Crowdsourcing Music Similarity Judgments using Mechanical Turk

  title={Crowdsourcing Music Similarity Judgments using Mechanical Turk},
  author={Jin Ha Lee},
Collecting human judgments for music similarity evaluation has always been a difficult and time consuming task. This paper explores the viability of Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) for collecting human judgments for audio music similarity evaluation tasks. We compared the similarity judgments collected from Evalutron6000 (E6K) and MTurk using the Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange 2009 Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval task dataset. Our data show that the results are highly… CONTINUE READING
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