Music Information Technology [MIT]
In the western world, the universities had started a new field of study and research; Under the titles such as “Music Information Technology”, “Music Technology” and “Computer Music”.
In India, for the first time MIT (Music Information Technology) was introduced by Dr Vee as the Convergence of Music & Computing technology, followed by R&D projects.
The unique aspect of the syllabus and course materials of MIT by Dr Vee, included the new universal music teaching methodology. In this methodology, the music illiterate students were transformed into Music literates with music composing capabilities to specialize in any kind of world music.
Difference between the Traditional & Dr Vee’s method of music learning:
Without depending on particular kind of music (Ex: Western, Carnatic, & etc) linked to vocal or Instrumental based traditional music learning; Dr Vee’s MIT based learning method had provided a basic macroscopic understanding of world music with the skills to specialize any kind of world music.
Dr Vee had introduced and validated the above method as an elective subject (common to all disciplines) of university students at NIT (Trichy) India and SASTRA University, India. The success of Dr Vee’s method attracted more students, forcing to conduct more batches in the subsequent academic years.
The above students had the following beniefts,
- Career on music related product development.
- Music related cognitive skills development leading to better performance in academic and career.
- To develop Composing and Enjoying music as a passionate hobby
MIT related R & D project:
On “Defreezing the music from building architecture”:
The Logic of Defreezing the Music from the Building Architecture, started from Vitruvius (80 -15 BC), and pursued by Iannis Xenakis, among many others in the modern era, was finally discovered by Dr.Vee, as the Project Consultant of the on-going R & D project at National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India, with patent and published in SCI journal ‘Multimedia Tools and Applications – Springer‘
The present products like speech-to-text, text-to-speech, etc of NLP (Natural Language Processing) were based on Linguistics. A new field of ‘Musical Linguistics’ & NLP may lead to developing lyric-to-music, music-to-lyric , etc application products.
Published a research paper on ‘Musical Phonetics in tholkAppiam’ (2013) in the journal from the International Institute of Tamil Studies, Taramani, Chennai.
Published a research paper on ‘Tholkappiam and the use of Sanskrit words in Tamil’ in the Journal of Sanskrit Academy- Vol XX-2010
One day workshop on “Research Perspectives in Music Signal Processing” at ECE Dept, PSG Tech Coimbatore, on 6 August 2016
Devised the syllabus & teaching ‘Natural Language Processing’ for the M.B.A paper on ‘Machine Learning & Natural Language Processing’ at NIT, Trichy for 2017-2018 Academic year.