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Welcome to the AES Melbourne Section site. Here you will find information about the section, useful audio-related articles and links and information about past and forthcoming meetings.

The aim is to provide useful information for students and professional audio practitioners alike.

We also have an announcements group and an audio discussion group on Google Groups which can be accessed via the web or email. You can sign in with any Google Account and request membership.

Then there’s the Facebook page.
>   …..  and the Twitter feed for those who like their Section news and info in 140 characters or less.

Contact the Section here.

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October Meeting Notice: Pro Tools Workflows

Meeting Notice

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be held on Monday October 28th 2019 at 7:30pm at The SAE Institute – Lecture Theatre, 235 Normanby Rd South Melbourne (directions below).

Avid’s Drew Parsons will present on the topic:

Exploring the Pro Tools Workflow Enhancements

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Prelim Meeting Notice: October Meeting

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section is being planned for late October (target date is Mon Oct 28th).

It will be a Protools-flavoured presentation.

Sorry for the delay, and stay tuned for further information.

August 2019 Meeting Report: Machine Learning/Artifical Intelligence and Audio

Following the Section’s Annual General Meeting (see AGM Report at: http://www.aesmelbourne.org.au/2019-agm-report/ ), Graeme Huon introduced our speaker Guillaume Potard who presented to us on Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence and its relevance to the world of audio.

Guillaume started with a brief introduction to the concepts of ML and AI, introducing the concepts of artificial narrow intelligence (where it is designed for a very narrow speciality, like playing a specific game of skill, like Go), and artificial general intelligence, as in the human brain.
He went on to contrast the estimated performance of the human brain, at approx. 1000 petaflops (one thousand million floating point operations) operating at 200Hz with a power consumption of just 20 watts with the most powerful current supercomputers ( eg Tahne-2) at only 32 petaflops at GHZz ranges and with a power consumption of 25 Megawatts.

Guillaume explains Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence for audio – photo Rod Staples
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2019 AGM Report

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the AES Melbourne Section was held at SAE South Melbourne on Monday 12th August at 7:30pm.

Chairman Graeme Huon presented his report on the Sections activities for the year.

Graeme Huon presents his Chairman’s Report to the meeting

The Chairman’s Report can be read here

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Reminder: Meeting tomorrow (Monday) night

It’s our AGM plus AI

Full details at: http://www.aesmelbourne.org.au/meeting-notice-aug2019/