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"Game-powered Machine Learning" Opens Door to Google for Music
May 2, 2012
University of California, San Diego, engineers have shown that a computer can be taught to automatically label every song on the Internet using sets of examples provided by unpaid music fans. In the April 24 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers report that their solution, "game-powered machine learning," would enable music lovers to search every song on the web.
University of California, San Diego
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