1. Sound and Numbers; 2. Fundamentals of Digital Audio; 3. Digital Audio Recording; 4. Digital Audio Reproduction; 5. Error Correction; 6. Optical Disc Storage; 7. Compact Disc; 8. DVD; 9. Blu-ray; 10. Low Bit-Rate Coding: Theory and Evaluation; 11. Low Bit-Rate Coding: Codec Design; 12. Speech Coding for Transmission; 13. Audio Interconnection; 14. Personal Computer Audio; 15. Telecommunications and Internet Audio; 16. Digital Radio and Television Broadcasting; 17. Digital Signal Processing; 18. Sigma-Delta Conversion and Noise Shaping; Appendix. The Sampling Theorem; Bibliography; Index
Ken Pohlmann, a professor emeritus and former director of the Music Engineering program at the University of Miami, is a consultant for audio manufacturers. He is the author of several audio engineering books and is a monthly contributor to Sound & Vision magazine. Pohlmann chaired the Audio Engineering Society's International Conference on Digital Audio, and co-chaired the International Conference on Internet Audio.