A DSP task in Erlang ?

Corrado Santoro <>
Tue Jan 20 17:44:20 CET 2004


Quoting Massimo Cesaro <>: 
> Nice. I'm developing an audio conference with N pars in the conference. 
> To keep up with the RTP streaming rate, I must sum from 3 to 8 packets 
> (my lists) in less than 10ms. Afterward, I have to subtract for each 
> part its own source, basically to cancel echo, and stream everything 
> back on the network. 
> This should be done agan in less than 10 ms, so the total processing 
> time should be lower than 20 ms. 
Very interesting application! 
 
> I'm concerned of  what happens if and when the garbage collector kicks 
> in. 
..uhmm, I can only say what happens in Java: everything is suspended!! 
For this reason there is a real-time specification for Java that does not 
consider the use of the garbage collected heap. 
 
 
> Anyway, I'm just starting to test this approach as well. 
Cool. Let us know your results! 
 
Bye, 
-Corrado 
 
 
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