Speaker "Erik Schmidt" Details Back



Erik M. Schmidt is a Senior Scientist at Pandora. Before joining Pandora he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Music and Entertainment Technology Laboratory (MET-lab) at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. He received the Ph.D. degree from Drexel University in 2012, and also holds a Master's in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and a Bachelor's from Temple University. His current research focuses on the leveraging explicit user feedback for the construction of powerful content-based exploration algorithms. Erik has general research interests in the areas of signal processing and machine learning for machine understanding of music audio.