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Tree-Structured Representation of Musical Information

  • David Rizo
  • José Manuel Iñesta
  • Francisco Moreno-Seco
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2652)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Multimedia applications computer music structural recognition 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Rizo
    • 1
  • José Manuel Iñesta
    • 1
  • Francisco Moreno-Seco
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas InformáticosUniversidad de AlicanteAlicanteSpain

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