Subject: Re: Computers don't make sounds
From: Morgan Sutherland (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Sep 16 2005 - 09:01:19 EDT
Exactly, I omitted the detail that even of processors were fast enough
to create such complex sounds, greater bit/sample depth/rates would be
needed. But we can always get closer!
On 9/16/05, Kevin Austin <email@example.com> wrote:
> The computer doesn't make sounds (except little clicking ones). While
> the signal is transduced by a point source (loudspeaker), it seems
> unlikely that the machine will be able to act as a statistical
> (physical) object, regardless of the power.
> At 23:01 -0400 2005/09/15, Michael Gogins wrote:
> >We KNOW that we can get computers to make all those cool soundes
> >Shane Turner describes -- it's a conseqauence of the Church-Turing
> >thesis and the finite bandwidth and resolution of the ear.
> >Only we don't know how to program the computer to make them -- yet.
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