RWTH Aachen University
Interactive music retrieval systems using microphone input have become popular, with applications ranging from whistle queries to robust audio search engines capable of retrieving music from a short sample recorded in noisy environment. The availability for mobile devices brought them to millions of users. Underlying methods have promising results in the case that user provides a short recorded sample and seeks additional information about the piece. Now, the focus needs to be switched to areas where the authors are still unable to satisfy the user needs.