The Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society's 2012 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 2012 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 the next year's conference during the Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF 2012: http://www.computermusic.asiamain_en/) from October 23rd to 27th, 2012. Selected papers from the conference will be published in Emille Vol. 10 (December, 2012). If you want your paper or workshop idea to be considered for the 2012 KEAMS Conference, please send an abstract or proposal (maximum of 2,000-characters including spaces) and curriculum vitae as PDF documents to <emille[at]>.


Category of Topics

For the 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 (Computational Musicology, Computational 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



Important Dates

- Deadline for Proposal Submission:                                        June 25, 2012

- Notification of Acceptance of the Proposal:                      July 10, 2012

- Deadline for Paper Submission before Conference:       September 30, 2012

- Deadline for Final Paper Submission:                                   November 15, 2012



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.


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.




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.




Emille, the Journal of the Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society



Editorial Information


Editor in Chief

Lymn, Young-Mee

Lecturer of Electro-Acoustic Music (EAM) & Music Theory (MTh) at Hanyang University etc.


Ko, PyoungRyang

Lecturer of MTh & EAM at Seoul National University, Sookmyung Women's University etc.

Editorial Board

Breitenfeld, Roland

Professor of Composition and Electronic Music at Seoul National University

Chang, Jaeho

Professor of Music Technology at Korea National University of Arts

Cho, Jinok

Lecturer of MTh at Seoul National University, Chung-Ang University etc.

Cho, Youngmi

Lecturer of EAM & MTh at Pyeongtaek University etc.

Dudas, Richard

Professor of Composition and Computer Music at Hanyang University

Kim, Han Shin

Lecturer of EAM at Sookmyung Women's University etc.

Lee, Byung-moo

Lecturer of Composition, MTh & EAM Music at Chugye University for the Arts etc.

Lee, Kyogu

Professor of Music Information Retrieval, Music DSP at Seoul National University

Moon, Seong-Joon

Professor of Composition at Chugye University for the Arts

Nam, Unjung

Professor of Computer Music at Baekseok Arts University

Parks, Kevin

Professor of Composition and Computer Music at the Catholic University of Daegu

Yeo, Woon Seung

Professor of Audio visual art, New Musical Interface, Mobile Orchestra and Music DSP at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Yim, Jongwoo

Professor of Composition at Hanyang University

Editorial Advisory Board

Ahn, Doo-jin

Professor of Composition at Hanseo University

HWANG, Sung Ho

Professor of Composition at Korea National University of Arts

Lee, Donoung

Professor of Composition at Seoul National University

Cho, Wonhyong

Researcher at the National Institute of the Korean Language

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