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Singer Identification in Polyphonic Music Using Vocal Separation and Pattern Recognition Methods

@inproceedings{Mesaros2007SingerII,
  title={Singer Identification in Polyphonic Music Using Vocal Separation and Pattern Recognition Methods},
  author={Annamaria Mesaros and Tuomas Virtanen and Anssi Klapuri},
  booktitle={ISMIR},
  year={2007}
}
This paper evaluates methods for singer identification in polyphonic music, based on pattern classification together with an algorithm for vocal separation. Classification strategies include the discriminant functions, Gaussian mixture model (GMM)-based maximum likelihood classifier and nearest neighbour classifiers using Kullback-Leibler divergence between the GMMs. A novel method of estimating the symmetric Kullback-Leibler distance between two GMMs is proposed. Two different approaches to… 
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