With the rapid spread of mobile phones, we are currently witnessing one of the biggest disruptions in human communication history, and, at the same time, a fundamental change in personal content usage. Two interrelated trends are emerging, which are very likely to fundamentally and persistently change many aspects of our daily lives: (i) increased mobility of people and their devices, facilitated by mobile communications and mobile devices, and (ii) explosive growth and increasing importance of personal and of personalised content.
SAME addresses this framework, by contributing to create new end-to-end systems for active, experience-centric, and context-aware active music listening.