B-box mixer

An interactive Ui for generating b-box music

Yi Zhu Dai, Ting Chia Lee, Xin Yu Kuo, Tse Yu Pan, Min-Chun Hu

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Abstract

B-box is a form of vocal percussion that imitates rhythms in various types of sound, especially musical instruments. As b-box becoming popular, more and more people want to learn b-box and make their own b-box music. However, not everyone has the talent for generating harmonic b-box music. In this work, we develop an interactive system which helps the user easily compose b-box music given two inputs: An unaccompanied vocal song and a piece of b-box rhythm. The audio signals of the two inputs are analyzed and adaptively matched on the basis of their beats. The state of the art beat detection technique does not perform well on vocal songs. Hence, we propose to partition the song into short segments and estimate the average tempo for each segment so that the adjustment of tempo will not be affected too much by the wrongly detected beats. With the proposed system, people who love b-box or are not familiar with b-box can enjoy producing their own b-box music.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pages811-812
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781450334594
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Oct 13
Event23rd ACM International Conference on Multimedia, MM 2015 - Brisbane, Australia
Duration: 2015 Oct 262015 Oct 30

Publication series

NameMM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference

Other

Other23rd ACM International Conference on Multimedia, MM 2015
CountryAustralia
CityBrisbane
Period15-10-2615-10-30

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Acoustic waves

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Media Technology
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Software

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Dai, Y. Z., Lee, T. C., Kuo, X. Y., Pan, T. Y., & Hu, M-C. (2015). B-box mixer: An interactive Ui for generating b-box music. In MM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference (pp. 811-812). (MM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/2733373.2807984
Dai, Yi Zhu ; Lee, Ting Chia ; Kuo, Xin Yu ; Pan, Tse Yu ; Hu, Min-Chun. / B-box mixer : An interactive Ui for generating b-box music. MM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2015. pp. 811-812 (MM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference).
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MM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2015. p. 811-812 (MM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference).

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Dai YZ, Lee TC, Kuo XY, Pan TY, Hu M-C. B-box mixer: An interactive Ui for generating b-box music. In MM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. 2015. p. 811-812. (MM 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Multimedia Conference). https://doi.org/10.1145/2733373.2807984