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Traguisma – the TRAnsient GUItar State MAchine. Or, if you prefer the official title: ‘Algorithms for Combined Sound Analysis and Synthesis and their Implementation in a Multi-Processor Environment’.

This was to become a ‘Diplom-Informatiker’, my graduation project. In short it was about improving guitar synthesizer, with a focus on the attack phases of a pluck, in particular re-plucking a string that’s already vibrating.

The intended target platform was GWIZ’ Infinity Box, but as this project was cancelled, I implemented it on CNMAT’s multi-DSP box Reson8.

Here’s the PDF