Taste or Addiction?: Using Play Logs to Infer Song Selection Motivation

@inproceedings{Tsukuda2017TasteOA,
  title={Taste or Addiction?: Using Play Logs to Infer Song Selection Motivation},
  author={Kosetsu Tsukuda and Masataka Goto},
  booktitle={PAKDD},
  year={2017}
}
Online music services are increasing in popularity. They enable us to analyze people’s music listening behavior based on play logs. Although it is known that people listen to music based on topic (e.g., rock or jazz), we assume that when a user is addicted to an artist, s/he chooses the artist’s songs regardless of topic. Based on this assumption, in this paper, we propose a probabilistic model to analyze people’s music listening behavior. Our main contributions are three-fold. First, to the… 

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