A data-driven approach to violin making

  title={A data-driven approach to violin making},
  author={Sebastian Gonzalez and Davide Salvi and Daniel Baeza and Fabio Antonacci and Augusto Sarti},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Of all the characteristics of a violin, those that concern its shape are probably the most important ones, as the violin maker has complete control over them. Contemporary violin making, however, is still based more on tradition than understanding, and a definitive scientific study of the specific relations that exist between shape and vibrational properties is yet to come and sorely missed. In this article, using standard statistical learning tools, we show that the modal frequencies of violin… Expand

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