عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: Music information retrieval (MIR) is an interdisciplinary field which has developed significantly in last decade. This study is aimed to represent a comprehensive picture of scientific activities of the field.
Methodology: The research has been done by quantitative method and scientometric indicators. Data were analysed in SPSS, using descriptive and analytical statistical methods which were indexed in Scopus citation database in MIR area from beginning till end of 2014.
Findings: From 1995 until 2014, 1822 document were indexed in Scopus, but after 2004 scientific products of MIR has been significant and in 2011 has been reached to its maturity. Ichiro Fujinaga is prolific author and Mark B. Sandler is pioneer scientist in the field. USA and Johannes Kepler University were the active country and university respectively. Over 99 percent of the scientific output was written in English and most of them respectively were in computer, human science and engineering topics.
Conclusion: The study shows that there is a positive and significant correlation between H-index and the number of co-authors in MIR. Content analysis of the produced papers of MIR can result in better understanding of dominant discourse in MIR. So, doing researches like this has been suggested for future studies