Research Topics

Audio-visual Systems

  • Algorithms, components and systems for automatic A/V content analysis
  • Quality control, semantic image and video processing, media identification and composition

Media Distribution and Security

  • Efficient, copyright-aware aggregation, processing and distribution of media content in B2B scenarios
  • Consideration of security issues and privacy protection in media systems

Semantic Music Technologies

  • Signal processing and pattern recognition algorithms
  • Automatic music analysis for search, recommendation, game and educational applications, and music production

Current Publicly Financed Research Projects

IMC - I-Media-Cities

Innovative e-environments for Research on Cities and the Media

Published Datasets

Within the last four years the Semantic Music Technologies group has compiled audio data sets for research areas like the detection of instruments, fingerings or performance analysis. These data sets have been presented in several scientific publications on international conferences and shall serve the scientific community as potential benchmarks for comparison experiments.