Publications

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In Books

Bello, J.P., Grosche, P., Müller, M., and Weiss, R.J. Content-based Methods for Knowledge Discovery in Music. Springer Handbook for Systematic Musicology, In Press.

Bello, J.P. Machine Listening of Music (draft). In Lee, N. (Ed), Digital DaVinci: Computers in Music (pp. 159-184). New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 2014.

In Scientific Journals/Magazines

Durand, S., Bello, J.P., David, B. and Richard, G. “Robust Downbeat Tracking Using an Ensemble of Convolutional Networks”. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Accepted, 2016.

Salamon, J., Bello, J.P., Farnsworth, A., Robins, M., Klinck, H., Keen, S. and Kelling, S. “Towards the Automatic Classification of Avian Flight Calls for Bioacoustic Monitoring”. PLOS One, Accepted, 2016.

Mydlarz, C., Salamon, J., and Bello, J.P. “The Implementation of Low-cost Urban Acoustic Monitoring Devices”. Applied Acoustics, Special Issue on Acoustics for Smart Cities, In Press, 2016.

Bello, J.P., Rowe, R., Guedes, C. and Toussaint, G. Five Perspectives on Musical Rhythm. Journal of New Music Research, 44(1): 1-2. March, 2015.

Esparza, T.M., Bello, J.P., and Humphrey, E.J. From Genre Classification to Rhythm Similarity: Computational and Musicological Insights. Journal of New Music Research, 44(1): 39-57. March, 2015.

Cho, T. and Bello, J.P. On the Relative Importance of Individual Components of Chord Recognition Systems. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 22(2): 477-492. February, 2014

Humphrey, E., Bello, J.P., and LeCun, Y. Feature Learning and Deep Architectures: New Directions for Music Informatics. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 41(3): 461-481. December, 2013.

Bello, J.P., Cho, T., and Forsyth, J. Análisis Automatico de Señales Musicales y la Creatividad Musical. Ideas Sónicas, 5(10): 35-45. Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras (CMMAS), January-June 2013.

Bello, J.P., and Underwood, K. Improving Access to Digital Music through Content-based Analysis. OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives Journal, Special Issue on Music Information Retrieval, Part 3, 28(1): 17-31, 2012.

Weiss, R.J., and Bello, J.P. Unsupervised discovery of temporal structure in music. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Music Information Retrieval, 5(6): 1240-1251. October, 2011.

Bello, J.P. Measuring structural similarity in music. IEEE Transactions on Speech, Audio and Language Processing, 19(7): 2013-2025. September, 2011.

Sarroff, A., and Bello, J.P. Towards a Computational Model of Perceived Spaciousness in Music. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 59(7/8): 498-513. July/August, 2011.

Bello, J.P., LeCun, Y., and Rowe, R. Technical Perspective: Concerto for Violin and Markov Model. Communications of the ACM, 54(3): 86. March, 2011.

Huq, A., Bello, J.P., and Rowe, R. Automated Music Emotion Recognition: A Systematic Evaluation. Journal of New Music Research, 39(4): 227-244, 2010

Ravelli, E., Bello , J.P. and Sandler, M. Automatic rhythm modification of drum loops. IEEE Signal Processing Letters. April, 2007.

Bello, J.P., Daudet, L. and Sandler, M.B. Automatic piano transcription using frequency and time-domain information. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing. 14(6), pages 2242- 2251, November, 2006.

Bello , J.P., Daudet, L., Abdallah, S., Duxbury, C., Davies, M. and Sandler, M.B. A tutorial on onset detection in music signals. IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing. 13(5), Part 2, pages 1035-1047, September, 2005.

Bello , J.P., Duxbury, C., Davies, M. and Sandler, M. On the use of phase and energy for musical onset detection in the complex domain. IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 11(6), pp553-556, June, 2004. 

Pickens, J., Bello, J.P., Crawford, T., Dovey, M., Monti, G., Sandler, M. and Byrd, D. Polyphonic Score Retrieval Using Polyphonic Audio Queries: A Harmonic Modelling Approach. The Journal of New Music Research, 32(2), June, 2003.

Plumbley, M.D., Abdallah, S., Bello , J., Davies , M.E. , Monti, G. and Sandler, M. Automatic Music Transcription and Audio Source Separation. Cybernetics and Systems, 33 (6), pp603-627, 2002.

In Conference Proceedings

Nieto, O. and Bello, J.P. “Systematic Exploration of Computational Music Structure Research.” Proceedings of the 17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR). New York, NY, USA. August, 2016

Durand, S., Bello, J.P., David, B. and Richard, G. “Feature Adapted Convolutional Neural Networks for Downbeat Tracking”. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-16). Shanghai, China. March, 2016.

McFee, B., Humphrey, E.J., and Bello, J. P. A Software Framework for Musical Data Augmentation. Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR). Málaga, Spain. October, 2015

McFee, B., Nieto, O., and Bello, J. P. Hierarchical Evaluation of Segment Boundary Detection. Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR). Málaga, Spain. October, 2015

Humphrey, E.J. and Bello, J.P. Four Timely Insights on Automatic Chord Estimation. Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR). Málaga, Spain. October, 2015

Bittner, R., Salamon, J., Essid, S., and Bello, J.P. Melody Extraction by Contour Classification. Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR-15), Malaga, Spain. October, 2015.

Forsyth, J., Bittner, R., Musick, M., and Bello, J.P. Improving and Adapting Finite State Transducer Methods for Musical Accompaniment. Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC-15), Denton, TX, USA. September, 2015.

J. Salamon and J. P. Bello. Feature Learning with Deep Scattering for Urban Sound Analysis. Proceedings of the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO-15), Nice, France. August, 2015.

Leroi, A., Mauch, M., Savage, P., Benetos, E., Bello, J.P., Panteli, M., Six, J., and Weyde, T. The Deep History of Music Project. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA-15), Paris, France. June, 2015.

Mauch, M., Cannam, C., Bittner, R., Fazekas, G., Salamon, J., Dai, J., Bello, J.P. and Dixon, S. Computer-aided Melody Note Transcription Using the Tony Software: Accuracy and Efficiency. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation (TENOR 2015). Paris, France. May, 2015.

Durand, S., Bello, J.P., David, B. and Richard, G. Downbeat Tracking with Multiple Features and Deep Neural Networks. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-15). Brisbane, Australia. April, 2015.

Salamon, J. and Bello, J.P. Unsupervised Feature Learning for Urban Sound Classification. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-15). Brisbane, Australia. April, 2015.

Salamon, J., Jacoby, C. and Bello, J.P. A Dataset and Taxonomy for Urban Sound Research. Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Multimedia, pages 1041-1044. Orlando, USA. November, 2014.

Bittner, R.M., Salamon, J., Tierney, M., Mauch, M., Cannam, C. and Bello, J.P. MedleyDB: A Multitrack Dataset for Annotation-Intensive MIR Research. Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-14), Taipei, Taiwan. October, 2014.

Humphrey, E. J., Salamon, J., Nieto, O., Forsyth, J., Bittner, R. and Bello, J.P. JAMS: A JSON Annotated Music Specification for Reproducible MIR Research. Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-14), Taipei, Taiwan. October, 2014.

Nieto, O., Farbood, M., Jehan, T. and Bello, J.P. Perceptual Analysis of the F-Measure to Evaluate Section Boundaries in Music. Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-14), Taipei, Taiwan. October, 2014.

Humphrey, E. and Bello, J.P. From Music Audio to Chord Tablature: Teaching Deep Convolutional Networks to Play Guitar. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-14). Florence, Italy. May, 2014.

Nieto, O. and Bello, J.P. Music Segment Similarity Using 2D-Fourier Magnitude Coefficients. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-14). Florence, Italy. May, 2014.

Anantapadmanabhan, A., Bello, J.P., Krishnan, R. and Murthy, H. Tonic-Independent Stroke Transcription of the Mridangam. Proceedings of the AES International Conference on Semantic Audio, London, UK. January, 2014.

Humphrey, E., Nieto, O. and Bello, J.P. Data Driven and Discriminative Projections for Large-Scale Cover Song Identification. Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-13), Curitiba, Brazil. October, 2013.

Andreopoulou, A., Roginska, A., and Bello, J.P. Reduced Representations of HRTF Datasets: A Discriminant Analysis Approach. Proceedings of the 135th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society (AES-13), New York, NY, US. October, 2013.

Forsyth, J., and Bello, J.P. Generating Musical Accompaniment Using Finite State Transducers. Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFX-13), Maynooth, Ireland. September, 2013.

Cho, T., Kim, K., and Bello, J.P. A Minimum Frame Error Criterion for Hidden Markov Model Training. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA-12), Boca Ratón, FL. December, 2012.

Humphrey, E., and Bello, J.P. Rethinking Automatic Chord Recognition with Convolutional Neural Networks (Best special session paper award). Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA-12), Boca Ratón, FL. December, 2012.

Humphrey, E., Bello, J.P., and LeCun, Y. Moving Beyond Feature Design: Deep Architectures and Automatic Feature Learning in Music Informatics. Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-12), Porto, Portugal. October, 2012.

Nieto, O., Humphrey, E., and Bello, J.P. Compressing Audio Recordings into Music Summaries. Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-12), Porto, Portugal. October, 2012.

Humphrey, E., Cho, T., and Bello, J.P. Learning a Robust Tonnetz-Space Transform for Automatic Chord Recognition. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-12). Kyoto, Japan. May, 2012.

Humphrey, E., Glennon, A., and Bello, J.P. Non-linear Semantic Embedding for Organizing Large Instrument Sample Libraries. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA-11), Honolulu, HI. December, 2011.

Cho, T., and Bello, J.P. A Feature Smoothing Method for Chord Recognition using Recurrence Plots. Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-11), Miami, FL. October, 2011.

Andreopoulou, A., Roginska, A., and Bello, J.P. Observing the Clustering Tendencies of Head Related Transfer Function Databases. Proceedings of the 131st Convention of the Audio Engineering Society (AES-11), New York, NY, US. October, 2011.

Cho, T., Forsyth, J., Kang. L. and Bello, J.P. Time-variant Delay Effects based on Recurrence Plots. Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFX-11), Paris, France. September, 2011.

Forsyth, J., Glennon. A. and Bello, J.P. Random Access Remixing on the iPad. Proceedings of the New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference (NIME-11), Oslo, Norway, May, 2011.

Weiss, R.J. and Bello, J.P. Identifying Repeated Patterns in Music Using Sparse Convolutive Non-Negative Matrix Factorization (Best Paper Award). In Proceedings International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), Utrecht, Netherlands, August 2010.

Wu, H-H., and Bello, J.P. Audio-Based Music Visualization For Music Structure Analysis. Proceedings of the Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC), Barcelona, Spain, July, 2010.

Cho, T., Weiss, R.J. and Bello, J.P. Exploring Common Variations in State of the Art Chord Recognition Systems. Proceedings of the Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC), Barcelona, Spain, July, 2010.

Glennon, A., Rowe, R. and Bello, J.P. Automatically Generating Syntactically Correct Audio Effects in Max Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC-10), New York, USA, June 2010.

Bello, J.P. Grouping Recorded Music by Structural Similarity. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-09). Kobe, Japan. October 2009.

Cho, T. and Bello, J.P. Real-Time Implementation of HMM-Based Chord Estimation in Musical Audio. Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC-09), Montreal, Canada, August, 2009.

Sarroff, A. and Bello, J.P. Predicting the Perceived Spaciousness of Stereophonic music Recordings. In Proceedings of the 6th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC-09), Porto, Portugal. July, 2009.

Sarroff, A. and Bello, J. P. Measurements of spaciousness for stereophonic music. In Proceedings of the 125th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, San Francisco, USA. October, 2008.

Hockman, J., Bello, J. P., Davies, M. E. P., and Plumbley, M. Automated rhythmic transformation of musical audio. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFX-08), Espoo, Finland. August 2008.

Li, E. and Bello, J.P. Key-Independent Classification of Harmonic Change in Musical Audio. Proceedings of the 123rd Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. New York, NY, USA. October 2007.

Bello, J.P. Audio-based Cover Song Retrieval using Approximate Chord Sequences: Testing Shifts, Gaps, Swaps and Beats In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-07). Vienna, Austria. September 2007.

Thiebaut, J.B., Bello, J.P. and Schwartz, D. How Musical are Images? From Sound Representation to Image Sonification: an Eco-systemic Approach. In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC-07). Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2007.

Cannam, C., Landone, C., Sandler, M. and Bello , J.P. The Sonic Visualiser: A Visualisation Platform for Semantic Descriptors from Musical Signals. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-06). Victoria, Canada. October 2006.

Bello , J.P., Ravelli, E. and Sandler, M. Drum Sound Analysis for the Manipulation of Rhythm in Drum Loops. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-06). Toulouse, France. May 14-19, 2006.

Herrera, P., Bello, J.P., Widmer, G., Sandler, M.,Celma, O., Vignoli, F., Pampalk, E., Cano, P., Pauws, S. and Serra, X. SIMAC: Semantic Interaction with Music Audio Contents. In Proceedings of the 2nd European Workshop on the Integration of Knowledge, Semantic and Digital Media Technologies(EWIMT-05). London, UK. December 2005.

Bello, J.P. and Pickens, J. A Robust Mid-level Representation for Harmonic Content in Music Signals. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-05), London, UK. September 2005. 

Ravelli, E., Sandler, M. and Bello, J.P. Fast implementation for non-linear time-scaling of stereo signals. In Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-05). Madrid, Spain. September 2005. 

Bello, J.P. and Sandler, M. Centre for Digital Music: Studio Report. In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC-04). Miami, USA, November 2004.

Brossier, P., Bello, J.P. and Plumbley, M.D. Real-time temporal segmentation of note objects in music signals. In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC-04). Miami, USA, November 2004.

Brossier, P., Bello, J.P. and Plumbley, M.D. Fast labelling of notes in music signals. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-04), Barcelona, Spain. October 2004. 

Duxbury, C., Bello, J.P., Sandler, M. and Davies, M. A comparison between fixed and multiresolution analysis for onset detection in musical signals. In Proceedings of the 7th Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-04). Naples, Italy. October 2004.

Bello, J.P. and Sandler, M. Phase-based note onset detection for music signals. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-03), Hong Kong. April 6-10, 2003. Also presented as a poster at the 2003 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA-03). New Paltz, New York, October 19-22, 2003.

Duxbury, C., Bello, J.P., Davies, M. and Sandler, M. Complex domain Onset Detection for Musical Signals. In Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-03). London, UK. September 2003.

Duxbury, C., Bello, J.P., Davies, M. and Sandler, M. A combined phase and amplitude based approach to onset detection for audio segmentation. Proceedings of the 4th European Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-03), London, UK. April 9-11, 2003.

Pickens, J., Bello, J.P., Crawford, T., Dovey, M., Monti, G., Sandler, M. and Byrd, D. Polyphonic Score Retrieval Using Polyphonic Audio Queries: A Harmonic Modelling Approach. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-02), Paris, France. October 2002.

Bello, J.P., Daudet, L. and Sandler, M. Time-Domain Polyphonic Transcription using Self-Generating Databases. Proceedings of the 112th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. Munich, Germany. May 2002.

Plumbley, M.D., Abdallah, S., Bello, J., Davies, M.E., Klingseisen, J., Monti, G. and Sandler, M. ICA and Related Models Applied to Audio Analysis and Separation. Proceedings of the Fourth International ICSC Symposium on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems for Industry, Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom June 26 – 29, 2001.

Bello, J.P. and Sandler, M.B. Blackboard System and Top-Down Processing for the Transcription of Simple Polyphonic Music. In Proceedings of the COST G-6 Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-00). Verona, Italy. December 2000.

Bello, J.P., Monti, G. and Sandler, M. Techniques for Automatic Music Transcription. In Proceedings of the first International Symposium on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-00), Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. October 2000.

Bello J.P., Monti, G. and Sandler, M. An implementation of automatic transcription of monophonic music with a Blackboard system. In Proceedings of the Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC’00), Dublin, Ireland. June 2000.

Others

Bello, J.P. Towards the automated analysis of simple polyphonic music: A knowledge-based approach. Ph.D. Thesis, University of London. 2003.

Nieto, O., Farbood, M., and Bello, J.P. A Perceptually Based Evaluation of Music Boundaries (Abstract). 3rd Annual Seminar on Cognitively Based Music Informatics Research (CogMIR), Toronto, Canada, August, 2013.

Sprotte-Hansen, A., Orpinel, J., and Bello, J.P. The Music Inter-Visualizer – Integrating Navigation and Visualization (abstract). Late breaking/demo session International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-11), Miami, FL. October, 2011.

Eck, D., Orpinel, J., Weiss, R.J., Bello, J.P. (2010) Gordon Music Collection Database Management System (Demo). Late breaking/demo session 11th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-10), Utrecht, The Netherlands, August.

Bello, J.P., Weiss, R.J. and Wu, H-H. Data-driven Approaches to Analyzing and Visualizing the Structure of Recorded Music (Poster). NSF Information Integration and Informatics PI Workshop, Rosslyn, VA, USA, April 2010.

Li, H.C, Loui, P., Rowe, R., Bello, J.P. and Schlaug, G. Perceiving Emotional Arousal in Music Recruits Production Areas (Abstract). Program of the 8th Annual Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting (APCAM-09), page 26. Boston, MA, USA. November 2009.

Huq, A., Bello, J.P., Sarroff, A., Berger J., and Rowe, R. Sourcetone: An Automated Music Emotion Recognition System (Poster). Late breaking/demo session 10th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR-09). Kobe, Japan. October 2009.

Sutton, C., Vincent, E., Plumbley, M.D. and Bello, J.P. Transcription of vocal melodies using voice characteristics and algorithm fusion. (Long Abstract) Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange (MIREX), 2006.

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