Why 44100 Samples per Second

  • Christiane Rousseau
  • Yvan Saint-Aubin
Part of the Springer Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics and Technology book series (SUMAT)


Sound Wave Frequency Ratio Compact Disc Sampling Theorem Nyquist Frequency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Département de mathématiques et de statistiqueUniversité de MontréalCanada

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