In signal processing, downsampling (or "subsampling") is the process of reducing the sampling rate of a signal.

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Upsampling and downsampling

Do the processes of upsampling and downsampling affect the magnitude of the transform of a signal? And if not, why am I seeing everywhere that a filter with gain different from 1 is applied after ...
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Downsampling and Then Upsampling

Given this system: I need to show the $\mathcal Z$-transform of $y[n]$ as a function of the $\mathcal Z$-transform of $x[n]$. Now I know that for downsampling alone: $$Y(z) = ...
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Cut-off frequencies for fractional sample rate adjustment

We have a signal sampled att 22 kHz that we want to interpolate to 40 kHz. So we can do this by upsampling by a factor 20, then downsampling by a factor 11. My question regards the choice of cut-off ...
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Undersampling with Simulink

i'm modeling an ADC with Fs = 40 MHz with a signal sine at Fc=130MHz, sampled at 520 MHz. I'm expected to see this at 10 MHz after to be sampled, thanks to undersampling. The problem is the sample ...
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rtlsdr sample rates and nyquist rate

I have a rtlsdr dongle which apparently has a max sample rate of about 2.4 MHz. I'm wondering how it's possible to capture signals at say 900 MHz with this device. Doesn't the sample rate need to be ...
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Frequency Representation of Downsampled Signal

I'm trying to follow the steps from Oppenheim for the derivation of the frequency representation of a signal which is to be down sampled by a factor of M. It makes sense to me that: But then the ...
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Causal downsampling of a small buffer of GPS positions

Not sure this is the right place to ask, but I hope so. Context A GPS receptor is installed in a moving vehicle, and saves the measured positions with a resolution of at most $r_0$ to a small (a few ...
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Triangle-kernel filtering problems at non-integer ratios

I'm trying to implement image downscaling using a triangle filter (it's narrow therefore fast, and goes hand in hand with linear interpolation when upscaling), and the triangle function used for ...
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Comparing AR coefficients derived from different sampling rates

I'm interested in comparing the coefficients of AR processes computed from different dynamic texture videos. That is, $A_1$ and $A_2$ are the $d \times d$ coefficients for dynamic texture videos 1 and ...
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Power spectrum of downsampled image

I am not sure if this is the right stackexchange community for this question, but here goes. I am generating a Gaussian Random Field (GRF) of a pre-defined power spectrum. In the image below, the ...
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resampling from fractional to integer sampling rate

I have data recorded at 1000Hz and other physio data recorded, somehow, at 1960.8 Hz (510 microsecond samples). Ideally, I would like to be able to downsample the 1960.8 hz signal to line up with the ...
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Unexpected peak after up & down sampling

I am working on signals to check how approximation can change the results. I am testing on example that can change frequency from 22kHz to 20 KHz. I prepare this script in MatLab ...
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Translation invariance in max-pooling and cascading with convolutional layer

I am reading through this page about convolutional neural networks and I am confused about the part about max-pooling (downsampling a signal/image with the maximum value in a block). Apparently, one ...
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Optimal signal sampling reduction method : Decimation, interpolation or both?

I have a function with an equation: \begin{equation} C(t)=1.6925\left(\exp^{-0.136t}- \exp^{-1.192t} \right) u(t) \end{equation} where u(t) is a unit-step function. Then, denoting the Fourier ...
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Downsampling and Gaussian filtering in the context of scale space pyramids

In the context of scale space image pyramids using Gaussian filters I noticed that it's common to downsample the image after blurring with $\sigma = 2*\sigma_{init}$ . My question is: What is the ...
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Reconstruction of bandpass filtered signal from decimated version of itself

I know how to up-sample a discrete, real signal (by an integer factor n) that is band-limited to frequencies between $f_1 = 0 \mathrm{Hz}$ and and $f_2$: Just insert $n-1$ zeros between every original ...
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Upsample - filter - downsample

Given a discrete signal $ r(nT_c)$ specified at a rate $T_c$, assume we want to resample with a 3/2 rate change to match the sampling rate of some other signal. We would like to upsample it by 3, ...
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How to do carrier recovery from base band data

Hi I am developing the carrier recovery model for QPSk demodulation. I am planning to use a IQ demodulator IC and bringing the 720MHz IF signal to baseband data of 320 Mbps each channel 160 Mbps. Now, ...
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How to show the time history of a signal down-sampled ? under the rate of 25Hz & 40Hz and find its DFT analysis?

How to show the time history of a signal down-sampled under the rates of 25Hz & 40Hz and find its DFT analysis using Matlab ? The sample signal is in a data file (sensor_data.mat) its sampling ...
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Downsampling an Oversampled packet

I have series of amplitudes of a signal recieved at center frequency of 433.9MHz, sampling at 250000 Hz. I can see the information received is the packet I am after, just sampled too high. I believe ...
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What is the most precise frequency analysis spectrography algorythm?

Everyone uses Fast Fourier Transform, which is fast at the detriment of precision. The input audio has sample accuracy and the FFT has 1/64 sample accuracy. What algorithms can output high resolution ...
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Why does downsampling increase the phase angle of poles in autoregressive models?

When reading about autoregressive models (AR), people often "downsample to increase the phase angle of the poles of the corresponding transfer function". How exactly does downsampling affect the ...
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Quantitatively assess downsampled data vs original data

I have a dataset that is prohibitively large to work with in its raw state. I want to try different methods of downsampling to accelerate analysis, but need to be able to compare that reduced result ...
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How can I make the mean of samples be approximately equal to the mean of actual continuous signal?

Suppose there is signal $f(t)$ that is continuous and periodic. It is known that this $f$ is $T$-periodic. (but it's not necessarily a single cosine $f(t)$.( I'd like to make the mean of samples be ...
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Downsampling, Filtering and Averaging

I have a signal of bandwidth DC to ,say, 100 Hz. I am interested in the range DC-10 Hz. I oversample by a factor of, say, 30. Thus the sampling rate is 600 samples/sec. Then I bandpass filter and ...
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Image warping with subpixel accuracy

I am trying to test the sub-pixel accuracy of an optical flow method and need to generate some synthetic data to do so. I start with an image $I_0$, which is a Perlin noise image and a set of ...
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Difference between subsampling and downscaling (image)?

I know that there are many ways to upscale (interpolate) an image using bilinear, bicubic, sinc... Somehow, these same algorithms can also be used to downscale an image. But when it comes to ...
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What's the use case and explanation of frequency-domain subsampling?

In my solution to a certain problem I use subsampling in the frequency domain. Amazingly, it produces good results. Is it really that awkward to see subsampling in frequency domain? What the ...
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How does sampling and subsequent resampling affect aliased harmonics?

If I sample a signal with a harmonic higher than half my sample frequency I can predict the aliased frequency easily as $$|F_h-kF_s|$$ But what if after sampling the signal, I re-sample at a lower ...
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trying to downsample audio

I am trying to downsample from 44100hz to 8000hz, and I am not sure what I am doing wrong here. 44100 / 8000 is 5.5125, so I am getting hung up a little on the fractional remainder which is causing ...
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What if the Down sampling factor is not an integer?

I have developed a function which down samples an input signal.Say I have an input signal with a sampling rate of 512 samples/sec and would like to down sample it 128 samples/sec, then the down ...
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Quadrature subsampling result not as expected

Let's suppose I have an ADC running at 81.824MHz. I am quadrature subsampling a signal that is at 143.5MHz using a sampling rate of 81.824MHz/4 = 20.456MHz = Fs. I expect the signal to appear at ...
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up down sampling and low-pass filters

I am trying to figure out what seems very trivial thing about down sampling and up sampling. The problem that I am facing is how to find the effects of up sample on a signal followed by a filter ...
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down sampling and a factor of 2 without loss of information

I am trying to understand the limits of down sampling on a signal, i.e. how far can I go without loss of information or overlapping. It says in the solution manual of the Oppenhiem and Schafer book ...
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Downsampling fft results to a graphics display

I'm new to dsp. I've got a complex signal that was sampled at 192kHz then an fft of 16384 bins created. This now needs to be plotted on a graph for a real time spectrum display. The problem is if ...
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Downsampling PCM Audio

I'm looking everywhere for solutions for audio downsampling. However for one reason or another they are incomplete, sometimes buggy, and sometimes are in a programming language I cannot understand. ...
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Is digital up and down sampling linear/causal/time-invariant?

So I am trying to determine whether the process of up sampling (zero padding) and downsampling are linear, causal and/or time-invariant. Based on some resources I found online, I am under the ...
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What is a correct way to downsample an impulse train

So I have a signal which is caused by an impulse train. I can determine the impulse train with 500hz but sample my output signal with only 10hz. Then I want to calculate an impulse response function. ...
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Perfect reconstruction ( Single Channel )

I was trying to solve the following problem . Given an input x[n], consider upsampling by 2, followed by interpolation with a filter having z-transform H(z) for magnification of the signal. ...
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Downsampling MP3 for FM broadcast

I have some MP3s that are encoded at 44.1kHz with a bitrate of 160kbps. I hook these up to my car using an FM transmitter and the sound quality isn't particularly great. Low and high notes sound ...
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up sample and down sample

Let's say that I have a sampled signal x[n], it is being, in this exact order, up sampled by 2, down sampled by4, up sampled by 4 and down sampled by 2 to produce y[n]. It seems to me that it should ...
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Image getting completely white on downsampling

I performed an image downsampling with averaging operation(The image is divided into 2 by 2 blocks,then it is downsampled by 4 times.New pixel values od downsampled image is replaced with the mean of ...
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Decimate/downsample a signal from 1920.93Hz to 1920Hz. Possible? [duplicate]

I've just learned that the A/D converter I am using is not sampling at my desired sampling rate. I request 20 seconds of data at 1920Hz and I receive 38400 points of data that were actually sampled ...
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Why need an low pass filter after up-sampling? [duplicate]

I understand why there need an low pass filter before down-sampling, the sample frequency need to be at least twice of the max frequency signal, else there will be ...
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Effects of sampling rate approaching the Nyquist frequency? (not undersampling)

I understand that you need to sample at a frequency greater than or equal to the Nyquist frequency to reconstruct a signal/aliasing etc. I read though that a "more conservative" approach is to sample ...
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Trying to understand downsampling and then upsampling

I am trying to understand how this works, specifically, what the DTFT of each step looks like in each step of the chain (for understanding). I am not looking for an answer like because the input ...
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How to display the output as the input with a fractional delay? [closed]

I am trying to introduce a fractional delay in my input vector x[n] so the output is something like y[n]=x[n-M/N]. I am not supposed to use the MATLAB fracdelay function.So, I used sampling and delay. ...
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Downsampling/Decimation - When is well done?

I am working on decimation of signal, and I want to know which is the best way to understand if the downsampling is well done or not. At the moment I am comparing the FFT of the source signal and the ...
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A question on filters

I am fairly new to DSP have been reading up on digital filters and have a few questions. I have a signal with very high frequencies whose DC component i want to estimate. The magnitudes of these ...
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Downsampling oversampled image (smallest size which retains image 'detail' within acceptable limits)

I have a large collection of oversampled images (family photos of varying 'sharpness' scanned at a uniformly high dpi) and would like to downsample them to optimise storage space whilst retaining ...