The GSLIS International Music Information Retrieval Systems Evaluation Laboratory (IMIRSEL) is the principal organizer of the 2012 Music Information Exchange (MIREX), which took place at the 13th International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) Conference in Porto, Portugal held from October 8-12, 2012.
MIREX is an evaluation campaign of music information retrieval systems and algorithms that takes place annually at the ISMIR conference. J. Stephen Downie, GSLIS professor, associate dean for research, and director of IMIRSEL, attended the conference along with several other IMIRSEL members, including GSLIS doctoral student Kahyn Choi and GSLIS alum Xiao Hu (PhD ’10).
Additionally, GSLIS faculty and students presented the following papers at the conference:
- Julián Urbano, J. Stephen Downie, Brian McFee, Markus Schedl. "How Significant is Statistically Significant? The case of Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval."
- Sally Jo Cunningham, David Bainbridge, J. Stephen Downie. "The Impact of MIREX on Scholarly Research (2005 -2010)."
- Mert Bay, Andreas F. Ehmann, James W. Beauchamp, Paris Smaragdis, J. Stephen Downie. "Second Fiddle is Important Too: Pitch Tracking Individual Voices in Polyphonic Music."
- Kevin Page, Ben Fields, David De Roure, Tim Crawford, J. Stephen Downie. "Reuse, Remix, Repeat: the Workflows of MIR."