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Music recommendation is receiving increasing attention as the music industry develops venues to deliver music over the Internet. The goal of music recommendation is to present users lists of songs that they are likely to enjoy. Collaborative-filtering and content-based recommendations are two widely used approaches that have been proposed for music recommendation. However, both approaches have their own disadvantages: collaborative-filtering methods need a large collection of user history data and content-based methods lack the ability of understanding the interests and preferences of users. To overcome these limitations, this paper presents a novel dynamic music similarity measurement strategy that utilizes both content features and user access patterns. The seamless integration of them significantly improves the music similarity measurement accuracy and performance. Based on this strategy, recommended songs are obtained by a means of label propagation over a graph representing music similarity. Experimental results on a real data set collected from http://www.newwisdom.net demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed approach.
Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, IEEE Transactions on (Volume:17 , Issue: 8 )
Date of Publication: Nov. 2009