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Dr Emmanouil Benetos


RAEng Research Fellow

Telephone: +44 20 7882 3066
Room Number: Engineering, Eng 109
Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00-11:00


Signals and Information (Undergraduate)

This first year module introduces the fundamentals of signals, Fourier Series, information theory and signal statistics. Topics covered include: signal fundamentals such as discrete versus continuous time signals; signal average, energy and power; orthogonality; Fourier Series. The module also provides an introduction to information theory, including the information measure, entropy and the binary symmetric channel. Basic ideas in statistics will also be introduced. It will be taught by a combination of lectures, tutorials and labs.


Research Interests:

  • Music signal processing and music information retrieval (automatic music transcription, multi-pitch detection, instrument identification, onset detection)
  • Computational sound scene analysis (sound event detection, sound scene recognition)
  • Machine learning for audio processing (probabilistic latent variable models, spectrogram factorization methods, machine/deep learning for sequential data)
  • Computational musicology and music language modelling (symbolic music processing, computational analysis of music archives, computational ethnomusicology, integrating audio/symbolic models)


For a complete list of publications click here.


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