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### How can I separate three noise sources?

This is the system I am trying to characterize I have three uncorrelated noise sources. I am trying to characterize all three noise sources, and more important find out what the original noise ...
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### Help in problem formulation for estimation of image as a feature vector - SISO or MIMO FIR channel model?

Based on the paper Blind Image deconvolution: A feature vector is a list of numbers used to represent an image. The feature vector for my case takes values as symbols $-1,1$. An instance or an ...
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### Why is the term deconvolution used more for signals and not so much (or at all) for systems?

Wikipedia defines mathematical deconvolution here, and with the examples given and my experience, what I've read over the years is that deconvolution is used to determine an input signal provided a ...
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### The frequency response function (FRF) fails to detect the antiresonance of a system

I am trying to identify a vibrational systems by computing the frequency response function (FRF) of the system when a chirp signal is applied to its input. After comparing the FRF computed and the ...
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### Matlab's invfreqs won't fit at low frequencies

I'm wondering of anyone can explain why invfreqs() is unable to fit a polynomial to the data in the image below. The red line is the measured frequency response of an analog system. I should mention ...
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### Identifiability of a state space model (Dynamic Linear Model)

Take a general linear Gaussian state space model (SSM)(aka Dynamic Linear Model DLM): \begin{align} X_{t+1}&=FX_t + V_t\\ Y&=HX_t+W_t\\ V_t &\sim \mathcal N(0,Q)\\ W_t &\sim \...
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### What is the estimator used in this paper for system identification?

Paper : System Identification using Symbolic Chaotic Sequence download link proposes EM-UKS estimator for system identification of a linear FIR channel when excited by non-linear input. In Fig 3 of ...
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### Performance of system identification with nonlinear input

Paper : System Identification using Symbolic Chaotic Sequence download link proposes EM-UKS estimator for system identification of a linear FIR channel when excited by non-linear input. In Fig 3 of ...
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### Expectation maximization of moving average with binary source input

I am trying to do blind system identification of a univariate linear FIR model: I am unsure if the approach is correct or not and any help to further proceed with the maximization will be great. ...
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### Sine sweep vs impulse response

What kind of pros and cons does these method for identifying a system have? I seem to have a hard time finding literature discussion in this issue. I am operating on a linear system, or the linear ...
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### System indentification different inputs

I have peformed different form for input/output relation to determine a system, but seem to be missing some theory which input will be the most will excite enough modes such that the models which i ...
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### Perfect system identification or am i doing something wrong?

I am using MATLAB to identify a system. The problem with my method is that my result is perfect. I get a nearly 100% fit, which make me wonder if what I am doing is correct. I feed a sine sweep with ...
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### Am i performing Sinesweep correctly?

I am bit unsure whether i am doing i sine sweep correctly. I am feeding my system a sine wave with f hertz within a given time interval and log its output. And then i do the same for another ...
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### Inputs for system identification

What effects does have a different input such as impulse, step, sine sweep etc. on performing a system identification? I mean what is up/down side, and which one is best, and why chose one rather ...
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### is $F(x, n)=x(n)u(n)$ time invariant?

My book with answers to proakis and manolakis book says that $F(x,n)=x(n)u(n)$ is time invariant while my calculation shows that it is time variant. I have repeated them many times and I am mostly ...
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### is $F(x,n)=x(-n + 2)$ time invariant?

My book with answers to proakis and manolakis book says that $F(x,n)=x(-n + 2)$ is time invariant while my calculation shows that it is time variant. I have repeated them many times and I am mostly ...
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### System Identification: smoothing in E-step of EM algorithm

My question is, do the smoothed values affect the estimates obtained from the Maximization Step? If not then we could eliminate the smoothing. Once the estimates are obtained, they do not change apart ...
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I am reading the book "Multiple input describng functions and nonlinear system design" written by A.Gelb and W.E.Vander Velde. At some point it says: Single-valued characteristics are termed ...
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### Identify the system from input and output

I am using Excel. If I have an input and an output, and I know that a recursive band-pass filter produced the output, how can I can find the coefficients of that filter?
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### Equivalence of FFT and PSD based output based on the Frequency Response Function

Correct me please if I am wrong... I have just started working in the domain of signal processing using the Fourier Transform ($\mathbf{FFT}$) and Power Spectral Density ($\mathbf{PSD}$). I am trying ...
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### Natural, Forced and Total System Response - Time domain Analysis of DT

I am a self-learner of DSP by reading related books. While reading Time domain Analysis of DT (Discrete Time) system, I suddenly got introduced to difference equation representing a system. It then ...
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### Low dimensional system identification algorithms

I'm a physics Phd student and just have a self-taught knowledge about lti-systems. After a while I found out that several techniques such as heat capacity or thermal-conductance measurements can be ...
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### Backward propagation of error in FIR Neural Networks

FIR Networks are a really great kind of Neural Networks. It allows very precise predictions of missing samples for example when ones wants to reconstruct missing signals or adaptive noise ...
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### Conceptual questions from signal processing

I don't have a thorough background in Signal processing and require some information for an application pertaining to computer science. Minimum Entropy Blind Signal Deconvolution with Non Minimum ...
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### Issues in generating AR model with a constraint

I am new to the topic of system identification and looking for a large Autoregressive (AR) model. Can anybody point out a large stable AR model which has more than 2 coefficients AND there should be a ...
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### Identification of the system with zeros

I need to identify two systems. Those are their Unit Step responses: I don't know, what order of the system that is. It could be second order system with zero in 0. Lecturer told me it was third ...
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### Logarithm in state space equations

I want to linearize a system to this form \begin{bmatrix} \Delta\dot{x}_1\\ \Delta\dot{x}_2\\ \Delta\dot{x}_3 \end{bmatrix} = A\begin{bmatrix}\Delta x_1\\ \Delta x_2\\ \Delta x_3\end{...
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### choosing an input signal for system identificaiton [closed]

I know we can use a -step -impulse -sinus -multisine -random phase multisine To identify a system. But what are the advantages/disadvantags of each type of ...
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### Periodogram: an inconsistent estimator

What is the reason that a periodogram is not a consistent method for obtaining information about frequency response of a system? To be more precise, why even after increasing number of samples doesn'...
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### What is the difference between Lumped and Distributed systems?

What are the salient differences between Lumped and Distributed systems? In what contexts are distributed systems the appropriate model and in what are lumped systems the appropriate model? Also, ...
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### What are some suitable methods for removing low-frequency line noise from measured data prior to system identification/deconvolution?

I am performing a system identification by striking an experimental model with an instrumented impact hammer and measuring the strain response. The timebase for the recorded signals is 5 microseconds ...
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### Comparing multiple $\tt armax$ models

I would like to create an algorithm that, given an iddata, estimates different armax models with different ...
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### How to filter data to remove noise in MATLAB?

I have 2 arrays of 800000 input and output data samples. The system is a kind of oven that works from 0 to 10 volts. The sample time is 0.001s. I have to identify the model of this system, but first ...
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### Is this input function time varying?

I'd like to understand when an input signal is time varying or time invariant. Specifically, I have this function: $y(n) = x(n) + 0.1 + (0.2)^n + x(n-3)$ I thought that this is time varying because ...