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EE449 DSP (Digital Filters and DFT): 2015-2016 Home Page

Lecturer:  Dr. Ronan Scaife.

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Required Background |
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Background Reading |
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Module Description

This module aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the analysis and design of digital filters and the Discrete Fourier Transform.

Learning Outcomes

1. Analyse digital signals and understand their properties
2. Analyse DSP systems
3. Design digital filters & DFTs
4. Evaluate the performance of digital filters & DFTs
5. Implement digital filters & DFTs and apply them to real world signals


Module Texts

Recommended Texts:

A. Ambardar: Digital Signal Processing: A Modern Introduction. Thomson/Cengage, 2006. [ISBN: 978-0495082385]. (several copies in Library.) READING LIST FROM AMBARDAR

R.D. Strum, D.E. Kirk: First Principles of Discrete Systems and Digital Signal Processing. Addison-Wesley, 1988. [ISBN 0-201-09518-1].   (several copies in Library.)


M. H. Hayes: Schaum's Outlines of Digital Signal Processing, McGraw Hill, New York, 1999, [ISBN: 978-0070273894].
R.G. Lyons: Understanding Digital Signal Processing (3/E), Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2011, [ISBN: 978-0132119375]. (eBook in library.)
Reading List from LyonsProblem List from Lyons.
S. Smith: Digital Signal Processing: A Practical Guide for Engineers and Scientists (3/E), Newnes, 2003, [ISBN: 978-0750674447].
R.E. Bogner, A.G. Constantinides: Introduction to Digital Filtering, Wiley, 1975. [ISBN 0 471 08590 1]. (2 in library).
D. O'Shaughnessy:  Speech Communication, Addison Wesley, 1987. [ISBN 9780201165203].

Required Background

I assume that you have already successfully completed EE314 Signals or its equivalent.
If you are unsure, please check out one of the following (for the deterministic signals part of the module:)

The primary reference for probability and random processes in EE314 was:

Latest revision:      17 December, 2015.

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