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Discussion on: Acoustic activity recognition in JavaScript

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Supun Kavinda

By tone, I meant tone: which makes a C note from violin and piano distinct.

However, I got what you meant. Nice and creative work!

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Josep Jaume Rey

Notes are just particular frequencies that are given a name. In any case, the tone you're using is a bit off.

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Matt Buck

Traditionally, that's referred to as timbre. It's the volume of specific frequencies in a note's harmonic series that account for differences in timbre in pitched instruments. Here's a great video explaining how that works.