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Title ORPHEUS : On-line Retrieval from Polyhymnia: the Human-oriented Experimental Utrecht Searcher
Period 01 / 2007 - unknown
Status Completed
Research number OND1319372
Data Supplier Website UU

Abstract

The objective of the Orpheus project is to approach the following three fundamental issues in music retrieval: Matching. Given a query theme or melody, determine if it is contained in collection of (possibly longer) melodies or complete works. Polyphonic matching. Given a query melody, determine is it is contained in a polyphonic piece of music. Indexing. Given a large collection of music, build a data structure to efficiently search for those pieces similar to the query.

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Project leader Prof.dr. R.C. Veltkamp
Project leader Dr. F. Wiering

Classification

D16400 Information systems, databases
D35200 Musicology

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