Towards a General Architecture for Musical Archive Information Systems

  • Loretta Diana
  • Goffredo Haus
  • Maurizio Longari
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2771)


Musical Archive Information System (MAIS) is an integration of many research efforts developed at computer music laboratory of University of Milan. It is a system to organize, manage and utilize information of a heterogeneous set of music source material. Unstructured information is retrieved by non-traditional queries such as humming or playing of a melody (content queries). This work is a development of the previous information system developed in the context of project for Teatro Alla Scala. The improvements regard the use of XML format for the representation of Musical Work and the new user inter-faces for the navigation of musical source material.


Multimedia Data Music Score Multimedia Database Music Work Audio Information 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Loretta Diana
    • 1
  • Goffredo Haus
    • 1
  • Maurizio Longari
    • 1
  1. 1.LIM-DICO University of MilanMilanoItaly

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