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Prof Michael Casey

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PositionVisiting Professor
Department Computing
Email m.casey (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7850
Prof Michael Casey

Areas of supervision

Signal processing (audio/speech/music), machine learning/pattern recognition, generalised sound recognition, applications of MPEG-7, multimedia descriptions, real-time music performance systems, generative music systems, and music structure analysis.

Research Interests

  • Large-Scale Music Collection Indexing
  • MPEG-7 Multimedia Content Description
  • Audio and Multimedia Signal Processing
  • Machine Learning for Audio and Multimedia
  • Music Performance Systems

Current research

  • Online Music Recognition and Searching (EPSRC EP/E02274X/1)
  • High -Level Music Structure Extraction (EPSRC GR/S84750/01)
  • Information Dynamics of Music (EPSRC GR/S82220/01)
  • Independent Components Analysis
  • Multimedia Databases
  • Real Time Music Information Retrieval

Publications

Book Section

General Audio Information Retrieval
Casey, Michael A.. 2004. General Audio Information Retrieval. In: Roberto Raieli and Perla Innocenti, eds. MMIR MultiMedia Information Retrieval. Rome: AIDA.

Procedure for audio-assisted browsing of news video using generalized sound recognition
Divakaran, A; Regunathan, R; Xiong, Z and Casey, Michael A.. 2003. Procedure for audio-assisted browsing of news video using generalized sound recognition. In: Rainer W Lienhart; Minerva M Yeung and Chung-Sheng Li, eds. Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2003 (Proceedings of SPIE). 5021 SPIE Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engi, pp. 160-166. ISBN 978-0819448217

Sound Classification and Similarity Tools
Casey, Michael A.. 2002. Sound Classification and Similarity Tools. In: B.S. Manjunath; Philippe Salembier and Thomas Sikora, eds. Introduction to MPEG-7: Multimedia Content Description Interface. Wiley. ISBN 978-0-471-48678-7

Separation of Mixed Audio Sources by Independent Subspace Analysis
Casey, Michael A. and Westner, A. 2000. Separation of Mixed Audio Sources by Independent Subspace Analysis. In: , ed. Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. Berlin: ICMA.

NetSound
Casey, Michael A.. 2000. NetSound. In: R Boulanger and B Vercoe, eds. The Csound Book: Perspectives in Software Synthesis, Sound Design, Signal Processing and Programming. Cambridge: MIT Press. ISBN 978-0262522618

Understanding Musical Sound with Forward Models and Physical Models
Casey, Michael A.. 1998. Understanding Musical Sound with Forward Models and Physical Models. In: Niall Griffith and Peter M Todd, eds. Musical Networks: Parallel Distributed Perception and Performance. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp. 45-63. ISBN 978-0262071819

Article

High-resolution 7-Tesla fMRI data on the perception of musical genres – an extension to the studyforrest dataset
Hanke, Michael; Dinga, Richard; Christian, Häusler; Guntupalli, J. Swaroop; Casey, Michael A.; Kaule, Falko R. and Stadler, Jörg. 2015. High-resolution 7-Tesla fMRI data on the perception of musical genres – an extension to the studyforrest dataset. F1000Research, 4(174), pp. 1-15.

Musical Audio Synthesis Using Autoencoding Neural Nets
Sarroff, Andy and Casey, Michael A.. 2014. Musical Audio Synthesis Using Autoencoding Neural Nets. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR2014),

Music and movement share a dynamic structure that supports universal expressions of emotion
Sievers, Beau; Polansky, Larry; Casey, Michael A. and Wheatley, Thalia. 2013. Music and movement share a dynamic structure that supports universal expressions of emotion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(1), pp. 70-75. ISSN 1091-6490

Analysis and Exploitation of Musician Social Networks for Recommendation and Discovery
Fields, Ben; Jacobson, Kurt; Rhodes, Christophe; d'Inverno, Mark; Sandler, Mark and Casey, Michael A.. 2011. Analysis and Exploitation of Musician Social Networks for Recommendation and Discovery. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 13(4), pp. 674-686. ISSN 1520-9210

Investigating music collections at different scales with AudioDB
Rhodes, Christophe; Crawford, Tim; Casey, Michael A. and d'Inverno, Mark. 2010. Investigating music collections at different scales with AudioDB. Journal of New Music Research, 39(4), pp. 337-348. ISSN 0929-8215

Locality Sensitive Hashing for Large Music Databases
Casey, Michael A. and Slaney, M.. 2008. Locality Sensitive Hashing for Large Music Databases. Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE, 25(2), pp. 128-131. ISSN 1053-5888

Analysis of Minimum Distances in High-Dimensional Musical Spaces
Casey, Michael A.; Rhodes, Christophe and Slaney, Malcolm. 2008. Analysis of Minimum Distances in High-Dimensional Musical Spaces. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 16(5), pp. 1015-1028. ISSN 1558-7916

Content-Based Music Information Retrieval: Current Directions and Future Challenges
Casey, Michael A.; Veltkamp, R.; Goto, M.; Leman, M.; Rhodes, Christophe and Slaney, M.. 2008. Content-Based Music Information Retrieval: Current Directions and Future Challenges. Proceedings of the IEEE, 96(4), pp. 668-696. ISSN 0018-9219

Using Duration Models To Reduce Fragmentation in Audio Segmentation
Abdallah, Samer; Sandler, Mark; Rhodes, Christophe and Casey, Michael A.. 2006. Using Duration Models To Reduce Fragmentation in Audio Segmentation. Machine Learning, 65(2-3), pp. 485-515. ISSN 0885-6125

Song Intersection by Approximate Nearest Neighbour Retrieval
Casey, Michael A. and Slaney, M.. 2006. Song Intersection by Approximate Nearest Neighbour Retrieval. International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), Victoria, BC,

Extraction of High-Level Musical Structure From Audio Data and Its Application to Thumbnail Generation
Levy, M; Sandler, Mark and Casey, Michael A.. 2006. Extraction of High-Level Musical Structure From Audio Data and Its Application to Thumbnail Generation. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2006. ICASSP 2006 Proceedings. 2006 IEEE International Conference on (Volume:5 ), ISSN 1520-6149

The Importance of Sequences in Music Similarity
Casey, Michael A. and Slaney, M.. 2006. The Importance of Sequences in Music Similarity. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing,

Acoustic Lexemes for Organizing Internet Audio
Casey, Michael A.. 2005. Acoustic Lexemes for Organizing Internet Audio. Contemporary Music Review, 24(6), pp. 489-508. ISSN 0749-4467

Automatic Location and Measurement of Ornaments in Audio Recordings
Casey, Michael A. and Crawford, Tim. 2004. Automatic Location and Measurement of Ornaments in Audio Recordings. International Conference on Music Information Retrieval,

Computational Creativity by Structural Analogy between Acoustic
Casey, Michael A.. 2003. Computational Creativity by Structural Analogy between Acoustic. Proceedings of AISB '03 Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Creativity in Arts and Science,

General Sound Classification and Similarity in MPEG-7
Casey, Michael A.. 2001. General Sound Classification and Similarity in MPEG-7. Organised Sound, 6(2), pp. 153-164. ISSN 13557718

MPEG-7 sound-recognition tools
Casey, Michael A.. 2001. MPEG-7 sound-recognition tools. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 11(6), pp. 737-747. ISSN 10518215

General sound classification and similarity in MPEG-7
Casey, Michael A.. 2001. General sound classification and similarity in MPEG-7. Organised Sound, 6(2), ISSN 1355-7718

Diamond Park and Spline: Social Virtual Reality with 3D Animation, Spoken Interaction, and Runtime Extendability
Casey, Michael A.; Waters, R.C.; Anderson, D.B; Barrus, J.W.; Brogan, D.C.; Casey, Michael A.; McKeown, S.G; Nitta, T; Sterns, I.B. and Yerazunis, W.S.. 1997. Diamond Park and Spline: Social Virtual Reality with 3D Animation, Spoken Interaction, and Runtime Extendability. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, ISSN 1054-7460

The Sound Dimension: Audio for Distributed Virtual Environments
Casey, Michael A. and Anderson, D.B. 1997. The Sound Dimension: Audio for Distributed Virtual Environments. IEEE Spectrum, ISSN 0018-9235

Understanding Musical Sound with Forward Models and Physical Models
Casey, Michael A.. 1994. Understanding Musical Sound with Forward Models and Physical Models. Connection Science, 6(2-3), pp. 355-371. ISSN 0954-0091

Conference or Workshop Item

Exploring Authorship with the ACTION toolbox
Casey, Michael A. and Williams, Mark. 2014. 'Exploring Authorship with the ACTION toolbox'. In: Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS'14). Washington, United States.

Analysis and Exploitation of Musician Social Networks for Recommendation and Discovery
Fields, Ben; Jacobson, Kurt; Rhodes, Christophe; Sandler, Mark and Casey, Michael A.. 2010. 'Analysis and Exploitation of Musician Social Networks for Recommendation and Discovery'. In: IEEE-THEMES: Signal and Information Processing for Social Networks. Dallas, United States.

mHashup: fast visual music discovery via locality sensitive hashing
Magas, Michela; Casey, Michael A. and Rhodes, Christophe. 2008. 'mHashup: fast visual music discovery via locality sensitive hashing'. In: SIGGRAPH. Los Angeles, United States 11-15 August.

Algorithms for determining and labelling approximate hierarchical self-similarity
Rhodes, Christophe and Casey, Michael A.. 2007. 'Algorithms for determining and labelling approximate hierarchical self-similarity'. In: International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. Vienna, Austria.

Discovering Chord Idioms Through Beatles and Real Book Songs
Mauch, Matthias; Dixon, Simon; Harte, C; Casey, Michael A. and Fields, Ben. 2007. 'Discovering Chord Idioms Through Beatles and Real Book Songs'. In: International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. Vienna, Austria.

Fast Recognition of Remixed Music Audio
Casey, Michael A. and Slaney, M.. 2007. 'Fast Recognition of Remixed Music Audio'. In: IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). HI, United States.

Soundspotter and Remix-TV: Fast Approxmate Matching for Audio-Visual Performance
Casey, Michael A. and Grierson, Mick. 2007. 'Soundspotter and Remix-TV: Fast Approxmate Matching for Audio-Visual Performance'. In: International Computer Music Conference. Copenhagen, Denmark.

A Markov-Chain Monte-Carlo Approach to Musical Audio Segmentation
Rhodes, Christophe; Casey, Michael A.; Abdallah, Samer and Sandler, Mark. 2006. 'A Markov-Chain Monte-Carlo Approach to Musical Audio Segmentation'. In: IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. Toulouse, France.

Theory and Evaluation of a Bayesian Music Structure Extractor
Abdallah, Samer; Noland, Katy; Sandler, Mark; Casey, Michael A. and Rhodes, Christophe. 2005. 'Theory and Evaluation of a Bayesian Music Structure Extractor'. In: International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London, United Kingdom 11 - 15 September 2005.

Integrating Low Level Metadata in Multimedia Database Mangement Systems
Casey, Michael A.. 2004. 'Integrating Low Level Metadata in Multimedia Database Mangement Systems'. In: Audio Engeneering Society 25th International Conference. London, United Kingdom.

Musical Structure and Content Repurposing with Bayesian Models
Casey, Michael A.. 2003. 'Musical Structure and Content Repurposing with Bayesian Models'. In: Cambridge Music Processing Colloquium. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Audiovisual Independent Component Analysis
Casey, Michael A. and Smaragdis, P. 2003. 'Audiovisual Independent Component Analysis'. In: ICA03 International Conference on Independent Component Analysis. Tokyo, Japan.

Audio-Visual Sound Separation Using Hidden Markov Models
Casey, Michael A. and Hershey, J.. 2002. 'Audio-Visual Sound Separation Using Hidden Markov Models'. In: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. UNDEFINED 1/1/2002.

Reduced-Rank Spectra and Minimum Entropy Priors for Generalized Sound Recognition
Casey, Michael A.. 2001. 'Reduced-Rank Spectra and Minimum Entropy Priors for Generalized Sound Recognition'. In: Workshop on Consistent and Reliable Cues for Sound Analysis,. Aalborg, Denmark.

Representation of Musical Signals by Independent Component Cross Entropies
Casey, Michael A.. 1999. 'Representation of Musical Signals by Independent Component Cross Entropies'. In: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, workshop on Neural Models of Music Processing. Denver, CO, United States.

Independent Component Analysis and Sound Synthesis
Casey, Michael A.. 1997. 'Independent Component Analysis and Sound Synthesis'. In: International Conference on Auditory Display. Palo Alto, CA, United States.

Vision-Steered Beam Forming and Transaural Rendering for the Artificial Life Interactive Video Environment (ALIVE)
Casey, Michael A.; Gardner, W and Basu, S. 1996. 'Vision-Steered Beam Forming and Transaural Rendering for the Artificial Life Interactive Video Environment (ALIVE)'. In: Audio Engineering Society 99th Conference. New York, United States.

Unsupervised Cross-Modal Analysis of Discourse
Casey, Michael A. and Wachman, J. 1996. 'Unsupervised Cross-Modal Analysis of Discourse'. In: Workshop on the Integration of Gesture and Language in Speech. Delaware, United States.

Netsound: Structured Audio Encoding and Rendering
Casey, Michael A. and Smaragdis, P. 1996. 'Netsound: Structured Audio Encoding and Rendering'. In: International Computer Music Conference. ICMA, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Multi-Model Classification as Basis for Computational Timbre Understanding
Casey, Michael A.. 1996. 'Multi-Model Classification as Basis for Computational Timbre Understanding'. In: International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition. Montreal, Canada.

Practice Makes Perfect: Distal Learning of Musical Instrument Control Parameters
Casey, Michael A.. 1993. 'Practice Makes Perfect: Distal Learning of Musical Instrument Control Parameters'. In: International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition. Philadelphia, United States.