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Use of audio editors in radio production

Baume, C, Plumbley, MD and Calic, J (2015) Use of audio editors in radio production In: Audio Engineering Society 138th Convention, 2015-05-07-2015-05-10, Warsaw, Poland.

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Abstract

Audio editing is performed at scale in the production of radio, but often the tools used are poorly targeted toward the task at hand. There are a number of audio analysis techniques that have the potential to aid radio producers, but without a detailed understanding of their process and requirements, it can be difficult to apply these methods. To aid this understanding, a study of radio production practice was conducted on three varied case studies—a news bulletin, drama, and documentary. It examined the audio/metadata workflow, the roles and motivations of the producers, and environmental factors. The study found that producers prefer to interact with higher-level representations of audio content like transcripts and enjoy working on paper. The study also identified opportunities to improve the work flow with tools that link audio to text, highlight repetitions, compare takes, and segment speakers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing
Authors :
AuthorsEmailORCID
Baume, CUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Plumbley, MDUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Calic, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 6 May 2015
Additional Information : Copyright 2015 AES
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 09 Sep 2015 17:41
Last Modified : 06 Nov 2015 02:08
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/808461

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