An article titled “Video Background Music Generation with Controllable Music Transformer” won the Best Paper Award in the 29th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM) held both online and offline from October 20 to 24, 2021. Di Shangzhe and Jiang Zeren, two master students of Beihang University, are the co-first authors, and Associate Professor Liu Si from the Institute of Artificial Intelligence is the corresponding author of the paper.
In the paper, the authors proposed an automated method of generating background music for videos for the first time, and also established a rhythmic relationship between video and background music.
ACM MM is the most influential international conference in multimedia field. In total, 2,544 papers were submitted and 542 papers were accepted for this year’s conference, covering all important research fields of multimedia technology, such as multi-modal analysis and description, multimedia retrieval and recommendation, vision and language. Only one paper was considered for the Best Paper Award in the conference.
Reported by Ding Qin
Reviewed by Jin Rong
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Liang Xiaochun