Mobile ringtone search through query by humming

@article{Lu2008MobileRS,
  title={Mobile ringtone search through query by humming},
  author={Lie Lu and Frank Seide},
  journal={2008 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing},
  year={2008},
  pages={2157-2160}
}
In the context of voice-based mobile search, this paper presents a new approach to mobile ringtone search through query by humming: A user can call a service, hum a part of melody through the mobile phone, and obtain the ringtones or songs he or she is looking for. Correspondingly, we propose a method of query by humming tailored to this scenario. A robust front-end processing is first presented to deal with the mobile phone recording, which is distorted due to GSM codec, environment and… CONTINUE READING