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Audio: Music plagiarism analyzer

This tool facilitates retrieval of samples of one song in another song, which is useful for semi-automatic music plagiarism detection. More specifically, this tool analyzes an audio track and search for the presence of a previously specified music excerpt. The rationale behind this tool is reported in [1].

[1] C. Dittmar, K. Hildebrand, D. Gaertner, M. Winges, F. Muller, P. Aichroth, “Audio Forensics Meets Music Information Retrieval - A Toolbox for Inspection of Music Plagiarism”, EURASIP European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO’12), Bucarest, Romania

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If you encounter any problem or you have comments please write to Christian Dittmar ( or Daniel Gaertner (

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