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A tool for content based navigation of music

Blackburn, Steven G. and DeRoure, David C. (1998) A tool for content based navigation of music At Proceedings of ACM Multimedia '98. , 361--368.

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The use of pitch contours is an established technique for content-based retrieval of music ('query by humming'). This paper presents a system which employs pitch contours to support content-based navigation around a body of multimedia documents including MIDI and digital audio files. The system adopts an open hypermedia model, enabling the user to find available hypermedia links from an arbitrary fragment in a piece of music, based on the content or location of that fragment. The design of the tools, contour database and the contour-matching algorithms are discussed.

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Published date: September 1998
Additional Information: ISBN: 1-58113-036-8
Venue - Dates: Proceedings of ACM Multimedia '98, 1998-09-01
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science


Local EPrints ID: 250725
PURE UUID: d52adf8d-d7ce-4d16-a426-0631c21ea78f
ORCID for David C. DeRoure: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 26 Oct 1999
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:39

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Author: Steven G. Blackburn
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