A networking approach to sharing music studio resources

Foss, Richard John (1996) A networking approach to sharing music studio resources. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

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'This thesis investigates the extent to which networking technology can be used to provide remote workstation access to a pool of shared music studio resources. A pilot system is described in which MIDI messages, studio control data, and audio signals flow between the workstations and a studio server. A booking and timing facility avoids contention and allows for accurate reports of studio usage. The operation of the system has been evaluated in terms of its ability to satislY three fundamental goals, namely the remote, shared and centralized access to studio resources. Three essential network configurations have been identified, incorporating a mix of star and bus topologies, and their relative potential for satisfYing the fundamental goals has been highlighted.

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Uncontrolled Keywords:MIDI, networking, Music studio, Sound processing
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions:Faculty > Faculty of Science > Computer Science
Supervisors:Clayton, Peter
ID Code:3269
Deposited By: Mrs Carol Perold
Deposited On:04 Sep 2012 12:59
Last Modified:04 Sep 2012 12:59
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