List of publications:


  • E. Guaus, O. Saña, L. Ramos; What if fiddling solves your problems?. International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis. Málaga, June 2017 (pdf).
  • E. Guaus, D. Montero, Ll. Sarró. El concierto seguro. Revista de Acústica, vol. 42, num. 1 y 2, pp 18-24. Mayo 2017 (pdf).


  • A. Faure, J. Gustems, E. Guaus; Producción musical e identidades adolescentes: reflexiones y recursos manipulativos. ArtsEduca, Mayo 2016 (pdf).
  • Guaus, E.; The PHENICX project at ESMUC. Sonograma Magazine. Apr. 2016. (web)


  • J.M. Comajuncosas, E. Guaus; Conducting Collective Instruments : A Case Study. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, London, United Kingdom, 2014. (pdf)
  • A. Sarasua, E. Guaus; Dynamics in Music Conducting: A Computational Comparative Study Among Subjects. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, London, United Kingdom, 2014. (pdf)
  • A. Sarasua, E. Guaus; Beat Tracking from Conducting Gestural Data: A Multi-Subject Study. Proceedings of the 2014 International Workshop on Movement and Computing, Paris, France, 2014. (pdf)
  • E. Guaus, T.U. Senan; Playing the unplayable. Proceedings of the WoodMusick opening Conference, Paris, France, 2014.


  • J.L. Arcos E. Guaus; T. H. Ozaslan. Analyzing musical expressivity with a soft computing approach. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Elsevier, Volume 214, p.65-74 (2013)
  • E. Guaus, O. Saña, Q. Llimona. Observed differences in rhythm between performances of classical and jazz violin students. Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC2013), Stockholm, Sweden.
  • E. Guaus, J. Ayats. The churches’ tuning. International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA13), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2013.


  • A. Perez, J. Bonada, E. Maestre, E. Guaus, M. Blaauw. Performance Control Driven Violin Timbre Model Based on Neural Networks. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing. Vol. 20, Num. 3, pp 1007-1021, March 2012.


  • T. H. Ozaslan. E. Guaus, E. Palacios, J. L. Arcos. Identifying Attack Articulations in Classical Guitar. Computer Music Modeling and Retrieval. Exploring Music Contents. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6684: Spriger-Verlag, pp. 219-241, 2011.
  • E. Guaus, J. Ayats. Does acoustics contribute to polyphonic chants in Corsica?. Proc. of 7th. International conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM11). Glasgow, Scotland (slides).
  • J. M. Comajuncosas, E. Guaus, A. Barrachina and J. O’Connell. Nuvolet : 3D gesture-driven collaborative audio mosaicing. Proc. of NIME 2011, Oslo, Norway.


  • E. Guaus, J.Ll. Arcos. Analyzing left hand fingering in guitar playing. Proc. of Sound and Music Computing, 2010, Barcelona, Spain (pdf).
  • T. Ozaslan, E. Guaus, E. Palacios, and J.Ll. Arcos. Attack based articulation analysis of nylon string guitar. Proc. of CMMR, 2010, Malaga, Spain (pdf).
  • E. Guaus, T. Ozaslan, E. Palacios, and J.Ll. Arcos. A left hand gesture caption system for guitar based on capacitive sensors. Proc. of NIME, 2010, Sydney, Australia (pdf).
  • Maestre, E., Blaauw, M., Bonada, J., Guaus, E., Pérez, A, Statistical Modeling of Bowing Control applied to Violin Sound Synthesis. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 18, Num. 4, pp 855-871.


  • N. Wack, E. Guaus, C. Laurier, O.Meyers, R. Marxer, D. Bogdanov, J. Serrà, P. Herrera, Music type groupers (MTG): generic music classification algorithms. Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange (MIREX), 2009 (pdf).
  • P. Herrera, J. Serrà, C. Laurier, E. Guaus, E. Gómez, X. Serra, The Discipline formerly known as MIR. 10th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, Kobe, Japan, 2009 (pdf).
  • E. Guaus,  Audio content processing for automatic music genre classification: descriptors, databases, and classifiers. PhD thesis, 2009. (pdf)
  • E. Guaus, J. Bonada, E. Maestre, A. Perez, M. Blaauw, Calibration method to measure accurate bow force for real violin performances. International Computer Music Conference, Montreal, Canada, pp. 251-254, 2009 (pdf).


  • M. Sordo, O. Celma, M. Blech, E. Guaus, The Quest for Musical Genres: Do the Experts and the Wisdom of Crowds Agree?. 9th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, Philadelphia, USA, 2008 (pdf ).
  • A. Perez, J. Bonada, E. Maestre, E. Guaus, M. Blaauw, Measuring Violin Sound Radiation for Sound Equalization. Acoustics ’08, Paris, France, 2008 (pdf).
  • A. Perez, J. Bonada, E. Maestre, E. Guaus, M. Blaauw, Score Level Timbre Transformations of Violin Sounds. International Conference on Digital Audio Effects, Espoo, Finland, 2008 (pdf ).


  • E. Maestre, J. Bonada, M. Blaauw, A. Pérez, E. Guaus, Acquisition of violin instrumental gestures using commercial EMF device. International Computer Music Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2007 (pdf).
  • E. Guaus, P. Herrera, A basic system for music genre classification. 8th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, Vienna, Austria, 2007 (pdf).
  • A. Pérez, J. Bonada, E. Maestre, E. Guaus, M. Blaauw, Combining performance actions with spectral models for violin sound transformation. 19th. International Conference on Acoustics, Madrid, Spain, 2007 (pdf).
  • E. Guaus, J. Bonada, A. Pérez, E. Maestre, M. Blaauw, Measuring the bow pressing force in a real violin performance. International Symposium on musical acoustics, Barcelona, Spain, 2007 (pdf).


  • E. Guaus, P. Herrera, Towards better automatic genre classifiers by means of understanding human decisions on genre discrimination. 9th International conference on music perception and cognition, pp. 326.327, Bologna, Italy, 2006.
  • E. Guaus, P. Herrera, Music genre categorization in humans and machines. 121th AES convention, San Francisco, USA, 2006 (pdf).


  • P. Cano et Al., An Industrial-Strength Content-based Music Recommendation System. 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference, 2005 (pdf).
  • E. Guaus, E. Gómez, Storage and retrieval of relevant information for music master classes. 36th conference of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), 2005.
  • P. Cano et Al., Content-based music audio recommendation. 13th annual ACM international conference on Multimedia, pp. 211-212, 2005 (pdf).
  • E. Guaus, P. Herrera, The rhythm transform: towards a generic rhythm transcription. International Computer Music Conference, 2005 (pdf).


  • E. Batlle, J. Masip, E. Guaus, P. Cano, Scalability issues in HMM-based Audio Fingerprinting. International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, vol. 1, pp. 735-738, 2004.
  • E. Batlle, J. Masip, E. Guaus, Amadeus, A Scalable HMM-based Audio Information Retrieval System. First International Symposium on Control, Communications and Signal Processing, pp. 731-734, 2004 (pdf).
  • J.G. Mahedero, V. Tarasov, E. Batlle, E. Guaus, J. Masip, Industrial audio fingerprinting distributed system with CORBA and Web Services. 5th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, pp. 337-340, 2004 (pdf).
  • E. Guaus, Batlle, E, A non-linear rhythm-based style classifcation for Broadcast Speech-Music Discrimination. 116th AES Convention, 2004 (pdf).
  • E. Guaus, New approaches for rhythmic description of audio signals. Master thesis, 2004. (+ info)


  • E. Batlle, E. Guaus, J. Masip, Open Position Multilingual Orchestra Conductor. Lifetime Opportunity. 26th. annual international ACM SIGIR conference, 2003 (pdf).
  • E. Guaus, E. Batlle, Visualization of metre and other rhythm features. International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT), 2003 (pdf).


  • E. Batlle, J. Masip, E. Guaus, Automatic Song Identification in Noisy Broadcast Audio. Proc. of Signal and Image Processing (SIP), 2002 (pdf).


  • E. Guaus, Array de micrófonos con directividad variable para auditorios. Proc of Tecniacústica’00, 2000.
  • E. Guaus, J. Ricart, F. Escudero, Armonizador de melodias. Proc. of Tecniacústica’00, 2000.


  • E. Guaus, I. Rossell, L.A. Vallejos, Implementación de efectos para señales de audio. Proc. of Tecniacústica’99, 1999.
  • E. Guaus, F. Ordoyo, Reducción de ruido mediante la transformada wavelet. Proc. of Tecniacústica’99, 1999.
  • R. Barti, E. Guaus, Desniveles de sonido entre publicidad y programas en TV. Proc. of Tecniacústica’99, 1999.


  • E. Guaus, J.J. Garcia, J.M Garcia, Uso de la transformada wavelet en aplicaciones de acústica musical. Proc. of Tecniacústica’98, pp. 621-624, 1998.
  • E. Guaus, M. Tor and C. Sivill, Síntesis musical de una guitarra mediante modelización física. Proc. of Tecniacústica’98, pp. 225-228, 1998.