Troubleshooting optical-fiber networks : understanding and using your optical time-domain reflectometer. This book offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art information about time-domain fiber-optic testing. Readers will gain an understanding of how to troubleshoot optical-fiber networks using an optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR), while learning the fundamental principles underlying the operation of these powerful testing instruments.
Analog and digital circuits for electronic control system applications : using the TI MSP430 microcontroller. This practical text covers the latest techniques in microcontroller-based control system design, making use of the popular MSP430 microcontroller from Texas Instruments.
Multimedia signal processing : theory and applications in speech, music and communications. The aim of this book is to provide an accessible text to the theory and applications of DSP. This is an ambitious task as signal processing covers such a wide range of topics that it would take several volumes to cover the entire subject area.
Small signal audio design. This book deals with small-signal audio design: the amplification and control of audio in the analog domain, where the clever stuff is done with op-amps or discrete transistors, usually working at a nominal level of a volt or less. ‘Small-signal design’ is the opposite term to the large-signal technology used in power amplifiers, welding gear, and the electricity distribution grid.
Probability and random processes : with applications to signal processing and communications. This book includes applications in digital communications, information theory, coding theory, image processing, speech analysis, synthesis and recognition, and other fields
Mathematical modeling for system analysis in agricultural research. This book provides a clear picture of the use of applied mathematics as a tool for improving the accuracy of agricultural research. With new breakthroughs in computers and computer software, it has become feasible and necessary to improve the traditional approach in agricultural research by including additional mathematical modeling procedures.
Logic, meaning, and conversation : semantical underdeterminacy, implicature, and their interface. This look at the philosophy of language focuses on the interface between a theory of literal meaning and pragmatics — a philosophical examination of the relationship between meaning and language use and its contexts.
Introduction to pattern recognition : a MATLAB approach. It is the offspring of our experience in teaching pattern recognition for a number of years to different audiences such as students with good enough mathematical background, students who are more practice-oriented, professional engineers, and computer scientists attending short training courses. The book unravels along two directions.
Electronic Navigation Systems. As in the previous two editions, this edition will provide a sound basis for the understanding of modern navigation systems and brings the student or professional up-to-date with the latest developments in technology and the growing standardization of maritime navigation techniques.
Radar signals. This book is devoted to the design and analysis of radar signals. Basic concepts such as the matched filter and the ambiguity function are discussed in detail, and useful related software is provided.
Digital video and HDTV algorithms and interfaces. Rapidly evolving computer and communications technologies have achieved data transmission rates and data storage capacities high enough for digital video. But video involves much more than just pushing bits! Achieving the best possible image quality, accurate color, and smooth motion requires understanding many aspects of image acquisition, coding, processing, and display that are outside the usual realm of computer graphics.
DVD players and drivers. This book is a guide to the technology and its application, with a special focus on design issues and pitfalls, maintenance and repair. The principles of DVD technology are introduced from the basics, and DVD applications are illustrated by genuine technical information in the form of block diagrams and circuit schematics.
The essential guide to video processing. This comprehensive and state-of-the art approach to video processing gives engineers and students a comprehensive introduction and includes full coverage of key applications: wireless video, video networks, video indexing and retrieval and use of video in speech processing.
SAE and the evolved packet core : driving the mobile broadband revolution. This book provides a clear, concise, complete and authoritative introduction to System Architecture Evolution (SAE) standardization work and its main outcome: the Evolved Packet Core (EPC), including potential services and operational scenarios.
Sensor technology handbook. Without sensors most electronic applications would not exist—they perform a vital function, namely providing an interface to the real world. The importance of sensors, however, contrasts with the limited information available on them. Today's smart sensors, wireless sensors, and microtechnologies are revolutionizing sensor design and applications.