publication . Conference object . 2018

Symbolic Music Similarity through a Graph-Based Representation

Antonio Rodà; Filippo Carnovalini; Nicola Orio; Federico Simonetta;
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  • Published: 12 Sep 2018
  • Publisher: ACM Press
Abstract
In this work, a novel representation system for symbolic music is described. The proposed representation system is graph-based and could theoretically represent music both from a horizontal (contrapuntal) and from a vertical (harmonic) point of view, by keeping into account contextual and harmonic information. It could also include relationships between internal variations of motifs and themes. This is achieved by gradually simplifying the melodies and generating layers of reductions that include only the most important notes from a structural and harmonic viewpoint. This representation system has been tested in a music information retrieval task, namely melodic...
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free text keywords: music retrieval, music similarity, music symbolic representation, music computing, Symbolic music, Music information retrieval, Harmonic, Musical, Lyrics, Graph, Melody, Graph based, Natural language processing, computer.software_genre, computer, Artificial intelligence, business.industry, business, Computer science
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