Prof Michael Casey

Staff details

Position Visiting 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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Eldridge, A; Casey, Michael A. ; Moscoso, P and Peck, M. 2016. A new method for ecoacoustics? Toward the extraction and evaluation of ecologically-meaningful soundscape components using sparse coding methods. PeerJ, 4, e2108. ISSN 2167-8359

Casey, Michael A. and Rockmore, D. 2016. Looking for art in artificial intelligence. The Conversation,

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. ISSN 2046-1402

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),

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.