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[19 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | 2,803 views]

Abstract. We propose a novel method for automatic drum transcription from audio that achieves the recognition of individual drums by classifying bar-level drum patterns. Automatic drum transcription has to date been tackled by recognising individual drums or drum combinations. In…

Conference Paper, Publication »

[14 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | 1,181 views]

Abstract. This paper presents a comparative study of classification performance in automatic audio chord recognition based on three chroma feature implementations, with the aim of distinguishing effects of frame size, instrumentation, and choice of chroma feature. Research in automatic chord…

Done and Liked, Featured, Journal Paper, Publication »

[19 Mai 2014 | Comments Off | 7,376 views]
Intonation in Unaccompanied Singing: Accuracy, Drift and a Model of Reference Pitch Memory

The preprint of our singing intonation paper is now available! Enjoy!
[Edit: now published here]

This paper presents a study on intonation and intonation drift in unaccompanied singing and proposes a simple model of reference pitch memory…

Conference Paper, Publication »

[28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | 1,652 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 | Comments Off | 1,603 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 | 2,392 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 | Comments Off | 2,189 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 | Comments Off | 1,850 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 | 3,600 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 | 1,766 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,…