Further Reading

Optimal Audio and Video Reproduction at Home

Improving the Listening and Viewing Experience

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Sound Reproduction

The Acoustics and Psychoacoustics of Loudspeakers and Rooms

Floyd E. Toole, Routledge, 3rd edition (2017)

This is an excellent book on the performance of loudspeakers in rooms. It explains the physical and perceptual processes that are involved in sound reproduction and demonstrates how to use the processes to create high-quality listening experiences in stereo and multichannel formats. Highly recommended if you want to know more about this topic.

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Sound Reproduction

High Performance Loudspeakers

Optimising High Fidelity Loudspeaker Systems

Martin Colloms, Wiley, 7th edition (2018)

The quality of reproduced sound depends for a large part on the quality of the loudspeakers. Loudspeaker design is part art and part science. This book is essential reading if you want to know more about this interesting topic. The book is widely acknowledged as the definitive work on loudspeaker design and analysis.

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Digital Video and HD

Algorithms and Interfaces

Charles Poynton, Morgan Kaufmann, 2nd edition (2012)

This is a good book on the theory and engineering of digital video systems. I highly recommend it if you want to learn more about digital video, color science, scanning, coding, and compression technology.

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Digital Video and HD

Principles of Digital Audio

Ken C. Pohlmann, McGraw-Hill, 6th edition (2010)

This book describes the technologies behind today's audio equipment in a clear, practical style. It covers digital conversion, processing, compression, storage, streaming, and transmission. Reading this book will give you a thorough understanding of digital audio tools, techniques, and practices.

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This Is Your Brain on Music

The Science of a Human Obsession

Daniel J. Levitin, Penguin (2007)

Music is fundamental to our species, perhaps even more so than language. This book explores the connection between music —its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it— and the human brain.

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An Introduction to the Psychology of Hearing

Brian Moore, Brill, 6th edition (2013)

This is the leading textbook in the field of auditory perception, also known as psychoacoustics. It describes the relationships between the characteristics of the sounds that enter the ear and the sensations that they produce. Read this book if you want to understand what the auditory system does and how it works.

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Psychology of Hearing

Master Handbook of Acoustics

F. Alton Everest and Ken C. Pohlmann, McGraw-Hill, 6th edition (2014)

This book is a gentle and practical introduction to the complex world of acoustics. It explains the art and science of room acoustics and architecture by combining theoretical instruction with matter-of-fact engineering advice. It describes the design of audiophile-quality sonic environments of all sizes: from home theaters and project studios to large-scale recording studios.

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Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers

Theory, Design and Application

Trevor Cox and Peter D'Antonio, CRC Press, 3rd edition (2016)

This book is the definitive guide on the theory, design, and application of absorbers and diffusers in acoustics. It covers a range of practical and theoretical aspects, with extensive examples of installations and case studies. Read this book if you want to understand the underlying theory of absorbers and diffusers in detail.

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