3rd International Conference on
Music Information Retrieval
IRCAM – Centre
October 13-17, 2002
IRCAM (“Institut de recherche et coordination acoustique/musique”)
is the research institute in acoustics and music founded by conductor and
composer Pierre Boulez in the early 70s (for more information, see its main Web site).
It is closely related to the Pompidou Center, which is the French
national center for arts and culture, home to the French national museum of
modern art and to the BPI Public Library.
ISMIR 2002 events will take place at IRCAM and in the Pompidou
Center (building maps and directions in the Conference
spaces section). Both are located in the heart of Paris (see hotel and local maps; see
also Local area section).
Public transportation to Paris (see Getting
to Paris section) as well as to and from any point in Paris and the
suburbs (see Commuting in Paris section), via
public transportation (bus or subway) or private transportation (cabs) is