Completed Projects


Topic: Interactive dancing robots Partners: INESC Porto, Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Lab/FEUP, Honda Research Institute Japan, IPEM-Ghent University Funding: FCT PhD grant Dates: 2007-present Special credit: MARSYAS Lego NXT Dancing to the Rhythm A Lego-NXT-based humanoid robot dancing to the rhythm of prodigy. It reacts in real-time to multimodal events, from musical note-onsets and […]


PPIIM stands for “Projecto de Pesquisa em Interpretação de Informações Mutimédia: Reconhecimento de Géneros Musicais” Topic: Music Genre Classification, Autotagging Partners: INESC Porto, PPGIA-PUCPR, Department of Informatics University of Lisbon Funding: FCT/CAPES transnational cooperation programme between Portugal and Brasil (Grant Proc. CAPES) Dates: 2009-2012


Topic: Music Information Retrieval Partners: UPF (Barcelona), BMAT (Barcelona), OFAI (Vienna), IRCAM (Paris), INESC Porto (Porto), Stromatalite (London), QMUL (London) Project leader: Stromatolite Funding: EU Dates: 2011-2013 External link

Palco 3.0


Topic: Improving music recommendations in the portuguese music social network Palco Principal: social networks of musicians an listeners free music data, with a focus on Portuguese underground music Research on: music audio signal classification (genres, tags, etc.) audio-based music similarity music similarity based on user behaviors music similarity based on textual data playlist generation Partners: […]


A Computational Auditory Scene Analysis Framework for Sound Segregation in Music Signals Topic: Computational Auditory Scene Analysis; Source separation; Music Information Retrieval Partners: Universidade Católica Portuguesa; INESC Porto; IRCAM; University of Victoria Project leader: Universidade Católica Portuguesa Funding: FCT (Grant PTDC/EIA-CCO/111050/2009) Dates: 2011-2014

COST IC0601 Action on Sonic Interaction Design

SID is the COST IC0601 Action on Sonic Interaction Design. Topic: Sonic Interaction Design Partners Project Chair: Universita IUAV di Venezia Funding: COST Dates: 2007-2011 In the SID COST Action, our group participated in a number of Short-Term Scientific Missions: “Soundscape analysis using music principles and technologies” – Ming Yang from University of Sheffield, to […]