Mark L. Grabb

Dr. Mark L. Grabb

General Electric

Corporate R&D Center

Schenectady, New York

Thursday, October 7
4:30 - 5:30 P.M.
Room 1311 EECS

8-VSB The Modulation for Terrestrial Broadcase of Digital Television

8-level Vestigial Sideband (8VSB) is the modulation scheme selected by the United States for broadcast of Digital Television. In this talk, 8VSB will be explained, unveiling its one-to-one mapping with a variant of 64 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM)

Mark received his PhD at the University of Michigan in 1996 under Professor Ted Birdsall. Prior to attending Michigan, Mark worked for ERIM, TASC, Sperry, and the Defense Communications Agency. He received his MSEE under Steve Wilson at the University of Virginia and his BSEE from North Carolina State University in 1988 and 1986 respectively. All of Mark's work has been in the general area of Communications and Signal Processing. Since 1996, Mark has been working at the General Electric Corporate R&D Center, in Schenectady New York. Over the last couple of years, Mark has been supporting the rollout of Digital Television for the GE-owned TV Network, NBC.

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