Highlights/Upcoming events

ORBEL29 - Antwerp is hosting the annual Belgian Operations Research Conference

This year, the ANT/OR group organises the ORBEL conference. ORBEL29 is the 29th conference on Operations Research (OR), reuniting the Belgian research community on OR-related topics. ORBEL29 is about exchanging ideas and insights, by stimulating interaction and discussion. The host institution of this year's conference is the University of Antwerp. This vivid city is located on the banks of the River Scheldt, and home to one of the largest seaports in the world. The name Antwerp is synonymous with diamonds, culture, art, Rubens and fashion.

Lorentz Workshop on Music Similarity

Concepts, Cognition and Computation
from 19 Jan 2015 through 23 Jan 2015

Venue: Lorentz Center@Oort, Lorentz Center for Workshops in the Sciences, Leiden, Netherlands

Scientific Organizers:
Christina Anagnostopoulou (Athens, Greece)
Elaine Chew (London, United Kingdom)
Elizabeth Margulis (Fayetteville, USA)
Anja Volk (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Bridges Seoul - Counterpoint generation with Optimization techniques

I gave a talk at the Bridges conference on Mathematics and Arts in Seoul, South-Korea. The topic was about the paper described details on the variable neighbourhood search algorithm that can efficiently generate music:

Herremans D., Sörensen K.. 2012. Composing first species counterpoint musical scores with a variable neighbourhood search algorithm. Journal of Mathematics and the Arts. 6:169-189.