21M.387 Fundamentals of Music Processing

Class Info

Analyzes recorded music in digital audio form using advanced signal processing and optimization techniques to understand higher-level musical meaning. Covers fundamental tools like windowing, feature extraction, discrete and short-time Fourier transforms, chromagrams, and onset detection. Addresses analysis methods including dynamic time warping, dynamic programming, self-similarity matrices, and matrix factorization. Explores a variety of applications, such as event classification, audio alignment, chord recognition, structural analysis, tempo and beat tracking, content-based audio retrieval, and audio decomposition. Enrollment limited.

This class has 6.003, 6.01, and 21M.051 as prerequisites.

21M.387 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by E. Egozy.

Lecture occurs 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM on Mondays and Fridays in 24-033F.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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