René Klüber

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Collections of electronic music are mostly organized according to playlists based on artist names and song titles. Music genres are inherently ambiguous and, to make matters worse, assigned manually by a diverse user community. People tend to organize music based on similarity to other music and based on the music’s emotional qualities. Taking this into(More)
Musical perception is non-visual and people cannot describe what a song sounds like without listening to it. To facilitate music browsing and searching, we explore the automatic generation of visual thumbnails for music. Targeting an expert user groups, DJs, we developed a concept named ThumbnailDJ: Based on a metaphor of music notation, a visual thumbnail(More)
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