Music Information Retrieval

This is a draft version of a textbook on Music Information Retrieval authored by George Tzanetakis. It is provided as supporting material for the CSC475 Music Information Retrieval course offered at the University of Victoria in January 2015. Please keep it semi-private by not linking to it. All material is copyrighted and the draft will be regularly updated. Please don't hesitate to email me ( with any bug reports, typos or general feedback you might have.

Here's the latest and greatest version: mirBook_jan08_2016