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An industrial-strength content-based music recommendation system
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MusicSurfer automatically extracts descriptions related to instrumentation, rhythm and harmony from music audio signals to allow navigation of multimillion track music collections in a flexible and efficient way without the need of metadata or human ratings.
Natural language processing of lyrics
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Preliminary results on language identification, structure extraction, categorization and similarity searches suggests that a lot of profit can be gained from the analysis of lyrics, which complements that of acoustic and cultural metadata and is fundamental for the development of complete music information retrieval systems.
ISMIR 2004 Audio Description Contest
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The ISMIR 2004 Audio Description Contest is reported on, which details the contest organization, evaluation metrics, data and infrastructure, and proposes ways to organize future, improved, audio description contests.
Content-based music audio recommendation
TLDR
The MusicSurfer automatically extracts descriptions related to instrumentation, rhythm and harmony from music audio signals to allow navigation of multimillion track music collections in a flexible and efficient way without the need for metadata nor human ratings.
Topology of music recommendation networks.
We study the topology of several music recommendation networks, which arise from relationships between artist, co-occurrence of songs in play lists or experts' recommendation. The analysis uncovers
The Social Network of Contemporary Popular Musicians
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This paper analyzes two social network datasets of contemporary musicians constructed from allmusic.com, a music and artists' information database, and finds that they differ significantly in some key network features such as the degree and the betweenness distributions.
The emergence of complex network patterns in music networks
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The anal ysis uncovers the emergence of complex network phenomena in music information networks built considering artists as nodes and its relations as links.
The complex network of musical tastes
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An empirical study of the evolution of a social network constructed under the influence of musical tastes, obtained thanks to the selfless effort of a broad community of users who share playlists of their favourite songs with other users is presented.
Automatic sound annotation
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A nearest-neighbor classifier with a database of isolated sounds unambiguously linked to WordNet concepts, a semantic network that organizes real world knowledge, is used to overcome the need of a huge number of classifiers to distinguish many different sound classes.
Nearest-Neighbor Automatic Sound Annotation with a WordNet Taxonomy
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A nearest-neighbor classifier with a database of isolated sounds unambiguously linked to WordNet concepts, a semantic network that organizes real world knowledge, is used to overcome the need of a huge number of classifiers to distinguish many different sound classes.
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