Research Centers

The laboratories are sorted by alphabetical order of their country code.
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Group / Description Location
Department of Computational Perception of the Johannes Kepler University Linz AT
Intelligent Music Processing Group at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence AT
Music Information Retrieval Lab at Vienna University of Technology AT
The Centre of Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT) at McGill CA
International Audio Laboratories Erlangen
The group Semantic Audio Processing deals with the development of techniques and tools for analyzing, structuring, retrieving, navigating, and presenting music-related audio signals and other time-dependent multimedia data streams.
Special Interest Group on Music Analysis DE
Audio Analysis Lab at Aalborg University DK
Application of Information and Communication Technologies Research Group ES
Music Technology Group at UPF
The Music Technology Group (MTG) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona is specialized in sound and music computing. With more than 50 researchers, the MTG carries out research on topics such as audio signal processing, sound and music description, musical interfaces, sound and music communities and performance modeling among others.
Research lab on computational music analysis, focusing on large-scale analysis of scores.
Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique / Musique (IRCAM) FR
Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse (IRIT)
The SAMoVA team focuses its research activities mainly on audiovisual content structuring, analysis and modeling.
The MELODI team focuses on natural language processing.
Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique (LaBRI) and Studio de Création Musical (SCRIME)
These two laboratories are part of the french CNRS and are located in Bordeaux. The first research interest implies music information retrieval for enhancing music recommendations and automatic playlist creation. The second research interest involve creating new ways to play music interactively which is supported in the free and open-source intermedia sequencer i-score.
MIR Group at the University of Coimbra PT
Centre for Digital Music (C4DM) at Queen Mary University of London
C4DM is a world-leading multidisciplinary research group in the field of music and audio technology. Research ranges from record/replay equipment to the simulation and synthesis of instruments and voices, acoustic spaces, music understanding, delivery and retrieval. With a strong focus on making innovation usable, we are ideally placed to work with industry leaders in forging new business models for the music industry.
Music Informatics Research Group at City University London UK
Music and Audio Research Laboratory at New York University
Doctoral and masters programs in music technology in the heart of New York City. Main research areas include MIR, Immersive Audio, Music Cognition and Interactive Systems.
Music and Entertainment Technology Laboratory (MET-lab) at Drexel
The Music and Entertainment Technology Laboratory (MET-lab) is devoted to research in digital media technologies that will shape the future of entertainment. MET-lab's primary research focus encompasses several areas: music information retrieval, music production technology, new musical interfaces, and musical humanoid robotics. The lab also emphasizes K-12 outreach and hosts Summer Music Technology, a one-week experience based educational curriculum for high school students.
Music Engineering at the University of Miami US
Music Technology at Georgia Tech US