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Issue 8 • Date 14 Sept. 1989

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  • Parts of speech-a transcoder for CT2

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):305 - 308
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    The advent of digital mobile-communication systems, notably CT2 (second-generation cordless technology) and pan-European cellular radio (Groupe Speciale Mobile, or GSM), heralds a transformation in the status of digital speech processing (DSP). This dramatic increase in the importance of DSP poses problems. As integration levels have risen, bringing the 'system on a chip' ever closer, access to co... View full abstract»

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  • Energy supply in Nigeria

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):299 - 302
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    Nigeria has the potential for extensive solar, hydro and nuclear energy programmes. However the cost of researching and installing such technologies has ensured that old, reliable fossil-fuel sources will dominate electricity production for the foreseeable future. The author briefly reviews the state of the natural energy resources in Nigeria, coal, gas and oil, and discusses the state of the elec... View full abstract»

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  • Electronics in energy conservation

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):287 - 290
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    The author discusses the development electronic systems for environmental control in the nondomestic HVAC market. This development follows two paths. The first relates directly to the evolution of microelectronics, the second to the evolution of distributed intelligence computer systems. The author discusses the development of energy management systems and communication networks and their impact o... View full abstract»

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  • Memories of light

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):291 - 294
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    The author briefly discusses both optical disc and magnetic media for recording data pointing out that they are complementary to each other. The author then describes the technology involved in write-once optical media and erasable optical recording.<> View full abstract»

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