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Ali C. GEDIK

 

Education:

2007-2012  PhD.-Electronics and Communication Engineering

   Izmir Institute of Technology, İzmir, Turkey

2004-2007 M.Sc.- Musicology

   Dokuz Eylul University(DEU), İzmir, Turkey

2004-2005 Orientation Program

   The Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, DEU

  (Courses on Theory of Computation, AI, Digital Audio Processing, Multimedia Information Retrieval, Statistical Pattern Recognition)

1990-1996 B.Sc.- Electronics Engineering

   Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

 

Employment:

2011-          Instructor (Full-time), DEU, Department of Musicology

2007-2010  Scholarship for a scientific project of TÜBİTAK, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey

2004-2007  Instructor (Part-time)

             ·DEU, Department of Musicology

              Analog Electronics, Studio Electronics, Computer Systems

             · Izmir University of Economics(IEU), Faculty of Communication

    Advanced Audio Techniques

             · Izmir University of Economics(IEU), Vocational School

   Applied Programming Languages, Object Oriented Programming,

   Visual Programming, Introduction to Computer and Information Systems

2003-2004 Translator

                   Oteki Press, Izmir

2000-2002 Manager of Education Centre

   Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects

   Chamber of Electrical Engineers, Izmir Branch

1999-2000 Trumpet player

   The City Band of Izmir

 

 

Refereed Book Chapter:

 

·Ali Cenk Gedik, Adil Alpkocak, 2006, “Instrument Independent Musical Genre Classification using Random 3000 ms Segments”, Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks, 14th Turkish Symposium, TAINN 2005, Revised Selected Papers: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence , Vol. 3949 Savaci, F. Acar (Ed.) 2006, ISBN: 3-540-36713-6 , Springer‑Verlag, ISSN:0302-9743

 

Refereed Journal Articles:
 
· Gedik, A. C, 2012, Reflections on Popular Music Studies in Turkey, IASPM@journal, Journal of International Association of Popular Music Studies (IASPM), Vol.2, No1-2,
http://dx.doi.org/10.5429/2079-3871(2011)v2i1-2.6en
· A. Holzapfel; Y. Stylianou; A.C. Gedik; B. Bozkurt, 2010, Three dimensions of pitched instrument onset detection,  IEEE Trans. on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 18(6):1517-1527.
· Gedik, A. C. and Bozkurt, B. , 2009, Pitch frequency histogram based music information retrieval for Turkish music, Signal Processing,  90(4): 1049-1063.
· Gedik, A. C. and Bozkurt, B. , 2009, Evaluation of the Makam Scale Theory of Arel for Music Information Retrieval on Traditional Turkish Art Music, Journal of New Music Research, 38(2): 103-116.

 

Other Journal Articles  (in Turkish) :
· Gedik, A.,C., Populer Muzikte Sinif Mucadelesi (Class Struggle in Popular Music): Redictio Ad Absurdum, Gelenek, Aylik Marksist Dergi, Temmuz 2009, sayi:103, sf.63-69.
· Gedik, A.,C., Turkiye'deki Politik Muziğin Değişimi uzerine Bir Tartişma Cercevesi (A Framework on the change of Political music in Turkey) : Ey Ozgurluk!, Gelenek, Aylik      Marksist Dergi, Kasim 2010, sayi:107, sf.61-80.
· Gedik, A.,C., `Marksist Sanat Kurami` Tartişmasina Giriş, (Introduction to the discussion of `marxist art theory`) Gelenek, Aylik Marksist Dergi, Mart 2010, sayi:113.
· Gedik, A. C. (2010). Editorial. Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies, volume 4, issue 2, vii.
· Parncutt, R., & Gedik, A. C. (2009). Editorial. Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies, volume 3, issue 1&2, vii.
· Parncutt, R., & Gedik, A. C. (2008). Interdisciplinarity in JIMS. Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies, http://www.musicstudies.org/infor.html 
 

 

Refereed International&National Conference Papers, Abstracts and Posters:
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    · B. Bozkurt, A. C. Gedik, M.K.Karaosmanoglu, 2011, "Klasik Turk Muziği İcin Otomatik Notaya Dokme Sistemi", Proc. SIU, Sinyal İşleme Uygulamalari, Antalya. IEEE 19. Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamalarõ Kurultayõ - SİU 2011
    · B. Bozkurt, A. C. Gedik,,Turk Muziği İcin Bir Frekans Analiz Araci, Ulusal Turk Muziği Kurultayi, İTU Turk Musikisi Devlet Konservatuari, MŸzik Teorisi BšlŸmŸ tarafõndan 6-8 Nisan 2011
    · Gedik, A.C., Bozkurt, B. and Cirak, C., 2009, A study of fret positions of tanbur based on automatic estimates from audio recordings, CIM09, 5th  Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Paris, France, 26-29 October.
    · Bozkurt, B. and Gedik, A.C., 2009, Turkish Music Information Retrieval: problems, proposed solutions and tools, Proc. IEEE 17th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU-2009)
    · Gedik A. C., Bozkurt, B., Savaci, A., 2008, Automatic Makam Classification of Turkish Classical Music Recordings, CIM08, 4th  Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2-6 July (talk)
    · Gedik A. C., Kutluk F.,  Calli C., Köse T., Yener G., 2008, Cultural relativity vs scientific universalism:emotions, identity and the “materials” of popular music, CIM08, 4th  Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2-6 July (poster)
    · Bozkurt, B., Gedik, A.C., Karaosmanoğlu, M.K., 2008, TMVB: A database for classical Turkish music performance analysis studies, International Invited Congress on Problems and Solutions of Pratctice-Theory in Turkish Classical Music, ITU, 3-6 March, Istanbul
    · Gedik A. C., Kutluk F.,  Calli C., Köse T., Yener G., 2008, Popular Music: cultural identity and emotions, Presented at the II. Multidisciplinary Workshop on Brain Biopyhsics, Izmir (in Turkish)
    · Calli C., Kutluk F.,  Gedik A. C., Karsici G., Köse T., Yener G., 2007, Reflections of musical taste on brain: an fMRI study, 28th National Congress of Radiology, 27-31 October,  Antalya (in Turkish)
    · Kutluk F., Calli C., Gedik A. C., Karsici G., Ozis F., Yener G., 2007,  Cultural effects on musical preferences: an fMRI study,  CIM07, 3rd Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Tallinn, Estonia, 15-19 August (poster presented by Gedik)
    · Gedik, A.C., Karşıcı G., Kutluk F., Çallı C., Yener G.,  2007 . Cultural Issues in an Interdisciplinary Research Area: fMRI Studies from Musicology, Neurology and Radiology, Presented at the I. Multidisciplinary Workshop on Brain Biopyhsics, Izmir (in Turkish) (poster presented by Gedik)
    · Alpkoçak, A.and Gedik,A.C. 2006, Classification of Turkish Songs according to makams by using n grams, Proceedings of the 15. Turkish Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks,TAINN, Mugla
    · Gedik,A.C., Alpkocak, A., 2005, “Instrument Independent Musical Genre Classification using Random 3000 ms Segments”,  Proceedings of the 14th Turkish Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks, TAINN , Izmir
    · Gedik,A.C., Işıkhan, C., Alpkoçak, A., Özer, Y. 2005. Automatic Classification of 10 Turkish Makams, Istanbul Technical University, International Congress on Representation in Music & Musical Representation, Istanbul
     

    Book Reviews:

    ·Gedik,A.C., 2007, Daniel. J. Levitin, This Is Your Brain On Music: The Science of a Human Obsession, (review), journal of interdisciplinary music studies, spring 2007, volume 1, issue 1, pp. 97-102 http://www.musicstudies.org/ABS_brain.html

    ·Gedik,A.C., 2007, Sinan Gündoğar, Muhalif Müzik (Protest Music), soL, August, (in Turkish) http://www.sol.org.tr/index.php?yazino=13395

    ·Gedik,A.C., 2007, Orhan Tekelioğlu, Pop Yazılar (Pop Texts), soL, April, (in Turkish) http://www.sol.org.tr/index.php?yazino=10168

    ·Gedik,A.C., 2007, Ayhan Akkaya, Fehmiye Çelik, 45'lik Şarkılar (Songs 45 rpm), soL, February, (in Turkish) http://www.sol.org.tr/index.php?yazino=8410

    ·Gedik,A.C.,Bir Galya koyu hikayesi: Asteriks Romalilara Karsi, soL, haftalik dergi, 10 Ekim 2008, sayi:249
    ·Gedik,A.C.,Lenin Baba ve Bulanik Mantik soL, haftalik dergi, 14 Kasõm 2008, sayi:254
    ·Gedik,A.C.,Sanat ve Sepet, soL, haftalik dergi, 26 Aralik 2008, sayi:259
    ·Gedik,A.C.,MATRIXism ve MARXism: makinalar ve genler, soL, haftalik dergi, 6 Şubat Nisan 2009, sayi:265
    ·Gedik,A.C.,Kitlelerin ilgisini ceken eser kotu eser midir? , soL, haftalik dergi, 6 Mart 2009, sayi:269
    ·Gedik,A.C.,Koleliğin Biyolojik Kokenleri, soL, haftalik dergi, 17 Nisan 2009, sayi:275
    ·Gedik,A.C.,Siyasette ve Muzikte Eşit Yedirme: Andrei Aleksandrovich Jdanov ve Ziya Gokalp, soL, haftalik dergi, 22 Mayõs 2009, sayi:280
    ·Gedik,A.C.,Zengin bir ailenin cocuğu ya da Batili bir entellektuel olmak soL, haftalik dergi, 29 Haziran 2009, sayi:285
    ·Gedik,A.C.,Sinema ve Muzik: Merak Kediyi …oldurur Mu? soL, haftalik dergi, 31 Temmuz 2009, sayi:290
    ·Gedik,A.C.,İnsan Doğasi ve Marksistlerin Doğasi, soL, haftalik dergi, 4 EylŸl 2009, sayi:295
    ·Gedik,A.C.,Populer muziği anlamak ve duşunmek soL, haftalik dergi, 4 Ekim 2009, sayi:300
    ·Gedik,A.C.,Kapitalizmin En Yuksek Aşamasi Emperyalizmin Kulturu Bugun Hangi Aşamada?, soL haber portali, 19 Kasõm 2009

     

    Invited Talk:

    ·Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies, 2007, 3rd Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Tallinn

    ·Change of Political Music in Turkey(in Turkish), 2007, Academic Forum, University Councils, Izmir

     

    Theses:

    · MSc. : Differences of Taste in Popular Music: An fMRI Study ( Supported by DEU Scientific Research Projects) abstract, özet

    · PhD. : Automatic transcription of traditional Turkish art music: A computatinal ethnomusicology approach 

    ( Supported by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, TÜBİTAK, Project No : 107E024 )

     

    Academic Scholarship:

    2007-2010 TÜBİTAK, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey ( 18000 YTL/year, 34500 YTL total)

     

    Academic Honours:

    ·2007 Best poster by a young researcher, CIM07, 3rd Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Tallinn

    ·2007 Best poster, I. Multidisciplinary Workshop on Brain Biopyhsics, Izmir

     

    Book Translations (unpublished):

    ·The New Music: 1900-1960, Aaron Copland, Revised and Enlarged Edition, W.W. Norton, 1968

    ·Composing for the Films, Theodor W. Adono & Hans Eisler, Athlone Press, New Edition, 1994

     

    Journalistic publications (in Turkish) :

    ·Cazlı Köşk Atlı Kahvaltı(Palace with Jazz , Breakfast with Horse), soL, 2003

    ·Irak “Ulusal” Senfoni Orkestrası’nın Washington Konseri (Washington Concert of Iraqi “National” Symphony Orchestra), soL, 2004

    ·Müzik ve Madde Nasıl Yok Olur? (How music and matter dissapears?), soL, 2005 http://www.soldergisi.com/yazi.php?yazigoster=2363&belirle=ali%20cenk%20gedik

    ·Popüler Müzik ve Sol: 1970’lerin Kerameti (Popular Music and Left: The magic of 1970s), soL, 2005

    ·Kapitalizmde makinalar düşünebilir mi? (Can machines think in Capitalism?) soL, 2005 http://www.soldergisi.com/yazi.php?yazigoster=2395

    Aciklamali Muzik Terimleri Sozluğu, Kasõm 2006, sayi:9

    ·Klasik Müzik Starları: Herkesin Keyfi Yerinde mi?( Classical Music Stars), Sanat Cephesi*, 2006

    ·Karl Marx ve Ali Sabancı’da Boş Zaman Kavramı (Concept of Free Time in Karl Marx and Ali Sabancı), Sanat Cephesi, 2006

    ·Müzikte “Yetenek”, “Deha”, Ninniler… ve Sınıf ( “Talent”, “Genious”, Lullibies… andd Class) , Sanat Cephesi, 2006

    ·Radyo Günleri :Tarih, Gerçeklik ve Akıl Üzerine(Radio Days: On History, Reality and Reason) , Sanat Cephesi, 2006

    ·Müzikte, Sanatta ve Hayatta Deha (Genious in Music, Art and Life) , Sanat Cephesi, 2007

    ·Türkiye’de Popüler Müziğin “Yol Haritası”(Road Map of Popular Music in Turkey) , Sanat Cephesi, 2007

    ·Bedrettin Cömert’i Kim Öldürdü?(Who Shot Bedrettin Cömert?) , Sanat Cephesi, 2007

    ·Komünist Partisi’ne Kulaklarıyla Bağlı Bir Besteci : Aaron Copland ( A composer involved with the communist party up to his ears:  Aaron Copland) , Sanat Cephesi, 2007

    ·Muziğin Politik Ekonomisi, Sanat Cephesi, Mart 2010, sayi:37
    ·Sinif Mucadelesi acisindan Sanat ve Zanaat, Sanat Cephesi, Nisan 2010, sayi:38
    ·Türkiye’de Siniflar ve Muzik-I : Sakip Sabanci`nin Sevdiği Şarkilar , Sanat Cephesi, Mayõs 2010, sayi:39
    ·Halkin Afyonu olarak Populer Muzik, Sanat Cephesi, Haziran 2010, sayi:4
    ·Solun Kulturel ve Estetik Değerlerine Dair Bir Soruşturma: Şeytanimiz Bol Olsun!, soL haber portali, 20 Ağustos 2010

     

    * Sanat Cephesi, http://www.sanatcephesi.net/eskisayilar.html

     

    Membership:

    ·Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects, Chamber of Electrical Engineers (TMMOB/EMO) (since 1996)

    ·Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies (JIMS),  founder with Richard Parncutt, editor (2006-2007), administrative editor (since 2008)

    ·Sanat Cephesi, editorial board (2006-2007)

    ·International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), Secretary of Turkey Branch (since 2008)

     

    Musical Activities:

    ·Private trumpet instructions with Mustafa Çınar(Ankara) and Associate Professor Gokmen Noyan(Izmir)

    ·Member of Jazz5  as a trumpet player (2000-2007)

    ·Member of Her Halukarda  as a trumpet player (since 2007-2010)

     

    Personal Details:

    ·Born 1972, İzmir, TURKEY

     

    Contact:

    235 sok. No: 106/7 35360 IZMIR / TURKEY

    Phone: 0090-232-232 34 23

    e-mail: a.cenkgedik{at}musicstudies.org

     

     

    (updated 17.04.2012)