[ 30. April 2016 ]

CALL -Call for Proposals – KEAMSAC 2016 & Computer Music Journal Emille Vol. 14

Subject: [Call for Proposals] KEAMSAC 2016 & Computer Music Journal

Emille Vol. 14

From: PyoungRyang Ko

Dear Sir and Madam,

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PyoungRyang Ko

[Call for Proposals] KEAMSAC 2016 & Computer Music Journal Emille Vol. 14

The Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society (KEAMS) is pleased to announce

a call for proposals for the 2016 KEAMS annual Conference (KEAMSAC 2016)

and its journal /Emille/.

KEAMS was formed to promote active research and discussion on

electro-acoustic and computer music, and will hold the this year’s

conference during the Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF

2016: http://www.computermusic.asia/) .

Selected papers from the conference will be published in /Emille/ Vol. 14.

If you want your paper or workshop idea to be considered for the 2016

KEAMS Conference, please send an abstract or proposal (maximum of

2,000-characters including spaces) and curriculum vitae as PDF documents

to emille[at]keams.org

Conference Language



For the KEAMS conference, the following topics are encouraged:

a) Creative Encounters between Music and Science

b) Multidisciplinary or Interdisciplinary Research

(co-authors acceptable)

c) Systematic Musicology

– Computational Musicology

– Computational Music Theory

d) Analysis of Electronic and Computer-based Music

e) Sound Synthesis

f) Music Psychology

g) Instrumentation

h) Development of electronically-extended

Musical Instruments

i) Music Software Engineering

j) Artificial Musical Intelligence

k) Computer-aided Composition/Analysis

l) Automatic Composition

m) Aesthetics


Important Dates

– Deadline for Proposal Submission

May 31, 2016

– Notification of Acceptance of the Proposal

Juni 15, 2016

– Deadline for Paper Submission for the Conference

September 30, 2016

– Conference

October 15-16, 2016

Last 2 days of SICMF 2016 (13-16 October, 2016)

– Notification of Selected Paper for the Journal /Emille/

November 1, 2016

– Deadline for Final Paper Submission

November 30, 2016

Session Formats

1. Each session will consist of up to four presentations.

2. Each paper will be presented in person for about 25 minutes followed

by ca. 5 minutes of discussion.

3. If you want to give a keynote presentation, you will be given about

50 minutes to present, followed by ca. 10 minutes of discussion.

4. Please include the word keynote in your submission if you are

planning on applying for a keynote presentation.

5. The length of each workshop will be about 90 minutes.

6. Video conferencing over the Internet is also available.

As demonstrated by the following examples, participants may submit more

than two proposals, making a whole presentation session or an additional

workshop session:

Example 1. Presentation Session Plan*

Session Spatialization

(4 x 30 min. = 25 min. presentation + 5 min. Q&A)

Presentation 1 Spatialization methods using less than 8 channels

Presentation 2 An overview of the design of a Loudspeaker Orchestra

Presentation 3 Applications of Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics

Presentation 4 A proposal of multi-3D audio reproduction system for the

multi-functional concert hall

* You may submit several proposals without a session plan.

Example 2. Workshop Session Plan**

Session Using controllers for composition and sound installations

(3 X 90 min.)

Workshop 1 Controllers using various sensors and Arduino

Workshop 2 Use of Smartphones and Tablet PCs as controllers

Workshop 3 Inter-application uses of Controllers

(Using Processing to Control Csound, MaxMSP, PD and SuperCollider)

** You may submit a single proposal for a workshop.

You also may submit multiple proposals for individual workshops without

a session plan.


Thanks to funding from the Korean Arts Council, the registration fee and

publication fee will be waived.

It is also possible for students and non-experts in the fields mentioned

above to submit proposals for the conference and the journal, „Emille“.

All proposals will be screened by the program committee and selected

solely based on the quality of the research and topic.

Your ideas are critical in making the conference and „Emille“ enriching.

We look forward to reviewing everyone’s entry.

Supported by

PyoungRyang Ko