Music information retrieval

This research project, on the use and development of advanced machine learning techniques for music information retrieval purposes, is currently funded by the EPSRC project Data Science for the Detection of Emerging Music Styles (DS4DEMS, EP/M000060/1).

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Publications: 
Title Authors Status Year
Interactively exploring supply and demand in the UK independent music scene Matt McVicar, Cedric Mesnage, Jefrey Lijffijt, Tijl De Bie conference paper 2015
Supply and demand of independent UK music artists on the web Matt McVicar, Cédric Mesnage, Jefrey Lijffijt, Eirini Spyropoulou, Tijl De Bie conference paper 2015
Automatic Chord Estimation from Audio: a Review of the State of the Art Matt McVicar, Ni Yizhao, Raul Santos-Rodriguez, Tijl De Bie journal paper 2014
Understanding effects of subjectivity in measuring chord estimation accuracy Yizhao Ni, Matt McVicar, Raul Santos-Rodriguez, Tijl De Bie journal paper 2013
An end-to-end machine learning system for harmonic analysis of music Ni Yizhao, Matt McVicar, Raul Santos-Rodriguez, Tijl De Bie journal paper 2012
CCA and Multi-way Extension for Investigating Common Components Between Audio, Lyrics and Tags Matt McVicar, Tijl De Bie conference paper 2012
Using Hyper-genre Training to Explore Genre Information for Automatic Chord Estimation Yizhao Ni, Matt McVicar, Raul Santos-Rodriguez, Tijl De Bie conference paper 2012
Leveraging Noisy Online Databases for Use in Chord Recognition Matt McVicar, Ni Yizhao, Raul Santos-Rodriguez, Tijl De Bie conference paper 2011
Using Online Chord Databases to Enhance Chord Recognition Matt McVicar, Ni Yizhao, Raul Santos-Rodriguez, Tijl De Bie journal paper 2011
Mining the Correlation between Lyrical and Audio Features Matt McVicar, Tim Freeman, Tijl De Bie conference paper 2011
Hit Song Science Once Again a Science? Yizhao Ni, Raul Santos-Rodríguez, Matt McVicar, Tijl De Bie conference paper 2011
Enhancing Chord Recognition Accuracy using Web Resources Matt McVicar, Tijl De Bie conference paper 2010