Activities

Publications

Select publications from our research group

Presentations

  • Swanson, Barbara. “Working with Technologies in Development: Mediating Sources, Research Needs, and Technological Capacity in Cantus Ultimus.” Presented at the Digital Humanities Forum, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, October 22, 2015.

  • Bain, Jennifer, Julie Cumming, Andrew Hankinson, Kate Helsen, Debra Lacoste, Barbara Swanson, and Ichiro Fujinaga. “The making of the Digital Salzinnes.” Presentation at the Annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Brussels, Belgium, July 6-8, 2015.

  • Helsen, Kate, Inga Behrendt and Jennifer Bain. “Neume Search.” Presentation at the Annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Brussels, Belgium, July 6-8, 2015.

  • Helsen, Kate, Inga Behrendt, Jennifer Bain, and Anton Stingl. “The optical neume recognition project.” Presentation at the Annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Brussels, Belgium, July 6-8, 2015.

More publications and presentations from our research group can be found at simssa.ca


Workshops

Workshop on SIMSSA IV: ONRP and Cantus Ultimus

CIRMMT Research workshop held at CIRMMT on September 29, 2014

This workshop highlighted recent development in the SIMSSA project and the ELVIS (Electronic Locator of Vertical Interval Successions) project. Included presentations by guests from two other SSHRC projects: Optical Neume Recognition project and Cantus Ultimus project. Guests included:

  • Christopher Antila, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Jennifer Bain, Dalhousie University
  • Ryan Bannon, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Inga Behrendt, University of Tübingen
  • Ruth Berkow, Faculty of Engineering, McGill University
  • Julie Cumming, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Douglas Eck, Google, USA
  • Andrew Fogarty, Faculty of Science, McGill University
  • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Andrew Hankinson, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Kate Helsen, Western University
  • Andrew Horwitz, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Debra Lacoste, University of Waterloo
  • Evan Magoni Faculty of Arts, McGill University
  • Lillio Mok, Faculty of Science, McGill University
  • Alexander Morgan, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Alan Sexton, University of Birmingham
  • Andie Sigler, CIRMMT, School of Computer Science,, McGill University
  • Barbara Swanson, Dalhousie University
  • Jon Wild, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Timothy Wilfong, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Cantus Ultimus Workshop: Building the ideal digital music library for plainchant

CIRMMT Research Workshop held at CIRMMT on September 8, 2012

This workshop highlighted the applications of SIMSSA (Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis) technologies developed at CIRMMT for enhancing the Cantus database, especially towards implementing full-music search of plainchant manuscripts. Guests and speakers included:

  • Jennifer Bain, Dalhousie University
  • Gregory Burlet, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Julie Cumming, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Andrew Hankinson, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Kate Helsen, Independent scholar
  • Debra Lacoste, University of Waterloo
  • Saining Li, School of Computer Science, McGill University
  • Wendy Liu, School of Computer Science, McGill University