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A Balanced Architecture for Multimedia Sound
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10/21/1997   Post a comment
MIPS are expensive on a host CPU; memory is expensive on a dedicated DSP. Author Jeffrey Barish of EuPhonics discusses the tradeoffs between host processing and DSP processing as well as general purpose vs. fixed function DSPs. While the specifics are sound-based, the principles are generic.
Modulation Schemes: Moving Digital Data With Analog Signals
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10/4/1997   Post a comment
If modulation makes you sick, don't read Andrew Davis' overview of modulation schemes, and how to stuff a fire hose worth of data down a soda straw pipe. Modulations are in the news these days because they are the subject of many skirmishes in the broadband wars. Both the cable modem vendors and the xDSL vendors are duking it out over modulations and standards. Read why.


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