Gerhard Widmer

Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Gerhard Widmer

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Gerhard Widmer is a computer scientist, head of the Institute of Computational Perception at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, and deputy director of the AI Lab at the Linz Institute of Technology. Widmer is one of the international pioneers of interdisciplinary research at the interface between computing, AI, and music. His work has been recognised by numerous national and international awards, including the Austrian START and Wittgenstein Prizes and two ERC Advanced Grants of the European Research Council (2015, 2021). 2021 he was elected into the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

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