6th International Conference
on Digital Audio Effects

8-11 September, 2003
Queen Mary, University of London


[See also: Keynote talks; Tutorial slides]

Conference papers

All papers are in PDF format.


Investigations with the Sonic browser on two of the perceptual auditory dimensions of sound objects: Elasticity and force. [DAFX21]
Laura Ottaviani and Mikael Fernström

On the evaluation of perceptual similarity measures for music. [DAFX02]
Elias Pampalk, Simon Dixon, Gerhard Widmer


Independent subspace analysis using locally linear embedding. [DAFX70]
Derry FitzGerald, Eugene Coyle and Bob Lawlor

Interpolation of long gaps in audio signals using the warped Burg’s method. [DAFX10]
Paulo A. A. Esquef, Vesa Välimäki, Kari Roth and Ismo Kauppinen

Nonlinear time series analysis of musical signals. [DAFX71]
J. D. Reiss and M. B. Sandler

Real-time implementation of a source separation algorithm. [DAFX69]
Matthias Baeck and Udo Zölzer

Algorithm for the separation of harmonic sounds with time-frequency smoothness constraint. [DAFX79]
Tuomas Virtanen


Simulation of sound source motion by time-frequency filtering. [DAFX08]
John C. Sarris, Sotirios A. Dalianis and George E. Cambourakis

Chaotic signal synthesis with real-time control: solving differential equations in PD, MAX/MSP, and JMAX. [DAFX11]
Shahrokh Yadegari

Using nonlinear amplifier simulation in dynamic range controllers. [DAFX22]
Jiri Schimmel

A hybrid approach to timbral consistency in a virtual instrument. [DAFX24]
Sean O’Leary and Niall Griffith

Multichannel audio decorrelation for coding. [DAFX25]
Soledad Torres-Guijarro, Jon Ander Beracoechea Alava, Luis I. Ortiz-Berenguer and F. Javier Casajús-Quirós

Real time spectral expansion for creative and remedial sound transformation. [DAFX28]
Jeremy J. Wells and Damian T. Murphy

FFT analysis as a creative tool in live performance. [DAFX29]
Michael Young and Sebastian Lexer

Recent developments in PWSYNTH. [DAFX31]
Mikael Laurson and Vesa Norilo


Model-based event labelling in the transcription of percussive audio signals. [DAFX77]
Jouni Paulus and Anssi Klapuri

Non-linear effects modelling for polyphonic piano transcription. [DAFX36]
Luis I. Ortiz-Berenguer, F.Javier Casajús-Quirós and Marisol Torres-Guijarro

Estimation of tempo, micro time and time signature from percussive music. [DAFX46]
Christian Uhle and Juergen Herre

Complex domain onset detection for musical signals. [DAFX81]
Chris Duxbury, Juan Pablo Bello, Mike Davies and Mark Sandler

Rhythmic expressiveness transformations of audio recordings: swing modifications. [DAFX73]
Fabien Gouyon, Lars Fabig and Jordi Bonada


MUSESCAPE: An interactive content-aware music browser. [DAFX83]
George Tzanetakis

Driving pitch shifting and time-scaling algorithm with adaptive and gestural techniques. [DAFX20]
Daniel Arfib and V. Verfaille

CYMATIC: A tactile controlled physical modelling instrument. [DAFX17]
David M Howard and Stuart M Rimell

Introducing audio D-TOUCH: A tangible user interface for music composition and performance. [DAFX27]
E.Costanza, S.B.Shelley and J.A.Robinson


Additive synthesis based on the continuous wavelet transform: A sinusoidal plus transient model. [DAFX14]
José R. Beltrán and Fernando Beltrán

Analysis and resynthesis of quasi-harmonic sounds: an iterative filterbank approach. [DAFX12]
Harvey D. Thornburg, Randal J. Leistikow

The caterpillar system for data-driven concatenative sound synthesis. [DAFX37]
Diemo Schwarz


Enhanced partial tracking using linear prediction. [DAFX19]
Mathieu Lagrange, Sylvain Marchand, Martin Raspaud and Jean-Bernard Rault

Direct estimation of frequency from MDCT-encoded files. [DAFX01]
S. Merdjani and L. Daudet

On sinusoidal parameter estimation. [DAFX04]
Stephen Hainsworth and Malcolm Macleod


Wave field synthesis interaction with the listening environment, improvements in the reproduction of virtual sources situated inside the listening room. [DAFX34]
T. Caulkins, E. Corteel and O. Warusfel

Monitoring distance effects with wave field synthesis. [DAFX35]
M. Nogues, E. Corteel and O. Warusfel

An expressive real-time sound model of rolling. [DAFX40]
Matthias Rath

EGOSOUND, an egocentric, interactive and real time approach of sound space. [DAFX43]
Anne Sedes, Benoît Courribet and Jean-Baptiste Thiébaut

Musically expressive sound textures from generalized audio. [DAFX44]
Ben Recht and Brian Whitman

GUI front-end for spectral warping [DAFX45]
T. Healy, T. Lysaght and J. Timoney

Extracting automatically the perceived intensity of music titles. [DAFX47]
Aymeric Zils and François Pachet

Perceptual evaluation of weighted multichannel binaural format. [DAFX48]
Emmanuel Rio, Guillaume Vandernoot and Olivier Warusfel

Extraction of the excitation point location on a string using weighted least-square estimation of comb filter delay. [DAFX54]
Caroline Traube and Philippe Depalle


A non-linear technique for room impulse response estimation. [DAFX67]
Tim Collins

Sound spatialization based on fast beam tracing in the dual space. [DAFX52]
Marco Foco, Pietro Polotti, Augusto Sarti, Stefano Tubaro

Software for the simulation, performance, analysis and real-time implementation of wave field synthesis systems for 3D-audio. [DAFX51]
Sergio Bleda, Jose J. Lopez and Basilio Pueo

On the use of spatial cues to improve binaural source separation. [DAFX33]
Harald Viste and Gianpaolo Evangelista

Room simulation for binaural sound reproduction using measured spatio temporal impulse responses. [DAFX26]
Cornelia Falch, Markus Noisternig, Stefan Warum and Robert Höldrich


Automatic synthesis strategies for object-based dynamical physical models in musical acoustics. [DAFX39]
Giovanni De Sanctis, Augusto Sarti, and Stefano Tubaro

The wave digital reed: A passive formulation. [DAFX38]
Stefan Bilbao, Julien Bensa and Richard Kronland-Martinet

Sound synthesis by physical modelling using the functional transformation method: Efficient implementations with polyphase-filterbanks. [DAFX05]
Stefan Petrausch and Rudolf Rabenstein

A new estimation technique for determining the control parameters of a physical model of a trumpet. [DAFX15]
Wim D’haes and Xavier Rodet


High frequency reconstruction for band-limited audio signals. [DAFX59]
Chi-Min Liu, Wen-Chieh Lee, and Han-Wen Hsu

Perceptually motivated parametric representation for harmonic sounds for data compression purposes. [DAFX78]
Marko Helen and Tuomas Virtanen


A simple, accurate wall loss filter for acoustic tubes. [DAFX53]
Jonathan Abel, Tamara Smyth and Julius O. Smith III

The voice of the dragon: A physical model of a rotating corrugated tube. [DAFX57]
Juraj Kojs and Stefania Serafin

BLOCKCOMPILER – A research tool for physical modelling and DSP. [DAFX16]
Matti Karjalainen

10 criteria for evaluating physical modelling schemes for music creation. [DAFX62]
Nicolas Castagne and Claude Cadoz


M/S coding based on allocation entropy. [DAFX58]
Chi-Min Liu, Wen-Chieh Lee, and Yu-Hua Hsiao

Fast perceptual convolution for the room reverberation. [DAFX60]
Wen-Chieh Lee, Chi-Min Liu, Chung-Han Yang and Jiun-In Guo

A comparison of music similarity measures for a P2P application. [DAFX61]
Stephan Baumann and Tim Pohle

Metabolic emergent auditory effects by means of physical particle modeling: the example of musical sand. [DAFX63]
Luciani Annie, Castagne Nicolas and Tixier Nicolas

Bit allocation for advanced audio coding using bandwidth-proportional noise-shaping criterion. [DAFX65]
Chi-Min Liu, Wen-Chieh Lee and Chu-Ting Chien

A real-time audio rendering system for the Internet (IARS), embedded in an electronic music library (IAEM). [DAFX66]
Christopher Frauenberger and Winfried Ritsch

Analysis of transient musical sounds by auto-regressive modelling. [DAFX75]
Florian Keiler, Can Karadogan, Udo Zölzer, and Albrecht Schneider

Matching live sources with physical models. [DAFX82]
Paul Brossier, Mark Sandler and Mark Plumbley

A hierarchical approach to automatic musical genre classification. [DAFX06]
Juan José Burred and Alexander Lerch


MOSIEVIUS: Feature driven interactive audio mosaicing. [DAFX80]
Ari Lazier and Perry Cook

Hierarchical Gaussian tree with inertia ratio maximization for the classification of large musical instrument databases. [DAFX42]
Geoffroy Peeters and Xavier Rodet

System analysis and performance tuning for broadcast audio fingerprinting. [DAFX23]
Eloi Batlle, Jaume Masip and Pedro Cano


Frequency-domain techniques for high-quality voice modification. [DAFX72]
Jean Laroche

Content-based melodic transformations of audio material for a music processing application. [DAFX41]
Emilia Gómez, Gilles Peterschmitt, Xavier Amatriain and Perfecto Herrera

An efficient audio time-scale modification algorithm for use in a sub-band implementation. [DAFX03]
David Dorran and Robert Lawlor

A new approach to transient processing in the phase vocoder. [DAFX32]
Axel Röbel

Description-driven context-sensitive effects. [DAFX76]
Adam T. Lindsay, Alan P. Parkes and Rosemary A. Fitzgerald

Conference web site: http://www.elec.qmul.ac.uk/dafx03/