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jAudio 1.0 Feature Appendix

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Harmonic Spectral Smoothness

A peak based calculation of smoothness. Caculated by evaluting the log of a partial minus the average of the log of the surrounding partials. Is based upon Stephan McAdams Spectral Smoothness in (McAdams 1999).

McAdams, S. 1999. Perspectives on the contribution of timbre to musical structure. Computer Music Journal. 23(3):85-102.