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Gerard Roma is a Research Fellow in Real-Time Computer Music Systems working at the University of Huddersfield in the ERC-funded Fluid Corpus Manipulation project.
He received a Degree in Philosophy from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) in 1997. After
some years working as a software developer, he obtained an M.Sc (2008) and PhD (2015) in Information and Communication Technologies from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF).
Before joining University of Huddersfield, he was a research fellow at University of Surrey (UK) and Georgia Institute of Technology (USA).

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Analysis, processing and synthesis of sound
  • Audio databases
  • Machine learning
  • Computer music systems
  • Networked and participatory music


  • Audio Signal Processing
  • Machine Listening
  • Audio Source Separation
  • Computer Music
  • Web Audio
  • Network Music

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Projects 2017 2022

FluCoMa: Fluid Corpus Manipulations

Tremblay, P., Green, O., Roma, G., Harker, A., Clarke, J. & Dufeu, F.


Project: ResearchEU Government

Research Output 2012 2019

Adaptive Mapping of Sound Collections for Data-driven Musical Interfaces

Roma, G., Green, O. & Tremblay, P. A., Jun 2019, Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Queiroz, M. & Sedó, A. X. (eds.). Porto Alegre, p. 313-318 6 p. (Proceedings of the conference on New Interface for Musical Expression (NIME)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Acoustic waves

From Collections to Corpora: Exploring Sounds through Fluid Decomposition

Tremblay, P. A., Green, O., Roma, G. & Harker, A., 27 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) International Computer Music Conference Proceedings 2019. (International Computer Music Conference Proceedings ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sound recording
Acoustic waves

A Javascript Library for Flexible Visualization of Audio Descriptors

Roma, G., Green, O., Xambó, A. & Tremblay, P. A., 19 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the 4th Web Audio Conference, WAC-2018. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Audio recordings

Environmental sound recognition using short-time feature aggregation

Roma, G., Herrera, P. & Nogueira, W., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Intelligent Information Systems. 51, 3, p. 457-475 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acoustic waves
Time series analysis
Time series

Improving single-network single-channel separation of musical audio with convolutional layers

Roma, G., Green, O. & Tremblay, P. A., 6 Jun 2018, Latent Variable Analysis and Signal Separation: 14th International Conference, LVA/ICA 2018, Guildford, UK, July 2–5, 2018, Proceedings. Gannot, S., Deville, Y., Mason, R., Plumbley, M. D. & Ward, D. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 306-315 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10891 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Network architecture
Neural Networks
Network Architecture
Neural networks
Image classification

Activities 2017 2018

  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Oral presentation

Electroacoustic Music Studies Network Conference

Owen Green (Participant), Pierre Tremblay (Participant), Gerard Roma (Participant)
20 Jun 201823 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Computational Challenges of Co-Creation in Collaborative Music Live Coding: An Outine

Gerard Roma Trepat (Speaker), Anna Xambó (Speaker), Pratik Shah (Speaker), Jason Freeman (Speaker), Brian Magerko (Speaker)
19 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation