MSc Søren Tjagvad Madsen

Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (ÖFAI)
Freyung 6/6, A-1010 Vienna, Austria

The facts

Master of Science from the University of Århus, Denmark 2004 in Computer Science and Music Studies.

Since May 2004 member of The Intelligent Music Processing Group at ÖFAI, Vienna, Austria.

Currently ph. d. student under Gerhard Widmer, head of the Music Group and professor at the Department of Computational Perception at the Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria.

Working in the project Interfaces to Music (I2M).

Research interests

Artificial Intelligence, datamining and machine learning, and its applications to music
Symbolic representations of music
Automatic analysis of music
Models of musical styles
Analysis of expressive music performances

Interesting blogs:

Member of NTSMB, a network for interdisciplinary studies of music and meaning, publishing the online Journal of Music and Meaning (JMM).


Master's Thesis: Automatic Discovery of Parallelism and Hierarchy in Music.

Other experiments with AI and music.

Personal info

Interests: Singing in Wiener Kammerchor, Arnold Schoenberg Chor, and Wiener Singverein, going to concerts in Musikverein, and riding my Pinarello bike.

Member of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien.