Digital Television: A Practical Guide for Engineers

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Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 5, 2004 - Computers - 384 pages
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Digital Television deals with all present-day TV transmission methods, i.e. MPEG, DVB, ATSC and ISDB-T. The DVD Video is also discussed to some extent. The discussion is focussed on dealing with these subjects in as practical a way as possible. Although mathematical formulations are used, they are in most cases only utilized to supplement the text. The book also contains chapters dealing with basic concepts such as digital modulation or transformations into the frequency domain. A major emphasis is placed on the measuring techniques used on these various digital TV signals. Practical examples and hints concerning measurement are provided. The book starts with the analog TV baseband signal and then continues with the MPEG-2 data stream, digital video, digital audio and the compression methods. After an excursion into the digital modulation methods, all the mentioned transmission methods are discussed in detail. Interspersed between these are found the chapters on the relevant measuring technique.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Analog Television
7
The MPEG Data Stream
11
31 The Packetized Elementary Stream PES
13
32 The MPEG2 Transport Stream Packet
17
33 Information for the Receiver
20
331 Synchronizing to the Transport Stream
21
333 Accessing a Program
23
Transmitting Digital Television Signals by Satellite DVBS
171
131 The DVBS System Parameters
173
132 The DVBS Modulator
176
1321 How Does Convolutional Coding Work?
181
133 The DVBS Receiver
187
134 Influences Affecting the Satellite Transmission Link
190
DVBS Measuring Technology
195
142 Measuring Bit Error Rates
196

334 Accessing Scrambled Programs
24
335 Program Synchronisation PCR DTS PTS
26
336 Additional Information in the Transport Stream SIPSIPSIP
28
34 The PSIP according to ATSC
35
35 Other Important Details of the MPEG2 Transport Stream
39
352 The Transport Scrambling Control Bits
40
Digital Video Signal According to ITUBTR601 CCIR 601
43
Transforms to and from the Frequency Domain
47
51 Fourier Transform
49
52 Discrete Fourier Transform DFT
50
53 Fast Fourier Transform FFT
53
54 Implementation and Practical Applications of DFT and FFT
54
55 Discrete Cosine Transform DCT
55
56 TimeDomain Signals and their Transforms to the Frequency Domain
57
57 Systematic Errors Associated with DFT or FFT and their Avoidance
60
58 Window Functions
62
MPEG2 Video Coding
65
611 Reducing the Quantization from 10 Bits to 8
67
20
68
614 Further Data Reduction Steps
69
615 Differential Pulse Code Modulation of Moving Pictures
70
616 Discrete Cosine Transform Followed by Quantization
75
617 ZigZag Scanning with VariableLength Coding of Zero Sequences
82
618 Huffman Coding
84
63 Structure of the Video Elementary Stream
87
Compression of Audio Signals to MPEG and Dolby Digital
91
72 History of Audio Coding
92
73 Psychoacoustic Model of the Human Ear
94
74 Basic Principle of Audio Coding
99
75 Subband Coding in Accordance with MPEG Layer I II
100
76 Transform Coding to MPEG Layer III and Dolby Digital
103
Teletext Transmission to DVB
107
A Comparison of Digital Video Standards
111
92 MPEG3 MPEG4 MPEG7 and MPEG21
114
93 Physical Interfaces for Digital Video Signals
116
931 Parallel and Serial CCIR 601
117
932 Synchronous Parallel Transport Stream Interface TS Parallel
119
933 Asynchronous Serial Transport Stream Interface TS ASI
120
Measurements on the MPEG2 Transport Stream
123
101 MPEG2 Measurements to DVB Measurement Guidelines
124
1011 Loss of Synchronisation TS_sync_loss Priority 1
125
1012 Errored Sync Bytes Sync_byte_error Priority 1
126
1014 Missing or Errored Program Map Table PMT PMT_error Priority 1
127
1015 The PID_Error Priority 1
128
1016 The Continuity_Count_Error Priority 1
129
1017 The Transport_Error Priority 2
130
1018 The Cyclic Redundancy Check Error CRC_Error Priority 2
131
10110 The Presentation Time Stamp Error PTS_Error Priority 2
132
10111 The Conditional Access Table Error CAT_Error Priority 2
134
10113 Monitoring the NIT SDT EIT RST and TDTTOT Tables NIT_Error SDT_Error EIT_Error RST_Error TDT_Error Priority 3
135
10114 Undefined PIDs Unreferenced_PID Priority 3
136
10116 NIT_other_error SDT_other_error EIT_other_error
137
Picture Quality Analysis of Digital TV Signals
139
111 Methods for Measuring Picture Quality
141
1111 Subjective Picture Quality Analysis
142
1113 Single Stimulus Continual Quality Evaluation Method SSCQE
143
Digital Modulation Basics
149
122 Mixer
151
123 Amplitude Modulator
152
124 IQ Modulator
154
125 IQ Demodulator
161
126 Use of Hilbert Transform in IQ Modulation
165
127 Practical Applications of the Hilbert Tansform
168
143 Measuring DVBS Signals using a Spectrum Analyzer
197
144 Measuring the Shoulder Attenuation
201
145 DVBS Receiver Test
202
Broadband Cable Transmission of Digital TV Signal DVBC
203
151 The DVBC Standard
204
152 The DVBC Modulator
206
153 The DVBC Receiver
207
154 Interference Effects on the DVBC Transmission Link
208
Broadband Cable Transmission According to ITUT J83B
213
Measuring Digital TV Signals in the Broadband Cable
215
171 DVBCJ83ABC Test Receivers with Constellation Analysis
216
172 Detecting Interference Effects Using Constellation Analysis
220
1722 Phase Jitter
223
1723 Sinusoidal Interferer
224
1725 Modulation Error Ratio MER
227
1726 Error Vector Magnitude EVM
228
173 Measuring the Bit Error Rate BER
229
174 Measuring the DVBCJ83ABC Carrier Power and Estimating the SignaltoNoise Ratio Using a Spectrum Analyzer
230
175 Measuring the Shoulder Attenuation
233
177 DVBCJ83ABC Receiver Test
234
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex OFDM
235
182 Why MultiCarrier?
237
183 What is OFDM?
239
184 Generating the OFDM Symbols
243
185 Supplementary Signals in the OFDM Spectrum
252
186 Hierarchical Modulation
255
The Terrestrial Transmission of Digital Television Signals DVBT
257
191 The DVBT Standard
259
192 The DVBT Carriers
261
193 Hierarchical Modulation
267
194 DVBT System Parameters of the 876MHz Channel
269
195 The DVBT Modulator and Transmitter
278
196 The DVBT Receiver
281
197 Interference on the DVBT Transmission Link and its Effects
286
198 The Transmission Path
289
199 DVBT SingleFrequency Networks SFN
294
Measuring DVBT Signals
303
201 Measuring the Bit Error Rates
305
202 Measuring the DVBT Signals Using a Spectrum Analyzer
307
203 Constellation Analysis of DVBT Signals
310
2031 Additive White Gaussian Noise AWGN
311
2032 Phase Jitter
312
2035 Doppler Effect
313
2037 Cause and Effect of IQ Errors in DVBT
316
2038 Modulation Error Ratio MER
323
204 Measuring the Crest Factor
326
205 Measuring the Amplitude Phase and Group Delay Response
327
206 Measuring the Impulse Response
328
207 Measuring the Shoulder Attenuation
329
Digital Terrestrial TV to North American ATSC Standard
331
212 8VSB Modulator
336
213 8VSB Gross Data Rate and Net Data Rate
345
215 Causes of Interference on ATSC Transmission Path
346
ATSC8VSB Measurements
349
222 8VSB Measurements by Means of a Spectrum Analyzer
350
223 Constellation Analysis on 8VSB Signals
351
224 Measurement of Amplitude Response and Group Delay Response
355
Digital Terrestrial Television according to ISDBT
357
Digital Television throughout the World an Overview
361
Bibliography
365
Definition of Terms
369
Index
381
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About the author (2004)

Dennis M. Bline is professor of accounting at Bryant College where he teaches graduate and Undergraduate financial and managerial accounting. Dennis previously taught at The University of Texas at San Antonio. He received his baccalaureate degree in business administration at Indiana University Southeast and his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas.

Professor Bline's research interests include behavioral, education, ethics, and financial accounting. He has published in "Behavioral Research in Accounting, The Accounting Educators' Journal, Issues in Accounting Education, Research on Accounting Ethics, Advances in Managerial Accounting," other accounting journals. He serves as the Editor of "Global Perspectives on Accounting Education and the Associate Editor of Issues in Accounting Education." He has also served on the editorial boards of "Advances in Accounting Behavioral research, Behavioral Research in Accounting, and Accounting enquiries." Dennis is an active leader in various sections of the American Accounting Association.

Mary Fischer is the Pirtle Professor of Free Enterprise and Professor of Accounting at The University of Texas at Tyler where she teaches the advanced and government accounting courses. She Previously taught at Fairfield University in Connecticut. She received her B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. She also holds the CGMA designation.

Mary is a widely published author specializing in not-for-profit and financial accounting. The Southwestern American Accounting Association named her as the 2003 outstanding Accounting Educator. In 2002, she was selected as the Texas Society of CPA Outstanding Accounting Educator. Shehas published numerous articles in the "Journal of Accounting and Financial management, Critical Perspective on Accounting," and other accounting journals. She is on the editorials boards of "Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management, and Research in Healthcare Financial Management."

Ted D. Skekel is associate professor of accounting in the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas at San Antonio. He holds a B.S. with a major in accounting from Florida State University and a Ph.D. with emphasis in accounting and finance from the University of Oregon.

He has also served on the Faculties of the University of Houston, San Diego State university, and the University of North Texas. He Primarily teaches in the financial reporting area. He has taught at all levels, including principles, intermediate, advanced, masters level theory and case study classes, and doctoral seminars. His current focus is in the intermediate and advanced accounting areas. His research includes a broad range of academic and professional publications including articles in "The Accounting Review, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accountancy, and Te CPA Journal." Ted is actively involved in Beta Alpha Psi, the national honors fraternity for financial information professionals. He is currently a faculty advisor at UT-San Antonio and previously served as a faculty advisor at the University of North Texas. Beyond the Beta Alpha Psi local level, he has been the regional director for the Southwest Region, and served for several years on the Beta Alpha Psi's 1992 Arthur Andersen Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award. In addition, he hasreceived several teaching and service awards at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

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