Teaching

Guest lectures:

  • Digital representations of music & Automatic music generation, guest lecture for the
    Music and speech perception course, Queen Mary University of London, UK, February
    2016.
  • Music and operations research: applications in automatic generation music and
    dance hit prediction, Department of Computer Science, Research Group
    SCALAB, Unviversidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, November, 2015.
  • Setting Optimal Parameters Of Metaheuristic Algorithms, guest lecture in Doctoral
    Course on Metaheuristics, University of Antwerp, Belgium, 2014 & 2015.


2010–2015 Courses taught/assisted at the University of Antwerp, Belgium:

  • Technological Project Management (Master Business Engineering & Applied Economics)
  • Seminar Applied Mathematics (Matlab) (Bachelor Business Engineering & Applied Economics): current course description
  • Supply Chain Management (Master Business Engineering & Applied Economics)
  • Operations Management (Master Business Engineering & Applied Economics)
  • Total Quality Management (Master Business Engineering & Applied Economics)
  • Integration Project BE (Master Business Engineering & Applied Economics): current website - example projects supervised:
    • Red Cross Belgium: development of an electronic logbook
    • Creative writing ngo: research into improvement of CRM system.
    • Nekka Nacht (big music festival in Belgium): Marketing: senior citizens and music
    • Nekka Nacht: marketingplan for rejuvinating the image
    • Rollout of Hollaback Belgium: app against street harassment

2006–2008 Courses taught at Les Roches, Switzerland

  1. 3D Computer Animation (newly designed course) (MBA programme hotel managment): example student project
  2. Principles of Computer Applications (Bachelor students hotel management)

Ph.D. supervisor:

  • Janis Sokolovskis: New Technologies for Piano Learning (co-supervisor 2015-...), Queen Mary University of London

MSc thesis supervisor:
2015-...: Queen Mary University of London

  • Generating music for computer games (Li Tang)
  • A guitar fingering algorithm (Kairan Liao)

2010–2015: University of Antwerp, Belgium:

  • A variable neighbourhood search algorithm to generate piano fingerings for polyphonic sheet music (Matteo Baliauw)
    • won ORBEL award best thesis in Operations Research Belgium 2014
    • nominated for Pop Music Thesis Award 2014
    • resulted in publications in “International transactions of OR” and “Lecture notes in computer science”
  • Data mining & music - Hit prediction (Tom Bergmans)
    • nominated for Pop Music Thesis Award 2014
    • journal publication currently in writing phase
  • Generating neoclassical guitar music with metaheuristics (Max Hein)
  • Supply chain management and vendor managed inventory (Malco Cambula)
  • Visualizing the evolution of alternative hit songs over time (Wim Lauwers): project website and thesis
    • conference paper currently in (internal) editing phase
  • Developing a cello fingering algorithm (Dries Van Overloop)