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Identifying rhythms in musical texts

Christodoulakis, M., Iliopoulos, C.S., Rahman, M.S. and Smyth, W.F. (2008) Identifying rhythms in musical texts. International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science, 19 (1). pp. 37-51.

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A fundamental problem in music is to classify songs according to their rhythm. A rhythm is represented by a sequence of “Quick” (Q) and “Slow” (S) symbols, which correspond to the (relative) duration of notes, such that S = 2Q. In this paper, we present an efficient algorithm for locating the maximum-length substring of a music text t that can be covered by a given rhythm r.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co.
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