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Dr Mathieu Barthet

Queen Mary University of London


Dr Mathieu Barthet is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). He is the Programme Coordinator of the MSc in Media and Arts Technology by Research and oversees Industry Partnerships for the Centre for Doctoral Training in AI & Music.

He received an MSc degree in Electronics and Computer Science in 2003 (Paris VI University/Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal), and an MSc degree in Acoustics in 2004 (Aix-Marseille II University/Ecole Centrale Marseille). He was awarded a PhD in Acoustics, Signal Processing and Computer Science applied to Music from Aix-Marseille II University and CNRS-LMA in 2008, and joined the Centre for Digital Music at QMUL in 2009.

Mathieu conducts research in the fields of Music Information Research, New Interfaces for Musical Expression and Music Perception, in which he published over 100 peer-reviewed academic papers. His research interests include music and emotions, audio-visual interfaces and extended reality, AI-based musical interfaces, music recommendation, and musical timbre.

He is particularly interested in supervising students with an HCI and/or AI background combined with musical skills or a sensitivity to music, to investigate how games can be used for musical education and production, or how game audio can be enhanced using AI and new interfaces.

Research themes:

  • Game Audio and Music

  • Games for Music Education or Production

  • Audio in Sports Games


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