Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval: Evaluation Power and Stability

  title={Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval: Evaluation Power and Stability},
  author={Juli{\'a}n Urbano and Diego Mart{\'i}n and M{\'o}nica Marrero and Jorge Morato},
In this paper we analyze the reliability of the res ults in the evaluation of Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval systems. We focus on the power and stability of the evaluati on, that is, how often a significant difference is found bet w en systems and how often these significant differences ar e incorrect. We study the effect of using different effect iveness measures with different sets of relevance judgments , for varying number of queries and alternative statistic al procedures. Different… CONTINUE READING

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