Call for papers

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The SBCM - Brazilian Symposium on Computer Music is a biannual event with international recognition in the field of computer music organized by NUCOM, the Special Committee on Computer Music of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC). This 14th edition will be held from 31 October to 2 November 2013 in Brasília, capital of Brazil, and will address (i) the ICT in musical production (focus on ICTs); (ii) the music produced using ICT (focus on music); and (iii) the ICT and a mediation tool between society and music (focus on music consumption and access). Researchers, scientists, composers, educators, manufacturers, and anyone concerned with the interaction between music and technology is invited to submit works.

During the symposium there will be speeches by renowned researchers, technical and music paper sessions, discussion panels, workshops and concerts. The program will include the following worldwide renowned researchers:

Categories of submission

Submissions can be made in the following categories: Technical Papers, Musical Papers, Music Compositions, and Posters. More information is available on the submission page.

SBCM On the spot

The SBCM: On Time / On the Spot is a space for artists, musicians and researchers who want to share their ideas in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. See information on SBCM On the Spot.

Technical Topics of Interest

Instructions for Submissions

Works must be submitted in PDF format via the JEMS online submission system. Submissions in Spanish, Portuguese and English are welcome. Technical papers (up to 12 pages) should present original research contributions. Music Papers (up to 12 pages) should describe the experience of composers and users of computational tools to produce music. Extended abstracts of posters (up to 4 pages) should present research work in progress.

Please carefully note the instructions contained in the publication templates. Works that do not comply may not be published. Get the template files to prepare the manuscripts according to the guidelines of the SBC. In order to get the paper published, it is required that at least one author register for the symposium by september 30.

More Info

For further information and the technical and musical program, please visit the symposium home page. For questions regarding submissions, local organization and general inquiries, send an e-mail to the organizing committee