IIIT Hyderabad has announced suspension of the course work with immediate effect on 14th-March-2020 and has made it mandatory for all undergraduate students (first year to fourth year batches) and postgraduate students (MTech first and second year batches) doing only course work to return home by 18th-March-2020; research students (MS, PhD and Dual Degree students registered for thesis credits) can choose to stay and continue their research work. Institute will announce plans for finishing the Spring semester's coursework by 20th-March-2020.
KCIS Invited Talk on Machine Learning in Music Research by Prof. Petri Toiviainen (19 February 2020)
Prof. Petri Toiviainen, University of Jyväskylä will be giving KCIS Invited talk on Machine Learning in Music Research on 19 February 2020. Prof. Petri Toiviainen has a background in Physics, Musicology, and is also a jazz pianist.
Petri Toiviainen is a professor at the University of Jyväskylä whose research interests are in the areas of music research, psychology, computational data analysis and systemic and cognitive neuroscience. Professor Toiviainen is Director of the Academy of Finland’s Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Music Research. He is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of systematic musicology, specializing in the modelling of music cognition and computational methods of music analysis. His research is applied in the context of music therapy, music education and in the playing of music. He has published several articles and given a number of keynote talks on these topics, and is an editorial board member of a number of journals. He is also a co-author of several widely used software tools for music analysis, including the MIDI Toolbox, the MIRToolbox, and the Motion Capture Toolbox.