TitleCross-Coding SDIF into MPEG-4 Structured Audio
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsWright, M, Scheirer, E
Conference NameInternational Computer Music Conference
PublisherInternational Computer Music Association
Conference LocationBeijing, China

We have created a link between the Sound Description Interchange Format ("SDIF") and MPEG-4s Structured Audio ("SA") tools. We cross-code SDIF data into SA bitstreams, and write SA programs to synthesize this SDIF data. By making a link between these two powerful formats, both communities of users benefit: the SDIF community gets a fixed, standard synthesis platform that will soon be widespread, and the MPEG-4 community gets a set of powerful, robust analysis-synthesis tools. We have made the cross-coding tools available at no cost.