Share Email Print

Proceedings Paper

Efficient multifeature index structures for music data retrieval
Author(s): Wegin Lee; Arbee L. P. Chen
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $17.00 $21.00

Paper Abstract

In this paper, we propose four index structures for music data retrieval. Based on suffix trees, we develop two index structures called combined suffix tree and independent suffix trees. These methods still show shortcomings for some search functions. Hence we develop another index, called Twin Suffix Trees, to overcome these problems. However, the Twin Suffix Trees lack of scalability when the amount of music data becomes large. Therefore we propose the fourth index, called Grid-Twin Suffix Trees, to provide scalability and flexibility for a large amount of music data. For each index, we can use different search functions, like exact search and approximate search, on different music features, like melody, rhythm or both. We compare the performance of the different search functions applied on each index structure by a series of experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3972, Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2000, (23 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373547
Show Author Affiliations
Wegin Lee, National Tsing Hua Univ. (Taiwan)
Arbee L. P. Chen, National Tsing Hua Univ. (Taiwan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3972:
Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2000
Minerva M. Yeung; Boon-Lock Yeo; Charles A. Bouman, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top