Perceptual Coding of High Quality Digital Audio

  • Karlheinz Brandenburg
Part of the The International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 437)


Perceptual coding of high quality digital audio signals or in short“audio compression”is one of the basic technologies of the multimedia age. This chapter introduces the basic ideas of perceptual audio coding and discusses the different options for the main building blocks of a perceptual coder. Several well known algorithms are described in detail.


Filter Bank Perceptual Model Huffman Code Prototype Filter Modify Discrete Cosine Transform 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karlheinz Brandenburg
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  1. 1.Audio/Multimedia DepartmentFraunhofer Institut Integrierte SchaltungenErlangenGermany

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