PERSONAL SOUND BROWSER - A Collection of Tools to Search, Analyze and Collect Audio Files in a LAN and in the Internet

Sergio Cavaliere, Carmine Colucci

Abstract

In this paper we present a toolbox aimed to search for audio files on the Internet, in a Local Area Network or in a single computer. Search is finalized both to analyze the collected files and to populate a multimedia archive for further use or analysis. The related tools to interface to a multimedia Data Base and analyze files is also provided. The toolbox is intended to be open in the sense that any user may customize it at will adding proprietary tools and methods. It is freely distributed and also open to contributions. The goal has been achieved building a Matlab Toolbox; this, as is well known, results in an open environment that anybody may customize at will. Research in the field of music and sound browsing analysis and classification is a large and open field in which a large amount of different solutions have been proposed in the literature. Deciding which sound parameters are suited to a kind of search or classification is still an open problem: we are therefore providing an open environment where anybody may customize at will tools and methods, an environment which, as a plus respect to other tools in the literature, starts from the very first stage of the process, searching and browsing directly from the Internet. Our work goes in this direction and proposes an open environment made of open tools for the purpose. The language used allows also, as a further benefit, the advantage of straightforward prototyping of new tools. Interested researchers are kindly invited to email the authors for the distribution of the toolbox.

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Cavaliere S. and Colucci C. (2006). PERSONAL SOUND BROWSER - A Collection of Tools to Search, Analyze and Collect Audio Files in a LAN and in the Internet . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-64-1, pages 335-338. DOI: 10.5220/0001571403350338


in Bibtex Style

@conference{sigmap06,
author={Sergio Cavaliere and Carmine Colucci},
title={PERSONAL SOUND BROWSER - A Collection of Tools to Search, Analyze and Collect Audio Files in a LAN and in the Internet},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={335-338},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001571403350338},
isbn={978-972-8865-64-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2006)
TI - PERSONAL SOUND BROWSER - A Collection of Tools to Search, Analyze and Collect Audio Files in a LAN and in the Internet
SN - 978-972-8865-64-1
AU - Cavaliere S.
AU - Colucci C.
PY - 2006
SP - 335
EP - 338
DO - 10.5220/0001571403350338