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Title: The role of culture in music information retrieval : a model of negotiated musical meaning, and its implications in methodology and evaluation of the music genre classification task
Author: Craft, Alastair
Awarding Body: Goldsmiths, University of London
Current Institution: Goldsmiths College (University of London)
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
This thesis proposes a new methodology for evaluation of automatic music genre classification. It is argued that the common tacit understanding that genre is an attribute of a piece is unsound, and that genre is better understood as an attribute given to a piece by a group of people. As a direct consequence of this, different groups will assign different genre labels to the same piece.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.547892  DOI: Not available
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