Analog-to-Digital Conversion Techniques

  • David R. Smith


  • Explains the overall design, performance, and applications of analog-to-digital conversion techniques

  • Discusses sampling, quantizing, and coding—the basis for pulse code modulation

  • Covers linear and logarithmic PCM, with emphasis on international standards for voice transmission

  • Describes techniques such as differential PCM and delta modulation that apply to highly correlated signals (speech or video)

  • Compares the performance of pulse code modulation, delta modulation, and differential PCM, including the effects of transmission error rate and multiple A/D coding

  • Describes the basic principles of vocoding techniques and hybrid coders

  • Compares speech coding techniques with respect to transmission bit rate and quality

  • Describes principles of video coding


Discrete Cosine Transform Speech Signal Mean Opinion Score Sinusoidal Input Linear Predictive Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David R. Smith
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceGeorge Washington UniversityUSA

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