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Digital Television Systems

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  • Date Published: April 2009
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521896023

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  • Digital television is a multibillion-dollar industry with commercial systems now being deployed worldwide. In this concise yet detailed guide, you will learn about the standards that apply to fixed-line and mobile digital television, as well as the underlying principles involved. The digital television standards are presented to aid understanding of new systems in the market and reveal the variations between different systems used throughout the world. Discussions of source and channel coding then provide the essential knowledge needed for designing reliable new systems. Throughout the book the theory is supported by over 200 figures and tables, whilst an extensive glossary defines practical terminology. This is an ideal reference for practitioners in the field of digital television. It will also appeal to graduate students and researchers in electrical engineering and computer science, and can be used as a textbook for graduate courses on digital television systems.

    • Provides the essential knowledge needed to design reliable new systems
    • Discusses the digital television standards, including the MPEG family, ATSC, DVB, ISDTV, DTMB, and ISDB
    • Additional background features, including Fourier analysis, probability and stochastic processes, and radiofrequency tables, are presented in the book's useful appendices
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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 2009
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521896023
    • length: 310 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.76kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    List of figures
    List of tables
    1. Fundamentals of digital television
    2. Audio and video coding
    3. Fundamentals and standards of video and audio compression Jean Felipe Fonseca de Oliveira and José Ewerton Pombo de Farias
    4. Channel coding for digital television Valdemar Cardoso da Rocha Jr.
    5. Digital and analog transmission systems
    6. Advanced Transmission Systems Committee Standard (ATSC)
    7. Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) Jeronimo Silva Rocha, Paulo Ribeiro Lins Júnior and Mozart Grizi Correia Pontes
    8. Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting for Terrestrial Television Broadcasting (ISDB)
    9. International System for Digital Television (ISDTV) Mylène Christine Queiroz de Farias and Marcelo Menezes de Carvalho
    10. Digital Terrestrial Television Multimedia Broadcasting (DTMB) Marcelo Menezes de Carvalho and Mylène Christine Queiroz de Farias
    A. Evolution of television standards
    B. Signal analysis
    C. Random signal and noise

  • Author

    Marcelo S. Alencar, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
    Marcelo S. Alencar is Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil. With over 28 years of teaching and research experience, he has published 6 technical books and more than 200 scientific papers. He is Founder and President of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Communications (IECOM) and has previously worked at MCI-Embratel.

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