Synthesis Theory


A course designed to examine digital signal processing techniques as applied to computer music applications. Topics include: theoretical background of digital synthesis and processing techniques (sampling theory, FM, linear and nonlinear synthesis systems), mixed digital synthesis systems (MIDI), direct digital synthesis (Csound, SuperCollider, Max/MSP), various music synthesis, and processing languages. In the second semester, Pd external objects will be developed. 




Ichiro Fujinaga

T Th 1400-1520


Mark distribution
  • 15% Mid-term exam 
  • 25% Final exam 
  • 10% Participation  
  • 50% Assignments  

  • Textbook:

    Course Outline (fall / 01)

    Ichiro Fujinaga 2001.09.03