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Frontiers in Art Research, 2021, 3(2); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2021.030209.

The Evaluation of Musical Influence and Evolution


Liuyuan Jiang

Corresponding Author:
Liuyuan Jiang

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215000, China


Music, which has evolved for thousands of years, plays an important role in social culture. To understand musical evolution, we need to measure the influence of previous music on new music and examine the revolutionary shift over the past years. We prepare the sets of artists, songs and genres as 3 basic types of music carriers. Together with music features and time, we have several 3-dimentional attribute matrices describing the musical properties during different time spans for artists and songs. Artists, songs and genres also have pairwise embeddings and they have internal one-to-one influencer-to-follower relationships.


similarity measure, classification model, K-means clustering algorithm

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Liuyuan Jiang. The Evaluation of Musical Influence and Evolution. Frontiers in Art Research (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 2: 45-50. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2021.030209.


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