Computational Acoustics



When: Winter semester 2016-17

CAMPUS #: 16ws-?????

Contact: Prof. Paolo Bientinesi


Overview

This seminar is well suited for motivated students who are passionate about both music and computers. Ideally, you want to work on a MS thesis in computer music.

Every student gives a presentation and writes a report on the assigned topic.


Prerequisites

  • Reasonable knowledge of the fundamentals of music
  • Good command of algorithms & complexity
  • Familiarity with multiple programming languages
  • Strong mathematical background

Seminar rules

  • Attendance is mandatory
  • Grade:
    • 60% presentation, Q&A
    • 40% report

Lectures

  • Start: Wednesday, 19 October, 5.15pm
  • Where: Rogowski 115, AICES seminar room, Schinkelstrasse 2
  • When: Wednesdays, 5.15pm.


Topics

  • a) Sound rendering, sound propagation
  • b) Auralization
  • c) Simulation of musical instruments
  • d) Sound synthesis
  • e) Computational design of musical instruments
  • g) Key detection


Assignment

# Name Topic Presentation


Schedule

  • Wednesday, 19.10, 5:15pm Topic assignment
  • Wednesday, 26.10, 5pm First check: Topic & references
  • Wednesday, 02.11, 5pm Second check: Skeleton for report/presentation
  • Wednesday, 16.11, 5pm Third check: Slides - draft
  • Wednesday, 30.11, 5pm Deadline: Slides - submission
  • Thursday, 08.12, 5pm Presentations - Room 328
    • Roman Bartaschewitsch
    • Ferdinand Mehlan
    • David Stepputat
    • Jakob Nagel
  • Friday, 09.12, 3pm Presentations - Room 327
    • Adrian Niewiadomski
    • Eric Wagner
    • Chien-Yun Yang
    • Katharina Wehrmeister
  • Wednesday, 11.01, 23:59pm Deadline: Report submission


Material