Do Scholars Really Need Supercomputing Centers?: Implications and Alternatives
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Last modified: November 14, 2007
Dr. J. Stephen Downie is an Associate Professor at the Graduate School
of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He is Director of the International Music Information Retrieval Systems Evaluation Laboratory (IMIRSEL). Professor Downie is Principal Investigator on the Human Use of Music Information Retrieval Systems (HUMIRS) and the Music-to-Knowledge (M2K) music data-mining projects. He is the chief organizer of the annual Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange (MIREX). He has been very active in the establishment of the Music Information Retrieval and Music Digital Library communities through his ongoing work with the ISMIR series of MIR conferences as a member of the ISMIR steering committee.