Advances in Information Retrieval: 24th BCS-IRSG European by Thomas Sødring, Alan F. Smeaton (auth.), Fabio Crestani,

By Thomas Sødring, Alan F. Smeaton (auth.), Fabio Crestani, Mark Girolami, Cornelis Joost van Rijsbergen (eds.)

The annual colloquium on info retrieval learn presents a chance for either new and confirmed researchers to offer papers describing paintings in growth or ?nal effects. This colloquium used to be proven via the BCS IRSG(B- tish machine Society details Retrieval professional Group), and named the yearly Colloquium on info Retrieval learn. lately, the site of the colloquium has alternated among the uk and continental Europe. To re?ect the becoming eu orientation of the development, the colloquium used to be renamed “European Annual Colloquium on details Retrieval study” from 2001. because the inception of the colloquium in 1979 the development has been hosted within the urban of Glasgow on 4 separate events. despite the fact that, this was once the ?rst time that the association of the colloquium were together undertaken by means of 3 separate machine and knowledge technological know-how departments; a sign of the collaborative nature and variety of IR examine in the universities of the West of Scotland. The organizers of ECIR 2002 observed a pointy raise within the variety of cross- caliber submissions in resolution to the decision for papers over past years and as such fifty two submitted papers have been every one allotted three individuals of this system committee for double blind evaluation of the manuscripts. a complete of 23 papers have been finally chosen for oral presentation on the colloquium in Glasgow which gave an recognition price of lower than forty five% and ensured a truly excessive regular of the papers presented.

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Any user friendly music information retrieval system should minimise the imposition of restrictions on the user due to user inability to recall music or formulate a musical query. As mentioned before, Dowling showed that the change in pitch is sufficient for retrieval [Dowling, 78], thus reducing the importance of the duration of the note when it comes to melody retrieval. In our experiments, string sequences were created for both sets of notes files, but there was no guarantee that the strings would be the same length so the edit distance was used as normal, with costs for insertion, deletion and replacement.

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To answer the question to what extent the optimum is independent of the query set, we determined the optimum weight sets for a number of subsets. The optima are plotted in Figure 2 (smaller circles). As can be seen, the scatter defines an elongated region close to and along the base of the moment invariants.

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