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Subject: Re: Frequency as it relates to recording quality
From: Brian Wolven (Brian.Wolven_at_verizon.net)
Date: 2003-04-09


Björn Stenberg wrote:
> Brian Wolven wrote:
>> Shannon introduced this concept (what is usually called the sampling
>> theorem) in communication theory way back in 1949.
>
> Actually, Harry Nyquist formulated it already in 1928. Shannon was
> "just" the first to formally prove it, in 1949.
>
> http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyquist-Shannon_sampling_theorem

Hmmm, I guess I wasn't keeping up with the literature when that first came
out... telegraph transmissions? =P

So if they screwed up the first transmission and had to tap out the
message a second time, did they feel remorse?



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