Quote: bin wrote on Tue, 10 July 2007 11:56
> what use are they used for acoustically? do they have a particular set of harmonics? i tried using them as oscillators and they didnt sound too good
Chebyshev polys are generally used for generating waveshaping tables.
Check out MSP tutorial 12, and/or read up on waveshaping in Roads _The Computer Music Tutorial_ or Dodge/Jerse _Computer Music_. Wikipedia probably has a decent article/tutorial, too.