Publications

  1. Journal
    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, in press

2022

  1. ISMIR
    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
  2. ICA
    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
  3. IMRF
    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
  4. EuroMedia
    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
  5. IJCNN
    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
  6. Journal
    Disembodied Timbres: A Study on Semantically Prompted FM Synthesis
    Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 2022
  7. SMC
    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
  8. SMPC
    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
  9. HAID
    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. ICMPC
    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. Journal
    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. CMMR
    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. SEMPRE
    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. IC2S2
    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. ISMIR
    Neural Waveshaping Synthesis
    Ben Hayes, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    22nd International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, 2021
  7. ICMPC
    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. DMRN
    NASH: the Neural Audio Synthesis Hackathon
    Ben Hayes, Cyrus Vahidi, and Charalampos Saitis
    DMRN+16: Digital Music Research Network One-Day Workshop, 2021
  9. DMRN
    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. DMRN
    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. IJCNN
    A Modulation Front-End for Music Audio Tagging
    Cyrus Vahidi, Charalampos Saitis, and György Fazekas
    International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2021
  12. AES
    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. ICMC
    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. NIME
    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. Talk
    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. EuroHaptics
    Analysing and countering bodily interference in vibrotactile devices introduced by human interaction and physiology
    Maximilian Weber, and Charalampos Saitis
    12th EuroHaptics Conference, 2020
  3. Journal
    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. Preprint
    What do people know about sensation and perception? Understanding perceptions of sensory experience
    Christine Cuskley, and Charalampos Saitis
    PsyArXiv preprint, 2020
  5. F. Acust.
    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. DMRN
    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. Timbre
    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. Timbre
    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. Timbre
    Spectral and Temporal Timbral Cues of Vocal Imitations
    Alejandro Delgado, Charalampos Saitis, and Mark Sandler
    2nd International Conference on Timbre, 2020
  10. Timbre
    Timbre Space Representation of a Subtractive Synthesizer
    Cyrus Vahidi, György Fazekas, Charalampos Saitis, and 1 more author
    2nd International Conference on Timbre, 2020
  11. Timbre
    Verbal description of musical brightness
    Christos Drouzas, and Charalampos Saitis
    2nd International Conference on Timbre, 2020
  12. Journal
    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. HAID
    Towards a framework for ubiquitous audio-tactile design
    Maximilian Weber, and Charalampos Saitis
    10th International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design, 2020
  14. SMC
    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. Timbre
    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. DMRN
    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. ICA
    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. SMPC
    Revisiting timbral brightness perception
    Charalampos Saitis, Kai Siedenburg, and Christoph Reuter
    Biennial Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, 2019
  4. SMPC
    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. SMPC
    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. CMMR
    Beyond the semantic differential: Timbre semantics as crossmodal correspondences
    Charalampos Saitis
    14th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, 2019
  7. ISMA
    Sounds like melted chocolate: how musicians conceptualize violin sound richness
    Charalampos Saitis, Claudia Fritz, and Gary Scavone
    International Symposium on Musical Acoustics, 2019
  8. Chapter
    The Semantics of Timbre
    Charalampos Saitis, and Stefan Weinzierl
    Timbre: Acoustics, Perception, and Cognition, 2019
  9. Chapter
    The present, past, and future of timbre research
    Kai Siedenburg, Charalampos Saitis, and Stephen McAdams
    Timbre: Acoustics, Perception, and Cognition, 2019
  10. Chapter
    Audio Content Descriptors of Timbre
    Marcelo Caetano, Charalampos Saitis, and Kai Siedenburg
    Timbre: Acoustics, Perception, and Cognition, 2019
  11. Book
    Timbre: Acoustics, Perception, and Cognition
    Eds: Kai Siedenburg, Charalampos Saitis, Stephen McAdams, and 2 more editors
    Springer Handbook of Auditory Research 69, 2019