We describe and compare different methods for creating a dictionary of words with their corresponding semantic orientation (SO). We tested how well different dictionaries helped determine the SO of entire texts. To extract SO for each individual word, we used a common method based on pointwise mutual information. Mutual information between a set of seed… (More)
We present an interactive, web based system for musical song search and retrieval, using rhythmic tapping as the primary means of query input. Our approach involves encoding the input rhythm as a contour string, and using approximate string matching to determine the most likely match with songs in the database.