Principles of Digital Audio
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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Fundamentals of Digital Audio
Digital Audio Recording
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A/D converter AES3 algorithm amplitude analog applications ATRAC audible audio data audio signal band bandwidth beam binary bit rate bit stream block broadcast bytes cable CD-i CD-ROM channel bits circuit clock coder coefficients compact disc compression contains data rate decoder digital audio digital signal disc dither Dolby Digital DVD-Audio DVD-Video encoder error correction example fiber Figure format frame function impulse response input signal interface interleaving jitter kbps laser layer linear lowpass filter magnetic masking Mbps mode modulation multiple noise shaping Nyquist frequency operation optical output oversampling parity performed playback processing pulse quantization error ratio recording reduced sampling frequency sampling rate shown in Fig sigma-delta sound specification spectral spectrum standard stereo storage subband subcode synchronization tape timecode track transform transmission transmitted waveform wavelength word length