Digital Audio Basics
|Required Prerequisite:||one intro programming course (e.g.,CIS110, ESE112, ESE116, CIS120)|
|Terms:||Spring Term only|
|Offered:||Current information for Spring 2014|
|When:|| Tuesdays 12 — 1:30pm, Thursdays 12 — 1:30pm|
|Where:||Lecture: Towne 311, Lab: Detkin and Ketterer Labs|
Edin Kadric |
Projected topics by week:
- Sampling / PCM / Digital Audio
- Lossless compression
- Time-Frequency Conversion
- Nyquist-Shannon sampling theorem
- Human Perception
- Psychoacoustical Compression
- Hardware Organization
- Operating System (sharing hardware)
- File System
- User Interface
- Intellectual Property
Course ComponentsLectures: One 1.5 hour lecture per week.
Labs: Students perform weekly labs for demonstration and grounding. Most demand experiments on a computer. Intent is most labs can be completed in the 1.5 hour lab slot.
Texts: The Theory behind MP3 provides the basic document for 4 of the lectures. An assortment of tutorial materials will be provided on the web for other lectures.
This course is part of the new computer engineering major. It provides an overview of many topics and issues in the major and prepares students to implement a substantial digital audio platform in the revised ESE350 (which would typically be taken in the term following ESE250).