Music information retrieval systems

William Birmingham, Colin Meek, Kevin O'Malley, Bryan Pardo, Jonah Shifrin

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A discussion on music information retrieval (MIR) systems is presented. MIR systems are concerned with techniques and mechanisms for representing music queries, searching collections of music for possible matches and retrieving results that best match user queries. MIR system transforms the request into some internal representation, then processes the request by searching its musical database for matching material and returns matching records to users.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationDr. Dobb's Journal
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications


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