Sound and Music Computing is
an international conference supervised jointly by AIMI (Associazione Italiana di Informatica
Musicale) and AFIM
(Association Française d'Informatique Musicale). It aims
at promoting exchanges between European countries around topics
related to sound and music computing, and to give them an international
dimension. Sound and Music Computing will be held in France on
even years and in Italy on odd ones. The French edition will replace
the JIM (Journées d'Informatique Musicale), previously
organized by AFIM. The Italian edition will replace the CIM (Colloquium
on Musical Informatics), a bi-annual conference previously organized
The first edition of Sound and Music Computing is organized by IRCAM. It will take place during the Ircam Resonances 2004 Festival, a ten days festival combining a great deal of conferences, workshops, open-doors, and concerts from Wednesday October 13th to Friday October 22nd, 2004.
A selection of papers will be published in a special edition of the Journal of New Music Research.
The conference's language is English.
The first day of the conference will be devoted to the theme : Improvisation With The Computer. It will consist of invited conferencers and workshops gathering musicians and researchers for the explanation and the demonstration of on-going projects. This is organised in collaboration with the Electronic Music Foundation.
The two other days will explore the usual topics in sound and music computing researches, with a particular flavor of interdisciplinary works (see the page Conference Topics.)