EE 461 Digital filter design


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Assignment 1: Discuss the main properties of the Discrete-time Fourier  transform. You will need to prove the properties, give you own  examples , and state the properties in plain English. (Due date Sept. 17, 2014, Relative  weight:  1.5 )

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  • Instructor: A. Saadat Mehr, Phone: 2006, Office:3B04, email:
  • Class Schedule, MWF 10:30-11:20
  • Office hours: 1:30-3:00  Tuesdays, and Thursdays
  • Labs: Wednesday,  2:30-5:30PM in 2C82.

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Midterm Test

Final Exam






 Note: In order to pass the course you need to do all the labs



 Labs files





In the  mid-term test you can bring a two-sided formula sheet (i.e.,  2 pages,  8 by 11 in);  In the  final  exam you can bring  4 pages as  formula sheet (8 by 11 in); but no books, class notes, or other materials are allowed.



Text book:

  • Alan V. Oppenheim and Ronald W. Schafer, Discrete-Time Signal Processing, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall, 2010



      -Sampling and quantization,  discrete time processing of continuous time signals

      - Analysis of  filters: All pass,  minimum-phase and  generalized  linear phase systems

      -Windowing and FFT

      -FIR and IIR Filter design methods

      - Applications in image processing



  • Weekly assignments are to be given and are due the following week by 4:00 pm; please drop your assignments in the EE 461 Assignment Box.
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  • Solutions to the assignments will be prepared by the instructor, but your assignments will be marked by TAs. Solutions will be available on the course web-site.




Last Updated: 2014-9-02