Publications

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Book

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Smith, J. B. L., E. Chew, and G. Assayag, eds. 2016. Mathemusical Conversations: Mathematics and Computation in Music Performance and Composition. Volume 32 of Lecture Notes Series, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, National University of Singapore. World Scientific / Imperial College Press.

Journal articles:

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Smith, J. B. L., J. Kato, S. Fukayama, G. Percival, and M. Goto. 2017. The CrossSong Puzzle: Developing a logic puzzle for musical thinking. Journal of New Music Research 46: 3. 213–28. Published Open Access.
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Smith, J. B. L., I. Schankler, and E. Chew. 2014. Listening as a creative act: Meaningful differences in structural annotations of improvised performances. Music Theory Online. 20: 3.
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Smith, J. B. L., C.-H. Chuan, and E. Chew. 2014 (submitted in 2012). Audio properties of perceived boundaries in music. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia 16: 5. 1219–28. Published version available at IEEE Xplore.

Peer-reviewed conference articles:

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Smith, J. B. L., and E. Chew. 2017. Automatic interpretation of music structure analyses: A validated technique for post-hoc estimation of the rationale for an annotation. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Suzhou, China. 435–41.
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Smith, J. B. L., and M. Goto. 2017. Multi-part pattern analysis: Combining structure analysis and source separation to discover intra-part repeated sequences. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Suzhou, China. 716–23.
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Smith, J. B. L., M. Hamasaki, and M. Goto. 2017. Classifying derivative works with search, text, audio and video features. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. Hong Kong, China. 1428–33.
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Yang, L., A. Maezawa, J. B. L. Smith, and E. Chew. 2017. Probabilistic transcription of sung melody using a pitch dynamic model. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. New Orleans, LA, USA. 301–5.
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Watanabe, K., Y. Matsubayashi, N. Orita, N. Okazaki, K. Inui, S. Fukayama, T. Nakano, J. B. L. Smith, and M. Goto. 2016. Modeling discourse segments in lyrics using repeated patterns. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). Osaka, Japan. 1959–69.
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Smith, J. B. L., and M. Goto. 2016. Using priors to improve estimates of music structure. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. New York, NY, USA. 554–60.
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Smith, J. B. L., G. Percival, J. Kato, M. Goto, and S. Fukayama. 2015. CrossSong Puzzle: Generating and unscrambling music mashups with real-time interactivity. Proceedings of the Sound and Music Computing Conference. Maynooth, Ireland. 61–7. Winner of the Best Paper Award at SMC!
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Smith, J. B. L., and E. Chew. 2013. A meta-analysis of the MIREX Structural Segmentation task. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Curitiba, Brazil. 251–6.
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Smith, J. B. L., and E. Chew. 2013. Using Quadratic Programming to estimate feature relevance in structural analyses of music. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia. Barcelona, Spain. 113-22.
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Terrell, Michael J., G. Fazekas, A. J. R. Simpson, J. B. L. Smith, and S. Dixon. 2012. Listening level changes music similarity. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Porto, Portugal. 487–92.
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Smith, J. B. L., J. A. Burgoyne, I. Fujinaga, D. De Roure and J. S. Downie. 2011. Design and creation of a large-scale database of structural annotations. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Miami, FL, USA. 555–60.
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Schankler, I., J. B. L. Smith, A François and E. Chew. 2011. Emergent formal structures of factor oracle-driven musical improvisations. In Mathematics and Computation in Music, eds. C. Agon, M. Andreatta, G. Assayag, E. Amiot, J. Bresson and J. Mandereau. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 6726, 241–54. Published version available at Springer Link.
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McKay, C., J. A. Burgoyne, J. Hockman, J. B. L. Smith, G. Vigliensoni, and I. Fujinaga. 2010. Evaluating the genre classification performance of lyrical features relative to audio, symbolic and cultural features. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Utrecht, Netherlands. 213–8.
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Li, B., J. B. L. Smith and I. Fujinaga. 2009. Optical audio reconstruction for stereo phonograph records using white light interferometry. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Kobe, Japan. 627–32.

Peer-reviewed conference presentations on the basis of an abstract:

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Smith, J. B. L., and E. Chew. 12 August 2016. “Validating a technique for post-hoc estimation of a listener’s focus in music structure analysis.” Oral presentation at CogMIR (Cognitively Based Music Informatics Research), satellite event of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, New York, NY.
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Smith, J. B. L., and E. Chew. 13 October 2015. “Validating an Optimisation Technique for Estimating the Focus of a Listener.” Poster presentation at Mathemusical Conversations, Singapore.
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Müller, M., and J. B. L. Smith. 27 October 2014. “Music Structure Analysis”. Tutorial at the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, Taipei, Taiwan.
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Smith, J. B. L., M. T. Pearce, and E. Chew. 2014. “The role of attention in the perception of music structure.” Poster presentation at the International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology, SysMus14.
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Smith, J. B. L., C.-H. Chuan, and E. Chew. 9 August 2013. “Learning about structural analysis from structural analyses.” Oral presentation at the biennial meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Toronto, ON, Canada.
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Smith, J. B. L., I. Schankler, and E. Chew. 8 August 2013. “Why do listeners disagree about large-scale formal structure? A case study.” Oral presentation at the biennial meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Toronto, ON, Canada.
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Smith, J. B. L., C.-H. Chuan, and E. Chew. 18 December 2012. “Boundaries and novelty: the correspondence between points of change and perceived boundaries.” Oral presentation at Digital Music Research Network One-day Workshop, London, UK.
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Brochier, T., J. B. L. Smith, and E. Chew. 2011. “Can an overly slow initial tempo counteract the deceleration caused by auditory delay?” Poster presentation at Late-breaking and Demo Session at the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, Miami, FL.
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Bay, M., J. A. Burgoyne, T. Crawford, D. De Roure, J. S. Downie, A. Ehmann, B. Fields, I. Fujinaga, K. Page and J. B. L. Smith. 2011. Towards web-scale computational musicology: An update on the SALAMI project. In Proceedings of the 10th UK e-Science All Hands Meeting. York, England.
Poster
Smith, J. B. L., and I. Fujinaga. 2010. “A comparison and evaluation of approaches to the automatic formal analysis of musical audio.” Poster presentation given at the joint AMS/SMT 2010 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Theses:

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Smith, Jordan B. L. September 2014. Explaining Listener Differences in the Perception of Musical Structure. PhD thesis, Queen Mary University of London, UK.
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Smith, Jordan B. L. August 2010. An evaluation and comparison of approaches to the automatic formal analysis of musical audio. Master’s thesis, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada.
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Smith, Jordan B. L. March 2006. Testing Zipf’s Law: The Mathematics and Aesthetics of Performance. Bachelor’s thesis, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA.

Other writings and presentations:

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Smith, J. B. L. and M. Goto. 3 March 2016. “Using prior expectations to improve structural analysis: A cautionary tale.” Stimulus talk at the Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Music Structure Analysis.
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Smith, J. B. L. 12 February 2015. “Explaining and Predicting the Perception of Musical Structure.” Talk at the Pre-workshop Study Day at Raffles Institution.
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Smith, J. B. L. 12 February 2015. “Music Information Retrieval: An Overview.” Talk at the Pre-workshop Study Day at Raffles Institution.
Smith, J. B. L. 25 March 2014. “Using large datasets to understand the perception of structure in music.” Epstein Institute Seminar Series, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
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Rocha., B., J. B. L. Smith, G. Peeters, J. C. Ross, O. Nieto, and J. Van Balen. 2012. “Late-break session on music structure analysis.” Summary of music structure analysis discussion group at ISMIR 2012’s unconference-style late breaking session.
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Smith, J. B. L. and I. Schankler. 2011. Review of The Third International Conference on Mathematics and Computation in Music. Computer Music Journal 35: 4, 98–9.
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Smith, J. B. L. 26 March 2010. “Methods for the automatic structural analysis of music.” Presentation at the CIRMMT Workshop on the Structural Analysis of Music.
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Smith, J. B. L. 2 March 2010. “A survey of approaches to the automatic formal analysis of musical audio.” Presentation at the McGill Music Technology Colloquium.