[chuck-users] Frequency analysis using ChucK

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Mon Oct 11 11:59:58 EDT 2010

ChucK has built-in FFT. A question is though to extract a spectrogram.

Note that guitars, like pianos, are inharmonic. A modern piano tuner  
measures the first few partials of the strings, and then one makes a  
choice of scale stretch based on that.

On 11 Oct 2010, at 15:46, Sindhuri Kuppasad wrote:

> I am an engineering (Computer Science) student and want to develop a  
> guitar tuning software.
> The basic idea is to play a guitar string, read the sound through a  
> microphone, determine the frequency of the note that was played and  
> accordingly prompt the user to tune the string up or down.
> I wanted to know what capabilities ChucK provides to analyse  
> frequency of the analog sound input and how it could be used in  
> implementing the guitar tuning application.
> Also, are there any alternate approaches to obtain the frequency  
> using ChucK?
> Regards,
> Sindhuri KN

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