Not only was I honored to be selected to share my research, I was humbled by the feedback that I received, which was both critical and complimentary. Because I am still developing this research paper for my Capstone, I am able to incorporate the suggestions that I received into it.
Nada Ammagui attended the Undergraduate Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans, USA.
It is difficult to express in words how rewarding the feeling is, of talking to some of the most important people in the field, like professors who founded sub-fields of music information retrieval or head researchers at Google, Spotify, or Sony. It is an amazing feeling for an undergraduate like me to be asked for my business card in order to be asked further questions about my work, or to be emailed about opportunities post-graduation.
Christos Plachouras is a computer science and music major. He attended the International Society for Music Information Retrieval and Digital Libraries for Musicology conferences.