Principles of Digital Audio

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Apr 20, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 842 pages
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Cash in on the hottest digital audio technologies. Through three bestselling editions, Ken C. PohlmannĂs Principles of Digital Audio has illuminated the frontiers of digital audio science, taking readers from fundamental principles to the state of the art. Since the last edition, digital audio technology and applications have expanded explosively - a situation well-reflected in the new fourth edition of this user-friendly guide by a leading digital audio engineer. You'll find fresh, tell-all treatments, both theoretical and practical of: PC audio - including IEEE 1394, USB, AC Š97, and DirectX; Internet audio ¨ especially MP3, SDMI, and RealNetworks G2 streaming audio; Low bit rate topics ¨ including MPEG-2, AAC, MPEG-4, Dolby Digital, and PAC; DVD ¨ DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, recordable DVD, UDF, and MLP; Television and radio broadcasting topics ¨ ATSC DTV, AM-IOBC and FM-IBOC (including USA Digital Radio and LDR prototypes); New compact disc topics, such as CD-R, CD-RW, and Super Audio CD. You'll also get valuable insights into new AES standards, jitter, sound cards, data compression, digital audio extraction, watermarking, and much more.

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About the author (2005)

Ken C. Pohlmann is a professor at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, and the director of the Music Engineering program in the university's Frost School of Music. He has initiated new undergraduate and graduate courses in digital audio, advanced digital audio, Internet audio, acoustics and psychoacoustics, and studio production. In 1986, he founded the first master's degree program in Music Engineering in the United States. Mr. Pohlmann holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

Mr. Pohlmann is the author of Principles of Digital Audio (McGraw-Hill); this book has appeared in five editions and has been translated into Dutch, Spanish, and Chinese. He is also author of The Compact Disc Handbook (A-R Editions); this book has appeared in two editions and has been translated into German. He is co-author of Writing for New Media (John Wiley & Sons), and editor and co-author of Advanced Digital Audio (Howard W. Sams). Since 1982, he has written over 2200 articles for publications including Audio magazine, Broadcast Engineering, dB magazine, Car Stereo Review, CD Review, Electronics Australia, Guitar Player magazine, Handbook for Sound Engineers, IEEE Spectrum, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Laserdisk Professional, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Mix magazine, Mobile Entertainment, National Association of Broadcasters Handbook, NARAS Journal, PC magazine, Sound & Vision, Scientific American, Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Stereo Review, Video magazine, and World Book Encyclopedia. He is a senior reviewer for Road & Track Road Gear, and contributing technical editor and columnist for Sound & Vision.

Mr. Pohlmann is president of Hammer Laboratories, a company devoted to the research, development, and testing of new audio technology. He serves as a consultant in the design of digital audio systems, the development of sound systems for automobile manufactures, and as a consultant and expert witness in technology and patent litigation. Some of his consulting clients include: Alpine Electronics, Analog Devices; Apple Computer; Bertlesmann Music Group, Blockbuster Entertainment, BMW, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, DaimlerChrysler, Eclipse, Ford, Fujitsu Ten, Harman International, Hughes Electronics, Hyundai, IBM, Kia, Lexus, Lucent Technologies, Microsoft, Mitsubichi Electronics, Motorola, Nippon Columbia, Onkyo America, Philips, RealNetworks, Recording Industry Association of America, Samsung, Sensormatic, Sonopress, Sony, TDK, Time Warner, Toyota, United Technologies, and the U.S. Justice Department Anti-Trust Division.

Mr. Pohlmann has consulted with such laws firms as Arnold & Porter; Baker & McKenzie; Christie Parker & Hale; Cushman, Darby & Cushman; Dewey Ballantine; Fish & Richardson; Greenberg, Glusker, Fields, Machtinger & Kinsella; Darby & Darby; Firmstone & Feil; Fish & Neave; Hunton & Williams; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Barnes & Thornburg; Kenyon & Kenyon; and Young & Thompson.

Mr. Pohlmann co-founded Microcomputer Arts, Inc. (1980), International Business Information Systems, Inc. (1982), and U.S. Digital Disc Corporation (1985). He chaired the Audio Engineering Society's International Conference on Digital Audio in Toronto in 1989 and co-chaired the Society's International Conference on Internet Audio in Seattle in 1997. He was presented two Fellow Board of Governor's Awards (1989 and 1998) and was named an AES Fellow in 1990 for his work as an educator and author. He was elected to the AES Board of Governors in 1991. He was presented the University of Miami Philip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship in 1992. He served as AES convention papers chairman in 1984 and papers co-chairman in 1993. He was elected as the AES Vice President of the Eastern U.S. and Canada Region in 1993. He served as a Non-Board Member of National Public Radio Distribution/Interconnection Committee (2000-2003). Mr. Pohlmann served on the Board of Directors of the New World Symphony (2000-2005).

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