A Measure of Melodic Similarity based on a Graph Representation of the Music Structure

@inproceedings{Orio2009AMO,
  title={A Measure of Melodic Similarity based on a Graph Representation of the Music Structure},
  author={Nicola Orio and Antonio Rod{\`a}},
  booktitle={ISMIR},
  year={2009}
}
Content-based music retrieval requires to define a similarity measure between music documents. In this paper, we propose a novel similarity measure between melodic content, as represented in symbolic notation, that takes into account musicological aspects on the structural function of the melodic elements. The approach is based on the representation of a collection of music scores with a graph structure, where terminal nodes directly describe the music content, internal nodes represent its… CONTINUE READING
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