Tilman Liebchen

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MPEG-4 Audio Lossless Coding (ALS) is a new extension of the MPEG-4 audio coding family. The ALS core codec is based on forward-adaptive linear prediction, which offers remarkable compression together with low complexity. Additional features include long-term prediction, multichannel coding, and compression of floating-point audio material. In this paper(More)
Lossless coding will become the latest extension of the MPEG-4 audio standard. In response to a call for proposals, many companies have submitted lossless audio codecs for evaluation. The codec of the Technical University of Berlin was chosen as reference model for MPEG-4 Audio Lossless Coding, attaining working draft status in July 2003. The encoder is(More)
In this paper, we propose an efficient lossless coding algorithm that not only handles both PCM format data and IEEE floating-point format data, but also provides end users with random access property. In the worst-case scenario, where the proposed algorithm was applied to artificially generated full 32-bit floating-point sound files with 48-or 96-kHz(More)
Three extension tools for extending and enhancing the compression performance of prediction-based lossless audio coding are proposed. The first extension aims at supporting floating-point data input in addition to integer PCM data. The second is progressive-order prediction of the starting samples at each random-access frame, where the information on(More)