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Music Information Retrieval Based on Signal Processing

  1. Research Article

    Music Genre Classification Using MIDI and Audio Features

    We report our findings on using MIDI files and audio features from MIDI, separately and combined together, for MIDI music genre classification. We use McKay and Fujinaga's 3-root and 9-leaf genre data set. In ...

    Zehra Cataltepe, Yusuf Yaslan and Abdullah Sonmez

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2007 2007:036409

    Published on: 4 January 2007

  2. Research Article

    A Transcription System from MusicXML Format to Braille Music Notation

    The Internet enables us to freely access music as recorded sound and even music scores. For the visually impaired, music scores must be transcribed from computer-based musical formats to Braille music notation...

    D Goto, T Gotoh, R Minamikawa-Tachino and N Tamura

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:042498

    Published on: 21 December 2006

  3. Research Article

    Template-Based Estimation of Time-Varying Tempo

    We present a novel approach to automatic estimation of tempo over time. This method aims at detecting tempo at the tactus level for percussive and nonpercussive audio. The front-end of our system is based on a...

    Geoffroy Peeters

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:067215

    Published on: 7 December 2006

  4. Research Article

    Music Information Retrieval from a Singing Voice Using Lyrics and Melody Information

    Recently, several music information retrieval (MIR) systems which retrieve musical pieces by the user's singing voice have been developed. All of these systems use only melody information for retrieval, althou...

    Motoyuki Suzuki, Toru Hosoya, Akinori Ito and Shozo Makino

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:038727

    Published on: 6 December 2006

  5. Research Article

    High-Selectivity Filter Banks for Spectral Analysis of Music Signals

    This paper approaches, under a unified framework, several algorithms for the spectral analysis of musical signals. Such algorithms include the fast Fourier transform (FFT), the fast filter bank (FFB), the cons...

    Filipe C. C. B. Diniz, Iuri Kothe, Sergio L. Netto and Luiz W. P. Biscainho

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:094704

    Published on: 6 December 2006

  6. Research Article

    A Model-Based Approach to Constructing Music Similarity Functions

    Several authors have presented systems that estimate the audio similarity of two pieces of music through the calculation of a distance metric, such as the Euclidean distance, between spectral features calculat...

    Kris West and Paul Lamere

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:024602

    Published on: 30 November 2006

  7. Research Article

    Multiple Scale Music Segmentation Using Rhythm, Timbre, and Harmony

    The segmentation of music into intro-chorus-verse-outro, and similar segments, is a difficult topic. A method for performing automatic segmentation based on features related to rhythm, timbre, and harmony is p...

    Kristoffer Jensen

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:073205

    Published on: 16 November 2006

  8. Research Article

    Instrument Identification in Polyphonic Music: Feature Weighting to Minimize Influence of Sound Overlaps

    We provide a new solution to the problem of feature variations caused by the overlapping of sounds in instrument identification in polyphonic music. When multiple instruments simultaneously play, partials (har...

    Tetsuro Kitahara, Masataka Goto, Kazunori Komatani, Tetsuya Ogata and Hiroshi G. Okuno

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:051979

    Published on: 8 November 2006

  9. Research Article

    A Supervised Classification Algorithm for Note Onset Detection

    This paper presents a novel approach to detecting onsets in music audio files. We use a supervised learning algorithm to classify spectrogram frames extracted from digital audio as being onsets or nononsets. F...

    Alexandre Lacoste and Douglas Eck

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:043745

    Published on: 5 November 2006

  10. Research Article

    A Discriminative Model for Polyphonic Piano Transcription

    We present a discriminative model for polyphonic piano transcription. Support vector machines trained on spectral features are used to classify frame-level note instances. The classifier outputs are temporally...

    Graham E. Poliner and Daniel P. W. Ellis

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:048317

    Published on: 29 October 2006

  11. Research Article

    Accurate tempo estimation based on harmonic + noise decomposition

    We present an innovative tempo estimation system that processes acoustic audio signals and does not use any high-level musical knowledge. Our proposal relies on a harmonic + noise decomposition of the audio si...

    Miguel Alonso, Gael Richard and Bertrand David

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:082795

    Published on: 11 October 2006

  12. Research Article

    Automatic Genre Classification of Musical Signals

    We present a strategy to perform automatic genre classification of musical signals. The technique divides the signals into 21.3 milliseconds frames, from which 4 features are extracted. The values of each feat...

    Jayme Garcia sArnal Barbedo and Amauri Lopes

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:064960

    Published on: 2 October 2006