Auralizing Algorithms

Auralizing Algorithms
technology

Programmer converts certain computer operations into sounds.

Naresh Kumar
  • 2 september 2010

Polish programmer Rudy Andrut generates sound from an extremely unlikely source-sorting algorithms running on computers.

In his own words:

This particular audibilization is just one of many ways to generate sound from running sorting algorithms. Here on every comparison of two numbers (elements) I play (mixing) sin waves with frequencies modulated by values of these numbers. There are quite a few parameters that may drastically change resulting sound – I just chose parameters that imo felt best.

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