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Math in MP3 and other music compression!

  1. Jan 12, 2004 #1
    I have heard how math is related to MP3 compression format, anyone know more and would like to share his/her canny wit?

    -Tom
     
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  3. Jan 13, 2004 #2
  4. Jan 13, 2004 #3
    While that may have satisfied my General knowledge of MP3, I needed a more in-depth view of the mathematics and algorithm of MP3 compression.
     
  5. Jan 14, 2004 #4
    Something like this?

    I think the MP3 codec is just a computer algorithm. Sure, you could rewrite it in the form of a bunch of equations, but that does not give you more insight into what's going on. I have never seen the equations, but based on the above link you can probably make some educated guesses...
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2004
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