2010 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship
Luke Barrington and Brian McFee have been awarded the 2010 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QIF), for their proposal, "Location-, Demographic-, Preference- and Content-Based Music Search and Recommendation," with their advisor Gert Lanckriet. Lawrence Saul (CSE) supported the proposal as secondary mentor. This selective fellowship provides $100,000 and was awarded to six out of 80 submissions from five universities (Berkeley, Stanford, UCLA, USC, and UCSD). Luke and Brian`s project proposes advances in signal processing and machine learning to provide personalized, mobile music search and discovery.