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Factors in human recognition of timbre lexicons generated by data clustering

@inproceedings{Roma2012FactorsIH,
  title={Factors in human recognition of timbre lexicons generated by data clustering},
  author={Gerard Roma and Anna Xamb{\'o} and Perfecto Herrera and Robin C. Laney},
  year={2012}
}
Since the development of sound recording technologies, the palette of sound timbres available for music creation was extended way beyond traditional musical instruments. The organization and categorization of timbre has been a common endeavor. The availability of large databases of sound clips provides an opportunity for obtaining datadriven timbre categorizations via content-based clustering. In this article we describe an experiment aimed at understanding what factors influence the process of… 

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