Automatic Recognition of Printed Music

  • Nicholas P. Carter
  • Richard A. Bacon


There is a need for an automatic recognition system for printed music scores. The work presented here forms the basis of an omnifont, size-independent system with significant tolerance of noise and rotation of the original image. A structural decomposition technique is used based on an original transformation of the line adjacency graph. An example of output is given in the form of a data file and its score reconstruction.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas P. Carter
    • 1
  • Richard A. Bacon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of SurreyGuildford, SurreyUK

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