Mathematics

Estimating Jazz Standard Key and Form with Hidden Markov and Hidden Semi-Markov Models post EM Optimization

Author(s) Elijah Bergevin Faculty Mentor(s) Sooie-Hoe Loke (Mathematics) Abstract Hidden Markov and hidden semi-Markov models are utilized to predict structures of American jazz standard repertoire. Two separate relationships are explored. First, the 24 major and minor keys of the Western musical canon are designated as… Read More »Estimating Jazz Standard Key and Form with Hidden Markov and Hidden Semi-Markov Models post EM Optimization