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KEAMS – call for Proposals

May 10, 2011 | 7:40 am

The Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society’s 2011 Annual Conference & its Computer Music Journal, Emile, present:

Call for Proposals

The Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society (KEAMS) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2011 KEAMS annual Conference and its journal Emile. KEAMS was formed to promote active research and discussion on electro-acoustic and computer music, and will hold this year’s conference during the Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF 2011: http://www.computermusic.or.kr/main_en/) from October 18th to 23rd, 2011. Selected papers from the conference will be published in Emile Vol. 9 (December, 2011). If you want your paper or workshop idea to be considered for the 2011 KEAMS Conference, please send an abstract or proposal (maximum of 2,000-characters including spaces) and curriculum vitae as PDF documents to the following address:

Proposal Submission: Donoung, Lee
Program Committee Chair / Editorial Advisory Board
Professor for Composition and Electro-acoustic Music at Seoul National University

Contact for Further Inquiries: PyoungRyang Ko

Program Committee Coworker / Assistant Editor
Lecturer for Harmony and Counterpoint & Music Analysis at Seoul National University
Lecturer for Electro-acoustic Music at Sookmyung Women’s University

Category of Topics
For the 2011 KEAMS conference, the following topics are encouraged:

a) Creative Encounters between Music and Science
b) Multidisciplinary or Interdisciplinary Research (co-authors acceptable)
c) Systematic Musicology (Music Theory)
d) Analysis of Electronic and Computer-based Music
e) Sound Synthesis
f) Music Psychology
g) Instrumentation
h) Development of electronically-extended Musical Instruments
i) Music Software Engineering
j) Artificial Musical Intelligence
k) Computer-aided Composition/Analysis
l) Automatic Composition
etc.

As demonstrated by the following examples, participants may submit more than two proposals, making a whole presentation session or an additional workshop session:

Example 1: Presentation Session Plan *
Session Sample topic: Spatialization (4 x 30 min. = 25 min. presentation + 5 min. Q&A)
Presentation 1 Spatialization methods using less than 8 channels
Presentation 2 An overview of the design of a Loudspeaker Orchestra
Presentation 3 Applications of Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics
Presentation 4 A proposal of multi-3D audio reproduction system for the multi-functional concert hall
* You may submit several proposals without a session plan.

Example 2: Workshop Session Plan **
Session Sample topic: Using controllers for composition and acoustic installations (3 X 90 min.)
Workshop 1 Controllers using various sensors and Arduino
Workshop 2 Use of Smartphones and Tablet PCs as controllers
Workshop 3 Inter-application uses of Controllers (Using Processing to Control Csound, MaxMSP, PD and SuperCollider)
** You may submit a single proposal for a workshop. You also may submit multiple proposals for individual workshops without a session plan.

Important Dates
- Deadline for Proposal Submission: May 31, 2011
- Notification of Acceptance of the Proposal: June 30, 2011
- Deadline for Paper Submission before Conference: September 30, 2011
- Deadline for Final Paper Submission: November 1, 2011

SESSION FORMATS
Each session will consist of up to four presentations. Each paper will be presented in person for about 25 minutes followed by ca. 5 minutes of discussion. If you want to give a keynote presentation, you will be given about 50 minutes to present, followed by ca. 10 minutes of discussion. Please include the word keynote in your submission if you are planning on applying for a keynote presentation. The length of each workshop will be about 90 minutes. Video conferencing over the Internet is also available.

Fees
Thanks to funding from the Korean Arts Council, the registration fee and publication fee will be waived.

It is also possible for students and non-experts in the fields mentioned above to submit proposals for the conference and the journal, Emile. All proposals will be screened by the program committee and selected solely based on the quality of the research and topic.

Your ideas are critical in making the conference and Emile enriching, important and substantial. We look forward to reviewing everyone’s entry.

Computer Music Journal Emile
http://www.keams.org/main_en/emile/

Editorial Information

Editor
- Young-Mee Lymn Lecturer for Electro-acoustic Music at Hanyang University etc.

Assistant Editor
- PyoungRyang Ko Lecturer for Music Theory & Electro-acoustic Music at Sookmyung Women’s University etc.

Editorial Board
- Roland Breitenfeld Professor for Composition and Electronic Music at Seoul National University
- Jaeho Chang Professor for Music Technology at Korea National University of Arts
- Richard Dudas Professor for Composition and Computer Music at Hanyang University
- Han Shin Kim Lecturer for Electro-acoustic Music at Sookmyung Women’s University etc.
- Byung-moo Lee Lecturer for Composition & Electro-acoustic Music at Chugye University for the Arts etc.
- Kyogu Lee Professor for Computer-based Music Theory and Acoustics at Seoul National University
- Seong-Joon Moon Professor for Composition at Chugye University for the Arts
- Unjung Nam Professor for Computer Music at Baekseok Arts University
- Woon Seung Yeo Professor for Computer-based Music Theory and Acoustics at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
- Jongwoo Yim Professor for Composition at Hanyang University

Editorial Advisory Board
- Sung Ho HWANG Professor for Composition at Korea National University of Arts
- Donoung Lee Professor for Composition at Seoul National University


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