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Peter SpäthAdvanced Audio Visualization Using ThMADhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3504-1_3

3. Timing

Peter Späth
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Leipzig, Germany
 
ThMAD has two concepts of time. One is the operating system time , which is like a wall clock that is totally external and cannot be adjusted. The other is the normal or sequencing time , which is under the control of sequencing modules and will explained in this chapter. You can control this sequencing time using modules and can stop and start it. Once the time is stopped, you can even set it manually to an arbitrary value.

Engine States

So that you understand this a little bit better, I first will explain engine state. When Artiste or Player starts, the engine first finds itself in state

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