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8th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis

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8th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis - FMA2018

26-29 June 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece


The 8th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis will be held from 26 to 29 June 2018 in Thessaloniki, Greece. This International Workshop brings together researchers from the fields of ethnomusicology, musicology and music information retrieval (MIR). It provides a forum that encourages sharing of ideas, needs, research methods and discoveries, among ethnomusicologists, musicians, librarians, students, museum curators, computer science experts and music information retrieval researchers. The aim is to foster cross-disciplinary collaborative networks and the development of new interdisciplinary tools and techniques that promote an enriched understanding of traditional musics and the preservation / dissemination of world musical cultural heritage.

FMA2018 will be jointly organized with the Fifth International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM 2018) http://aawmconference.com/

Workshop topics include:
• Computational ethnomusicology
• Computational musicology
• Computational analysis systems for non-western and folk musics
• New methods for music transcription
• Empirical approaches to music
• Models of oral transmission of music
• Cognitive modelling of music
• Aesthetics and related philosophical issues
• Methodological issues
• Representational issues and models
• Audio and symbolic representations

Keynote speakers
   BENETOS Emmanouil (Queen University London, UK)
Additionally, common AAWM keynote plenary sessions:
   ROEDER John (University of British Columbia, Canada)
   STOKES Martin (King’s College London, UK)

Important dates
Submission Deadline: 26 Feb 2018
Notification of Acceptance: 26 March 2018
Camera-ready Submission: 23 April 2018


Local organizing committee chairs
   CAMBOUROPOULOS Emilios (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
   TSOUGRAS Costas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Programme committee chairs
   PIKRAKIS Aggelos (University of Piraeus, Greece)
   HOLZAPFEL Andre  (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden)

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