Multidisciplinary articles

  • Multidisciplinary Column: Conferences as Career and Community Catalysts

    A little over 10 years ago, I chose to pursue a PhD. This meant I chose a professional life in which research publications and their uptake would be seen as major evidence of achievement. For those working in computer science, the major dissemination platforms for such publications are conferences. Given my dual background in music and ...

  • Multidisciplinary Column: An Interview with Max Mühlhäuser

    Multidisciplinary Column: An Interview with Max Mühlhäuser

      Could you tell us a bit about your background, and what the road to your current position was? Well, this road is marked by wonderful people who inspired me and sparked my interest in the research fields I pursued. In addition, it is marked by two of my major deficiencies: I cannot stop to investigate the ...

  • Multidisciplinary Column: An Interview with Andrew Quitmeyer

    Multidisciplinary Column: An Interview with Andrew Quitmeyer

      Could you tell us a bit about your background, and what the road to your current position was? In general, a lot of my background has been motivated by personal independence and trying to find ways to sustain myself. I was a first-generation grad student (which may explain a lot of my skepticism and confusion about ...

  • Multidisciplinary Community Spotlight: Assistive Augmentation

    Multidisciplinary Community Spotlight: Assistive Augmentation

      Emphasizing the importance of neighboring communities for our work in the field of multimedia was one of the primary objectives we set out with when we started this column about a year ago. In past issues, we gave related communities a voice through interviews and personal accounts. For instance, in the third issue of 2017, ...

  • Multidisciplinary Column: An Interview with Emilia Gómez

    Multidisciplinary Column: An Interview with Emilia Gómez

    Could you tell us a bit about your background, and what the road to your current position was? I have a technical background in engineering (telecommunication engineer specialized in signal processing, PhD in Computer Science), but I also followed formal musical studies at the conservatory since I was a child. So I think I have an ...

  • Multidisciplinary Column: Inclusion at conferences, my ISMIR experiences

    In 2009, I attended my very first international conference. At that time, I recently had graduated for my Master’s degree in Computer Science, and just was starting the road towards a PhD; in parallel, I had also started pursuing my Master’s degree in Piano Performance at the conservatoire. As a computer scientist, I had conducted ...

  • Multidisciplinary Column: An Interview with Suranga Nanayakkara

    Multidisciplinary Column: An Interview with Suranga Nanayakkara

        Could you tell us a bit about your background, and what the road to your current position was? I was born and raised in Sri Lanka and my mother being an electrical engineer by profession, it always fascinated me to watch her tinkering around with the TV or the radio and other such things. At age ...

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