Richard (Rick) Lyons is a consulting Systems Engineer and lecturer with Besser Associates in Mountain View, California. He is the author of "Understanding Digital Signal Processing 2/E
" (Prentice-Hall, 2004), and Editor of, and contributor to, "Streamlining Digital Signal Processing, A Tricks of the Trade Guidebook
" (IEEE Press/Wiley, 2007). He is also an Associate Editor for the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine.