• WAC - 1st Web Audio Conference
  • Jan. 26, 2015
  • Ircam, Paris
  • Program note: WAC
  • Emilio Jesús Gallego Arias (conférencier)

The audio programming world is extremely prolific in domain-specific languages. Programmers and musicians prefer a custom-tailored environment where their high-level ideas can be better expressed and implemented thanks to specific domain knowledge.
In particular, strongly typed functional programming has become an ideal platform for audio programming, thanks to a concise, high-level writing style, high reusability, and ability to avoid mistakes and improve error handling.
- How may Web Audio benefit from these ideas ?
- How may such languages benefit from Web Audio ?

In this talk, we will use the functional audio programming language Faust as the reference DSL, to discuss a formal theory of interoperable and efficient audio components. Particular emphasis will be made on the use of strong, functional-style type-systems.

We will address performance, security, and practical considerations, and reflect on the relationship of such theoretical framework to the actual standard.

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