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Readings in Multimedia Computing and Networking by Hong Jiang Zhang, Kevin Jeffay

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Introduction to Audio Retrieval and Navigation Interfaces

Philippe Aigrain,     European Commission1 INFSO/E2

SELECTING and presenting the essential readings in multimedia cannot be done without some working definition of multimedia research. This requirement is even more obvious when introducing a chapter on audio retrieval and navigation interfaces. For 30 years, some very fine researchers have developed and matured the technologies of speech and music processing; have studied and modeled auditory perception; and have invented ways of analyzing, representing, and synthesizing sound signals. Without these advances, and without more general work on information retrieval and human-computer interaction, none of the papers presented in this ...

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