Talks

Conference Talks

Underlining indicates lab students trained under Canadian Tri-Agency funding rules

Woolhouse, M. H., Gauder, K., & Taylor, L. Shared eye movements made in response to choreographic dance. Oral presentation at 15th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition. Montréal, Canada, July 2018. [ABSTRACT] [VIDEO]

Woolhouse, M. H. Guided eye movements made in response to dance. Oral presentation at 19th European Conference on Eye Movements. Wuppertal, Germany, August 2017. 


Dacosta, K., Barone, M., Vigliensoni, G., & Woolhouse, M. H. GRAIL: A music identity space collection and API. Extended abstract and poster presented at International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Málaga, Spain, October 2015.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Hahn, M. Developing pedagogical connectivity in the School of the Art’s Piano Lab. Oral presentation at Learning Technologies Symposium. McMaster University, Canada, May 2015.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Renwick, J. Music As Behaviour: Exploring The Extent To Which People With Diverse Genre Preferences Differ From One Another. Oral presentation at Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Conference. St. Catherines, Canada, May 2014.

Woolhouse, M. H. Writing a Music e-Book. Oral presentation at Learning Technologies Symposium. McMaster University, Canada, May 2014.

Woolhouse, M. H., Tidhar, D. & Collins, N. Music on the March: Exploring the Dynamics of Fame Through Song Downloads. Oral presentation at World Social Science ForumMontréal, Canada, October 2013.

Woolhouse, M. H., Collins, N. & Renwick, J. “Whistle While You Work”: The Influence of Work Patterns on Music Downloading. Oral presentation at Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference. Toronto, Canada, August 2013.

Woolhouse, M. H., Tidhar, D. & Bansal, J. Tracking Tracks Through Time: Exploring the Changing Fortunes of Artists and Songs Via Music Downloading. Oral presentation at Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference. Toronto, Canada, August 2013.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Renwick, J. Trajectories of Fame: Mapping the Life and Death of Artists and Songs Through Music Downloading. Oral presentation at Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Conference. Victoria, Canada, June 2013.

Woolhouse, M. H. From metadata to meaning: Exploring 1.8 million music downloads from 13 countries. Oral presentation at Canadian University Music Society Conference. Victoria, Canada, June 2013.

Woolhouse, M. H., Tidhar, D. & Bansal, J. Songs from Overseas: Music Downloading as a Marker of Migration. Oral presentation at 41st Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Victoria, Canada, June 2013.

Woolhouse, M. H. Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, it’s off to work we go: the influence of employment patterns on music downloading. Oral presentation at International Association for the Study of Popular Music Conference. Hamilton, Ontario, May 2013.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Whelan, K. An Evaluative Assessment of Using Interactive Technologies to Teach Music Theory. Oral presentation at Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Hamilton, Ontario, October 2012.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Tidhar, D. Querying 1.8 million music downloads from 13 countries. Oral presentation at 40th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Waterloo, Ontario, May 2012.

Woolhouse, M. H. Mechanisms underpinning the social psychology of dance. Oral presentation at Interdisciplinary Workshop on Dance Research. McMaster University, May 2012.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Whelan, K. Harmonizing the tablet to sugar the pill: Using interactive iPad and SMART technology to teach music theory. Oral presentation at Learning Technologies Symposium. McMaster University, April 2012.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Tidhar, D. Exploring dance interaction and person perception using silent disco technology. Oral presentation at Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, CIM10 Nature Versus Culture. Sheffield University, UK, July 2010.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Tidhar, D. Silent-disco project. Oral presentation at Interdisciplinary workshop: Entrainment, Joint Action and Ensemble. Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, December 2009.

Woolhouse, M. H. Modelling the influence of metre on tonal attraction. Oral presentation at 7th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music. Jyväskylä, Finland, August 2009.

Rohrmeier, M. & Woolhouse, M. H. Is there a relationship between pitch attraction and generative grammar in Western tonal music? Oral presentation at 10th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition. Sapporo, Japan, August 2008.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Rohrmeier, M. The role of pitch attraction in the formation of generative musical grammar. Oral presentation at Music, Language, and the Mind Conference. Tufts, USA, July 2008.  

Woolhouse, M. H., Cross, I. & Horton, T. The perception of non-adjacent harmonic relations. Oral presentation at 9th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition. Bologna, Italy, August 2006.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Cross, I. An interval cycle-based model of pitch attraction. Oral presentation at 9th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition. Bologna, Italy, August 2006.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Cross, I. The role of interval periodicity in hierarchical pitch perception. Oral presentation at 8th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition. Evanston, Ill., USA, August 2004.

Invited Talks

Woolhouse, M. H. Parkinson’s Dance Dance Revelation. Lecture given at McMaster Children and Youth University (MCYU). McMaster University, Canada, February 2020.

Woolhouse, M. H. Parkinson’s rehabilitation using interactive dance technology. Oral presentation at Wolfson College Seminar Series. Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, UK, February 2018.

Woolhouse, M. H. Musings from a Digital Dance Lab. Oral presentation at Centre for Music & Science Guest Lecture Series. Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, UK, November 2017. 


Woolhouse, M. H. Dancifying life: Rehabilitating Parkinson’s Disease through dance technology. Oral presentation at President’s Club Reception. McMaster University, Canada, October 2017.

Woolhouse, M. H. Integration of in-home technology for the rehabilitation of people with Parkinson’s. Oral presentation at Health Leadership Academy. McMaster University, Canada, October 2017.

Woolhouse, M. H. Parkinson’s rehabilitation using interactive dance technologies. Oral presentation at Hamilton Therapeutic Recreation Group Workshop. Mohawk College, Hamilton, February 2016.

Woolhouse, M. H. Building dance technologies for people with Parkinson’s. Oral presentation at McMaster President’s Research Showcase, Big Ideas, Better Cities: Health and Social Innovations through Big Data. McMaster University, Canada, November 2015. [VIDEO]

Woolhouse, M. H. & Hahn, M. Developing pedagogical connectivity in the School of the Art’s Piano Lab. Presentation at MIIETL-Humanities Impact Fellow Teaching & Learning Event. McMaster University, Canada, November 2015.

Woolhouse, M. H. Speaker at symposium entitled The Ethics Behind the Use of Big Data: Understanding the Boundaries, McMaster University, Canada, December 2014.

Woolhouse, M. H. “Rockin’ All Over The World”. Lecture given at McMaster Children and Youth University (MCYU). McMaster University, Canada, October 2014.

Woolhouse, M. H. Speaker on panel entitled “The future of research infrastructure: implications for digital scholarship” (Chair: Ted Hewitt). World Social Science Forum, Montréal, Canada. October 2013.

Woolhouse, M. H. Speaker on panel at Workshop on Knowledge Mobilization in the Humanities (Chair: John Connolly). McMaster University, Canada. May 2013.

Woolhouse, M. H. Drawing inferences from music-download metadata. Oral presentation at Cognitively Based Music Informatics Research Seminar (CogMIR). Ryerson University, Toronto, August 2012.

Woolhouse, M. H. Investigating mechanisms underpinning entrainment in dance. Oral presentation at Centre for Music and Science, Seminar Series. Cambridge University, UK, July 2012.

Woolhouse, M. H. Mechanisms underpinning the social psychology of dance. Oral presentation at The Science of Dance: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on Dance Research. McMaster University, Canada, May 2012.

Woolhouse, M. H. & Whelan, K. Harmonizing the tablet to sugar the pill: Using interactive iPad and SMART technology to teach music theory. Oral presentation at McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind, Seminar & Journal Club. McMaster University, Canada, May 2012.

Conference Talks by Lab Students

Spyra, J. & Woolhouse, M.H. From Melody to Memory: Contribution of Surface Features to Nonadjacent Key Relationships. Oral presentation at Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) Conference, New York, USA, 5-7 August 2019.

Bansal, J., Chhin, A., Zaranek, A., Noseworthy, M., Paulseth, J. & Woolhouse, M. H. Neurophysiological effects of dance technologies on the development of Parkinson’s disease. Oral presentation at 15th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition. Montréal, Canada, July 2018.

Barone, M, Zhang, W. & Woolhouse, M. H. Influence of main-genre acoustic features on secondary musical preferences. Oral presentation at Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference. San Diego, USA, July-August 2017.

Spyra, J., Stodolak, M. & Woolhouse, M. H. Effects of intervening keys manipulated by events and time on nonadjacent harmonic perceptions. Oral presentation at Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference. San Diego, USA, July-August 2017.

Barone, M., Dacosta, K., Vigliensoni, G., & Woolhouse, M. H. Database Linking Music Metadata Across Artist, Release, and Track. Oral presentation at 4th International Digital Libraries for Musicology Workshop (DLfM), Shanghai, China, October 2017.
 

Vempala, N., Barone, M., Russo, F. & Woolhouse, M. H. Identification of listener genre preference using the Echo Nest API features. Oral presentation at Cognitively Based Music Informatics Research Seminar (CogMIR). Columbia University, New York, USA, August 2016.

Bansal, J., Renwick, J. & Woolhouse, M. H.  Expression of acoustic features across multiple genres within individual download collections. Oral presentation at Cognitively Based Music Informatics Research Seminar (CogMIR). Ryerson University, Canada, September 2015.

Barone, M., Dacosta, K., Renwick, J. & Woolhouse, M. H.  GRAIL: A scalable music metadata collection interface. Oral presentation at Cognitively Based Music Informatics Research Seminar (CogMIR). Ryerson University, Canada, September 2015.

Barone, M., Rawlins, R., Vandenberg, T. & Woolhouse, M. H. Digital music consumption with respect to socio-cultural development. Oral presentation at Cognitively Based Music Informatics Research Seminar (CogMIR). Ryerson University, Canada, September 2015.

Lai, R., Woolhouse, M. H. & Kuperman, V. The Influence of Music-Dance Synchrony on Eye Fixations and Dwell Times. Oral presentation at Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference. Toronto, Canada, August 2013.