Growing Local Music
TEDxIthaca College
March 2014

Invited Talks

Local Music is Important
DEFirst Reading Group, November 2023, slides
Music Recommender Systems Workshop, ACM RecSys, Sept 2023, slides

Locally-focused Music Recommendation
Audio and Music Engineering, U. of Rochester, April 2021, slides
Ithaca College Whalen School of Music, December 2020, slides
Women in Music Information Retrieval, September 2020, slides
Ithaca Web People, October 2019, slides
Binghampton University, October 2019,  slides
TU Delft, May 2019, slides
Cornell Sound Meetup, August 2018, slides

Rapid Response Salon on COVID-19: Big Data, Machine Learning, Surveillance!
Panel with Dr. Lauren Britton, Dr, Ulises Mejias, Moderated by Dr. Brooks Miner
Ithaca College, July 16, 2020
www, video

Singing in a Foreign Language: Exploring Music Tech in Singapore
Provost’s Post-Sabbatical Colloquium
October 2018

Recommender Systems and Matrix Factorization
Ithaca AI Working Group,  Ithaca College Math Colloquium
May & October 2018

A Very Brief Introduction to Music Information Retrieval
National University of Singapore
August 2017

Supporting the Local Music Community
THATCamp Unconference at Ithaca College
March 2014

Google, Netflix, Pandora: How to Build Your Own Recommender System
Science Talks at Ithaca High School, Sept 2014
“Conversations with a Scientist” at Dryden High School, April 2013
slides :: audio

Constructive Music Information Retrieval
Invited talk that the 2013 NIPS workshop on Constructive Machine Learning
December 2013
www :: slides

Semantic Music Discovery Engine
Seminar Talk given at Cornell, Georgia Tech, McGill, and Ithaca Ignite (short version)
January 2010 through November 2010
Combining Audio Content and Social Context to Improve Music Discovery
Seminar Talk given at Yahoo! Research, Stanford CCRMA, Drexel, EchoNest, UPenn, Williams, and Columbia
May 2009 through December 2009

Discover the Music You Want: Building a Semantic Music Discovery Engine
Seminar talk given at UC San Diego (Thesis Defense), Google NYC, and Columbia
May 2008 through January 2008
video :: slides

Designing a Content-based Music Search Engine
Seminar talk given at CMU, IRCAM (France), University of Bath (UK), University of London – Queen Mary (UK), UC San Diego, Princeton, Drexel, Columbia, Microsoft Research, Indiana University, RIT, and Swarthmore
June 2007 through March 2008
video :: slides

Finding Music with Words
Southern California Computing in Music Symposium (SCCiM ’07)
University of Southern California
February 17, 2007