Publications

Journals and Book Chapters

Zacharakis, A., Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, M., Tsougras, C., & Cambouropoulos, E. (2017). Empirical methods for evaluating musical structural blends: A case study on melodic harmonisation, Musicae Scientiae, (Forthcoming).

Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, M., Queiroz, M., Tsougras, C., & Cambouropoulos, E. (2017). Conceptual blending of harmonic spaces for creating melodic harmonisation, Journal of New Music Research, (Forthcoming).

Zacharakis, A., Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, M., Tsougras, C., & Cambouropoulos, E., (2017). Creating musical cadences via conceptual blending: Empirical evaluation and enhancement of a formal model. Music Perception, (Forthcoming).

Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M., Makris D., Tsougras C., Cambouropoulos E. (2016) Learning and creating novel harmonies in diverse musical idioms: An adaptive modular melodic harmonisation system. Journal of Creative Music Systems 1(1).

Cambouropoulos E. (2015) The Harmonic Musical Surface and Two Novel Chord Representation Schemes.  Computational Music Analysis, David Meredith (ed.), ch.2, pp.31-56, Springer.(PDF)

Anagnostopoulou, C. and Cambouropoulos E. (2012) Semiotic Analysis and Computational Modelling: Two Case Studies on works by Debussy and Xenakis. In Music Semiotics: A Network of Significations (Ed. Esti Sheinberg), pp. 129-145, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, Surrey, UK.

Cambouropoulos, E. (2010) The Musical Surface: Challenging Basic Assumptions.  Musicae Scientiae, Special Issue, pp. 131-148 (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E. and Tsougras C. (2009) Auditory Streams in Ligeti's Continuum: A Theoretical and Perceptual Approach.  Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies, 3(1&2): 119-137 (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E. (2009) How Similar is Similar? Musicae Scientiae, Discussion Forum 4B: 7-24. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E. (2008) Voice and Stream: Perceptual and Computational Modeling of Voice Separation.  Music Perception, 26(1):75-94. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E.,, Crochemore, M., Iliopoulos C.S., Mohamed M. & Sagot M-F. (2007) All maximal-pairs in step-leap representation of melodic sequences. Information Sciences, 177(9):1954-1962. (PDF)

Dixon, S., Goebl, W.  & Cambouropoulos, E. (2006) Perceptual Smoothness of Tempo in Expressively Performed Music. Music Perception 23(3):195-214. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. (2006) Musical Parallelism and Melodic Segmentation: A Computational Approach. Music Perception 23(3):249-269. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. and Rolland P.-Y. (2004) Algorithmes et Techniques pour l'Analyse Musicale. In Informatique Musicale du Signal au Signe Musical, F. Pachet & J.-P. Briot (Eds.) Hermes Science Publications, Paris, France. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. (2003) Review of L.M.Zbikowski's book: "Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis" Music Perception 21(1):135-154. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. (2003) Pitch Spelling: A Computational Model. Music Perception 20(4):411-430. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E., Crochemore, M., Iliopoulos, C.S., Mouchard, L. and Pinzon, Y.J. (2002) Algorithms for Computing Approximate Repetitions in Musical Sequences. International Journal of Computer Mathematics, 79(11):1135-1148. Earlier version presented at AWOCA99 (PDF)

Καμπουροπουλος, Α. (2001) Αυτοματη Μελωδικη Αναλυση με Υπολογιστικες Μεθοδους. Μουσικος Λογος 3:64-76.(PDF in Greek).

Cambouropoulos E. (2001) Melodic Cue Abstraction, Similarity and Category Formation: A Formal Model. Music Perception 18(3):347-370(PDF)

 Cambouropoulos, E., Crawford, T. and Iliopoulos, C.S. (2001) Pattern Processing in Melodic Sequences: Challenges, Caveats and Prospects. Computers and the Humanities, 35(1):9-21. Earlier version in Proceedings of the AISB'99 Convention, Edinburgh, U.K. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. and Widmer, G. (2000) Automated Motivic Analysis via Melodic Clustering. Journal of New Music Research 29(4):347-370.  Earlier version in Proceedings of JIM 2000 (Journees d'Informatique Musicale), Bordeaux, France. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E. (1997) Musical Rhythm: A Formal Model for Determining Local Boundaries, Accents and Metre in a Musical Surface. In Music, Gestalt and Computing - Studies in Systematic and Cognitive Musicology, M. Leman (ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E. (1996) A General Pitch Interval Representation: Theory and Applications. Journal of New Music Research, 25(3):231-251.

Cambouropoulos, E. (1994) Markov Chains as an Aid to Computer-Assisted Composition. Musical Praxis 1(1):41-52. (PDF)

PhD Thesis

Cambouropoulos, E. (1998) Towards a General Computational Theory of Musical Structure. PhD Thesis, Faculty of Music and Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Edinburgh.

Conferences

Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M., Confalonieri R., Corneli J., Zacharakis A., Cambouropoulos E. (2016) An argument-based creative assistant for harmonic blending. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC 2016), Paris, France.

Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M., Zacharakis A., Tsougras K., and Cambouropoulos E. (2016) Modelling cadence perception via musical parameter tuning to perceptual data. Proceedings of the 12th IFIP International Conference on Artificial Intelligent Applicationsand Innovations (AIAI 2016), Thessaloniki, Greece.

Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M., Makris D., Zacharakis A., Tsougras K., and Cambouropoulos E. (2016) Learning and blending harmonies in the context of a melodic harmonisation assistant. Proceedings of the 12th IFIP International Conference on Artificial Intelligent Applicationsand Innovations (AIAI 2016), Thessaloniki, Greece.

Makris D., Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M., and Cambouropoulos E.(2015)   A probabilistic approach to determining bass voice leading in melodic harmonisation.  Proceedings of the 5th Biennial International Conference on Mathematics and Computation in Music (MCM).(PDF)

Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M., Zacharakis A., Tsougras C. and Cambouropoulos E. (2015)  Evaluating the General Chord Type Representation in Tonal Music and Organising GCT Chord Labels in Functional Chord Categories.  Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) Conference.(PDF)

Makris D., Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M. and Cambouropoulos E. (2015)   Probabilistic Modular Bass Voice Leading in Melodic Harmonisation.  Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) Conference.(PDF)

Zacharakis A., Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M., and Cambouropoulos E. (2015)  Conceptual Blending in Music Cadences: a Formal Model and Subjective Evaluation.  Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) Conference.(PDF)

Stefanou D. and Cambouropoulos E.(2015)  Enriching the Blend: Creative Extensions to Social Blending in Music.  Proceedings of the 9th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Science of Music (ESCOM).(PDF)

Cambouropoulos E., Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M. and Tsougras K. (2015)  Structural Blending of Harmonic Spaces: a Computational Approach.  Proceedings of the 9th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Science of Music (ESCOM).(PDF)

Eppe M., Confalonieri R., MacLean E., Kaliakatsos–Papakostas M., Cambouropoulos E., Schorlemmer M., Codescu M., Kuhnberger K.-U. (2015).  Computational invention of cadences and chord progressions by conceptual chord-blending.  Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI).(PDF)

Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, M., Cambouropoulos, E., Kuehnberger, K.-U., Kutz, O. & Smaill, A. (2014) Concept Invention and Music: Creating Novel Harmonies via Conceptual Blending. In Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology - CIM2014, Berlin, Germany. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E., Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, M. & Tsougras, C. (2014). An Idiom-independent Representation of Chords for Computational Music Analysis and Generation In Proceedings of the Joint 40th International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) and 11th Sound and Music Computing (SMC) Conference (ICMC-SMC2014), Athens, Greece. (PDF)

Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, M. & Cambouropoulos, E. (2014). Probabilistic harmonisation with fixed intermediate chord constraints. In Proceedings of the Joint 40th International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) and 11th Sound and Music Computing (SMC) Conference (ICMC-SMC2014), Athens, Greece. (PDF)

M. Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, A. Katsiavalos, C. Tsougras, and E. Cambouropoulos: (2014) Harmony in the Polyphonic Songs of Epirus: Representation, Statistical Analysis and Generation, In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA2014), Istanbul, Turkey. (PDF)

Mathieu Giraud, Ken Déguernel, Emilios Cambouropoulos, (2014) Fragmentations with Pitch, Rhythm and Parallelism Constraints for Variation Matching. International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR 2013), LNCS 8905, pp.298–312, 2014.(PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E., Katsiavalos, A., Tsougras C. (2013) Idiom-independent harmonic pattern recognition based on a novel chord transition representation.  In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA2013). Amsterdam, 6-7 June 2013. (PDF)

Fouloulis, T., Pikrakis, A. & Cambouropoulos, E. (2013) Traditional asymmetric rhythms: a refined model of meter induction based on asymmetric meter templates.  In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA2013). Amsterdam, 6-7 June 2013. (PDF)

Barton, C., Cambouropoulos, E., Iliopoulos, C.S., and Lipták, Z. (2012) Melodic String Matching Via Interval Consolidation and Fragmentation. In Proceedings of the 8th Artificial Intelligence and Innovations Conference (AIAI 2012) - Mining Humanistic Data Workshop. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Vol. 382, pp. 460-469. Springer Publications. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E. (2012) A Directional Interval Class Representation of Chord Transitions. In Proceedings of the Joint Conference ICMPC-ESCOM 2012 (12th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, & 8th Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music), Thessaloniki Greece. 23-28 July 2012 (PDF)

Fouloulis T., Cambouropoulos, E. and Pikrakis A. (2012) Asymmetric beat/tactus: Investigating the perfomance of beat-tracking systems on traditional asymmetric rhythms.  In Proceedings of the Joint Conference ICMPC-ESCOM 2012 (12th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, & 8th Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music), Thessaloniki Greece. 23-28 July 2012 (PDF)

Rafailidis, D., Cambouropoulos, E. and Manolopoulos, Y. (2009) Musical Voice Integration/Segregation: VISA Revisited.  In Proceedings of the 6th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC09), Porto, Portugal. (PDF)

Rafailidis, D., Nanopoulos, A., Cambouropoulos, E. & Manolopoulos, Y. (2008) Detection of Stream Segments in Symbolic Musical Data.  In Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR08), Philadelfia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E. & Tsougras, C. (2008) Auditory Streams in Ligeti's Continuum: A theoretical and perceptual study.  In Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Interdiscplinary Musicology (CIM08), Thessaloniki, Greece. (download revised 2009 journal publication) 

Peninta, K., Cambouropoulos, E., & Papadelis G. (2008) Quantitative investigation of temporal microdeviations in greek asymmetric metres. In Proceedings of Acoustics 2008 Conferences of the Hellenic Institute of Acoustics, Xanthi, Greece. (PDF, in Greek)

Karydis, I., Nanopoulos, A., Papadopoulos, A.N. & Cambouropoulos, E., (2007) VISA: The Voice Integration/Segregation Algorithm.  In Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR07), Vienna, Austria. (PDF)

Karydis, I., Nanopoulos, A., Papadopoulos, A.N., Cambouropoulos, E. & Manolopoulos, Y. (2007)\ Horizontal and Vertical Integration/Segregation in Auditory Streaming: A Voice Separation Algorithm for Symbolic Musical Data.  In Proceedings of the 4th Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC07), Lefkada, Greece. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E. (2006) 'Voice' Separation: Theoretical, perceptual and computational perspectives. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC), Bologna, Italy. (PDF)

‚ÄčΚαμπουροπουλος Α. (2006)  Διαχωρισμος "Φωνων": Μουσικοαναλυτικες, Γνωσιακες και Υπολογιστικες Προσεγγισεις.  Πρακτικα του Συμποσιου Μουσικης Θεωριας και Αναλυσης, 29 Σεπ - 1 Οκτ., ΑΠΘ, Θεσσαλονικη. (PDF in Greek)

Cambouropoulos E., Crochemore M., Iliopoulos C., Mohamed M. & Sagot M-F. (2005) A Pattern Extraction Algorithm for Abstract Melodic Representations that Allow Partial Overlapping of Intervallic Categories. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR2005), London. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. and Tsougras, C. (2004) Influence of Musical Similarity on Melodic Segmentation: Representations and Algorithms. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Sound and Music Computing (SMC04), Paris, France. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. (2003) Musical Pattern Extraction for Melodic Segmentation. In Proceedings of the Fifth Triennial ESCOM conference, Hanover, Germany. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. (2001) The Local Boundary Detection Model (LBDM) and its Application in the Study of Expressive Timing. In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC'2001) 17-22 September, Havana, Cuba. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E., Dixon, S., Goebl, W. and Widmer, G. (2001) Human Preferences of Tempo Smoothness. In Proceedings of the VII International Symposium on Systematic and Comparative Musicology and III International Conference on Cognitive Musicology, 16-19 August 2001, Jyvaskyla, Finland. (PDF)

Dixon, S., Goebl, W. and Cambouropoulos, C. (2001) Beat Extraction from Expressive Music al Performances. In Proceedings of the Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC2001), Kingston, Canada. (PDF)

Dixon S. and Cambouropoulos E. (2000) Beat Tracking with Musical Knowledge. In Proceedings of ECAI 2000 (14th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence), W.Horn (ed.), IOS Press, Amsterdam. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. (2000) From MIDI to Traditional Musical Notation. In Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Music: Towards Formal Models for Composition, Performance and Analysis 30 July - 3 Aug 2000, Austin, Texas. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos E. (2000) Extracting 'Significant' Patterns from Musical Strings: Some Interesting Problems. Invited Talk presented at London String Days (LSD2000), 3-4 April 2000, King's College London, U.K. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E., Smaill, A. and Widmer, G. (1999) A Clustering Algorithm for Melodic Analysis. In Proceedings of the Diderot'99 Forum on Mathematics and Music, Vienna.

Cambouropoulos, E. (1998) Musical Parallelism and Melodic Segmentation. In Proceedings of the XII Colloquium of Musical Informatics, Gorizia, Italy.

Cambouropoulos, E. (1998) Music and Computation: Reciprocity, Not Contrariety. (invited talk) In Proceedings of the First Symposium in Music and Computers, Corfu, Greece.

Cambouropoulos, E. (1997) The Role of Similarity in Categorisation: Music as a Case Study. In Proceedings of the Third Triennial ESCOM Conference, Uppsala, Sweden.

Cambouropoulos, E. and Smaill, A. (1997) Similarity and Categorisation Inextricably Bound Together: The Unscramble Machine Learning Algorithm. In Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Workshop on Similarity and Categorisation, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.

Cambouropoulos, E. (1996) A Formal Theory for the Discovery of Local Boundaries in a Melodic Surface. In Proceedings of the III Journees d' Informatique Musicale, Caen, France. (PDF)

Cambouropoulos, E. and Smaill, A. (1995) A Computational Model for the Discovery of Parallel Melodic Passages. In Proceedings of the XI Colloquium of Musical Informatics, Bologna, Italy.