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CS4FN Issue 21

This issue of Computer Science for Fun focuses on the work of scientists and engineers using computers to understand, identify and recreate wild sounds, especially those of birds. We see how computer models help biologists understand animal behaviour, and we look at how electronic and computer generated sounds, having changed music, are now set to change the soundscapes
of films. 

The magazine is edited by Paul Curzon, Jo Brodie and Peter W. McOwan

The articles include:


  • Learning to Sing
  • What are birds actually saying?
  • The vigilance of the flock
  • Robot birds
  • Say it sounds like singing
  • Hugo is no songbird
  • The chord of evil
  • Mysterious moon music
  • What's that bird? Ask your phone
  • Dawn Chorus Soundscapes
  • The doh ray of me
  • How far can you hear?
  • Sophisticated songbird singing
  • Singing bird
  • Computationally thinking a performance
  • A wookie for three minutes please
  • Sonic Pi
  • Become a Foley artist
  • Pioneering electronic music
  • The glove that controls your cords....
  • Duck, duck, whale
  • Sea sounds sink ships
  • Scale back (page)


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