[Jack-Devel] graph simplification using mathematics?

Evan Laforge qdunkan at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 00:54:22 CEST 2016

Also this is interesting: http://halide-lang.org/  It's for images,
but just take away a dimension and it looks like audio.

Audio processing can be very data parallel so I'm surprised I haven't
seen any work related to audio on a GPU.  Maybe it's not so suitable
after all.

On Sat, Jul 2, 2016 at 3:24 PM, Thomas Brand <tom at trellis.ch> wrote:
> On Sat, July 2, 2016 23:14, Stéphane Letz wrote:
>> Faust :  http://faust.grame.fr
> Faust was the first thing that came to mind indeed! The introduction
> paragraphs in the documentation says
> -specification language
> -describe signal processors from a mathematical point of view
> -free from implementation details
> But right after that:
> -FAUST programs are fully compiled, not interpreted.
> I can imagine to bundle FAUST code from different processors
> semi-automatically or handcrafted to one unit relatively easily. However i
> was thinking in a direction where the units live in a host still as single
> units, to be connected in different ways, and the host would dynamically
> derive a single math operation of the current graph. I understand this
> would include recompilation or some kind of JIT compilation in order to
> work. If possible at all, i think Faust would currently be the best fit,
> since it already offers some of the fundamental concepts needed to even
> think about doing something like this. That would allow large graphs with
> almost no context switches (this is pure speculation).
> Greetings
> Tom
> PS: jack-devel list added to reply
>>> Le 2 juil. 2016 à 22:58, Thomas Brand <tom at trellis.ch> a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>> i wondered if the following scenario could work. Assuming DSP is
>>> basically maths, and the formula and variables for every plugin would be
>>> known, would it then be possible to magically simplify all formulas of
>>> all plugins to one single formula doing all in one step? Does this sound
>>> weird? Greetings
>>> Tom
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