Physical Models and Analysis/Re-synthesis

Course description Physical Models and Analysis/Re-synthesis
Year: 2015-2016
Catalog number: 5100KM62
Teacher(s):
  • Peter Pabon
Language: English
Blackboard: No
EC: 6
Level: 300
Period: Semester 1 & 2, Block I, II, III, IV
  • Yes Elective choice
  • No Contractonderwijs
  • Yes Exchange
  • Yes Study Abroad
  • No Evening course
  • No A la Carte
  • No Honours Class

Description

The central topic of this course is the liaison that perception has with the spectral and physical representations of a sound. A sound can be analysed and exactly resynthesised from its spectrum with the so-called Fourier Model, which presents a series of interesting and characteristic processing options. The sound qualities that come out of this model do not necessarily represent the familiar physicality that perception expects from acoustical sounds. The predisposition of perception to listen for those acoustical markers that define a sound production mechanism triggered an interest in a different synthesis technique called Physical Modelling. Here, vibrating masses coupled together by springs that undergo frictional forces are the modelled abstractions, which can be implemented in real-time too.

Date, time and location

Tuesdays, 10:00–12:00.

Varèsezaal, Royal Conservatoire, Juliana van Stolberglaan 1, 2595 CA Den Haag, 070 315 15 15

Registration

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