Science and Technology of Music and Sound: The IRCAM Roadmap

Hugues Vinet
2007 Journal of New Music Research  
This article presents the roadmap for the research and development activities at IRCAM for the period from 2007 to 2010. Published in the context of the achievement of the Sound and Music Computing Roadmap by the S2S2 Consortium, it aims to deliver an extensive and synthetic vision of the identified directions for the research at IRCAM, through noticeably the introduction of the unifying notion of representation levels of musical information. The addressed subjects include sound
more » ... is, physical models, sound spatialisation, computer-aided composition, and interdisciplinary transversal themes concerning the links between the signal and symbolic worlds and more generally between different levels of music representations, the renewal of concepts underlying the management of time and interaction, and the issue of the elicitation and mediation of the musical knowledge. 3 Acoustics, Signal Processing and Computer Science Applied to Music -
doi:10.1080/09298210701859313 fatcat:n6lksfgedne7ffuo7n26ufn3ti