GOTO 2020 • The Magic of Music Matching • Roy van Rijn

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This presentation was recorded at GOTO Oslo 2020. #GOTOcon #GOTOoslo

Roy van Rijn - Experienced developer and architect, robotics enthusiast and hobby mathematician

Arthur C. Clarke once said: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic"
The first time I used Shazam (the music matching app) it felt just like that: pure magic. The app shortly listens with the microphone and tells you which song is playing. As a programmer I generally have a pretty good understanding about what happens behind the scenes, in this case however I was absolutely gobsmacked.
After a weekend of studying, reading scientific papers and experimenting and coding: I had a working Shazam clone written in Java. During this talk I'll reveal what I've learned and what algorithms [...]

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