Students and Postdocs

On this website, you find the list of current and former studends of my research group.

Current Postdocs

Current Doctoral Students

Former Doctoral Students and Postdocs

  • Hendrik Schreiber Student_SchreiberHendrik (2020). Data-Driven Approaches for Tempo and Key Estimation of Music Recordings. PhD Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), July 2020.
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  • Patricio López-Serrano Student_LopezPatricio (2019). Analyzing Sample-Based Electronic Music Using Audio Processing Techniques. PhD Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), March 2019.
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  • Christian Dittmar Student_ChristianDittmar (2018). Source Separation and Restoration of Drum Sounds in Music Recordings. PhD Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), May 2018.
    Christian Dittmar won the Promotionspreis 2019 of the Staedtler Stiftung for his outstanding dissertation.
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  • Stefan Balke Student_BalkeStefan (2018). Multimedia Processing Techniques for Retrieving, Extracting, and Accessing Musical Content. PhD Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), March 2018.
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  • Thomas Prätzlich Student_PraetzlichThomas (2016). Freischütz Digital: Processing Audio Signals in Complex Music Scenarios. PhD Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), November 2016.
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  • Jonathan Driedger Student_DriedgerJonathan (2016). Processing Music Signals Using Audio Decomposition Techniques. PhD Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), May 2016.
    Jonathan Driedger won the Promotionspreis 2017 of the Staedtler Stiftung for his outstanding dissertation.
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  • Student_GrohganzHarald Harald G. Grohganz (2015). Algorithmen zur strukturellen Analyse von Musikaufnahmen. PhD Thesis, Bonn University, February 2015.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Michael Clausen
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  • Student_JiangNanzhu Nanzhu Jiang (2015). Repetition-based Structure Analysis of Music Recordings. PhD Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), February 2015.
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  • Student_HeltenThomas Thomas Helten (2013). Processing and Tracking Human Motions Using Optical, Inertial, and Depth Sensors. PhD Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, December 2013.
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  • Student_BaakAndreas Andreas Baak (2012). Retrieval-based Approaches for Tracking and Reconstructing Human Motions. PhD Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, June 2012.
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  • Student_GroschePeter Peter Grosche (2012). Signal Processing Methods for Beat Tracking, Music Segmentation, and Audio Retrieval. PhD Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, May 2012.
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  • Student_KonzVerena Verena Konz (2012). Automated Methods for Audio-Based Music Analysis with Applications to Musicology. PhD Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, May 2012.
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  • Student_EwertSebastian Sebastian Ewert (2012). Signal Processing Methods for Music Synchronization, Audio Matching, and Source Separation. PhD Thesis, Bonn University, March 2012.
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Former Master, Diploma, and Bachelor Students

  • Benjamin Brunner (2021). Evaluating Tuning Estimation Algorithms for Music Processing Applications. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), March 2021.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Robert Weigel, Lehrstuhl für Technische Elektronik
  • Tim Zunner (2021). Neural Networks with Nonnegativity Constraints for Decomposing Music Recordings. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), January 2021.
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  • Florian Schuberth (2021). A Cross-Version Study on Computational Harmony Analysis of Music Recordings. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), January 2021.
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  • Edgar Andrés Suárez Guarnizo (2020). DNN-Based Matrix Factorization with Applications to Drum Sound Decomposition. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), April 2020.
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  • David Kopyto (2020). Graph-Based Techniques for Music Structure Analysis of Audio Recordings. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), March 2020.
  • Julian Brandner (2019). Efficient Cross-Version Music Retrieval Using Dimensionality Reduction and Indexing Techiques. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), November 2019.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Andreas Maier, Lehrstuhl für Informatik 5 (Pattern Recognition)
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  • Judith Bauer (2019). Deep-Learning Approaches for Fundamental Frequency Estimation of Music Recordings. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), November 2019.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Andreas Maier, Lehrstuhl für Informatik 5 (Pattern Recognition)
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  • Julian Reck (2019). Boundary Detection in Music Recordings Using Deep Learning Techniques. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), July 2019.
  • María Alejandra Acuña Rojas (2019). Informed Music Processing Techniques for Singing Voice Analysis. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), May 2019.
  • Leo Brütting (2019). Hierarchical Tonal Analysis of Music Signals. Bachelor Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), March 2019.
  • Fabian Brand (2018). Chord Transition Features for Style Classification of Music Recordings. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), October 2018.
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  • Helmut Hedwig (2017). Audio Processing Techniques for Constraint-Based Music Remixing. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), October 2017.
  • Sebastian Rosenzweig (2017). Audio Processing Techniques for Analyzing Georgian Vocal Music. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), September 2017.
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  • Johannes Knödtel (2016). Efficient Content-Based Audio Retrieval. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), December 2016.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Klaus Meyer-Wegener, Lehrstuhl für Informatik 6 (Datenmanagement)
  • Arne Niitsoo (2016). Soft Decision Trees for Singing Voice Detection. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), December 2016.
  • Manuel Hiemer (2016). Konzept einer Multimedia-Datenbank für Musikdaten zu einer Oper. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), November 2016.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Klaus Meyer-Wegener, Lehrstuhl für Informatik 6 (Datenmanagement)
  • Pedro Solórzano Manzano (2016). Audio Fingerprinting Techniques for Sample Identification in Electronic Music. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), November 2016.
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  • Thimmaiah Kuppanda Ganapathy (2015). Development of a Virtual Reality Environment for Sonification Evaluation. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), March 2015.
  • Sanu Pulimootil Achankunju (2014). Cross-Modal Matching of Text, Image and Symbolic Music Data. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), November 2014.
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  • Lukas Lamprecht (2014). Towards Automated Retrieval of Audio Recordings based on Musical Themes. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), November 2014.
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  • Venkatesh Kulkarni (2014). Towards Automatic Audio Segmentation of Indian Carnatic Music. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), July 2014.
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  • Thomas Prätzlich (2012). A Cross-Version Approach for Novelty Detection in Music Recordings. Master Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, January 2012.
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  • Jonathan Driedger (2011). Time-Scale Modification Algorithms for Music Audio Signals. Master Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, November 2011.
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  • Zhe Zuo (2011). Towards Automated Segmentation of Repetitive Music Recordings. Master Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, August 2011.
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  • Philipp von Styp-Rekowsky (2011). Towards Time-Adaptive Feature Design in Music Signal Processing. Master Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, March 2011.
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  • Nanzhu Jiang (2011). An Analysis of Automatic Chord Recognition Procedures for Music Recordings. Master Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, January 2011.
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  • Heike Brock (2010). Automated Classification of Trampoline Motions Based on Inertial Sensor Input. Master Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, December 2010.
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  • Radu Curticapean (2009). Clustering-based Audio Segmentation with Applications to Music Structure Analysis. Bachelor Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, November 2009. Radu Curticapean won the FdSI-Bachelor-Preis for outstanding achievements in the Bachelor programme.
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  • Andi Scharfstein (2009). Determining Tempo Characteristics of Expressive Music Recordings: An Algorithmic Approach. Master Thesis, Saarland University and MPI Informatik, May 2009.
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  • Daniel Appelt (2008). Multiresolution Approaches to Audio Structure Analysis - Identifying Hierarchical Structures in Music. Diplomarbeit, University of Bonn, July 2008.**
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  • Katharina Stollenwerk (2008) Bewegungsklassifikation mittels stochastischer Modelle. Diplomarbeit, University of Bonn, May 2008.
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  • Andreas Baak (2008). Effiziente Algorithmen zur inhaltsbasierten Suche in Bewegungsdaten. Diplomarbeit, University of Bonn, March 2008.
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  • Sebastian Kreuzer (2008). Beiträge zum Entwurf und Vergleich von robusten Audiomerkmalen für das Musikretrieval. Diplomarbeit, University of Bonn, February 2008.
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  • Sebastian Ewert (2007). Effiziente Methoden zur hochauflösenden Musiksynchronisation. Diplomarbeit, University of Bonn, December 2007.
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Research Internships & Research Projects

  • Halil Erdogan (Research Internship, CME, FAU, 2021)
  • Leo Brütting (Research Internship, EEI, FAU, 2021)
  • Harsha Vadlamudi (Minor Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2021)
  • Johannes Zeitler (Major Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2021)
  • Simon Schwär (Major Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2020)
  • Shahmeer Shahnawaz (Research Internship, CME, FAU, 2020)
  • Dipanjan Datta Roy (Research Internship, CME, FAU, 2020)
  • Lu Cheng (Research Internships , I&K, FAU, 2020)
  • Tim Zunner (Major Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2020)
  • Angel Villar-Corrales (Major Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2020)
  • Florian Schuberth (Research Internship, EEI, FAU, 2020)
  • David Kopyto (Major Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2019)
  • Junseong Park (Major Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2019)
  • Edgar Suarez (Major Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2019)
  • Satnam Singh (Minor Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2019)
  • Ryo Nishikimi (Kyoto University, Japan, 2019)
  • Lukas Brand (Major Research Project, ASC, FAU, 2018)
  • María Alejandra Acuña Rojas (Research Internship, CME, FAU, 2018)
  • Érica Fontana Paiva (Research Internship, CME, FAU, 2018)
  • Julian Reck (Research Internship, EEI, FAU, 2017)
  • Helmut Hedwig (Research Internship,EEI, FAU, 2017)
  • Sebastian Rosenzweig (Research Internship, CME, FAU, 2017)
  • Fernando María De Villar Rosety (Tecnun, Spain, 2015)
  • Thure Beyer (Research Internship, EEI, FAU, 2015)
  • Lukas Lamprecht (Research Internship, EEI, FAU, 2014)

Research Assistants

  • Julia Zalkow (08/2016-01/2018)