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[28 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 143 views]

Abstract: We introduce the Audio Degradation Toolbox (ADT) for the controlled degradation of audio signals, and propose its usage as a means of evaluating and comparing the robustness of audio processing algorithms. Music recordings encountered in practical applications are subject…

Conference Paper, Publication »

[28 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 137 views]

Abstract: In the past decade, non-negative matrix factorisation (NMF) and probabilistic latent component analysis (PLCA) have been used widely in automatic music transcription. Despite their successes, these methods only guarantee that the decomposition converges to a local minimum in the cost…

Other, Publication »

[12 Okt 2012 | One Comment | 733 views]
Chordroid demo

I’m currently at the ISMIR conference in Porto, Portugal. Very nice conference — and I’m hoping to contribute to that some more by presenting Sam Myer’s “Chordroid” real-time chord detection tool, which works on Android devices. In fact, I’ve actually…

Conference Paper, Publication »

[29 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 996 views]
A Corpus-based Study of Rhythm Patterns

Something new, and, at least to me, exciting. And: it’s not about chords this time, can you believe it?

Accompanying web page is here.

Abstract: We present a corpus-based study of musical rhythm, based on a collection of 4.8…

Journal Paper, Publication »

[18 Jun 2012 | No Comment | 702 views]

This is the publication entry for the paper, if you want the story around it, click here.

Abstract: Music evolves as composers, performers, and consumers favor some musical variants over others. To investigate the role of consumer selection, we…

Publication, Talk »

[27 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | 2,311 views]

I’ll give a short talk on my work on harmony in the past few years next Wednesday in Utrecht. The talk is part of the Symposium on Harmony and Variation in Music Information Retrieval organised by Bas de Haas…

Other »

[26 Okt 2011 | Comments Off | 607 views]

In the heat of the moment I’ve got two things wrong in my paper entitled Timbre and Melody Features for the Recognition of Vocal Activity and Instrumental Solos in Polyphonic Music. First of all I apologise to Ferdinand Fuhrmann,…

Done and Liked, Other, Publication, Seen and Liked »

[17 Okt 2011 | Comments Off | 373 views]

I was invited by Dan Tidhar to present at last week’s visualisation workshop at King’s. It’s been a very pleasant experience, and and we discussed quite a broad range of topics, triggered by the different presentations. Mine was possibly the…

Conference Paper, Publication »

[17 Okt 2011 | Comments Off | 569 views]

Abstract: We propose the novel audio feature structural change for the analysis and visualisation of recorded music, and argue that it is related to a particular notion of musical complexity. Structural change is a meta feature that can be calculated…

Conference Paper, Publication »

[17 Okt 2011 | Comments Off | 607 views]
Songle: A Web Service for Active Music Listening Improved by User Contributions

Abstract: This paper describes a public web service for active music listening, Songle, that enriches music listening experiences by using music-understanding technologies based on signal processing. Although various research-level interfaces and technologies have been developed, it has not been easy…