CV

Scientific Background

2015 – 2018 PhD in Computer Music, Inria – Ircam.
Learning of Musical Structures in the Context of Improvisation, supervised by Emmanuel Vincent (Inria) and Gérard Assayag (Ircam).
2014 – 2015 MSc. in Acoustics, Signal Processing and Computer Science Applied to Music, Ircam – UPMC.
Learning of Multidimensional Structures with Probabilistic Model Interpolation, supervised by Emmanuel Vincent (Inria) and Gérard Assayag (Ircam).
2013 – 2014 MSc. in Theoretical Computer Science, University of Rouen.
Theme and Variations Analysis and Motivic Transformations with Dynamic Programming and Timed Automata, supervised by Mathieu Giraud (Université de Lille 1).
2012 – 2014 MSc. in Mathematical and Software Engineering, INSA Rouen.
Improvising Four-Voice Renaissance Counterpoint on a Cantus Firmus, supervised by Nathalie Chaignaud (LITIS, Rouen).
2009 – 2012 BSc. in Mathematical and Software Engineering, INSA Rouen.
Natural Language Preprocessing for Educational Document Classification, supervised by Jean-Philippe Kotowicz (LITIS, Rouen).

Publications

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Seminars, invited talks & dissemination

  • « DYCI2 project : Multidimensional and Multi temporal learning of music structure for machine improvisation », Workshop Improtech Paris – Philly 2017, Philadelphia, December 11-13, 2017.
  • « Learning of Musical Structures in the Context of Improvisation », invited talk, Queen Mary University of London, London, June 28, 2017.
  • « La musique comme une langue », Forum Mathématiques Vivantes, French Commission on Mathematical Instruction, March 17-19, 2017.
  • « Multidimensional Improvisation in the OMax Paradigm », Journées Jeunes Chercheurs en Acoustique Audition et Signal, Paris, November 23-25, 2016. Best poster award (other awardees : Charlotte Desvages, University of Edinburgh & Vincent Lostanlen, ENS).
  • « Guiding a Factor Oracle with a Probabilistic Model », Workshop on Dynamics of Creative Improvisation, Bordeaux, July 8, 2016.
  • « Machine improvisation current challenges », Loria’s 40th anniversary, Nancy, June 2, 2016.
  • « Machine improvisation current challenges », Loria’s Village des Sciences, Nancy, March 24, 2016.
  • Workshop « Musician and machine », Montreux Jazz festival, Montreux, July 17, 2015.
  • « Improvising with a machine – OMax demonstration », Science & You, Nancy, June 3-6, 2015.

Teaching & Supervisions

Teaching Assistant (2016-2017) – Université de Lorraine :

  • Algorithmics and Programming,
  • Data Structures,
  • 3D Modelling,
  • Computer and Information Technology.

Supervision :

  • (2017) Rémi Decelle (co-direction with Emmanuel Vincent), Master’s Thesis, 6 months internship : Reinforcement Learning for Machine Improvisation,
  • (2016) Lucas Antonelli (co-direction with Emmanuel Vincent), Technological University Degree, 3 months internship : Conception and Implementation of an Open-Source Listening Test Platform.

Interests & Skills

Computer Music
80%
Theoretical Computer Science
70%
Signal Processing
40%

Miscellaneous

Jazz
85%
Avant-jazz
95%
Zorn & Zappa
100%
Stand-Up Comedy
75%

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