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Extended playing techniques: The next milestone in musical instrument recognition [article]

Vincent Lostanlen, Joakim Andén, Mathieu Lagrange
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Yet, although the automatic recognition of a musical instrument from the recording of a single "ordinary" note is considered a solved problem, automatic identification of instrumental playing technique  ...  As such, it plays a crucial role in computer-assisted browsing of massive digital music corpora.  ...  a helpful suggestion on the title of this article. is work is supported by the ERC InvariantClass grant 320959.  ... 
arXiv:1808.09730v1 fatcat:xvxfrijaojavxfpwa2swwu33bu

Learning to become a professional orchestral musician: going beyond skill and technique

Paul Hager, Mary C. Johnsson
2009 Journal of Vocational Education and Training  
We discuss six distinctive features of this practice-based learning and draw implications for how well the various main theories of workplace learning account for the types of learning identified in the  ...  Our analysis reveals the multiple kinds of learning that we claim can only be gained from context-sensitive participation in orchestral practice at work.  ...  An earlier version of this paper was presented to the Seventh International JVET Conference in Oxford in July 2007.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13636820902933221 fatcat:e3nxuwnivvakln3nua3mcphjj4

Receptive Field Regularization Techniques for Audio Classification and Tagging with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

Khaled Koutini, Hamid Eghbal-zadeh, Gerhard Widmer
2021 IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing  
The proposed CNNs achieve state-of-the-art results in multiple tasks, from acoustic scene classification to emotion and theme detection in music to instrument recognition, as demonstrated by top ranks  ...  As state-of-the-art CNN architectures-in computer vision and other domains-tend to go deeper in terms of number of layers, their RF size increases and therefore they degrade in performance in several audio  ...  We thank the members of the Institute of Computational Perception for the useful discussions and feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1109/taslp.2021.3082307 fatcat:5qzi63vw7vemfecalp2t2tja74

Understanding basic behavioral support techniques as an alternative to sedation and anesthesia

Ray A. Lyons
2009 Special Care in Dentistry: managing special patients, settings, and situations  
at the completion of major milestones during or post-treatment.  ...  Although the next, generally accepted, step in the hierarchy of behavior management/support techniques is medical immobilization and pharmacologic restraint, it is critically important that parents, advocates  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1754-4505.2008.00061.x pmid:19152567 fatcat:myfw427k4jcfzmux4shcyhiwfe

Musical Instrument Recognition In Multi-Instrument Audio Contexts

Venkatesh Shenoy Kadandale, Frederic Font
2018 Zenodo  
Automatic musical instrument recognition is an important aspect of machine listening. In this project, we deal with instrument recognition in the multi-instrument audio contexts.  ...  We investigate the possibility of improving the instrument recognition performance by using alternative data representations along with the original data.  ...  For example, an ideal dataset for musical instrument recognition is the one which covers most of the musical instruments recorded in different environments, played in different styles and genres, perhaps  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1468051 fatcat:feovydtqzjb33hvbht5wbfakxi

Planners' roles and techniques in developing sustainable "eco-City": The case of gaborone, Botswana

Branko Cavric
2004 Spatium  
By changing the way in which they think it is important to spell out clearly the role of planning professionals which should be more active and persistent in educating and advising decision-makers and  ...  Many stakeholders involved in urban projects, management and governance are tailoring the destiny of urban world.  ...  Urbanisation in Botswana has resulted in Gaborone (in less than 40 years) becoming two times larger than the next largest town Francistown.  ... 
doi:10.2298/spat0411053c fatcat:bretr6olqfbidhqr2p6mougodq

Music Training Interface for Visually Impaired through a Novel Approach to Optical Music Recognition

Dawpadee B. Kiriella, Shyama C. Kumari, Kavindu C. Ranasinghe, Lakshman Jayaratne
2014 GSTF International Journal on Computing  
have brought up the tradition of storing qualities of musical compositions in written formats.  ...  Keywords-visually impaired, Eastern music, music score/notation, singing synthesizing, adaptive music score trainer, profile based approach, optical music recognition (OMR), Sri Lankan Schools of music  ...  Basically this system is generated to use in instrumental performance in music which always requires the music instrument to sense the music notes.  ... 
doi:10.7603/s40601-013-0045-6 fatcat:haaqyss4jrhs3pucgvbqubuw7a

Recent Research and Development at IRCAM

Hugues Vinet
1999 Computer Music Journal  
This Macintosh version has been marketed worldwide with sales in the thousands and has since become a milestone in the design of interactive systems, not only in the field of music.  ...  formalization and the computation of musical structures mainly in the context of instrumental composition.  ... 
doi:10.1162/014892699559850 fatcat:2pe4wnyb3rfvrekbqq4oiytcd4

Enhancing Performance Music Games in Education through the IEEE 1599 Standard

Luca Andrea Ludovico, Mario Malcangi, Giuseppina Rita Mangione
2014 American Journal of Educational Research  
The key idea is coupling the power of IEEE 1599, an XML-based international standard for music description, with the concept of music meta-instrument.  ...  Meta-instruments are ad hoc interfaces which allow a simplified interaction among the student and music contents.  ...  In particular, we want to thank for their support: Jean Haury, the inventor of the Metapiano, Pierre Castellotti, an expert in the field of meta-instruments and musician-to-machine interfaces, and the  ... 
doi:10.12691/education-2-7-10 fatcat:6nxqnqs7erg2hiqdrhtqq4bwsa

Hackable Instruments: Supporting Appropriation and Modification in Digital Musical Interaction

Victor Zappi, Andrew McPherson
2018 Frontiers in ICT  
The results suggest that constrained musical interactions can promote the discovery of unusual and idiosyncratic playing techniques, and that tighter constraints may paradoxically lead to a richer performer  ...  This paper investigates the appropriation of digital musical instruments, wherein the performer develops a personal working relationship with an instrument that may differ from the designer's intent.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thank you to London Music Hackspace and to all the performers for making both studies possible.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fict.2018.00026 fatcat:xb3crvqo5jdsrczfmybtjdzzca

Improving the description of instrumental sounds by using ontologies and automatic content analysis

Carlos Vaquero, Xavier Serra, Frederic Font
2012 Zenodo  
Browsing sound collections in a social database is a complex task when no uniformity in the classification of the sounds and tags is applied; the relation between tag concepts and sounds can vary extremely  ...  A corpus of 700 samples has therefore been recorded, classified according to a designed ontology, integrated in the database and analyzed.  ...  next chapter, three techniques to find the best "combinations" of them is explained.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3754193 fatcat:3dzkx4gjdnb2vnqu6en74434zy

Sound and Music Computing: Research Trends and Some Key Issues

Gerhard Widmer, Davide Rocchesso, Vesa Välimäki, Cumhur Erkut, Fabien Gouyon, Daniel Pressnitzer, Henri Penttinen, Pietro Polotti, Gualtiero Volpe
2007 Journal of New Music Research  
This contribution attempts to give an overview of current research trends and open research problems in the rich field of Sound and Music Computing (SMC).  ...  Sound synthesis by physical modelling has, so far, mainly focused on accurate reproduction of the behaviour of musical  ...  Acknowledgments The research that led to this document has been generously supported by the EU project (Coordination Action) Sound to Sense, Sense to Sound (S2S 2 ).  ... 
doi:10.1080/09298210701859222 fatcat:cdfwzjrxbffm3czv7gwh4die3e

A Survey on Visualizations for Musical Data

R. Khulusi, J. Kusnick, C. Meinecke, C. Gillmann, J. Focht, S. Jänicke
2020 Computer graphics forum (Print)  
A Survey on Visualizations for Musical Data Khulusi, R.; Kusnick, J.; Meinecke, C.; Gillmann, C.; Focht, J.; Jänicke, S.  ...  Further, we thank the persons who helped us in proofreading the survey and being available for discussions about the content of the paper.  ...  Last, but not least, we are grateful to the 25 people who gave us permission for using pictures of their work in this survey.  ... 
doi:10.1111/cgf.13905 fatcat:nrkzgtb6ajfqnnuru37fflgm6q

Interactions and systems for augmenting a live dance performance

Alexis Clay, Nadine Couture, Laurence Nigay, Jean-Baptiste de la Riviere, Jean-Claude Martin, Matthieu Courgeon, Myriam Desainte-Catherine, Emmanuel Orvain, Vincent Girondel, Gael Domengero
2012 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality - Arts, Media, and Humanities (ISMAR-AMH)  
Namely, we performed movement-based emotion recognition on the dancer, and used the recognized emotions to generate emotional music pieces and emotional poses for a humanoid robot.  ...  In this paper, we present a milestone of this work, an augmented dance show that brings together several tools and technologies that were developed over the project's lifetime.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The work presented in the article was funded by the French National Research Agency under contract CARE (Cultural Experience: Augmented Reality and Emotion) from December 2007 to March  ... 
doi:10.1109/ismar-amh.2012.6483986 fatcat:uhibimzoqzdenfgnry4bbibmdy

Detection of genre-specific musical instruments: The case of the mellotron

Carlos G. Román Echeverri, Perfecto Herrera
2011 Zenodo  
When facing the problem of organizing, categorizing, browsing and retrieving data from large music collections, musical instruments play a predominant role, as they define the timbral qualities in any  ...  This document addresses the problem of detection of musical instruments in polyphonic audio, exemplifying this specific task by analyzing the mellotron, a vintage sampler used in popular music.  ...  extended 'solo' strings section in the beginning.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3754071 fatcat:b3mamyhnwrdjjbsqnceew55mse
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