To undestand the fundamentals of music digital processing and its relationship with human perception and cognition.
To understand the representations and description methods of the fundamental aspects or facets of music (pitch, temporal, harmonic, timbral, editorial, textual and bibliographic).
To understand basic music processing methods (audio effects, gender and instrumental classification, source separation, singing-voice processing, transcription, synthesis, composition, etc.)
To understand the basics of music search, retrieval and access to musical content.
To understand user profiling methods for personalized music recomendation.
To design and implement music retrieval and recommendation systems.