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Melody extraction from polyphonic music signal susing pitch contour characteristics

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dc.contributor.author Salamon, Justin
dc.contributor.author Gómez Gutiérrez, Emilia, 1975-
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-25T12:58:46Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-25T12:58:46Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Salamon J, Gómez E. Melody extraction from polyphonic music signal susing pitch contour characteristics. IEEE Trans Audio Speech Lang Process. 2012;20(6):1759-70. DOI: 10.1109/TASL.2012.2188515
dc.identifier.issn 1558-7916
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/42183
dc.description.abstract We present a novel system for the automatic extraction of the main melody from polyphonic music recordings. Our approach is based on the creation and characterisation of pitch contours, time continuous sequences of pitch candidates grouped using auditory streaming cues. We define a set of contour characteristics and show that by studying their distributions we can devise rules to distinguish between melodic and non-melodic contours. This leads to the development of new voicing detection, octave error minimisation and melody selection techniques. A comparative evaluation of the proposed approach shows that it outperforms current state-of-the-art melody extraction systems in terms of overall accuracy. Further evaluation of the algorithm is provided in the form of a qualitative error analysis and the study of the effect of key parameters and algorithmic components on system performance. Finally, we conduct a glass ceiling analysis to study the current limitations of the method, and possible directions for future work are proposed.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
dc.relation.ispartof IEEE transactions on audio, speech and language processing. 2012;20(6):1759-70.
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dc.title Melody extraction from polyphonic music signal susing pitch contour characteristics
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