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## Logarithms, Decibels, and Number Systems

This chapter provides an introduction to logarithms (real and complex),decibels, and number systems such as binary integer fixed-point, fractional fixed-point, one’s complement, two’s complement, logarithmic fixed-point,-law, and floating-point number formats.

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Subsections

- Logarithms
- Decibels
- Linear Number Systems for Digital Audio
- Logarithmic Number Systems for Digital Audio
- Appendix A: Round-Off Error Variance
- Appendix B: Electrical Engineering 101