Research Bazaar: The MiningSuite - a Matlab toolbox for signal, audio and music analysis
This course gives an introduction to analysis of signals, audio recordings, music recordings and music scores with MiningSuite - a free open-source Matlab toolbox.
The MiningSuite is a free open-source Matlab toolbox for the analysis of signals, audio recordings, music recordings and music scores (and soon video and motion trajectories) under a common modular framework. The MiningSuite adds a syntactic layer on top of Matlab, so that advanced operations can be specified using a simple and adaptive syntax. This makes the Matlab environment very easy to use for beginners, and in the same time allows power users to design complex workflows in a modular and concise way through a simple assemblage of operators featuring a large set of options.
The MiningSuite is an extension of MIRtoolbox, a Matlab toolbox that has become a reference tool in the Music Information Retrieval (MIR) research and academic community.
In this course, you will first learn the basic principles of the MiningSuite’s syntax, which enables you to quickly design analytic processes, from simple operators to complex pipelines. You will get a broad overview of the analytic tools available, from basic signal processing to auditory modelling to music analysis. All concepts will be explained from the ground up, so that no prior expertise in signal processing or in music analysis is required.
Software requirements: Participants will be expected to bring a laptop with Matlab, release 2013b or more recent, and with MathWorks's Signal Processing Toolbox included. (UiO students and employees will be able to use UiO programkiosk).
No prior knowledge of Matlab is required.
Graduate students and other researchers.