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Neural Audio Synthesis of Musical Notes with WaveNet Autoencoders

@inproceedings{Engel2017NeuralAS,
  title={Neural Audio Synthesis of Musical Notes with WaveNet Autoencoders},
  author={Jesse Engel and Cinjon Resnick and Adam Roberts and Sander Dieleman and Mohammad Norouzi and Douglas Eck and Karen Simonyan},
  booktitle={International Conference on Machine Learning},
  year={2017}
}
Generative models in vision have seen rapid progress due to algorithmic improvements and the availability of high-quality image datasets. [] Key Method Second, we introduce NSynth, a large-scale and high-quality dataset of musical notes that is an order of magnitude larger than comparable public datasets. Using NSynth, we demonstrate improved qualitative and quantitative performance of the WaveNet autoencoder over a well-tuned spectral autoencoder baseline. Finally, we show that the model learns a manifold…

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