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Performance Comparison of Musical Instrument Family Classification Using Soft Set
Saima Anwar Lashari, Rosziati Ibrahim, Norhalina Senan
Pages - 100 - 110     |    Revised - 15-07-2012     |    Published - 10-08-2012
Volume - 3   Issue - 4    |    Publication Date - December 2012  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Traditional Pakistani Musical Instruments Sounds, Classification, Soft Set
ABSTRACT
Nowadays, it appears essential to design automatic and efficacious classification algorithm for the musical instruments. Automatic classification of musical instruments is made by extracting relevant features from the audio samples, afterward classification algorithm is used (using these extracted features) to identify into which of a set of classes, the sound sample is possible to fit. The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the viability of soft set for audio signal classification. A dataset of 104 (single monophonic notes) pieces of Traditional Pakistani musical instruments were designed. Feature extraction is done using two feature sets namely perception based and mel-frequency cepstral coefficients (MFCCs). In a while, two different classification techniques are applied for classification task, which are soft set (comparison table) and fuzzy soft set (similarity measurement). Experimental results show that both classifiers can perform well on numerical data. However, soft set achieved accuracy up to 94.26% with best generated dataset. Consequently, these promising results provide new possibilities for soft set in classifying musical instrument sounds. Based on the analysis of the results, this study offers a new view on automatic instrument classification
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Mr. Saima Anwar Lashari
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia - Malaysia
hi100008@siswa.uthm.edu.my
Professor Rosziati Ibrahim
- Malaysia
Mr. Norhalina Senan
- Malaysia