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The compact disc handbook

Author: Ken C Pohlmann
Publisher: Madison, WI : A-R Editions, 1992.
Series: Computer music and digital audio series, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The Compact Disc Handbook is part of an ongoing series that explores digital audio, computer music, and related topics. Volumes in the series address audiences from a wide variety of disciplines and are of interest to both beginning and experienced practitioners. The series includes textbooks, monographs, anthologies, practical guides, and reference works. By presenting material for all levels and types of readers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken C Pohlmann
ISBN: 0895793016 9780895793010 0895793008 9780895793003
OCLC Number: 25707816
Notes: Updated ed. of: The compact disc. c1989.
Description: xv, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction to the Compact Disc. Introduction. Analog versus Digital. LP versus CD. Origins of the Compact Disc. For Further Reading --
2. Fundamentals of Digital Audio. Introduction. Sampling. Aliasing. Quantization. Dither. Pulse Code Modulation. A Digitization System. For Further Reading --
3. The Compact Disc System. Introduction. System Overview. Optical Storage. Error Correction. Cross Interleave Reed-Solomon Code (CIRC). Data Encoding. Data Decoding. Subcode. For Further Reading --
4. CD Player Design. Introduction. Player Overview. Pickup Design. Digital Signal Processing. Filter Design. Digital Filters. Digital-to-Analog Converters. Output Sample-and-Hold. A Chip Set. Low-Bit D/A Conversion. Serial Transmission Format. For Further Reading --
5. Practical Concerns. Introduction. Design Considerations. Specifications. Buying a Player. Player Notes. Disc Notes. For Further Reading --
6. Diverse Disc Formats. Introduction. CD-ROM. CD-I. Photo CD. CDTV. DVI. CD-V. CD-R.
Series Title: Computer music and digital audio series, v. 5.
Responsibility: Ken C. Pohlmann.

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The Compact Disc Handbook is part of an ongoing series that explores digital audio, computer music, and related topics. Volumes in the series address audiences from a wide variety of disciplines and are of interest to both beginning and experienced practitioners. The series includes textbooks, monographs, anthologies, practical guides, and reference works. By presenting material for all levels and types of readers, the series serves as a source of introductory material as well as a unified reference collection.

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