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ISMIR 2012 Call for Participation

13th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference
8th and 12th of October 2012
Porto, Portugal
(organised by INESC Porto, in partnership with the TNSJ in Porto)

The annual Conference of the International Society for Music Information
Retrieval (ISMIR) is the world's leading research forum on processing,
searching, organizing and accessing music-related data. The revolution in
music distribution and storage brought about by digital technology has
fueled tremendous research activities and interests in academia as well as
in industry. The ISMIR Conference reflects this rapid development by
providing a meeting place for the discussion of MIR-related research,
developments, methods, tools and experimental results. Its main goal is to
foster multidisciplinary exchange by bringing together researchers and
developers, educators and librarians, as well as students and professional

ISMIR 2012 will feature
 introductory and in-depth tutorials
 oral and poster presentations of research papers
 invited talks reflecting the true interdisciplinary nature of MIR research
 a late-break/demo session
 a music programme


- Keynote speakers online
- Paper submission system online
- Music submission system online
- Music deadline changed to 14th May (Paper deadline remains unchanged)
- Two extra satellite workshops


*Important Notice:
*There will be **no extension** to the paper submission deadline (13th
April). However authors of registered papers on 13th April will be allowed
to upload new versions of their papers (in pdf format) until 18th April. No
other changes will be possible (i.e. authors will **not** be able to change
title, abstract, authors, keywords, or other metadata). No submission of
new papers will be possible after 13th April.

For informations on topics and submission procedure, see


Two satellite workshops will take place at the very end of ISMIR 2012, on
Saturday 13th 2012.
Whether you are attending ISMIR or not, have a look at their respective
webpages to see how to attend, how to get involved, and all necessary

 - Half-day "Workshop on the Multidisciplinary Aspects of Groove in Music",
13th October 2012, 14h-18h, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto

 - "CASA and MIR: Approaching Computational Auditory Scene Analysis from a
musical standpoint", 13th October 2012, Catholic Portuguese University,
Porto Campus


ISMIR 2012 will feature three keynote speeches, by the following
distinguished researchers:
 - Emmanuel Bigand, LEAD - CNRS, Université de Bourgogne
 - Maarten de Rijke, Intelligent Systems Lab, University of Amsterdam
 - José C. Principe, Computational NeuroEngineering Laboratory, University
of Florida


Printed proceedings will be provided, at an extra (reasonable) cost, to
participants who specifically ask for them. (Note the deadline for printed
proceedings request.)


Papers/Posters deadline: 13th April 2012
Music deadline: 14th May 2012
Notification of acceptance for Papers/Posters: 8th June 2012
Early registration starts: 8th June 2012
Deadline for camera-ready papers: 18th June 2012
Notification of acceptance for Music: 29th June 2012
Author registration deadline: 17th August 2012
Printed proceedings request deadline: 17th August 2012
Late-break/demos deadline: 24th August 2012
Notification of acceptance for Late-break/demos: 7th September 2012
Participant registration deadline: 14th September 2012
Conference Dates: 8th-12th October 2012


Porto is Portugal's second city. The city is located in the estuary of the
Douro river in northern Portugal. The largest city in the region, Porto is
considered the economic and cultural heart of the entire region. Porto's
highlights include the historic centre, declared a World Heritage Site by
UNESCO, its dramatic modern architecture, and of course great food and wine
(including the famous Port wine).

The conference will take place in the São Bento da Vitória Monastery, a
classified National Monument since 1977. (See more information).

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