Links to Research Papers
- The International Society of Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) has many useful papers available HERE.
Making Music Programming Easier
Music Technology Researchers
- CNMAT is the UC Berkeley music tech lab.
- CCRMA is the Stanford computer music lab.
- IRCAM is the most famous music technology lab in France
- The music tech group at McGill has lots of cool projects.
- Elaine Chew does music technology research at USC.
- Roger Dannenberg is a music technology researcher at Carnegie Mellon.
- Christopher Raphael is a music technology researcher at Indiana
- David Temperley does automated harmonic analysis of music.
- Masataka Goto does cool music technology stuff.
Researchers in Auditory Psychology
- Nina Kraus is an auditory psychology researcher at Northwestern.
- Beverly Wright does auditory psychology at Northwestern.
- Diana Deutsch is an auditory psychology researcher at UC San Diego.
- Dan Levitin does auditory psychology at McGill University.
Researchers in Music Cognition
Free sound playback tools
- Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.
Cool Informational Websites
Good references books
- Rabiner, Lawrence R., A Tutorial on Hidden Markov Models and Selected Applications in Speech Recognition
- Bregman, Albert S., Auditory Scene Analysis: The Perceptual Organization of sound. is THE definitive book on auditory scene analysis and streaming.
- Moore, F. Richard, Elements of Computer Music is decent intro to digital audio with a computer music bent.
- Oppenheim, Alan V., and Schafer, Ronald W., Discrete-time Signal Processing is the textbook used at the University of Michigan to teach well.. discrete-time signal processing.
- Rabiner, L.R. and Schafer, R.W., Digital Processing of Speech Signals is standard book on digital processing of audio.
- Yost, William A., Fundamentals of Hearing: An Introduction gives a lot of info on how hearing and the ear work.