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MIREX 2008 Results Posted
Results from the 2008 MIREX evaluation runs are available now at: 2008:MIREX2008_Results!
Welcome to MIREX 2008
This is the main page for the fourth running of the Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange (MIREX 2008). The International Music Information Retrieval Systems Evaluation Laboratory (IMIRSEL) at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is the principal organizer of MIREX 2008.
The MIREX 2008 community will hold its annual plenary meeting as part of The 9th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, ISMIR 2008, which will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, from September 14th to September 18th, 2008.
J. Stephen Downie
Getting Involved in MIREX 2008
MIREX is a community-based endeavour. Be a part of the community and help make MIREX 2008 the best yet.
Mailing List Participation
If you are interested in formal MIR evaluation, you should also subscribe to the "MIREX" (aka "EvalFest") mail list and participate in the community discussions about defining and running MIREX 2008 tasks. Subscription information at: https://mail.lis.uiuc.edu/mailman/listinfo/evalfest
Please note that you must create a NEW login for this wiki even if you have a login that you previously used for editing the MIREX 2005 or 2006 or 2007 wikis.
Please create an account via: Create Account.
Possible MIREX 2008 Evaluation Tasks
- 2008:Audio Artist Identification
- 2008:Audio Genre Classification
- 2008:Audio Tag Classification
- 2008:Audio Music Mood Classification
- 2008:Audio Cover Song Identification
- 2008:Real-time Audio to Score Alignment (a.k.a Score Following)
- 2008:Query by Singing/Humming
- 2008:Multiple Fundamental Frequency Estimation & Tracking
- 2008:Audio Chord Detection
- 2008:Audio Melody Extraction
- 2008:Query by Tapping
MIREX 2008 Submission Instructions
The 2008:MIREX 2008 Submission Instructions page is now up. The URL to the MIREX 2008 Submission System has been placed at the bottom of the MIREX 2008 Submission Instructions page (to encourage reading of this important document).
Andreas Ehmann has created another must-read submission-related document: 2008:Best Coding Practices for MIREX.
Please request any dependencies, libraries or execution environemts/Virtual machines using this form.
Take a look at our most recent description of MIREX 2008 Equipment and basic software.
If you have difficulties or general questions about the submission procedures please contact:
MIREX 2005 - 2007 Wikis
This is the new wiki for MIREX 2008. The wikis for MIREX 2005 - 2007 are available at:
You can interlink between this wiki and the previous wikis using 2005: prefix on links to connect to pages in MIREX 2005 and 2006: for MIREX 2006 and 2007: for MIREX 2007.