Providing a complete review of existing work in music emotion developed in psychology and engineering, Music Emotion Recognition explains how to account for the subjective nature of emotion perception in the development of automatic music emotion recognition (MER) systems. Among the first publications dedicated to automatic MER, it begins with

chapter 1|14 pages


chapter 3|20 pages

Music Features

chapter 4|26 pages

Dimensional MER by Regression

chapter 6|12 pages

Fuzzy Classification of Music Emotion

chapter 7|16 pages

Personalized MER and Groupwise MER

chapter 8|10 pages

Two-Layer Personalization

chapter 10|14 pages

Lyrics Analysis and Its Application to MER

chapter 11|10 pages

Chord Recognition and Its Application to MER

chapter 13|6 pages

Music Retrieval in the Emotion Plane

chapter 14|6 pages

Future Research Directions