Multimedia Information Retrieval : MIDI as a format for Content Based Retrieval of Audio

  title={Multimedia Information Retrieval : MIDI as a format for Content Based Retrieval of Audio},
  author={John McDonagh and Alan F. Smeaton},
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role that MIDI plays in the arena of Multimedia Information Retrieval. MIDI is an encoding format which encodes and relays performancerelated information about digital music which is used to generate music from a synthesiser. Current thinking has used this performance information to develop a concept known as contentbased retrieval of audio. This paper will develop this thinking by analysing the existing research in content-based retrieval of non… CONTINUE READING

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