In the literature of information science, a number of studies have been carried out attempting to model cognitive, affective, behavioral, and contextual factors associated with human information seeking and retrieval. On the other hand, only a few studies have addressed the exploration of creative thinking in music, focusing on understanding and describing individuals’ information seeking behavior during the creative process.
Trends in Music Information Seeking, Behavior, and Retrieval for Creativity connects theoretical concepts in information seeking and behavior to the music creative process. This publication presents new research, case studies, surveys, and theories related to various aspects of information retrieval and the information seeking behavior of diverse scholarly and professional music communities. Music professionals, theorists, researchers, and students will find this publication an essential resource for their professional and research needs.
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International contributors to this book include experts in information management and information services management, as well as those in music studies, bioacoustics, music technology, musicology, and computer science. Overview chapters explain theoretical and applied issues related to the impact of information on musical creativity, as well as cognitive functions of music and cultural evolution, and music information seeking opportunities and behavior. Later topics include popular songs and social change in Shanghai, supporting everyday creativity in music making, automatic melodic harmonization, automatic music transcription systems, and Greek copyright law for musical databases.
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