Fréchet Audio Distance: A Reference-Free Metric for Evaluating Music Enhancement Algorithms

  title={Fr{\'e}chet Audio Distance: A Reference-Free Metric for Evaluating Music Enhancement Algorithms},
  author={K. Kilgour and Mauricio Zuluaga and Dominik Roblek and M. Sharifi},
We propose the Fréchet Audio Distance (FAD), a novel, reference-free evaluation metric for music enhancement algorithms. [...] Key Method FAD is validated using a wide variety of artificial distortions and is compared to the signal based metrics signal to distortion ratio (SDR), cosine distance, and magnitude L2 distance. We show that, with a correlation coefficient of 0.52, FAD correlates more closely with human perception than either SDR, cosine distance or magnitude L2 distance, with correlation coefficients…Expand
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