weibull

weibull — Weibull distribution random number generator (positive values only).

Description

Weibull distribution random number generator (positive values only). This is an x-class noise generator

Syntax

ares weibull ksigma, ktau
ires weibull ksigma, ktau
kres weibull ksigma, ktau

Performance

ksigma -- scales the spread of the distribution.

ktau -- if greater than one, numbers near ksigma are favored. If smaller than one, small values are favored. If t equals 1, the distribution is exponential. Outputs only positive numbers.

For more detailed explanation of these distributions, see:

  1. C. Dodge - T.A. Jerse 1985. Computer music. Schirmer books. pp.265 - 286

  2. D. Lorrain. A panoply of stochastic cannons. In C. Roads, ed. 1989. Music machine . Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT press, pp. 351 - 379.

Examples

Here is an example of the weibull opcode. It uses the file weibull.csd.

Example 1009. Example of the weibull opcode.

See the sections Real-time Audio and Command Line Flags for more information on using command line flags.

<CsoundSynthesizer>
<CsOptions>
; Select audio/midi flags here according to platform
-odac     ;;;realtime audio out
;-iadc    ;;;uncomment -iadc if RT audio input is needed too
; For Non-realtime ouput leave only the line below:
; -o weibull.wav -W ;;; for file output any platform
</CsOptions>
<CsInstruments>

sr = 44100
ksmps = 32
nchnls = 2
0dbfs  = 1

instr 1  	; every run time same values

ktri	weibull 100, 1
	printk .2, ktri			; look 
aout	oscili 0.8, 440+ktri, 1		; & listen
	outs	aout, aout
endin

instr 2		; every run time different values

	seed 0
ktri	weibull 100, 1
	printk .2, ktri			; look 
aout	oscili 0.8, 440+ktri, 1		; & listen
	outs	aout, aout
endin

instr 3		; every run time different values

	seed 0
ktri	weibull 100, 10			; closer to ksigma..
	printk .2, ktri			; look 
aout	oscili 0.8, 440+ktri, 1		; & listen
	outs	aout, aout
endin
</CsInstruments>
<CsScore>
; sine wave
f 1 0 16384 10 1

i 1 0 2
i 2 3 2
i 3 6 2
e
</CsScore>
</CsoundSynthesizer>


Its output should include a line like these:

i   1 time     0.00073:   168.59070
 i   1 time     0.20027:    98.72078
 i   1 time     0.40054:    48.57351
 i   1 time     0.60009:   171.46941
 i   1 time     0.80036:    50.20434
 i   1 time     1.00063:    50.84775
 i   1 time     1.20018:    18.16301
 i   1 time     1.40045:    44.41001
 i   1 time     1.60000:     0.98506
 i   1 time     1.80027:    36.19192

WARNING: Seeding from current time 2444541554

 i   2 time     3.00045:    20.81653
 i   2 time     3.20000:   116.17060
 i   2 time     3.40027:     9.23891
 i   2 time     3.59982:    95.67111
 i   2 time     3.80009:   296.52851
 i   2 time     4.00036:    39.28636
 i   2 time     4.19991:    13.54326
 i   2 time     4.40018:    54.92388
 i   2 time     4.59973:   268.05584
 i   2 time     4.80000:    95.27069
 i   2 time     5.00027:    91.62076

WARNING: Seeding from current time 2447542341

 i   3 time     6.00091:    94.40902
 i   3 time     6.20045:   111.10193
 i   3 time     6.40073:    99.38797
 i   3 time     6.60027:    98.54267
 i   3 time     6.80054:   106.53899
 i   3 time     7.00082:   106.30752
 i   3 time     7.20036:    88.75486
 i   3 time     7.40063:   106.45703
 i   3 time     7.60091:    84.59854
 i   3 time     7.80045:   106.76515
      

See Also

seed, betarand, bexprnd, cauchy, exprand, gauss, linrand, pcauchy, poisson, trirand, unirand

Credits

Author: Paris Smaragdis
MIT, Cambridge
1995