Groove Kernels as Rhythmic-Acoustic Motif Descriptors

  title={Groove Kernels as Rhythmic-Acoustic Motif Descriptors},
  author={Andy M. Sarroff and Michael A. Casey},
The “groove” of a song correlates with enjoyment and bodily movement. Recent work has shown that humans often agree whether a song does or does not have groove and how much groove a song has. It is therefore useful to develop algorithms that characterize the quality of groove across songs. We evaluate three unsupervised tempo-invariant models for measuring pairwise musical groove similarity: A temporal model, a timbre-temporal model, and a pitchtimbre-temporal model. The temporal model uses a… CONTINUE READING

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