Publications

2024

  1. A multimodal understanding of the role of sound and music in gendered toy marketing
    Luca Marinelli, Petra Lucht, and Charalampos Saitis
    PsyArXiv, 2024
  2. Real-time timbre remapping with differentiable DSP
    Jordie Shier, Charalampos Saitis, Andrew Robertson, and 1 more author
    International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, 2024
  3. Building sketch-to-sound mapping with unsupervised feature extraction and interactive machine learning
    Shuoyang Zheng, Bleiz M. Del Sette, Charalampos Saitis, and 2 more authors
    International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, 2024
  4. Deep learning-based audio representations for the analysis and visualisation of electronic dance music DJ mixes
    Alexander Williams, Haokun Tian, Stefan Lattner, and 2 more authors
    AES International Symposium on AI and the Musician, 2024
  5. MoralBERT: Detecting Moral Values in Social Discourse
    Vjosa Preniqi, Iacopo Ghinassi, Kyriaki Kalimeri, and 1 more author
    arXiv, 2024
  6. Timbral effects of col legno tratto techniques on bowed cello sounds
    Montserrat Pàmies-Vilà, and Charalampos Saitis
    186th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/Acoustics Week, 2024
  7. Giving instruments a voice: Are there vowel-like qualities in the timbres of musical instruments?
    Christoph Reuter, Charalampos Saitis, Isabella Czedik-Eysenberg, and 1 more author
    50. Deutsche Jahrestagung für Akustik, 2024
  8. Explainable modeling of gender-targeting practices in toy advertising sound and music
    Luca Marinelli, and Charalampos Saitis
    1st Workshop on Explainable Machine Learning for Speech and Audio, 49th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2024
  9. A review of differentiable digital signal processing for music and speech synthesis
    Ben Hayes, Jordie Shier, György Fazekas, and 2 more authors
    Frontiers in Signal Processing, 2024

2023

  1. A body-centred perspective to chronic pain self-management using generative sonification
    Bleiz Macsen Del Sette, and Charalampos Saitis
    Annual Workshop of the Music and Human-Computer Interaction Networks (CHIME), 2023
  2. Timbre Tools for the Digital Instrument Maker
    Charalampos Saitis, Haokun Tian, Jordie Shier, and 1 more author
    Annual Workshop of the Music and Human-Computer Interaction Networks (CHIME), 2023
  3. Beat and Downbeat Tracking with Generative Embeddings
    Haokun Tian, Kun Liu, and Magdalena Fuentes
    Late Breaking Demo of the 24nd International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, 2023
  4. Soundscapes of morality: Linking music preferences and moral values through lyrics and audio
    Vjosa Preniqi, Kyriaki Kalimeri, and Charalampos Saitis
    PLOS ONE, 2023
  5. Modelling Moral Traits with Music Listening Preferences and Demographics
    Vjosa Preniqi, Kyriaki Kalimeri, and Charalampos Saitis
    Music in the AI Era. CMMR 2021. Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 13770, 2023
  6. Composer Style-specific Symbolic Music Generation Using Vector Quantized Discrete Diffusion Models
    Jincheng Zhang, Jingjing Tang, Charalampos Saitis, and 1 more author
    arXiv, 2023
  7. Fast Diffusion GAN Model for Symbolic Music Generation Controlled by Emotions
    Jincheng Zhang, György Fazekas, and Charalampos Saitis
    arXiv, 2023
  8. Sound of Care: Towards a Co-Operative AI Digital Pain Companion to Support People with Chronic Primary Pain
    Bleiz Macsen Del Sette, Dawn Carnes, and Charalampos Saitis
    Companion Publication of the 2023 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, 2023
  9. Gender-Coded Sound: Analysing the Gendering of Music in Toy Commercials via Multi-Task Learning
    Luca Marinelli, György Fazekas, and Charalampos Saitis
    24th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, 2023
  10. Differentiable Modelling of Percussive Audio with Transient and Spectral Synthesis
    Jordie Shier, Franco Caspe, Andrew Robertson, and 3 more authors
    10th Convention of the European Acoustics Association, 2023
  11. The Responsibility Problem in Neural Networks with Unordered Targets
    Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    11th International Conference on Learning Representations, Tiny Papers, 2023
  12. Interactive Neural Resonators
    Rodrigo Diaz, Charalampos Saitis, and Mark Sandler
    International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, 2023
  13. Gender differences in Moral Valence, Sentiment, and Narratives of Song Lyrics Over Time
    Vjosa Preniqi, Kyriaki Kalimeri, Andreas Kaltenbrunner, and 1 more author
    9th International Conference on Computational Social Science, 2023
  14. Analysing the Gendering of Music in Toy Commercials via Mid-level Perceptual Features
    Luca Marinelli, and Charalampos Saitis
    17th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 2023
  15. Exploring the Role of Audio and Lyrics in Explaining Moral Worldviews
    Vjosa Preniqi, Kyriaki Kalimeri, and Charalampos Saitis
    17th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 2023
  16. Evolution of Moral Valence in Lyrics Over Time
    Vjosa Preniqi, Kyriaki Kalimeri, Andreas Kaltenbrunner, and 1 more author
    17th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 2023
  17. When ChatGPT Talks Timbre
    Charalampos Saitis, and Kai Siedenburg
    3rd International Conference on Timbre, 2023
  18. When NIME and ISMIR Talk Timbre
    Charalampos Saitis, Maryam F. Torshizi, Vjosa Preniqi, and 2 more authors
    3rd International Conference on Timbre, 2023
  19. The language of sounds unheard: Exploring musical timbre semantics of large language models
    Kai Siedenburg, and Charalampos Saitis
    arXiv, 2023
  20. Sinusoidal Frequency Estimation by Gradient Descent
    Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    48th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2023
  21. Rigid-Body Sound Synthesis with Differentiable Modal Resonators
    Rodrigo Diaz, Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and 2 more authors
    48th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2023
  22. Timbre semantic associations vary both between and within instruments: An empirical study incorporating register and pitch height
    Lindsey Reymore, Jason Noble, Charalampos Saitis, and 2 more authors
    Music Perception, 2023
  23. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Timbre
    Eds: Marcelo Caetano, Zachary Wallmark, Asterios Zacharakis, and 2 more editors
    The School of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2023

2022

  1. Real-time timbre mapping for synthesized percussive performance
    Jordie Shier
    DMRN+17: Digital Music Research Network One-Day Workshop, 2022
  2. More Than Words: Linking Music Preferences and Moral Values Through Lyrics
    Vjosa Preniqi, Kyriaki Kalimeri, and Charalampos Saitis
    23rd International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, 2022
  3. timbre.fun: A gamified interactive system for crowdsourcing a timbre semantic vocabulary
    Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    24th International Congress on Acoustics, 2022
  4. Seeing Music: Leveraging citizen science and gamification to study cross-sensory associations
    Charalampos Saitis, Christine Cuskley, and Sebastian Löbbers
    20th International Multisensory Research Forum, 2022
  5. Exploring the Dimensionality of the Affective Space Elicited by Gendered Toy Commercials
    Luca Marinelli, and Charalampos Saitis
    9th European Conference on Media, Communication & Film, 2022
  6. Timbre Transfer with Variational Auto Encoding and Cycle-Consistent Adversarial Networks
    Russell Sammut Bonnici, Martin Benning, and Charalampos Saitis
    International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2022
  7. Disembodied Timbres: A Study on Semantically Prompted FM Synthesis
    Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 2022
  8. Deep Embeddings for Robust User-Based Amateur Vocal Percussion Transcription
    Alejandro Delgado, Emir Demirel, Vinod Subramanian, and 2 more authors
    19th Sound and Music Computing Conference, 2022
  9. Auditory brightness perception investigated by unimodal and crossmodal interference
    Charalampos Saitis, Zachary Wallmark, and Annie Liu
    Biennial Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, 2022
  10. Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design
    Eds: Charalampos Saitis, Ildar Farkhatdinov, and Stefano Papetti
    Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 13417, 2022

2021

  1. Mapping the semantics of timbre across pitch registers
    Lindsey Reymore, Jason Noble, Charalampos Saitis, and 2 more authors
    16th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 2021
  2. Multimodal Classification of Stressful Environments in Visually Impaired Mobility Using EEG and Peripheral Biosignals
    Charalampos Saitis, and Kyriaki Kalimeri
    IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 2021
  3. Modelling Moral Traits with Music Listening Preferences and Demographics
    Vjosa Preniqi, Kyriaki Kalimeri, and Charalampos Saitis
    15th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, 2021
  4. Development of a Web Application for the Education, Assessment, and Study of Timbre Perception
    Charalampos Saitis
    Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research Conference, 2021
  5. We are what we listen to: How moral values reflect on musical preferences
    Vjosa Preniqi, Kyriaki Kalimeri, and Charalampos Saitis
    7th International Conference on Computational Social Science, 2021
  6. Neural Waveshaping Synthesis
    Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    22nd International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, 2021
  7. Perceptual and semantic scaling of FM synthesis timbres: Common dimensions and the role of expertise
    Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    16th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 2021
  8. NASH: the Neural Audio Synthesis Hackathon
    Ben Hayes, Cyrus Vahidi, and Charalampos Saitis
    DMRN+16: Digital Music Research Network One-Day Workshop, 2021
  9. Acoustic Representations for Perceptual Timbre Similarity
    Cyrus Vahidi, Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and 1 more author
    DMRN+16: Digital Music Research Network One-Day Workshop, 2021
  10. Variational Auto Encoding and Cycle-Consistent Adversarial Networks for Timbre Transfer
    Russell Sammut Bonnici, Martin Benning, and Charalampos Saitis
    DMRN+16: Digital Music Research Network One-Day Workshop, 2021
  11. A Modulation Front-End for Music Audio Tagging
    Cyrus Vahidi, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2021
  12. Phoneme Mappings for Online Vocal Percussion Transcription
    Alejandro Delgado, Charalampos Saitis, and Mark Sandler
    151st Audio Engineering Society Convention, 2021, Honourable Mention for Outstanding Paper
  13. Learning Models for Query by Vocal Percussion: A Comparative Study
    Alejandro Delgado, McDonald SKoT, Ning Xu, and 2 more authors
    46th International Computer Music Conference, 2021
  14. The Timbre Explorer: A Synthesizer Interface for Educational Purposes and Perceptual Studies
    Joshua Ryan Lam, and Charalampos Saitis
    International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, 2021

2020

  1. How we talk about sound: Semantic dimensions of abstract timbres
    Ben Hayes, and Charalampos Saitis
    Sound Instruments and Sonic Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 2020, National Science & Media Museum
  2. Analysing and countering bodily interference in vibrotactile devices introduced by human interaction and physiology
    Maximilian Weber, and Charalampos Saitis
    12th EuroHaptics Conference, 2020
  3. Timbre semantics through the lens of crossmodal correspondences: A new way of asking old questions
    Charalampos Saitis, Stefan Weinzierl, Katharina Kriegstein, and 2 more authors
    Acoustical Science and Technology, 2020
  4. What do people know about sensation and perception? Understanding perceptions of sensory experience
    Christine Cuskley, and Charalampos Saitis
    PsyArXiv, 2020
  5. Timbre in Binaural Listening: A Comparison of Timbre Descriptors in Anechoic and HRTF Filtered Orchestral Sounds
    Georgios Marentakis, and Charalampos Saitis
    Forum Acusticum, 2020
  6. Perceptual Similarities in Neural Timbre Embeddings
    Ben Hayes, Luke Brosnahan, Charalampos Saitis, and 1 more author
    DMRN+15: Digital Music Research Network One-Day Workshop, 2020
  7. There’s More to Timbre than Musical Instruments: Semantic Dimensions of FM Sounds
    Ben Hayes, and Charalampos Saitis
    2nd International Conference on Timbre, 2020
  8. Evidence for Timbre Space Robustness to an Uncontrolled Online Stimulus Presentation
    Asterios Zacharakis, Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and 1 more author
    2nd International Conference on Timbre, 2020
  9. Spectral and Temporal Timbral Cues of Vocal Imitations
    Alejandro Delgado, Charalampos Saitis, and Mark Sandler
    2nd International Conference on Timbre, 2020
  10. Timbre Space Representation of a Subtractive Synthesizer
    Cyrus Vahidi, György Fazekas, Charalampos Saitis, and 1 more author
    2nd International Conference on Timbre, 2020
  11. Verbal description of musical brightness
    Christos Drouzas, and Charalampos Saitis
    2nd International Conference on Timbre, 2020
  12. Brightness perception for musical instrument sounds: Relation to timbre dissimilarity and source-cause categories
    Charalampos Saitis, and Kai Siedenburg
    The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2020
  13. Towards a framework for ubiquitous audio-tactile design
    Maximilian Weber, and Charalampos Saitis
    10th International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design, 2020
  14. Musical dynamics classification with CNN and modulation spectra
    Luca Marinelli, Athanasios Lykartsis, Stefan Weinzierl, and 1 more author
    17th Sound and Music Computing Conference, 2020
  15. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Timbre
    Eds: Asterios Zacharakis, Charalampos Saitis, and Kai Siedenburg
    The School of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2020

2019

  1. Modulation Spectra for Musical Dynamics Perception and Retrieval
    Luca Marinelli, Athanasios Lykartsis, and Charalampos Saitis
    DMRN+14: Digital Music Research Network One-Day Workshop, 2019
  2. The role of attack transients in timbral brightness perception
    Charalampos Saitis, Kai Siedenburg, Paul Schuladen, and 1 more author
    23rd International Congress on Acoustics, 2019
  3. Revisiting timbral brightness perception
    Charalampos Saitis, Kai Siedenburg, and Christoph Reuter
    Biennial Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, 2019
  4. There’s more to timbre than musical instruments: a meta-analysis of timbre semantics in singing voice quality perception
    Charalampos Saitis, and Johanna Devaney
    Biennial Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, 2019
  5. Spectrotemporal modulation timbre cues in musical dynamics
    Charalampos Saitis, Luca Marinelli, Athanasios Lykartsis, and 1 more author
    Biennial Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, 2019
  6. Beyond the semantic differential: Timbre semantics as crossmodal correspondences
    Charalampos Saitis
    14th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, 2019
  7. Sounds like melted chocolate: how musicians conceptualize violin sound richness
    Charalampos Saitis, Claudia Fritz, and Gary Scavone
    International Symposium on Musical Acoustics, 2019
  8. The Semantics of Timbre
    Charalampos Saitis, and Stefan Weinzierl
    Timbre: Acoustics, Perception, and Cognition, 2019
  9. The present, past, and future of timbre research
    Kai Siedenburg, Charalampos Saitis, and Stephen McAdams
    Timbre: Acoustics, Perception, and Cognition, 2019
  10. Audio Content Descriptors of Timbre
    Marcelo Caetano, Charalampos Saitis, and Kai Siedenburg
    Timbre: Acoustics, Perception, and Cognition, 2019
  11. Timbre: Acoustics, Perception, and Cognition
    Eds: Kai Siedenburg, Charalampos Saitis, Stephen McAdams, and 2 more editors
    Springer Handbook of Auditory Research 69, 2019