Predicting dance hits through data mining

What makes a dance song a hit? This question is addressed in the new ANT/OR journal publication that appeared in a special issue on music and machine learning in the Journal of New Music Research.

  • D. Herremans, D. Martens, and K. Sörensen, "Dance hit song prediction," Journal of new music research, vol. 43, iss. 3, pp. 291-302, 2014.
    [PDF] [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{herremans2014dance,
    title = {Dance hit song prediction},
    author = {Herremans, Dorien and Martens, David and Sörensen, Kenneth},
    journal = {Journal of New Music Research},
    volume = {43},
    number = {3},
    pages = {291--302},
    year = {2014},
    doi = {10.1080/09298215.2014.881888},
    publisher = {Taylor \& Francis},
    keywords = {music and OR},
    }

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Predicting dance hits through data mining