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Re: [Sc-devel] Machine Listening plans



2007/11/17, Click Nilson <clicksonnil@xxxxxxxxx>:
>
> For example, I didn't want to just call a new version AutoTrack since there
> might be historic versions knocking about with the same name. Also, I
> thought it might clarify things to have ML=Machine Listening. I'm neutral on
> underscore, but I guess I was following the PV convention.

Well it could be called BeatTrack perhaps?

> I can't follow PV_ for all of them since they won't all use FFT in exactly
> the standard way; some may have internal FFT use and other variations. But I
> thought ML would make a common theme and keep their status clear.
>
> Just built an ML_MFCC by the way (in this case, the underscore helps to
> avoid too many capitals in a row?). Dan, we can swap code off list if you
> have a different implementation ;  )

Yes I do, and it's all ready to go. I suppose we should have a
wrestling match and the winner can add their UGen to core. The loser
just has to add their to the end of a long slashdot thread or
something, for permanent obscurity.

> PV_JA and PV_HF can stay; I'm not that fussed, but I was just imagining that
> it was tidier to remove them; there honestly are better detectors, and SC3.2
> is a chance for a bit of rationalisation.
>
> On deprecation, unsure how the mechanisms works here. Ron's suggestion of
> keeping a historic UGens set is fine, but I doubt it can be a Quark if it
> involves C code and binaries.
>
> best,
> Nick
>
> On 17 Nov 2007, at 12:46, Andrea Valle wrote:
>
>
> Cool, very very useful. What's the motivation for the ML_ prefix? Is
> it to indicate that they hang off an FFT?  I'm not convinced the
> prefix is necessary. I know there's the PV_ prefix convention already
> in use, but I'm not sure the ML UGens necessarily need a new
> 'namespace'.
> (In general, I have to say that I have always found the use of underscore in
> PV classes inconsistent with general SC naming conventions. But these are
> really just 2c)
>
>
> Best
>
> -a-
>
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> dance and all he wanted to do was to discuss Foucault with me. Well, I can
> stand naked and do my little dance, or I can discuss Foucault, but not at
> the same time; too much information.
> (Annabel Chong)
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