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Timbre Interfaces using Adjectives and Adverbs

Johnson, Colin G. and Gounaropoulos, Alex (2006) Timbre Interfaces using Adjectives and Adverbs. In: Schnell, Norbert, ed. Proceedings of the 2006 conference on New interfaces for musical expression. IRCAM, Paris, France, pp. 101-102. ISBN 2-84426-314-3. (KAR id:14472)

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Abstract

How can we provide interfaces to synthesis algorithms that will allow us to manipulate timbre directly, using the same timbre-words that are used by human musicians to communicate about timbre? This paper describes ongoing work that uses machine learning methods (principally genetic algorithms and neural networks) to learn (1) to recognise timbral characteristics of sound and (2) to adjust timbral characteristics of existing synthesized sounds.

Item Type: Book section
Uncontrolled keywords: music synthesis; human-computer interaction; audio software
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:04 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:25 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14472 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Johnson, Colin G.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9236-6581
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