Multimedia Data Acquisition

  • Mrinal Kr. Mandal
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 716)


The fundamentals of the audio and image data were presented in Chapters 2 and 3. For multimedia data analysis, we need to store the multimedia data and process it. The audio sources (e.g., microphones) or the image sources (e.g., camera) generally produce continuous-time analog signals (e.g., output voltage). In order to store audio or video data into a computer, we must sample and digitize the data. This will convert the continuous data into a stream of numbers. In this chapter, we primarily focus on the principles of sampling and digitization of multimedia data.


Mean Square Error Audio Signal Mean Opinion Score Audio Quality Pulse Code Modulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mrinal Kr. Mandal
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  1. 1.University of AlbertaCanada

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