The Mobile Csound platform


Lazzarini, Victor and Yi, Steven and Timoney, Joseph and Keller, Damian and Pimenta, Marco (2012) The Mobile Csound platform. In: International Conference on Computer Music (ICMC) 2012, September 9-14 2012, Ljubljana, Slovakia.

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Abstract

This article discusses the development of the Mobile Csound Platform (MCP), a group of related projects that aim to provide support for sound synthesis and processing under various new environments. Csound is itself an established computer music system, derived from the MUSIC N paradigm, which allows various uses and applications through its Application Programming Interface (API). In the article, we discuss these uses and introduce the three environments under which the MCP is being run. The projects designed for mobile operating systems, iOS and Android, are discussed from a technical point of view, exploring the development of the CsoundObj toolkit, which is built on top of the Csound host API. In addition to these, we also discuss a web deployment solution, which allows for Csound applications on desktop operating systems without prior installation. The article concludes with some notes on future developments.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Csound programmming language; Mobile applications; iOS; Android;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > Music
Faculty of Science and Engineering > Electronic Engineering
Item ID: 4163
Depositing User: Joseph Timoney
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2013 14:25
Refereed: Yes
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