AES Store

Journal Forum

Reflecting on Reflections - June 2014

Audibility of a CD-Standard A/DA/A Loop Inserted into High-Resolution Audio Playback - September 2007

Quiet Thoughts on a Deafening Problem - May 2014
1 comment

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

Perceptually-Based Joint-Program Audio Coding

Some digital audio broadcasting systems, such as Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services (SDARS), transmit many audio programs over the same transmission channel. Instead of splitting up the channel into fixed bitrate subchannels, each carrying one audio program, one can dynamically distribute the channel capacity among the audio programs. We describe an algorithm which implements this concept taking into account statistics of the bitrate variation of audio coders and perception. The result is a dynamic distribution of the channel capacity among the coders depending on the perceptual entropy of the individual programs. This solution provides improved audio quality compared with fixed bitrate subchannels for the same total transmission capacity. The proposed scheme is non-iterative and has a low computational complexity.

AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society