The Latin Music Database

Silla Jr, Carlos N. and Koerich, A.L. and Kaestner, Celso A.A. (2008) The Latin Music Database. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. (Full text available)

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Abstract

In this paper we present the Latin Music Database, a novel database of Latin musical recordings which has been developed for automatic music genre classification, but can also be used in other music information retrieval tasks. The method for assigning genres to the musical recordings is based on human expert perception and therefore capture their tacit knowledge in the genre labeling process. We also present the ethnomusicology of the genres available in the database as it might provide important information for the analysis of the results of any experiment that employs the database.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: music genre classification, latin music
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2010 12:10
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2012 14:27
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24000 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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