Publications (with links)

    2013

  1. Brendan Bernhardt Gaffney and Tamara Smyth, Acoustics-like dynamics in signal-based synthesis through parameter mapping, in Proceedings of the Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference and the Sound and Music Computing Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, July-August 2013, p. 5 pages, presentation forthcoming.
  2. Greg Surges and Tamara Smyth, Spectral distortion using second-order allpass filters, in Proceedings of the Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference and the Sound and Music Computing Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, July-August 2013, p. 6 pages, presentation forthcoming.
  3. Tamara Smyth and Marjan Rouhipour, Saxophone modelling and system identification, in Proceedings of the 21st International Congress on Acoustics, Montreal, Canada, June 2013, 5 pages, presentation by invitation.
  4. Tamara Smyth and Frederick Scott, A trombone model emphasizing acoustic accuracy and playability, in Proceedings of the 21st International Congress on Acoustics, Montreal, Canada, June 2013, 6 pages, presentation by invitation.

    2012

  5. Tamara Smyth and Srikanth Cherla, Saxophone by Model and Measurement, in Proceedings of the 9th Sound and Music Computing Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2012, p. 6 pages. PDF
  6. Matthieu Macret, Philippe Pasquier, and Tamara Smyth, Automatic calibration of modified fm synthesis to harmonic sounds using genetic algorithms, in Proceedings of the 9th Sound and Music Computing Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2012, p. 8 pages. PDF
  7. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Toward an estimation of the clarinet reed pulse from instrument performance, in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 131 (6), pp. 4799-4810, June 2012, DOI: 10.1121/1.3699211. ASA's official online abstract. PDF.
  8. 2011

  9. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Estimation of clarinet mouthpiece reflection from measurement and the instrument's produced sound, in 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California, October/November 2011, presentation and published abstract.
  10. Tamara Smyth and Frederick S. Scott, Parametric trombone synthesis by coupling dynamic lip valve and instrument models, in Proceedings of the 8th Sound and Music Computing Conference, 2011, p. 6 pages. PDF
  11. Tamara Smyth and Frederick S. Scott, Trombone synthesis by model and measurement, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2011, no. Article ID 151436, pp. 13 pages, 2011, doi:10.1155/2011/151436. PDF
  12. 2010

  13. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Estimation of reed flow signal from instrument performance, in 2nd Pan-America/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics, Cancun, Mexico, October/November 2010, vol. 128, p. 2344, presentation by invitation, published abstract.
  14. Adam Kestian and Tamara Smyth, Real-time estimation of the vocal tract shape for musical control, in Proceedings of the 7th Sound and Music Computing Conference, June 2010, pp. 206--211. PDF
  15. 2009

  16. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Estimating waveguide model elements from acoustic tube measurements, Acta Acustica united with Acustica, vol. 95, no. 6, pp. 1093--1103, 2009. PDF
  17. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Estimating the reed pulse from clarinet recordings, in Proceedings of the ICMC 2009, Montreal, Canada, August 2009, International Computer Music Conference, pp. 235--238. PDF
  18. Tamara Smyth and Andrew~R. Elmore, Explorations in convolutional synthesis, in Proceedings of the 6th Sound and Music Computing Conference, Porto, Portugal, July 2009, pp. 283--287. PDF
  19. 2008

  20. Tamara Smyth, Review of Musimathics: The Mathematical Foundations of Music, Vol. 2, by Gareth Loy, Organized Sound, vol. 13, no. 03, pp. 271--273, December 2008. PDF
  21. Tamara Smyth and Alireza Fathi, Voice synthesis using the generalized pressure controlled-valve, in Proceedings of ICMC 2008, Belfast, Ireland, August 2008, pp. 57--60. PDF / PostScript.
  22. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Extracting reed control parameters using acoustic measurements and inverse filtering, in 155th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Paris, France, June 2008, published abstract.
  23. 2007

  24. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Convolutional synthesis of wind instruments, in Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA'07), New Paltz, New York, October 2007. PDF / PostScript.
  25. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Modeling and measurement of wind instrument bores, in 19th International Congress on Acoustics, Madrid, Spain, September 2007. PDF / PostScript
  26. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Extending the generalized reed model with measured reflection functions, in Proceedings of ICMC 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2007, International Computer Music Conference, pp. 252--255. PDF / PostScript.
  27. 2006

  28. Tamara Smyth and Jonathan Abel, Observing the effects of waveguide model elements in acoustic tube measurements, in 152nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Honolulu, Hawaii, November 2006, vol. 120, p. 3331, presentation by invitation, published abstract. Presentation slides: PDF.
  29. Tamara Smyth, Tom N. Smyth, and Arthur E. Kirkpatrick, Exploring the virtual reed parameter space using haptic feedback, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2006), Victoria BC, Canada, October 2006, pp. 45--49, Invited paper. PDF / PostScript
  30. Tamara Smyth, A handheld acoustic filter bank for musical control, in Proceedings of NIME 2006, Paris, France, June 2006, Conference on New Instruments for Musical Expression, pp. 314--317.
  31. 2005

  32. Tamara Smyth, Jonathan Abel, and Julius O. Smith, A generalized parametric reed model for virtual musical instruments, in Proceedings of ICMC 2005, Barcelona, Spain, September 2005, International Computer Music Conference, pp. 347--350. PDF / PostScript
  33. 2004

  34. Tamara Smyth, Jonathan Abel, and Julius O. Smith, Musical effects of the digital pressure-controlled valve, San Diego, California, November 2004, Acoustical Society of America, vol. 116, p. 2563, presentation by invitation, published abstract. Presentation slides: PDF.
  35. Tamara Smyth, Jonathan Abel, and Julius O. Smith, The feathered clarinet reed, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx'04), Naples, Italy, October 2004, pp. 95--100. PDF / PostScript
  36. Gamhewage C. de Silva, Tamara Smyth, and Michael J Lyons, A novel face-tracking mouth controller and its applications to bioacoustic models, in Proceedings of NIME 2004, Hamamatsu, Japan, June 2004, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, pp. 169--172. PDF
  37. Tamara Smyth, Applications of Bioacoustics to Musical Instrument Technology, Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, April 2004. PDF
  38. 2003

  39. Tamara Smyth and Julius O. Smith, A musical controller based on the cicada's efficient buckling mechanism, Journal of New Music Research, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 361--368, December 2003.
  40. Tamara Smyth, Jonathan Abel, and Julius O. Smith, Feathered collisions in beating reed simulation, Austin, Texas, November 2003, Acoustical Society of America, vol. 114, p. 2325, presented by invitation. Press paper available at http://www.acoustics.org/press/146th/Smyth.htm. Presentation slides: PDF
  41. Tamara Smyth, Jonathan Abel, and Julius O. Smith, Discrete-time simulation of air-flow cut-off in pressure-controlled valves, in Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA'03), New Paltz, New York, October 2003, pp. 229--232. PDF / PostScript
  42. Jonathan Abel, Tamara Smyth, and Julius O. Smith, A simple, accurate wall loss filter for acoustic tubes, in DAFX 2003 Proceedings, London, UK, September 2003, International Conference on Digital Audio Effects, pp. 53--57. PDF / PostScript
  43. Tamara Smyth, Jonathan Abel, and Julius O. Smith, The estimation of birdsong control parameters using maximum likelihood and minimum action, in Proceedings of SMAC 03, Stockholm, Sweden, August 2003, Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference, pp. 413--416. PDF / PostScript
  44. 2002

  45. Tamara Smyth and Julius O. Smith, The syrinx: Nature's hybrid wind instrument, in CD-ROM Paper Collection, Cancun, Mexico, September 2002, Pan-America/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics, Student Paper Award. PDF / PostScript
  46. Tamara Smyth and Julius O. Smith, The sounds of the avian syrinx---are they really flute-like?, in DAFX 2002 Proceedings, Hamburg, Germany, September 2002, International Conference on Digital Audio Effects, pp. 199--202. PDF / PostScript
  47. Tamara Smyth and Julius O. Smith, Creating sustained tones with the cicada's rapid buckling mechanism, in Proceedings of NIME 2002, Dublin, Ireland, May 2002, Conference on New Instruments for Musical Expression, pp. 112--115. PDF / PostScript
  48. 2001

  49. Patricio De la Cuadra, Tamara Smyth, Chris Chafe, and Han Baoqiang, Waveguide simulation of neolithic Chinese flutes, in Proceedings of ISMA 2001, Perugia, Italy, September 2001, International Symposium on Musical Acoustics, pp. 181--184. PDF / PostScript
  50. Tamara Smyth and Julius O. Smith, Applications of bioacoustics in physical modeling and the creation of new musical instruments, in Proceedings of ISMA 2001, Perugia, Italy, September 2001, International Symposium on Musical Acoustics, pp. 267--270. PDF / PostScript
  51. Tamara Smyth and Julius O. Smith, A musical instrument based on a bioacoustic model of a cicada, in Proceeding of ICMC 2001, Havana, Cuba, September 2001, International Computer Music Conference, pp. 174--177. PDF / PostScript