Conference Paper

Tree-Structured Representation of Musical Information.

Conference: Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, First Iberian Conference, IbPRIA 2003, Puerto de Andratx, Mallorca, Spain, June 4-6, 2003, Proceedings
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The success of the Internet has filled the net with lots of symbolic representations of music works. Two kinds of problems arise to the user: content-based search of music and the identification of similar works. Both belong to the pattern recognition domain. In contrast to most of the existing approaches, we pose a non-linear representation of a melody, based on trees that express the metric and rhythm of music in a natural way. This representation provide a number of advantages: more musical significance, more compact representation and others. Here we have worked on the comparison of melodies for identification.

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