Spotify’s search system plays a vital role in helping users explore the catalog and discover new content.
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Every day, music is enjoyed, created, and discovered by billions of people around the globe – and yet, existing AI systems largely struggle to model the nuances that make music different from other forms of audio.
Existing spoken Language Identification (SLI) solutions focus on detecting languages from short audio clips. Podcast audio, on the other hand, poses peculiar challenges...
Allowing users to discover new entities such as books, music, and movies is an important goal for online platforms. This can be achieved for example by recommending entities that the user has not yet interacted with. Another way users can find new entities is by exploring the catalog with the search system.
What is Speaker Diarization? Speaker diarization is the process of logging the timestamps of when various speakers take turns to talk...
Song lyrics make an important contribution to the musical experience, providing us with rich stories and messages that artists want... View Article
One question we spend a lot of time thinking about at Spotify is how to help creators build larger audiences,... View Article
What makes a particular podcast broadly engaging? As a media form, podcasting is new enough that such questions are only... View Article
The 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2021) starts this week, and Spotify... View Article