The Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society's 2011 Annual Conference & its Computer Music Journal, Emille, present:


Call for Proposals



The Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society (KEAMS) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2011 KEAMS annual Conference and its journal Emille. KEAMS was formed to promote active research and discussion on electro-acoustic and computer music, and will hold this year's conference during the Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF 2011: http://www.computermusic.asiamain_en/) from October 18th to 23rd, 2011. Selected papers from the conference will be published in Emille Vol. 9 (December, 2011). If you want your paper or workshop idea to be considered for the 2011 KEAMS Conference, please send an abstract or proposal (maximum of 2,000-characters including spaces) and curriculum vitae as PDF documents to the following address:


Proposal Submission:                    Donoung Lee         <>

Program Committee Chair / Editorial Advisory Board

Professor for Composition and Electro-acoustic Music at Seoul National University


Contact for Further Inquiries:    PyoungRyang Ko    <>

Program Committee Coworker / Assistant Editor

Lecturer for Harmony and Counterpoint & Music Analysis at Seoul National University

Lecturer for Electro-acoustic Music at Sookmyung Women's University



Category of Topics

For the 2011 KEAMS conference, the following topics are encouraged:

a)   Creative Encounters between Music and Science

b)  Multidisciplinary or Interdisciplinary Research (co-authors acceptable)

c)   Systematic Musicology (Music Theory)

d)  Analysis of Electronic and Computer-based Music

e)  Sound Synthesis

f)   Music Psychology

g)   Instrumentation

h)  Development of electronically-extended Musical Instruments

i)    Music Software Engineering

j)    Artificial Musical Intelligence

k)   Computer-aided Composition/Analysis

l)    Automatic Composition




As demonstrated by the following examples, participants may submit more than two proposals, making a whole presentation session or an additional workshop session:

Example 1:          Presentation Session Plan *


Sample topic: Spatialization

(4 x 30 min. = 25 min. presentation + 5 min. Q&A)

Presentation 1

Spatialization methods using less than 8 channels

Presentation 2

An overview of the design of a Loudspeaker Orchestra

Presentation 3

Applications of Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics

Presentation 4

A proposal of multi-3D audio reproduction system for the multi-functional concert hall

* You may submit several proposals without a session plan.

Example 2:          Workshop Session Plan **


Sample topic: Using controllers for composition and acoustic installations

(3 X 90 min.)

Workshop 1

Controllers using various sensors and Arduino

Workshop 2

Use of Smartphones and Tablet PCs as controllers

Workshop 3

Inter-application uses of Controllers

(Using Processing to Control Csound, MaxMSP, PD and SuperCollider)

** You may submit a single proposal for a workshop. You also may submit multiple proposals for individual workshops without a session plan.



Important Dates

- Deadline for Proposal Submission:                                       May 31, 2011

- Notification of Acceptance of the Proposal:                     June 30, 2011

- Deadline for Paper Submission before Conference:     September 30, 2011

- Deadline for Final Paper Submission:                                  November 1, 2011




Each session will consist of up to four presentations. Each paper will be presented in person for about 25 minutes followed by ca. 5 minutes of discussion. If you want to give a keynote presentation, you will be given about 50 minutes to present, followed by ca. 10 minutes of discussion. Please include the word keynote in your submission if you are planning on applying for a keynote presentation. The length of each workshop will be about 90 minutes. Video conferencing over the Internet is also available.




Thanks to funding from the Korean Arts Council, the registration fee and publication fee will be waived.



It is also possible for students and non-experts in the fields mentioned above to submit proposals for the conference and the journal, Emille. All proposals will be screened by the program committee and selected solely based on the quality of the research and topic.


Your ideas are critical in making the conference and Emille enriching, important and substantial. We look forward to reviewing everyone's entry.


Computer Music Journal Emille



Editorial Information



- Young-Mee Lymn              Lecturer for Electro-acoustic Music at Hanyang University etc.


Assistant Editor

- PyoungRyang Ko                Lecturer for Music Theory & Electro-acoustic Music at Sookmyung Women's University etc.


Editorial Board

- Roland Breitenfeld            Professor for Composition and Electronic Music at Seoul National University

- Jaeho Chang                       Professor for Music Technology at Korea National University of Arts

- Richard Dudas                              Professor for Composition and Computer Music at Hanyang University

- Han Shin Kim                      Lecturer for Electro-acoustic Music at Sookmyung Women's University etc.

- Byung-moo Lee                  Lecturer for Composition & Electro-acoustic Music at Chugye University for the Arts etc.

- Kyogu Lee                           Professor for Computer-based Music Theory and Acoustics at Seoul National University

- Seong-Joon Moon             Professor for Composition at Chugye University for the Arts

- Unjung Nam                        Professor for Computer Music at Baekseok Arts University

- Woon Seung Yeo               Professor for Computer-based Music Theory and Acoustics at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

- Jongwoo Yim                                  Professor for Composition at Hanyang University


Editorial Advisory Board

- Sung Ho HWANG               Professor for Composition at Korea National University of Arts

- Donoung Lee                      Professor for Composition at Seoul National University

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