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Quality Measures and the Design of Telecommunications Systems : Artech House Telecommunication Library - J. Fennick

Quality Measures and the Design of Telecommunications Systems

Artech House Telecommunication Library

Hardcover Published: 19th May 1988
ISBN: 9780890062586
Number Of Pages: 416

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Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Transmission Parametersp. 1
Cautions Concerning Measured Quantitiesp. 1
Analog Parametersp. 4
Transmission Level Pointp. 4
Noisep. 12
Lossp. 15
Echo and Delayp. 16
Return Lossp. 18
Singing Marginp. 21
Balancep. 22
Interferencep. 25
Crosstalkp. 25
Data Parametersp. 28
Attenuation Distortionp. 29
Phase Distortionp. 32
Frequency Offsetp. 38
Gain, Phase, and Delay Hitsp. 39
Impulse Noisep. 41
Nonlinear Distortionp. 42
Tracking Errorp. 45
Phase Jitterp. 48
Signal-to-Noise Ratiop. 49
Single Frequency Interferencep. 51
Eye Patternsp. 51
Peak-to-Average Ratiop. 53
Digital Parametersp. 56
Slipsp. 57
Aliasingp. 59
Quantizing Noisep. 60
Total Distortionp. 65
Jitterp. 66
Measurement Techniquesp. 67
Balance and Common Mode Rejectionp. 68
Dampingp. 75
Envelope Delay Approximationsp. 76
Impulse Noisep. 84
Nonlinearity; Four-Tone Methodp. 87
Phase Jitterp. 95
Amplitude Jitterp. 98
Phase and Gain Hitsp. 98
Dropoutsp. 98
Referencesp. 101
Measures of Loudnessp. 103
Definitionsp. 104
Loudness Computation Conceptp. 107
Loudness Equation and Fletcher-Munson Methodp. 112
Masking Contours and the Z Functionp. 115
The EARS or IEEE Loudness Equationp. 121
Reference Speech Spectrump. 125
The S Functionp. 126
The Weighting Function for Speech, q[subscript s]p. 129
The EARS Equationp. 139
The CCITT or United Kingdom Loudness Measurep. 143
p. 149
Referencesp. 153
Computing Loudness Ratingsp. 155
Objective and Subjective Metricsp. 156
Terminologyp. 157
Subjective and Objective Test Facilitiesp. 166
MRSp. 167
ARAENp. 167
SRAENp. 167
NOSFERp. 168
SIBYLp. 168
OREMp. 171
AURALp. 171
Transmission Ratingsp. 172
AENp. 172
References Equivalents, REsp. 172
EARS and IEEE Metricsp. 173
CCITT UK Loudness Ratingp. 177
Reference Equivalent (RE)p. 182
REs, CREs, and Additivityp. 185
CCITT Loudness Insertion Loss (LIL)p. 186
Relations Between Metricsp. 187
Referencesp. 194
Measures of Qualityp. 197
Voice Qualityp. 197
Introduction to Voice Qualityp. 197
A Grade-of-Service Modelp. 198
Data Base Descriptors A and Bp. 206
Classifying Transmission Ratings, R[subscript y]p. 209
Detail of R[subscript LN]p. 210
Models for Other Parametersp. 215
Model Equations in the CCITT Metricsp. 223
Data Qualityp. 226
Transmission Line Simulatorsp. 227
Modem Testingp. 227
Performance Statisticsp. 229
Error Rate Estimationp. 234
Defining Acceptabilityp. 235
Referencesp. 238
Voice Terminalsp. 239
Station Setsp. 239
Transmittersp. 239
Receiversp. 242
Hybrid Devicesp. 245
Sidetonep. 247
Digital Handsetsp. 249
Handset Design Factorsp. 251
Room Noisep. 253
Specialty Handsetsp. 253
Optimizing GoSp. 255
Loop Effects on Transmission Ratingsp. 255
Noise Considerationsp. 260
Variable Loop Lengthsp. 265
Referencesp. 268
Networksp. 269
Private Networksp. 270
Two-Wire and Four-Wire Trunksp. 275
Hubsp. 275
Metropolitan Tandem Networksp. 277
Hierarchical Structurep. 277
Dynamic Nonhierarchical Routingp. 280
Large Private Switched Arrangementsp. 280
Network Loss Plansp. 282
International Connectionsp. 290
International Analog Networksp. 290
International Digital Networksp. 296
Exchange Areap. 300
Referencesp. 308
Applicationsp. 309
The Environmentp. 309
Variables and Optionsp. 314
Choosing a Balance Networkp. 317
Model Detailp. 319
Summary of Transmission Rating Equationsp. 323
Initial Designp. 326
Noise Performance Improvementp. 344
Level Optimizationp. 346
Sidetone Controlp. 349
Modal Distance Effectsp. 352
Evaluation and Commentp. 354
Data Transmission Considerationsp. 356
p. 359
Referencesp. 365
Glossaryp. 367
Indexp. 385
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ISBN: 9780890062586
ISBN-10: 0890062587
Series: Artech House Telecommunication Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 19th May 1988
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.78

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