Chip-level multiprocessors are still very young and available forecasts anticipate a strong evolution for the forthcoming decade. To exploit them, efficient and robust applications have to be built with the appropriate algorithms and software architectures. Model-driven development is able to lower some barriers towards applications that process audio in parallel on multi-cores. It allows using abstractions to simplify and mask complex aspects of the development process and helps avoiding inefficiencies and subtle bugs. This paper presents some evolutions of Audio n-Genie, an open-source environment for model-driven development of audio processing applications, which has been recently enhanced with support for parallel processing on multi-cores.
Click to purchase paper as a non-member 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 and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.