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Title:
DTV : the revolution in digital video
Author:
Whitaker, Jerry C.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxxi, 619 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"NAB, National Association of Broadcasters"--Cover.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780071350211
Format :
Book

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Summary

The electronics industry is on the verge of the most dramatic advance in imaging technology since the color television. Under the banner of High Definition Television, telecommunications, broadcasting, & computer are being merged into a single digital imaging system with a wide range of exciting new applications. This timely book brings the digital "Grand Alliance," & its role as the HDTV standard, into sharp focus. One of the best respected names in the field provides an engrossing account of the technology-including key aspects of video compression-& details late breaking developments in the effort to bring this emerging technology to market.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Road to DTV
Chapter 3 Applications for HDTV
Chapter 4 Fundamental Imaging System Principles
Chapter 5 Digital Coding of Video Signals
Chapter 6 Video and Audio Compression
Chapter 7 High Definition Production Systems
Chapter 8 DTV Audio Encoding and Decoding
Chapter 9 The ATSC DTV System
Chapter 10 DTV Transmission Issues
Chapter 11 Receiver Systems and Display Devices
Chapter 12 The DVB Standard
Chapter 13 Video Measurement Techniques
Chapter 14 DTV Implementation Issues
Chapter 15 Interactive Television Issues
Chapter 16 Reference Documents
Chapter 17 Using the CD-ROM