A Multi-Modal approach towards

Using Audio, Lyrics and Electrodermal Activity

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Music Emotion Recognition (MER) has been an active research topic for decades. This article proposes a unique multi-modal approach towards Music Emotion Recognition using three feature sets —

Audio features extracted from the song,
Lyrics of the song, and
Electrodermal Activity (EDA) of humans while listening to the song.

Audio and Lyrical features of a song strongly complement each other. While audio features like rhythm and pitch of a song capture its mood and genre, there remains a semantic gap between these features and the music itself. Lyrics capture the meaning and specificity of the language, filling…

Khushali Verma

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