Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Bringing extinct instruments back to life with grids

The ASTRA project aims to reconstruct the sound or timbre of ancient instruments that no longer exist, using grid computing to analyse archaeological data gathered as fragments from excavations, written descriptions, pictures...

How is it done? Check out this demo, presented by Guiseppe La Rocca of INFN as part of the EGEE User Forum in Catania.

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