Publications

  1. Yigitcan Özer
    Source Separation of Piano Music Recordings
    PhD Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), 2024. PDF Details
    @phdthesis{Oezer24_Thesis_PhD,
    author    = {Yigitcan {\"O}zer},
    title     = {Source Separation of Piano Music Recordings},
    school    = {Friedrich-Alexander-Universit{\"a}t Erlangen-N{\"u}rnberg (FAU)},
    address   = {Erlangen, Germany},
    year      = {2024},
    url-pdf   = {https://www.audiolabs-erlangen.de/fau/assistant/oezer/publications/2024_Oezer_Thesis_final.pdf},
    url-details = {https://open.fau.de/handle/openfau/31319}
    }
  2. Yigitcan Özer and Meinard Müller
    Source Separation of Piano Concertos Using Musically Motivated Augmentation Techniques
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing (TASLP), 32: 1214–1225, 2024. PDF Demo DOI
    @article{OezerM24_PCSeparation_TASLP,
    author    = {Yigitcan {\"O}zer and Meinard M{\"u}ller},
    title     = {Source Separation of Piano Concertos Using Musically Motivated Augmentation Techniques},
    journal   = {{IEEE/ACM} Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing ({TASLP})},
    year      = {2024},
    volume    = {32},
    pages     = {1214--1225},
    doi       = {10.1109/TASLP.2024.3356980},
    url-demo  = {https://www.audiolabs-erlangen.de/resources/MIR/2024-TASLP-PianoConcertoSeparation},
    url-pdf   = {2024_OezerM_PCSeparation_TASLP_ePrint.pdf}
    }
  3. Yigitcan Özer, Hans-Ulrich Berendes, Vlora Arifi-Müller, Fabian-Robert Stöter, and Meinard Müller
    Notewise Evaluation for Music Source Separation: A Case Study for Separated Piano Tracks
    In Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR) (to appear), 2024. Demo
    @inproceedings{OezerBASM24_NotewiseEvalPiano_ISMIR,
    author    = {Yigitcan {\"O}zer and Hans-Ulrich Berendes and Vlora Arifi-M{\"u}ller and Fabian{-}Robert St{\"o}ter and Meinard M{\"u}ller},
    title     = {Notewise Evaluation for Music Source Separation: A Case Study for Separated Piano Tracks},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference ({ISMIR}) (to appear)},
    address   = {San Francisco, USA},
    year      = {2024},
    url-demo  = {https://www.audiolabs-erlangen.de/resources/MIR/2024-ISMIR-PianoSepEval},
    }
  4. Yigitcan Özer, Leo Brütting, Simon Schwär, and Meinard Müller
    libsoni: A Python Toolbox for Sonifying Music Annotations and Feature Representations
    Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS), 9(96): 1–6, 2024. PDF Demo DOI
    @article{OezerBSM24_SonificationToolbox_JOSS,
    author    = {Yigitcan {\"O}zer and Leo Br{\"u}tting and Simon Schw{\"a}r and Meinard M{\"u}ller},
    title     = {libsoni: {A} {P}ython Toolbox for Sonifying Music Annotations and Feature Representations},
    journal   = {Journal of Open Source Software ({JOSS})},
    volume    = {9},
    number    = {96},
    year      = {2024},
    pages     = {1--6},
    doi       = {10.21105/joss.06524},
    url-demo  = {https://github.com/groupmm/libsoni},
    url-pdf   = {2024_OezerBSM_SonificationToolbox_JOSS_ePrint.pdf}
    }
  5. Yigitcan Özer, Simon Schwär, Vlora Arifi-Müller, Jeremy Lawrence, Emre Sen, and Meinard Müller
    Piano Concerto Dataset (PCD): A Multitrack Dataset of Piano Concertos
    Transactions of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval (TISMIR), 6(1): 75–88, 2023. PDF Demo DOI
    @article{OezerSALSM23_PCD_TISMIR,
    title     = {{P}iano {C}oncerto {D}ataset ({PCD}): A Multitrack Dataset of Piano Concertos},
    author    = {Yigitcan {\"O}zer and Simon Schw{\"a}r and Vlora Arifi-M{\"u}ller and Jeremy Lawrence and Emre Sen and Meinard M{\"u}ller},
    journal   = {Transactions of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval ({TISMIR})},
    volume    = {6},
    number    = {1},
    year      = {2023},
    pages     = {75--88},
    doi       = {10.5334/tismir.160},
    url-demo  = {https://www.audiolabs-erlangen.de/resources/MIR/PCD},
    url-pdf   = {2023_OezerSALSM_PianoConcertoDataset_TISMIR_ePrint.pdf}
    }
  6. Nazif Can Tamer, Yigitcan Özer, Meinard Müller, and Xavier Serra
    TAPE: An End-to-End Timbre-Aware Pitch Estimator
    In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2023. Demo DOI
    @inproceedings{TamerOMS23_TAPE_ICASSP,
    author    = {Nazif Can Tamer and Yigitcan \"Ozer and Meinard M\"uller and Xavier Serra},
    title     = {{TAPE}: An End-to-End Timbre-Aware Pitch Estimator},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the {IEEE} International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing ({ICASSP})},
    address   = {Rhodes Island, Greece},
    year      = {2023},
    doi       = {10.1109/ICASSP49357.2023.10096762},
    url-demo  = {https://github.com/MTG/tape},
    }
  7. Nazif Can Tamer, Yigitcan Özer, Meinard Müller, and Xavier Serra
    High-Resolution Violin Transcription using Weak Labels
    In Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR): 223–230, 2023. PDF Demo
    @inproceedings{TamerOMS23_HighResViolinTranscription_ISMIR,
    author    = {Nazif Can Tamer and Yigitcan \"Ozer and Meinard M\"uller and Xavier Serra},
    title     = {High-Resolution Violin Transcription using Weak Labels},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference ({ISMIR})},
    address   = {Milan, Italy},
    year      = {2023},
    pages     = {223--230},
    url-pdf   = {2023_TamerOMS_ViolinTranscription_ISMIR_ePrint.pdf},
    url-demo  = {https://github.com/MTG/violin-transcription}
    }
  8. Yigitcan Özer and Meinard Müller
    A Computational Approach for Creating Orchestral Accompaniments from Piano Concerto Recordings
    In Proceedings of the Deutsche Jahrestagung für Akustik (DAGA): 1370–1373, 2023. PDF
    @inproceedings{OezerM23_PCPipeline_DAGA,
    author    = {Yigitcan \"Ozer and Meinard M\"uller},
    title     = {A Computational Approach for Creating Orchestral Accompaniments from Piano Concerto Recordings},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the {D}eutsche {J}ahrestagung f{\"u}r {A}kustik ({DAGA})},
    address   = {Hamburg, Germany},
    year      = {2023},
    pages     = {1370--1373},
    url-pdf   = {2023_OezerM_PCPipeline_DAGA_ePrint.pdf},
    }
  9. Yigitcan Özer and Meinard Müller
    Source Separation of Piano Concertos with Test-Time Adaptation
    In Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR): 493–500, 2022. PDF Demo Presentation
    @inproceedings{OezerM22_PianoSepAdapt_ISMIR,
    author    = {Yigitcan \"Ozer and Meinard M\"uller},
    title     = {Source Separation of Piano Concertos with Test-Time Adaptation},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference ({ISMIR})},
    address   = {Bengaluru, India},
    year      = {2022},
    pages     = {493--500},
    url-pdf   = {2022_OezerM_PianoSepAdapt_ISMIR_ePrint.pdf},
    url-presentation = {2022_OezerM_PianoSepAdapt_ISMIR_poster.pdf},
    url-demo = {https://www.audiolabs-erlangen.de/resources/MIR/2022-PianoSep}
    }
  10. Yigitcan Özer, Matěj Ištvánek, Vlora Arifi-Müller, and Meinard Müller
    Using Activation Functions for Improving Measure-Level Audio Synchronization
    In Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR): 749–756, 2022. PDF Presentation
    @inproceedings{OezerIAM22_MusicSync_ISMIR,
    author    = {Yigitcan \"Ozer and Matěj Ištvánek and Vlora Arifi-M\"uller and Meinard M\"uller},
    title     = {Using Activation Functions for Improving Measure-Level Audio Synchronization},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference ({ISMIR})},
    address   = {Bengaluru, India},
    year      = {2022},
    pages     = {749--756},
    url-pdf   = {2022_OezerIAM_MusicSync_ISMIR_ePrint.pdf},
    url-presentation = {2022_OezerIAM_MusicSync_ISMIR_poster.pdf}
    }
  11. Yigitcan Özer, Jonathan Hansen, Tim Zunner, and Meinard Müller
    Investigating Nonnegative Autoencoders for Efficient Audio Decomposition
    In Proceedings of the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO): 254–258, 2022. DOI Presentation
    @inproceedings{OezerHZM22_NAE_EUSIPCO,
    author    = {Yigitcan \"Ozer and Jonathan Hansen and Tim Zunner and Meinard M\"uller},
    title     = {Investigating Nonnegative Autoencoders for Efficient Audio Decomposition},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the European Signal Processing Conference ({EUSIPCO})},
    address   = {Belgrade, Serbia},
    year      = {2022},
    pages     = {254--258},
    doi       = {10.23919/EUSIPCO55093.2022.9909787},
    url-presentation = {2022_OezerHZM_NAE_EUSIPCO_poster.pdf},
    }
  12. Meinard Müller, Rachel Bittner, Juhan Nam, Michael Krause, and Yigitcan Özer
    Deep Learning and Knowledge Integration for Music Audio Analysis (Dagstuhl Seminar 22082)
    Dagstuhl Reports, 12(2): 103–133, 2022. PDF Details DOI
    @article{MuellerBN22_MusicDL_DagstuhlReport,
    author =    {Meinard M{\"u}ller and Rachel Bittner and Juhan Nam and Michael Krause and Yigitcan {\"O}zer},
    title = {Deep Learning and Knowledge Integration for Music Audio Analysis ({D}agstuhl {S}eminar 22082)},
    pages = {103--133},
    journal = {Dagstuhl Reports},
    ISSN =  {2192-5283},
    year =  {2022},
    volume = {12},
    number = {2},
    editor = {Meinard M{\"u}ller and Rachel Bittner Juhan Nam},
    publisher = {Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
    address = {Dagstuhl, Germany},
    URL = {https://drops.dagstuhl.de/opus/volltexte/2022/16933},
    doi = {10.4230/DagRep.12.2.103},
    url-pdf = {2022_MuellerBN_DagRep22082_ePrint.pdf},
    url-details = {https://www.dagstuhl.de/22082}
    }
  13. Yigitcan Özer, Michael Krause, and Meinard Müller
    Using the Sync Toolbox for an Experiment on High-Resolution Music Alignment
    In Demos and Late Breaking News of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), 2021. PDF Presentation
    @inproceedings{OezerKM21_SyncSpecFlux_ISMIR-LBD,
    author      = {Yigitcan \"Ozer and Michael Krause and Meinard M\"uller},
    title       = {Using the Sync Toolbox for an Experiment on High-Resolution Music Alignment},
    booktitle   = {Demos and Late Breaking News of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference ({ISMIR})},
    address     = {Online},
    year        = {2021},
    url-pdf     = {2021_OezerKM_SyncSpecFlux_ISMIR-LBD.pdf},
    url-presentation = {2021_OezerKM_SyncSpecFlux_ISMIR-LBD_Poster.pdf}
    }
  14. Meinard Müller, Yigitcan Özer, Michael Krause, Thomas Prätzlich, and Jonathan Driedger
    Sync Toolbox: A Python Package for Efficient, Robust, and Accurate Music Synchronization
    Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS), 6(64): 1–4, 2021. PDF Demo DOI
    @article{MuellerZ21_SyncToolbox_JOSS,
    author    = {Meinard M{\"u}ller and Yigitcan {\"O}zer and Michael Krause and Thomas Pr{\"a}tzlich and Jonathan Driedger},
    title     = {{S}ync {T}oolbox: {A} {P}ython Package for Efficient, Robust, and Accurate Music Synchronization},
    journal   = {Journal of Open Source Software ({JOSS})},
    volume    = {6},
    number    = {64},
    year      = {2021},
    pages     = {3434:1--4},
    doi         = {10.21105/joss.03434},
    url-pdf   = {2021_MuellerOKPD_SyncToolbox_JOSS.pdf},
    url-demo = {https://github.com/meinardmueller/synctoolbox}
    }
  15. Prachi Govalkar, Ahmed Mustafa, Nicola Pia, Judith Bauer, Metehan Yurt, Yigitcan Özer, and Christian Dittmar
    A Lightweight Neural TTS System for High-quality German Speech Synthesis
    In Speech Communication; 14th ITG Conference: 1–5, 2021. PDF
    @inproceedings{GovalkarMPBYOD21_LightweightTTSGerman_ITG,
    author    = {Prachi Govalkar and Ahmed Mustafa and Nicola Pia and Judith Bauer and Metehan Yurt and Yigitcan \"Ozer and Christian Dittmar},
    booktitle = {Speech Communication; 14th ITG Conference},
    title     = {A Lightweight Neural TTS System for High-quality German Speech Synthesis},
    year      = {2021},
    volume    = {},
    number    = {},
    pages     = {1--5},
    url-pdf   = {https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9657503}
    }
  16. Patricio López-Serrano, Christian Dittmar, Yigitcan Özer, and Meinard Müller
    NMF Toolbox: Music Processing Applications of Nonnegative Matrix Factorization
    In Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx), 2019. PDF Demo
    @inproceedings{LopezSerranoDOEM19_NMFToolbox_DAFx,
    author    = {Patricio L\{'o}pez-Serrano and Christian Dittmar and Yigitcan \"Ozer and Meinard M\"uller},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects ({DAFx})},
    title     = {NMF Toolbox: Music Processing Applications of Nonnegative Matrix Factorization},
    year      = {2019},
    month     = {September},
    address   = {Birmingham, UK},
    pages     = {},
    url-pdf   = {2019_LopezSerranoDOM_NMF_DAFx.pdf},
    url-demo  = {https://www.audiolabs-erlangen.de/resources/MIR/NMFtoolbox}
    }
  17. Haitian Zheng, Lu Fang, Mengqi Ji, Matti Strese, Yigitcan Özer, and Eckehard G. Steinbach
    Deep Learning for Surface Material Classification Using Haptic and Visual Information
    IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 18(12): 2407–2416, 2016. DOI
    @article{DBLP:journals/tmm/ZhengFJSOS16,
    author    = {Haitian Zheng and Lu Fang and Mengqi Ji and Matti Strese and Yigitcan \"Ozer and Eckehard G. Steinbach},
    title     = {Deep Learning for Surface Material Classification Using Haptic and
    Visual Information},
    journal   = {{IEEE} Transactions on Multimedia},
    volume    = {18},
    number    = {12},
    pages     = {2407--2416},
    year      = {2016},
    url       = {https://doi.org/10.1109/TMM.2016.2598140},
    doi       = {10.1109/TMM.2016.2598140},
    biburl    = {https://dblp.org/rec/journals/tmm/ZhengFJSOS16.bib},
    bibsource = {dblp computer science bibliography, https://dblp.org}
    }