An Audio-Driven, Spectral Analysis-Based, Perceptual Synthesis Engine
A real-time synthesis engine is presented which models and predicts the "timbre" of different acoustic instruments based on perceptual features. The paper describes the modeling sequence including the analysis of natural sounds, the inference step that finds the mapping between control and output parameters, the timbre prediction step, and the sound synthesis. Demonstrations include the timbre synthesis of stringed instruments and the singing voice, as well as the cross-synthesis and timbre morphing between these instruments.
Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $33 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.