Välimäki, Vesa, Takala, Tapio


Virtual Music Instruments - Natural sound using physical models

Organised Sound: Vol. 1, no. 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 75-86.

URL: http://journals.cambridge.org/jid_OSO

Language(s): English


Physical Modelling


The history and present techniques of physical modelling are reviewed. The benefits and drawbacks of the new technology are considered, and concurrent research topics are discussed. The physical modelling approach offers many new applications, especially in the fields of multimedia and virtual reality.