Research in Sound and Music Computing

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

2nd semester

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The goal of this course is to perform advanced work in one specific area of sound and music computing, building upon the foundations gained in the 7th and 8th  semester. Students explore state of the art theories and techniques in a formalized manner byanalyzing a selection of new research texts in a specific area of sound and music computing through, e.g., critical annotations, paper presentations, reproduction of experiments, etc.

Possible areas of research are music information retrieval,  music perception and cognition, sonic interaction design, sound and music signal analysis and synthesis and new interfaces for musical expression.

 

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module will gain knowledge as follows:

  • Must be able to understand theories and principles related to a specific area of sound and music computing.

Skills

Students who complete the module will gain skills as follows:

  • Must be able to analyze research papers related to a specific area of sound and music computing.
  • Must be able to apply concepts, tools, theories and technologies of sound and music computing to address a specific research problem.

Competences

Students who complete the module will gain competences as follows:

  • Must be able to synthesize a specific topic in sound and music computing.

Type of instruction

Refer to the overview of instruction types listed in the start of chapter 3. The types of instruction for this course are decided in accordance with the current Framework Provisions and directions are decided and given by the Study Board for Media Technology.

Exam

Exams

Name of examResearch in Sound and Music Computing
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
In accordance with the current Framework Provisions and directions on examination from the Study Board for Media Technology:
Oral or written examination with internal censor. The assessment is performed in accordance with the 7-point grading scale.
ECTS5
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 Framework Provisions.

Facts about the module

Danish titleStudier i lyd og musik
Module codeMSNSMCM3142
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

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