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**On Linear Algebraic Representation of Time-span and Prolongational Trees.** / Tojo, Satoshi; Marsden, Alan Alexander; Hirata, Keiji.

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Tojo, S, Marsden, AA & Hirata, K 2018, On Linear Algebraic Representation of Time-span and Prolongational Trees. in M Aramaki, M Davies, R Kronland-Martinet & S Ystad (eds), *Music Technology with Swing: 13th International Symposium, CMMR 2017, Matosinhos, Portugal, September 25-28, 2017, Revised Selected Papers.* Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 11265, Springer, Cham, pp. 199-212. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01692-0_14

Tojo, S., Marsden, A. A., & Hirata, K. (2018). On Linear Algebraic Representation of Time-span and Prolongational Trees. In M. Aramaki, M. Davies, R. Kronland-Martinet, & S. Ystad (Eds.), *Music Technology with Swing: 13th International Symposium, CMMR 2017, Matosinhos, Portugal, September 25-28, 2017, Revised Selected Papers *(pp. 199-212). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 11265). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01692-0_14

Tojo S, Marsden AA, Hirata K. On Linear Algebraic Representation of Time-span and Prolongational Trees. In Aramaki M, Davies M, Kronland-Martinet R, Ystad S, editors, Music Technology with Swing: 13th International Symposium, CMMR 2017, Matosinhos, Portugal, September 25-28, 2017, Revised Selected Papers. Cham: Springer. 2018. p. 199-212. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01692-0_14

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