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Advances in Multimedia
Volume 2007, Article ID 12308, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2007/12308
Research Article

WLAN Technologies for Audio Delivery

1Audio Technology Group, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Patras 26500, Greece
2Department of Audio Visual Arts, Ionian University, Plateia Tsirigoti 7, Corfu 49100, Greece

Received 21 April 2007; Revised 30 August 2007; Accepted 27 December 2007

Academic Editor: Tasos Dagiuklas

Copyright © 2007 Nicolas-Alexander Tatlas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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