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Coding and Modulation for Digital Television : Multimedia Systems and Applications - Gordon Drury

Coding and Modulation for Digital Television

Multimedia Systems and Applications

Hardcover Published: 30th November 2000
ISBN: 9780792379690
Number Of Pages: 249

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Coding and Modulation for Digital Television presents a comprehensive description of all error control coding and digital modulation techniques used in Digital Television (DTV). This book illustrates the relevant elements from the expansive theory of channel coding to how the transmission environment dictates the choice of error control coding and digital modulation schemes. These elements are presented in such a way that both the `mathematical integrity' and `understanding for engineers' are combined in a complete form and supported by a number of practical examples. In addition, the book contains descriptions of the existing standards and provides a valuable source of corresponding references.
Coding and Modulation for Digital Television also features a description of the latest techniques, providing the reader with a glimpse of future digital broadcasting. These include the concepts of soft-in-soft-out decoding, turbo-coding and cross-correlated quadrature modulation, all of which will have a prominent future in improving efficiency of the next generation DTV systems.
Coding and Modulation for Digital Television is essential reading for all undergraduate and postgraduate students, broadcasting and communication engineers, researchers, marketing managers, regulatory bodies, governmental organizations and standardization institutions of the digital television industry.

Preface
An Introduction to Television
Television History
The History of Radio
Televisions Standards
Emergence of DTV
The Business of TV
Digital Broadcasting Standards
Basic Principles of Digital TV Broadcasting
Why Digital
Digital Coding of Existing TV Signals
The Compression Process
ISO/IEC MPEG-1 and 2
Beyond MPEG-2 - MPEG-4, 7 and 21
Conditional Access
Interactive TV
Modulation and Error Control
The Future
Modulation Techniques in Digital TV Broadcasting
Principles and Basic Definitions of Digital Modulation
Phase Shifty Keying Modulation Techniques
Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
Vestigial Sideband Modulation
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
Demodulation of the Received Signals
Synchronisation Systems
Error Control Coding in Digital TV Broadcasting
Basic Elements of Error Control Coding
Block Codes
Linear Block Codes
Cyclic Codes
Reed-Solomon Codes
Convolutional Codes
Viterbi Decoding
Punctured Convolutional Codes
Interleaving and Deinterleaving
Trellis Coded Modulation
Pragmatic Trellis Coded Modulation
Existing Standards for Digital TV Broadcasting
Major DVB Standards
Advanced Television System Committee [ATSC]
Terrestrial Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting [ISDB-T]
North American Cable Standard - Data Over Cable Service Interface Specifications [DOCSIS]
Future Trends in Digital Television
Estimation of System Performance
Modulation Techniques for Future DTV Systems
Soft Output Decoding Techniques
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780792379690
ISBN-10: 0792379691
Series: Multimedia Systems and Applications
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 249
Published: 30th November 2000
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.03 x 16.0  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.56

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