Leigh M. Smith


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Computer Scientist and Postdoctoral Researcher

ISEA Bio(s) Available:


  • ISEA2020

    Leigh M. Smith is a computer scientist, post-doctoral researcher and software developer of music information retrieval (MIR), audio signal processing, artificial intelligence (AI), computer graphics, and cryptography systems. He has worked on many commercial music software projects, and is currently a senior research engineer at LANDR Audio Inc. in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where his focus is on automated mastering, music recommendation, and other music AI projects. He has previously worked with the Music Cognition Group at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Analysis/ Synthesis Group at IRCAM (Paris), and taught at several universities on music perception, cognition and MIR, with a focus on analysis and modelling of musical rhythm for interactive performance systems.

    ISEA 2017

    Leigh M. Smith is a computer scientist and software developer of music information retrieval (MIR), audio signal processing, computer graphics, embedded, and cryptography systems. He has published as a postdoctoral researcher with the Music Cognition Group at the Universiteit van Amsterdam (NL) and Analysis/Synthesis Group at IRCAM (Paris, FR), and taught at several universities on music perception, cognition and MIR, with a focus on analysis and modelling of musical rhythm for interactive performance systems. He is currently a senior research engineer at LANDR Audio Inc., based in New York City. His musical interests include performing as a guitarist. Smith and Yerman presented Street Cat Photo Booth 1.0 at ISEA2015.


Last Known Location:


  • United States of America

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