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ACSSC 2014
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A scalable feature learning and tag prediction framework for natural environment sounds

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Abstract

Building feature extraction approaches that can effectively characterize natural environment sounds is challenging due to the dynamic nature. In this paper, we develop a framework for feature extraction and obtaining semantic inferences from such data. In particular, we propose a new pooling strategy for deep architectures, that can preserve the temporal dynamics in the resulting representation. By constructing an ensemble of semantic embeddings, we employ an l1-reconstruction based prediction algorithm for estimating the relevant tags. We evaluate our approach on challenging environmental sound recognition datasets, and show that the proposed features outperform traditional spectral features.

Date

24 Apr 2015

Publication

ACSSC 2014

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