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Projects and Atutor units are due by midnight, the night before the indicated due Date.

Date Topics Reading Online Projects Out Projects Due
Aug 30 Digital Audio, SAL language Roads 20-29, 763-768., Nyquist: Intro and Overveiew Chapter, SAL Chapter Unit 1 Project 0 & 1  
Sep 6 Unit Generators; Instruments and Scores AlgoComp: Chap 1 & 3, Roads: 90-113; AlgoComp: Chap 4&5. Unit 2 Project 0
Sep 13 Sampling Theory; Frequency Domain / AM Roads 14-47, AlgoComp: Chap 6&7;  Roads 1084-1094 and 216-224; AlgoComp: Chap 8 Unit 3 Project 2 Project 1
Sep 20 FM & Behavioral Abstraction AlgoComp Chap 9; Roads 224-236; AlgoComp Chap 10; Nyquist: Behavioral Abstraction Chapter, AlgoComp Chap 11. "FM Synthesis" by Anders ├śland & Roger B. Dannenberg (pdf version here) Unit 4    
Sep 27 Scoregen Macro and Patterns in SAL; Algorithmic Composition Part 1 Roads 819-832, AlgoComp Ch 12; Roads 868-898, Nyquist: XMusic and Algorithmic Composition Chapter Unit 5 Project 3 Project 2
Oct 4 Algorithmic Composition Part 2; Programming techniques in Nyquist  Roads 390-397, 432-440; Nyquist Chap 13 Unit 6    
Oct 11 Granular Synthesis; Sampling Synthesis; Filters Roads 168-184; Roads 117-133 Unit 7 Project 4 Project 3
Oct 13 Midterm Review Midterm Study Guide     15-622 Term Project Propals are due.
Oct 18 MIDTERM   Unit 8    
Oct 25 Spectral Processing; Voice Synthesis 1, Cross-Synthesis Roads 200-210, Roads 1094-1106 Unit 9 Project 5 Project 4
Nov 1 Voice Synthesis 2; Acoustics, Perception Roads 296-314, Roads 1054-1069, "Loudness Concepts & Panning Laws" by Anders ├śland & Roger B. Dannenberg (pdf version here) Unit 10    
Nov 8 Filters/Reverb/Delay; Physical Models 1 Roads 184-197, 550-555, 472-492 Unit 11 Project 6 Project 5
Nov 15 Physical Models 2; Spectral Interpolation Synthesis, Algorithmic DSP Roads 279-286; AlgoComp: Chap 15 Unit 12 Final Project  
Nov 22 3D Sound, Doppler Shift, Multi-Speakers; Audio Compression Roads 451-472 Unit 13   Project 6
Nov 29 Max/MSP; Music Understanding   Unit 14    
Sunday, Dec 4 Final Project Due       Final Project
Dec 6 Semester Review   Unit 15    
Dec 8 TA Semester Review        
Friday, Dec 9 Final Concert(s) 6PM, Hunt Library Media Lab [HLA10A]      
Tues, Dec 13 Final Exam

1PM - 4PM, MM A14 [Study Guide]