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Entwicklung eines Maßes für Rhythmuskomplexität

Authors Lüchtrath, L.
Year 2014
Thesis Type Audio Engineering project
Topic Audio Signal Processing
Abstract Rhythm is important not only in music theory, but also in linguistics. One distinctive feature for the description of a rhythm is its complexity. In the literature, there are some approaches based on perception tests or mathematical models which try to express these complexities within a xed scale. In this thesis, the best-performing measures for rhythm complexity are described. These measures can not generally be used for measuring rhythm complexity in speech, because they implicitely assume an underlying metric. In this thesis, a novel measure for rhythm complexity which is also applicable for speech is developed and compared to selected reference measurements. The algorithms are implemented with matlab..
URL http://phaidra.kug.ac.at/o:66458
Supervisors Jany-Luig, J.