website statistics

A recent article published in Scientific Reports showed that computers can be used to predict how popular a particular song would be.

What is the next Gadget you want?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading ... Loading ...

As people’s taste for music and song differ from each other, hence only they can decide, which song or what type of music they’ll like and which they don’t. But, it seems time has come to change that trend. A recent article published in Scientific Reports showed that computers can be used to predict how popular a particular song would be, and whether a listener would like it or not.


How is it possible that a computer can understand a people’s musical taste? The computer will do this by analyzing the musical characteristics of past music listening trends. For doing so, there’ll be a special program in the computer. Through the program, the computer will try to find out what type of music people liked most. After finding out, the computer will be able to predict easily whether a new song would be popular to people or not.

Some Spanish Researchers conducted this experiment through analyzing 464,411 Western Pop Music between 1955-2010 including hip-hop, folk, pop, rock, and funk. They analyzed the music by -

  • discerning relationship patterns between the data pieces,
  • “slicing up” the music into little data pieces,
  • classifying the data pieces with regard to pitch, timbre, and volume, and
  • discerning which data pieces and relationships were trending.

The authors (researchers) of this study found, through the computer program, that the popularity of Pop Music were decreased gradually due to poor quality. According to researchers musicians at that time couldn’t understand people’s musical taste.

However, it’s being assumed that in near future, computers will play a significant role in determining what music or song people will love to listen what they won’t. You can say, the computer will play a significant role as a music critic.

Source : Scientific Reports
Thanks To : New York Times

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Leaked Video Shows Two Upcoming BlackBerry 10 Smartphones

Google To Dump More Services Under “Spring Cleaning”
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On September 30, 2012(1 year, 6 months ago.)

Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

At the beginning level, many people don't know how to use Gmail properly. For them, a here's a helpful guideline.
Skype now allows you to call directly from your Outlook account. Find the step-by-step installation process from this tutorial.
This tutorial helps you quickly resolve four of the most common problems that occur with Windows XP.
After releasing Look Back, many people didn't like it. So Facebook planned to add an Edit tool to the feature and now you can edit your Facebook Look Back video.
Do you want to record Skype calls but don't know how to do that? Then this guide is absolutely for you. Get inside the article for details.
Do you know that many companies can track you on Facebook? Do you want to know who they are? Do you want to block them?
So you've been planning on replacing your old hard drive with the new drive? This tutorial helps you with a few simple steps.
Bitcoin is a digital currency that has gained extraordinary momentum in the last few months. This tutorial helps you get started with the basics.
Android lockscreen can be secured in a number of ways, some of which are described in this brief tutorial.
This review of iSkysoft Video Converter tells you everything you want to know about this Win 8/7 compatible video/DVD tool. Check the below to learn more details.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook