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The VU Sound Corpus: Adding More Fine-grained Annotations to the Freesound Database

@inproceedings{Miltenburg2016TheVS,
  title={The VU Sound Corpus: Adding More Fine-grained Annotations to the Freesound Database},
  author={Emiel van Miltenburg and Benjamin Timmermans and Lora Aroyo},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2016}
}
This paper presents a collection of annotations (tags or keywords) for a set of 2,133 environmental sounds taken from the Freesound database (www.freesound.org). The annotations are acquired through an open-ended crowd-labeling task, in which participants were asked to provide keywords for each of three sounds. The main goal of this study is to find out (i) whether it’s feasible to collect keywords for a large collection of sounds through crowdsourcing, and (ii) how people talk about sounds… 

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