Frans Wiering

Utrecht University

Frans Wiering is Assistant Professor at the Department of Information and Computing Sciences of Utrecht University. His research interests encompass music information retrieval, computational musicology, and music technology for games and virtual worlds. He is chair of the International Musicological Society's Study Group on Digital Musicology and board member of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval.

Frans' role on the Transforming Musicology project is international co-investigator. He will contribute to the development of musical semantics to enhance existing low-level music processing tools. He will also be involved with the case studies on 16th-century lute and vocal music and on Wagner's leitmotives.