Tonic note identiﬁcation
Bellur, A., V. Ishwar, X. Serra, and H. A. Murthy (2012)
A knowledge based signal processing approach to tonic
identiﬁcation in indian classical music.
Bellur, A., and H. A. Murthy (2013)
Automatic tonic identiﬁcation in classical music using
melodic characteristics and tuning of the drone.
Srihari, S. (2016) *
Pick the most frequent note, it mostly just works.
* not really, no
In comparison with random
Melody insights #1
Tonic note is prominent
Sa, and Pa have higher and sharper peaks
Other note peaks are blunt
Probabilities of all swarams in a raga are not the same
Probabilities across octaves are not the same