The Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society's 2015 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 2015 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 2015: Selected papers from the conference will be published in Emille Vol. 13 (December, 2015). If you want your paper or workshop idea to be considered for the 2015 KEAMS Conference, please send an abstract or proposal (maximum of 2,000-characters including spaces) and curriculum vitae as PDF documents to emille[at]


Conference Language



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

m) Aesthetics



Important Dates

- Deadline for Proposal Submission:

January 31, 2015

- Notification of Acceptance of the Proposal:

March 15, 2015

- Deadline for Paper Submission before Conference:

August 15, 2015

- Conference:

October 2-3, 2015
(Last 2 days of SICMF2015 [September 30 - October 3, 2015])

- Notification of Selected Paper for the Journal Emille: 

October 15, 2015

- Deadline for Final Paper Submission:

November 15, 2015



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


Committee Chair / Editor in Chief
Moon, Seong-Joon
Professor of Composition and Computer Music at Chugye University for the Arts


Committee / Editor
Ko, PyoungRyang
Lecturer of Computer Music and Music Theory at Sookmyung Women's University and Kwangwoon University
Cho, Jinok
Lecturer of Music Theory and Computer Music at Seoul National University, Chung-Ang University etc.
Cho, Youngmi
Lecturer of Computer Music & Music Theory at Chung-Ang University etc.
Nam, Sangbong
Lecturer at Seoul National University


Committee / Editorial Board
Breitenfeld, Roland
Professor of Composition and Computer Music at Seoul National University
Chang, Jaeho
Professor of Music Technology at Korea National University of Arts
Dudas, Richard
Professor of Composition and Computer Music at Hanyang University
Eckert, Gerald
Professor of Composition at Chung-Ang University
Kang, Joong Hoon
Lecturer of Composition and Computer Music at Yonsei University etc.
Kim, Han Shin
Lecturer of Computer Music at Seoul Institute of the Arts
Kim, Jin-Ho
Professor of Composition, Computer Music and Musicology at Andong National University
Kim, Jun
Professor of Musical Arts and Technology, Dongguk University
Lee, Byung-moo
Lecturer of Composition, Music Theory & Computer Music at Chugye University for the Arts etc.
Lee, Gi Nyoung
Professor of Composition at Dong-eui University
Lee, Kyogu (2011-2012)
Professor of Music Information Retrieval, Music DSP at Seoul National University
Nam, Unjung
Professor of Computer Music at Baekseok Arts University
Park, Joo Won
Community College of Philadelphia
Park, Tae Hong
New York University
Parks, Kevin
Professor of Composition and Computer Music at the Catholic University of Daegu
Shin, Seongah
Professor of Composition at Keimyung University
Sigman, Alexander
Professor of Composition at Keimyung University
Yeo, Woon Seung (2011-2013)
Professor of Audio visual art, New Musical Interface, Mobile Orchestra and Music DSP at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)


Committee / 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
Lymn, Young-Mee
Lecturer of Computer Music and Music Theory at Hanyang University etc.
Cho, Wonhyong
Linguist (Former Researcher at the National Institute of the Korean Language, Lecturer at Seoul National University)


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