Foundations of SMC

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students are required to investigate sound and music computing from a formal perspective,work according to a scientific method, and report results in scientific forms of dissemination.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module will gain knowledge, skills and competences as follows:

  • Must be able to understand the core elements in sound processing, either considering sound as input modality (machine listening, such as segmentation and feature extraction, modeling and prediction, coding and classification, etc.), as output modality (sonic interaction design, new interfaces for musical expression).
  • Must be able to understand principles of real-time sound processing, and music perception and cognition.

Skills

Students who complete the module will gain knowledge, skills and competences as follows:

  • Must be able to apply theories of sound and music computing, to design, implement and evaluate a system which uses sound as input or output modality.

Competences

Students who complete the module will gain knowledge, skills and competences as follows:
  • Must be able to synthesize relevant theory, techniques and tools to produce new knowledge and/or solutions.
  • Must be able to synthesize and discuss research-based knowledge in the area of sound and music computing, in the format of a scientific paper

Type of instruction

Academically supervised student-governed problem oriented project work

Exam

Exams

Name of examFoundations of SMC
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Exam format:
In accordance with the current Joint Programme Regulations and directions on examination from the Study Board for Media Technology:
Oral exam with an internal censor based on a scientific paper written in English and a media-technological product, an AVproduction illustrating and summarizing the project, and edited worksheets/portfolio documenting project details.
The assessment is performed in accordance with the 7-point grading scale.
ECTS15
Permitted aids
With certain aids:
Please see Semester Description
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria for the evaluation are specified in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleGrundlæggende lyd- og musikteknologi
Module codeMSNSMCM1171
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen, Campus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Media Technology
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design