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Rafael Ramírez

Professor and Leader of the Music and Machine Learning Lab at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. BSc in Mathematics form the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and MSc in Artificial Intelligence and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Bristol, UK. Classical Violin and Guitar studies at the National School of Music in Mexico, and performed extensively in Europe, America and Asia. For five years, Lecturer in the School of Computing of the National University of Singapore. His research interests include artificial intelligence, music technology, technology-enhanced music learning, neuroscience and their application to health and well-being. He has conducted research on the impact of music in autism, emotional disorders, palliative care, cerebral palsy, and stroke rehabilitation. He has published more than 150 research articles in peer-reviewed international Journals and Conferences, and regularly acts as guest-editor for several special issues focused on music and artificial intelligence.