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AES-LA Section
P. O. Box 8343
Mission Hills, CA 91346

AES-LA Section Officers





Executive Committee

AES Headquarters:
551 Fifth Ave, Suite 1225
New York, NY 10176 USA


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Case Studies on Modal & MoodPlay
The November meeting brings you an exclusive evening with Armen Karamian and Ivana Andjelkovich

Armen Karamian will be discussing Nodal, an iOS application that uses Markov chains, a data structure rooted in probability theory to produce a unique musical experience every time you use it.  Armen will review the entire development process. Emphasis will be given to the audio technologies available on iOS and the unique challenges of the platform.

Ivana Andjelkovich will discuss state of the art music recommendation systems, and the challenges and directions in which they can further be developed to improve the music listening experience. she created MoodPlay - a prototype of an interactive, mood based music recommender. Ivana will talk about its system architecture, various data sources and analyses used in the development process. She will briefly summarize results of a user study conducted to evaluate the interactive recommendations.


Nov 28, 2017 Building a Software Audio Product
Dec 16 2017  Pre Release Screening
Jan 30, 2018  Joint AES/SMPTE topic TBD
Feb 27, 2018  TBD

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New York City, New York
October 18-21, 2017

Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California
January 25-28, 2018

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NEXT SECTION MEETING DATE:  Tuesday, November 28, 2017

PLACE: Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604  (at the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Coldwater Canyon).

TIME: Meeting at 8:00 PM. Pre-meeting dinner (optional) at 7:00 PM. Dinner cost is $30 for student members with reservations, $35 for student members without reservations, $35 for members with reservations, $40 for members without reservations, $40 for non-members with reservations and $45 for non-members without reservations. Make a reservation at least 48 hours in advance with the Treasurer - Richard Wollrich at   Please put “AES-LA DINNER RESERVATION” in the email subject line.

MENU:  Sportsmen’s Salad with Thousand Island dressing | Oven Roasted Turkey, with rich gravy and house stuffing | Yukon Mashed potatoes | Rolls and butter | Coffee, Tea, and Iced Tea | Chocolate Ice cream sundae
Optional alternative vegetarian dinner is available upon request.
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