Information Dynamics of Music
Thursday, 21 March 2013 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)
A workshop to celebrate the successful research project Information and Neural Dynamics in the Perception of Musical Structure funded by the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC). The project includes members at Queen Mary, University of London and Goldsmiths, University of London.
The workshop will address dynamic predictive processing of musical structure in:
- probabilistic and information theoretic models;
- cognitive, psychological and neural processing;
- musicological analysis.
For further details on the project see: http://www.idyom.org.
Speakers will include:
- Prof. Moshe Bar, Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Center, Bar-Ilan University and Harvard Medical School
- Prof. David Feldman, College of the Atlantic, Maine
- Prof. David Huron, Ohio State University (internet feed)
- Prof. Israel Nelken, Dept. of Neurobiology and the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
in addition to members of the IDyOM team.
Attendance is free but seating is limited so places must be booked in advance.
Date: Thursday 21 March 2013, 9:00 - 19:00
Venue: Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 6NW
Richard Hoggart Building 137a (RHB 137a, building 25 on map below)
Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre foyer (IGLTF, building 34 on map below)
09:00 - 09:30: Opening Address (RHB 137a)
09:30 - 11:00: Session 1 (RHB 137a)
* Moshe Bar, The Leslie and Susan Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center
The Proactive Brain: Predictions in Visual Cognition
* Marcus Pearce, Queen Mary, University of London
* Diana Omigie, Goldsmiths, University of London
11:00 - 11:30: Tea/Coffee and Poster Session (IGLTF)
11:30 - 13:00: Session 2 (RHB 137a)
* David Feldman, College of the Atlantic
Complexity, Unpredictability, and Synchronization: Information Theoretic Measures of Structure and Randomness
* Samer Abdallah and Mark Plumbley, Queen Mary, University of London
* Kat Agres, Queen Mary, University of London
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Poster Session (IGLTF)
14:00 - 15:30: Session 3 (RHB 137a)
* David Huron, Ohio State University (live internet feed)
* Keith Potter, Goldsmiths, University of London and and Suzie Wilkins, Queen Mary, University of London
Some Observations on Listening to, and Analysing, Gradus: an early score by Philip Glass
* Geraint Wiggins, Queen Mary, University of London
15:30 - 16:00: Tea/Coffee and Poster Session (IGLTF)
16:00 - 17:30: Session 4 (RHB 137a)
* Eli Nelken, Dept. of Neurobiology and the Edmond and Lily Safra Center
for Brain Sciences, Hebrew University, Jeruselem
The coding of surprise in the auditory system
* Niels Hansen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Beyond the unexpected: Predictive uncertainty as a qualitative property of melodic pitch expectations
* Job Lindsen and Joydeep Bhattacharya, Goldsmiths, University of London
17:30: Performance of Steve Reich’s Clapping Music by Rosie Bergonzi and Rebecca Grant with an introduction by Keith Potter.
17:45 - 19:00: Reception and Poster Session (IGLTF)