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Title A Machine Learning based Music Retrieval and Recommendation System
Authors Naziba Mostafa, Yan Wan, Unnayan Amitabh and Pascale Fung
Abstract In this paper, we present a music retrieval and recommendation system using machine learning techniques. We propose a query by humming system for music retrieval that uses deep neural networks for note transcription and a note-based retrieval system for retrieving the correct song from the database. We evaluate our query by humming system using the standard MIREX QBSH dataset. We also propose a similar artist recommendation system which recommends similar artists based on acoustic features of the artists' music, online text descriptions of the artists and social media data. We use supervised machine learning techniques over all our features and compare our recommendation results to those produced by a popular similar artist recommendation website.
Topics Statistical and Machine Learning Methods, Tools, Systems, Applications, Information Extraction, Information Retrieval
Full paper A Machine Learning based Music Retrieval and Recommendation System
Bibtex @InProceedings{MOSTAFA16.1132,
  author = {Naziba Mostafa and Yan Wan and Unnayan Amitabh and Pascale Fung},
  title = {A Machine Learning based Music Retrieval and Recommendation System},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2016)},
  year = {2016},
  month = {may},
  date = {23-28},
  location = {Portoro┼ż, Slovenia},
  editor = {Nicoletta Calzolari (Conference Chair) and Khalid Choukri and Thierry Declerck and Sara Goggi and Marko Grobelnik and Bente Maegaard and Joseph Mariani and Helene Mazo and Asuncion Moreno and Jan Odijk and Stelios Piperidis},
  publisher = {European Language Resources Association (ELRA)},
  address = {Paris, France},
  isbn = {978-2-9517408-9-1},
  language = {english}
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