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Making Music with Computers by Andrew R. Brown, Bill Manaris

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Appendix D: Other Functions

In addition to the functions covered in Appendices B and C, there are a number of more advanced functions mainly intended for offering convenient shortcuts (i.e., providing useful/common functionality) and for building interactive musical instruments and installations. This appendix provides a reference guide to them in the order they are introduced in the book. They include:

  • Mapping functions
  • Image functions
  • Play functions
  • AudioSample functions
  • MIDI Sequence functions
  • Timer functions
  • MIDI input/output functions
  • Open Sound Control functions
  • Zipf functions
  • ColorGradient function

D.1 Map Functions

These functions convert a value from one range to another, maintaining the relative position within the range. They are ...

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