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Name: Subtractive Synthesis Concepts
ID: m15456
Language: English (en)
Summary: Subtractive synthesis describes a wide range of synthesis techniques that apply a filter (usually time-varying) to a wideband excitation source such as noise or a pulse train. The filter shapes the wideband spectrum into the desired spectrum. This excitation/filter technique well-models many types of physical instruments and the human voice. Excitation sources and time-varying digital filters are introduced in this module.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: FIR filter, IIR filter, LabVIEW, pulse train, subtractive synthesis, time-varying digital filter, wideband source
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Ed Doering (doering@rose-hulman.edu)
Copyright Holders: Ed Doering (doering@rose-hulman.edu)
Maintainers: Ed Doering (doering@rose-hulman.edu), Erik Luther (erik.luther@ni.com), Sam Shearman (sam.shearman@ni.com)
Editors: Erik Luther (erik.luther@ni.com), Sam Shearman (sam.shearman@ni.com)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Sep 28, 2007 10:07 am -0500
Last revision to module: Nov 2, 2007 11:39 am -0500

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Version: 1.1 Nov 2, 2007 11:39 am -0500 by Ed Doering
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