About the Author
TED PAINTER, PhD, obtained his doctorate at ASU in 2000. He is a multimedia software architect in the Mobility and Wireless Group at Intel Corporation. His work focuses on architectural analysis, high-performance multimedia software design for mobile handsets, and definition of industry standards. He is editor of the Khronos OpenMAX DL specification. His research interests include psychoacoustics and speech and audio processing. He is co-recipient of the IEEE Donald Fink Prize Paper Award for his work on perceptual coding of digital audio.
VENKATRAMAN ATTI, PhD, obtained his doctorate at ASU in 2006. He currently works as a senior engineer at Acoustic Technologies, Inc. While at ASU, he contributed to speech and audio coding, and to the Java-DSP package. His work in integrating perceptual criteria in linear predictive coding was nominated for an award at IEEE ICASSP-2005. At Acoustics Technologies, his work focuses on research and development of acoustic echo cancellation and noise reduction algorithms.