Deep Learning-Based Approach for Old Handwritten Music Symbol Recognition

Deep Learning-Based Approach for Old Handwritten Music Symbol Recognition

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Volume-69 Issue-7
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Savitri Apparo Nawade, Mallikarjun Hangarge, Shivanand S Rumma
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I7P228

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Savitri Apparo Nawade, Mallikarjun Hangarge, Shivanand S Rumma, "Deep Learning-Based Approach for Old Handwritten Music Symbol Recognition," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 7, pp. 208-214, 2021. Crossref,

The advanced development in information and technology created a growing interest in optical music recognition for easy storage, access, and retrieval in digital form. By using OMR, we can transcribe music sheets into a machine-readable format. This facilitates the users to play, edit or compose the music. The handwritten music symbol recognition becomes more difficult as compared to print due to various issues such as a change in shape, distortion, etc. In this paper, the performance of deep learning-based method or old handwritten music symbol recognition was investigated by applying the MobileNetV2 architecture. In this stud, two approaches are presented. The first approach deals with the pure deep learning method, and in the second approach, the softmax layer is replaced with the traditional classifiers, namely-nearest neighbor classifier, support vector machine, and random forest classifier. Encouraging results were achieved on a publically available data set of old handwritten music symbols.

Convolutional Neural Networks, Handwritten Music Symbol Recognition, Deep Learning, Support Vector Machine, K-Nearest Neighbour Classifier, Random Forest Classifier.

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