Professor Alan Marsden

Head of Department, Professor of Computational Musicology

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Selected Publications

New Prospects for Information Theory in Arts Research
Marsden, A.A. 1/06/2020 In: Leonardo. 53, 3, p. 274-280. 7 p.
Journal article

No Longer ‘Somewhat Arbitrary’: Calculating Salience in GTTM-Style Reduction
Marsden, A.A., Tojo, S., Hirata, K. 28/09/2018
Conference contribution/Paper

An MEI-based standard encoding for hierarchical music analyses
Rizo, D., Marsden, A.A. 1/03/2019 In: International Journal on Digital Libraries. 20, 1, p. 93-105. 13 p.
Journal article

Music analysis by computer: ontology and epistemology
Marsden, A. 2016 In: Computational music analysis. Springer p. 3-28. 26 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Analysing symbolic music with probabilistic grammars
Abdallah, S., Gold, N., Marsden, A. 1/01/2016 In: Computational music analysis. Springer p. 157-189. 33 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Improving optical music recognition by combining outputs from multiple sources
Padilla Martin-Caro, V.M., McLean, A., Marsden, A.A., Ng, K. 30/10/2015
Conference contribution/Paper

Interrogating melodic similarity: a definitive phenomenon or the product of interpretation?
Marsden, A. 2012 In: Journal of New Music Research. 41, 4, p. 323-335. 13 p.
Journal article

Position paper: Counselling a better relationship between mathematics and musicology; Response to Guerino Mazzola; Response to Geraint Wiggins; Final response: Ontology, epistemology, and some research proposals
Marsden, A. 2012 In: Journal of Mathematics and Music. 6, 2, p. 145-153, 103-106, 125-128, 161-167.
Journal article

Schenkerian analysis by computer: a proof of concept
Marsden, A. 09/2010 In: Journal of New Music Research. 39, 3, p. 269-289. 21 p.
Journal article

'What was the question?': music analysis and the computer.
Marsden, A. 2009 In: Modern Methods for Musicology. Farnham : Ashgate p. 137-147. 11 p. ISBN: 9780754673026.

BRIDGE Fellowship: Probabilistic parsing of music
11/03/2017 → 22/04/2017

Institutional Sponsorship 2015
01/06/2015 → 31/03/2016

An integrated audio-symbolic model of music similarity
01/09/2014 → 31/10/2015

Optical Music Recognition from Multiple Sources
01/01/2014 → 31/03/2015

Transforming Musicology
01/10/2013 → 31/12/2017

Analysing Musical Structure
01/01/2008 → 30/04/2008

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