[music-dsp] synthesizer based on learning algorithms
Joerg.Spix at informatik.uni-oldenburg.de
Mon Sep 29 07:10:01 EDT 2003
>I've had look at the very interesting product "Neuron"
>(www.hartmann-music.de) which uses neural networks for sound creation.
>While i have worked with learning algorithms before, but being relatively
>inexperienced in digital signal processing (i should know the basics
>though...), i wonder what your ideas are how the core of a
>learning-algorithm based synthesizer could work. Specifically i wonder
>about the possibilities how the learning algorithm is trained with what
>kind of data. I already had a look at the neuron manual, but it gets really
>imprecise and non-technical when it comes to explaining how the
>sound-creational part of the synthesizer works. I'm really looking forward
>to this discussion. I'll post my ideas as well as soon as i have some ;-)
I doubt, that the systehsizer learns itself. I think it uses pretrained
neural networks for the selection of resynthesis sound material (processed
samples) depending on controller, pitch and probably velocity information.
Joerg.Spix (at) informatik.uni-oldenburg.de
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