4th International Symposium on the Internet of Sounds
Pisa, October 26-27, 2023

Call for papers and demos

We are pleased to invite the community to submit to the 4th International Symposium on the Internet of Sounds (IS2 2023). The Internet of Sounds is an emerging research field positioned at the intersection of the Internet of Things and the Sound and Music Computing domains. The symposium will be hosted at the congress center “Ex Monastero delle Benedettine” in the city of Pisa, Italy, and will take place on the 26 and 27 of October 2023.

The aim of the symposium is to bring together academics and industry to investigate and advance the development of Internet of Sounds technologies by using cutting-edge tools and processes. The event will consist of oral presentations, keynotes, poster presentations, demonstrations, as well as tutorials.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Wireless acoustic sensor networks
  • Networked music performances
  • Web Audio
  • Networked Musical XR
  • Detection and classification of sounds in acoustic sensor networks
  • Sound-based anomaly detection and sound-based predictive maintenance in networked settings
  • Spatial audio for the Internet of Sounds
  • Cloud-based services for musical and audio applications
  • Ecoacoustics
  • Embedded audio
  • Privacy and security in acoustic sensor networks
  • Smart Musical Instruments
  • Musical haptics for the Internet of Musical Things
  • Participatory live music performances
  • Music education applications for the Internet of Musical Things
  • Intelligent music production in Internet of Musical Things contexts
  • Ubiquitous music
  • Sonification for Internet of Sounds applications
  • Protocols and exchange formats for the Internet of Sounds
  • Improving accessibility and inclusiveness within the Internet of Sounds
  • Open audio databases for Deep Learning and Data Mining
  • Challenges in the management and delivery of large audio databases
  • Visualization and Sonification of acoustic sensor networks
  • Sustainability and ethical aspects of the Internet of Sounds

We consider contributions in the form of a full paper (min 5 pages, max 10 pages), a poster paper (4 pages), or a demo proposal (max 2 pages). Authors are welcome to submit to all three tracks. We encourage the submission of work in progress as well as more mature work. LaTeX and Word templates are available: IEEE conference templates.

 Important dates

  • Papers and demos submission deadline: July 15, 2023
  • Author notification: September 1, 2023
  • Camera ready due: October 1, 2023
  • Registration deadline: October 1, 2023
  • Symposium dates: October 26-27, 2023

The IS2  2023 proceedings will be submitted to the IEEE for publication.

The Organizing Committee will select the winners for the Best Paper, Best Student Paper and Best Demo awards. To be eligible for the best student paper award, the presenting and first author of the paper must be a full-time student.

Organizing Committee

  • Stefano Giordano (University of Pisa)
  • Gregorio Procissi (University of Pisa)
  • Nils Peters (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and Fraunhofer IIS)
  • Sacha Krstulovic (Music Tribe)
  • Claudia Rinaldi (University of L’Aquila)
  • Benjamin Matuszewski (IRCAM)
  • Chrisoula Alexandraki (Hellenic Mediterranean University)
  • Luca Borgianni (University of Pisa)
  • Luca Turchet (University of Trento)


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