• A database and digital signal processing framework for the perceptual analysis of voice quality 

      Bermudez-de-Alvear, Rosa Maria; Corral, Jesús; Tardón, Lorenzo J.; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria; Fernández-Contreras, Elena; [et al.] (2015-09-09)
      Introduction. Clinical assessment of dysphonia relies on perceptual as much as instrumental methods of analysis [1]. The perceptual auditory analysis is potentially subject to several internal and external sources of bias ...
    • Android app for automatic music composition 

      Nieto, Marina S.; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Tardon-Garcia, Lorenzo Jose (2018-10-01)
      In this contribution, we present an Android App that generates music automatically replicating a specific contemporary genre, specifically rock music. The composition system is based on the analysis of a set of songs of ...
    • Conducting a virtual ensemble with a kinect device 

      Rosa-Pujazon, Alejandro; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Tardón, Lorenzo J.; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria (KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sound and Music Computing Group, 2013)
      This paper presents a gesture-based interaction technique for the implementation of an orchestra conductor and a virtual ensemble, using a 3D camera-based sensor to capture user’s gestures. In particular, a human-computer ...
    • Correction system for polyphonic piano recordings 

      Martin Erdozain, Maria Isabel; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Rosa-Pujazon, Alejandro; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria (2013-09-17)
      n this paper, a support tool for piano rehearsal is presented. The system analyses a given piano polyphonic recording to find the times, pitch and duration of the notes and figures played, taking into account the ...
    • Desafío tecnológico: herramienta para trabajar y evaluar las competencias básicas y generales en los estudios de grado de la E.T.S.I. de Telecomunicación 

      Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Tardon-Garcia, Lorenzo Jose; Peinado-Dominguez, Alberto; Munilla-Fajardo, Jorge; [et al.] (2018-09-20)
      This work presents the evolution of the five editions of the educational activity named “Technological Challenge” specially focused on the students at “Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Telecomunicación” (ETSIT), ...
    • Detectores multivelocidad para comunicaciones móviles de tercera generación 

      Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria (Universidad de Málaga, Servicio de Publicaciones, 2006)
      El estándar europeo de comunicaciones móviles de tercera generación, UMTS Universal Mobile Communications System), tiene definido para el interfaz aire acceso múltiple por división de código de banda ancha, WCDMA ...
    • Estimation of the direction of strokes and arpegios 

      Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Tzanetakis, George; Tardón, Lorenzo J.; Driessen, Peter F.; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria (2014-11-05)
      Whenever a chord is played in a musical instrument, the notes are not commonly played at the same time. Actually, in some instruments, it is impossible to trigger multiple notes simultaneously. In others, the player can ...
    • Evaluation framework for automatic singing transcription 

      Molina, Emilio; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria; Tardón, Lorenzo J.; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel
      In this paper, we analyse the evaluation strategies used in previous works on automatic singing transcription, and we present a novel, comprehensive and freely available evaluation framework for automatic singing transcription. ...
    • Herramienta para mejorar la afinación vocal en Android 

      Menchén Martín, Ramón; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria; Herrero-Platero, María Inés; Tardón, Lorenzo J.; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel (Juan Córcoles Ortega, Julián Fiérrez Aguilar, José M. Martínez Sánchez, José L. Masa Campos, Javier Ortega García, Jorge A. Ruiz Cruz, 2016)
      In this paper, a tool to improve vocal tuning in Android devices is presented. This application aims to offer exercises to practice and improve singing skills. The designed tool includes two main functionalities: sound ...
    • Interacción con la Música Flamenca: Análisis y Generación 

      Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Ruiz, Nicolás; Vera, Pedro; Cañadas, Francisco; Ureña, Carlos; [et al.] (2015-09-07)
      One main concern in Europe is the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage. Music is a main component of such heritage and flamenco is a main part of Andalusian musical culture. Focusing on flamenco music, in this ...
    • Low-cost step aerobics system with virtual aerobics trainer 

      Rosa, Alejandro; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Tardón, Lorenzo J.; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria (2014-06-30)
      In this paper a low-cost step-aerobics instructor simulation system is presented. The proposed system analyses a given song to iden- tify its rhythmic pattern. Subsequently, this rhythmic pattern is used in order to ...
    • Modeling spectral changes in singing voice for pitch modification 

      Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Santacruz, José L.; Tardón, Lorenzo J.; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria (2016-09-06)
      We present an advanced method to achieve natural modifications when applying a pitch shifting process to singing voice by modifying the spectral envelope of the audio ex- cerpt. To this end, an all-pole spectral envelope ...
    • Music Learning Tools for Android Devices 

      Herruzo Torrico, M. Luna; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Tardón, Lorenzo J. (Juan Córcoles Ortega, Julián Fiérrez Aguilar, José M. Martínez Sánchez, José L. Masa Campos, Javier Ortega García y jorge A. Ruiz Cruz, 2016)
      In this paper, a musical learning application for mobile devices is presented. The main objective is to design and develop an application capable of offering exercises to practice and improve a selection of music skills, ...
    • Parametric model of spectral envelope to synthesize realistic intensity variations in singing voice 

      Molina, Emilio; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria; Tardón, Lorenzo J. (2014-05-28)
      In this paper, we propose a method to synthesize the natural variations of spectral envelope as intensity varies in singing voice. To this end, we propose a parametric model of spectral envelope based on novel 4-pole ...
    • Real-time audio interaction in serious games for music learning 

      Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Tardón, Lorenzo J.; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria (2016-09-05)
      In this LBD, we present several Apps for playing while learning music or for learning music while playing. The core of all the games is based on the good performance of the real-time audio interaction algorithms developed ...
    • Singing information processing: techniques and applications 

      Molina Martinez, Emilio (UMA Editorial, 2017-04-27)
      La voz cantada es una componente esencial de la música en todas las culturas del mundo, ya que se trata de una forma increíblemente natural de expresión musical. En consecuencia, el procesado automático de voz cantada tiene ...
    • The importance of F0 tracking in query-by-singing-humming 

      Molina, Emilio; Tardón, Lorenzo J.; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria
      In this paper, we present a comparative study of several state-of-the-art F0 trackers applied to the context of query-by-singing-humming (QBSH). This study has been carried out using the well known, freely available, ...
    • Virtual Conductor for String Quartet Practice 

      Baez, Raquel; Barbancho-Perez, Ana Maria; Rosa-Pujazon, Alejandro; Barbancho-Perez, Isabel; Tardón, Lorenzo J. (KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sound and Music Computing Group, 2013)
      This paper presents a system that emulates an ensemble conductor for string quartets. This application has been developed as a support tool for individual and group practice, so that users of any age range can use it to ...