School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

C4DM seminar: Kurt Jacobson of The Echo Nest

2 April 2014

Time: 12:30 - 2:00pm
Venue: Top Floor Seminar Room, Informatics Teaching Lab

On Wednesday, April 2nd at 12:30pm, Kurt Jacobson of The Echo Nest will present a seminar in the ITL (Informatics Teaching Lab) Top Floor Meeting Room at Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS. ( Campus map)

Speaker: Kurt Jacobson

Kurt Jacobson is a senior engineer at The Echo Nest where he works on developing the worlds most advanced music informatics system. During his tenure at the Echo Nest Kurt has worked on database architectures, data collection, natural language processing, machine learning, personalization and prediction.  Kurt completed his PhD at Queen Mary’s Centre for Digital Music in 2010 where he focused on studying music-related network structures found on the Web and Semantic Web technologies as they relate to describing music.  He went on to serve as the primary developer for the Linkedbrainz project before accepting his current position at the Echo Nest.