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Musical Key Extraction from Audio Using Profile Training

@inproceedings{Par2006MusicalKE,
  title={Musical Key Extraction from Audio Using Profile Training},
  author={Steven van de Par and Martin F. McKinney and Andr{\'e} Redert},
  booktitle={ISMIR},
  year={2006}
}
A new method is presented for extracting the musical key from raw audio data. The method is based on the extraction of chromagrams using a new approach for tonal component selection taking into account auditory masking. The extracted chromagrams were used to train three key profiles for major and three key profiles for minor keys. The three trained key profiles differ in their temporal weighting of information across the duration of the song. One profile is based on uniform weighting while the… 

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