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The MX Formalism for Semantic Web Compatible Representation of Music Metadata

  • S. Castano
  • A. Ferrara
  • G. Haus
  • L. A. Ludovico
  • S. Montanelli
  • G. Racca
  • G. Vercellesi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3665)

Abstract

Music description is nowadays considered an important matter in Information and Communication Technology. The encoding formats commonly accepted and employed are often characterized by a partial view of the whole problem: they describe music data or metadata for score, audio tracks, computer performances of music pieces, but they seldom encode all these aspects together. In this paper, we present the MX formalism that aims to address this limitation of the existing formats, by providing a Semantic Web compatible representation of music information in terms of structural and semantic features, by means of XML and OWL.

Keywords

Music Piece Music Information Retrieval Audio Track Semantic Layer Music Object 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Castano
    • 1
  • A. Ferrara
    • 1
  • G. Haus
    • 1
  • L. A. Ludovico
    • 1
  • S. Montanelli
    • 1
  • G. Racca
    • 1
  • G. Vercellesi
    • 1
  1. 1.DICoUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItaly

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