Archives: 22nd September 2022

AIM DAFx 2022 best paper award

The International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx) 2022 took place in Vienna, 6th-10th September 2022.

AIM PhD student Cyrus Vahidi published and presented Differentiable Time-Frequency Scattering on GPU, which received a best paper award.

This work was conducted during a visit to AIM academic partner, l’Equipe SIMS, LS2N (CNRS, France), in collaboration with Kymatio.

Kymatio is an open-source Python package for wavelet scattering and deep learning. Kymatio 2022, a two-day international workshop, took place in Nantes in May 2022. Kymatio 2023 will be announced in the coming months.

AIM students to join the Alan Turing Institute in 2022/23

The Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute in artificial intelligence and data science, is project partner of the AIM CDT and two AIM PhD students have been given awards through the Turing’s Enrichment scheme for the 2022/23 academic year.

Specifically, AIM PhD student Berker Banar has been offered a Turing Enrichment Community Award for the project “Towards Composing Contemporary Classical Music using Generative Deep Learning” and AIM PhD student Jiawen Huang has been offered a Turing Enrichment Placement Award for the project “Real-Time Audio-to-Lyrics Alignment for Polyphonic Music”.

Congratulations to both! For the full story on enrichment awards for Queen Mary doctoral students please read the QMUL newsitem.