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    'Computing modified Bessel functions with large modulation index for sound synthesis applications

    Lysaght, Thomas (2009) 'Computing modified Bessel functions with large modulation index for sound synthesis applications. In: China-Ireland Information and Communications Technologies Conference 2009, 19-OCT-09 20-SEP-09, Maynooth University.

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    Ordinary Bessel functions are a common function used when examining the spectral properties of frequency modulated signals, particularly in sound synthesis applications. Recently, it was shown that modified Bessel functions can also be used for sound synthesis. However, to limit the impact of aliasing distortion when using these functions, it is essential to set an upper limit on the frequency-dependent modulation index used when computing these functions. However, it can be impossible to do this beyond a certain threshold when using standard mathematical software tools such as Matlab, or the scientific toolbox of the Python language, because of numerical overflow issues. This short paper presents an approach to overcome this limitation using the MaxStar algorithm. Results are also presented to demonstrate the usefulness of this solution.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Keywords: China-Ireland; modified bessel function;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 12295
    Depositing User: Tom Lysaght
    Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2020 14:21
    Refereed: No
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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