- Rizo, D.; Moreno-Seco, F.; Iñesta, J.M.; Micó, L.
"Efficient search with tree-edit distance for melody recognition"
Pattern Recognition: Progress, Directions and Applications, ISBN: 84-933652-6-2, pp. 218-244
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The search of a given melody in large data-bases is one of the problems in
the modern topic of music information retrieval (MIR). A huge amount of
music files in symbolic formats can be found today in the Internet, and this
has motivated new challenges for identification and categorization of music
data. A number of pattern recognition techniques can be used to solve this
problem. In this paper we explore the capabilities of trees to provide an
expressive representation of music information. Trees are compared to string
representations in terms of dissimilarity measures, using edit distances.
The high computational cost of tree edit distances needs of complexity
reduction techniques to be applied. Partial tree edit distances will be
considered in order to solve this problem. The tree representation reduces
significantly the error rates, and with partial tree edit distance the
time requiered for classification is comparable to that of string representation.
author = "Rizo, D.; Moreno-Seco, F.; Iñesta, J.M.; Micó, L.",
title = "Efficient search with tree-edit distance for melody recognition",
booktitle = "Pattern Recognition: Progress, Directions and Applications",
chapter = "14",
editor = "F. Pla, P. Radeva, J. Vitria",
isbn = "84-933652-6-2",
pages = "218-244",
publisher = "Centre de Visió per Computador",
year = "2006"
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