon, A. Flexer, W. Goebl, P. Knees, S. Madsen, E. Pampalk, T. Pohle, M. Schedl, and A. Tobudic. In the Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC'05), Barcelona, Spain, September 5-9.
Evaluation of Frequently Used Audio Features for Classification of Music into Perceptual Categories
T. Pohle, E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI'05), Riga, Latvia, June 21-23.
Intelligent Structuring and Exploration of Digital Music Collections
M. Schedl , E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer. e&i - Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik 7/8, pp 1-6, Springer Verlag.
Automatic Classification of Musical Artists based on Web-Data
P. Knees, E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer. ÖGAI Journal Vol. 24, No. 1, pp 16-25.

-- 2004 --

Artist Classification with Web-based Data
P. Knees, E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'04), pp 517-524, Barcelona, Spain, October 10-14.
>> Webpage, Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2004-16 (PDF), Presentation Slides, Bibtex.
A Matlab Toolbox to Compute Music Similarity from Audio
E. Pampalk. In the Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'04), pp 254-257, Barcelona, Spain, October 10-14.
>> Webpage, Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2004-15 (PDF), Poster, Bibtex.
Hierarchical Organization and Visualization of Drum Sample Libraries
E. Pampalk, P. Hlavac, and P. Herrera. In the Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx'04), pp 378-383, Naples, Italy, October 5-8.
>> Webpage, Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2004-17 (PDF), Presentation Slides, Bibtex.
Exploring Expressive Performance Trajectories: Six Famous Pianists Play Six Chopin Pieces
W. Goebl, E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC'04), pp 505509, Evanston, Illinois, August 3-7.
>> Webpage, Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2004-06.
Evaluating Rhythmic Descriptors for Musical Genre Classification
F. Gouyon, S. Dixon, E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the AES 25th International Conference, pp 196-204, London, UK, June 17-19.
>> Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2004-10 (PDF).
Exploring Music Collections by Browsing Different Views
E. Pampalk, S. Dixon, and G. Widmer. Computer Music Journal (CMJ), Vol. 28, No. 2, pp 49-62, 2004. MIT Press. (Revised version, originally appeared in: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'04), Baltimore.)
A New Approach to Hierarchical Clustering and Structuring of Data with Self-Organizing Maps
E. Pampalk, G. Widmer, and A. Chan. Intelligent Data Analysis Journal (IDA), Vol. 8, No. 2,
pp 131-149. IOS Press, Netherlands.
>> Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2003-09 (PDF), BibTex.

-- 2003 --

In Search of the Horowitz Factor
G. Widmer, S. Dixon, W. Goebl, E. Pampalk, and A. Tobudic. AI Magazin, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp 111-130.
Classification of Dance Music by Periodicity Patterns
S. Dixon, E. Pampalk, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'03), pp 159-165, Baltimore, MD, October 26-30.
>> Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2003-24 (PDF), BibTex.
Exploring Music Collections by Browsing Different Views
E. Pampalk, S. Dixon, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'03), pp 201-208, Baltimore, MD, October 26-30.
>> Webpage, Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2003-23 (PDF), Presentation Slides, BibTex.
Aligned Self-Organizing Maps
E. Pampalk. In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Self-Organizing Maps (WSOM'03), pp 185-190, Kitakyushu, Japan, September 11-14.
>> Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2003-20 (PDF), BibTex.
On the Evaluation of Perceptual Similarity Measures for Music
E. Pampalk, S. Dixon, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-03), pp 7-12, London, September 8-11.
>> Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2003-22 (PDF), Presentation Slides, BibTex. ERRATUM: The KL-distance was not implemented correctly for the experiments in this paper. Thus the results regarding LS should be ignored. (The performance of LS is much closer to AP.)
Visualizing Changes in the Structure of Data for Exploratory Feature Selection
E. Pampalk, W. Goebl, and G. Widmer. In the Proceedings of the 9th SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'03), pp 157-166, Washington DC, August 24-27, ACM.
>> Webpage, Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2003-17 (PDF), BibTex.
The SOM-enhanced JukeBox: Organization and Visualization of Music Collections Based on Perceptual Models
A. Rauber, E. Pampalk, and D. Merkl. Journal of New Music Research (JNMR), Vol. 32, No. 2,
pp 193-210, Swets & Zeitlinger.
Islands of Music - Analysis, Organization, and Visualization of Music Archives

E. Pampalk. Journal of the Austrian Society for Artificial Intelligence (ÖGAI), Vol. 22, No. 4,
pp 20-23.
>> Webpage, Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2004-01 (PDF).


-- 2002 --

Using Psycho-Acoustic Models and Self-Organizing Maps to Create a Hierarchical Structuring of Music by Sound Similarities
A. Rauber, E. Pampalk, and D. Merkl. In the Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'02), pp 71-80, Paris, France, October 13-17.
Growing Hierarchical Self Organising Map (GHSOM) Toolbox: Visualisations and Enhancements
A. Chan and E. Pampalk. In the Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP'02), Vol. 5, pp 2537-2541, Singapore, November 18-22.
Content-based Organization and Visualization of Music Archives
E. Pampalk, A. Rauber, and D. Merkl. In the Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM'02), pp 570-579, Juan-les-Pins, France, December 1-6, ACM.
>> Feature Extraction Demo (QuickTime Movie): Large (190MB 25 FPS), Small (70MB 9 FPS)
>> Islands of Music, Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2002-30 (PDF), BibTex.
Content-based Music Indexing and Organization
A. Rauber, E. Pampalk, and D. Merkl. In the Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR'02), pp 409-410, Tampere, Finland, August 11-15, ACM.
Using Smoothed Data Histograms for Cluster Visualization in Self-Organizing Maps
E. Pampalk, A. Rauber, and D. Merkl. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN'02), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp 871-876, Madrid, Spain, August 27-30, Springer, LNCS 2415.
>> SDH Matlab Toolbox, Technical Report OeFAI-TR-2002-29 (PDF), BibTex.

-- 2001 & Older --

Islands of Music: Analysis, Organization, and Visualization of Music Archives

E. Pampalk. Master's thesis, Department of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology, December 2001.
>> Webpage, gnu-zipped postscript (3 MB), PDF (3.6 MB), BibTex.
 Empirical Evaluation of Clustering Algorithms
A. Rauber, J. Paralic, and E. Pampalk. Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences (JIOS), Vol. 24, No. 2, pp 195-209, 2000. (Originally appeared in the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS'2000), Varaždin, Croatia.)
>> Abstract, gnu-zipped postscript (460 KB), PDF (390 KB), BibTeX.
last updated: November 1st, 2006 by elias