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### Determining window Size for Savitsky-Golay filter (Savgol_filter)

First, I am aware that an ideal optimal window task is really signal/task-specific, i.e. nature of signal/sampling rate/characteristics of interest etc. What I am interested in: "Is there an optimal ...
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### Downsides of higher order filtfilt's

I understand that with a standard filter, higher order will yield sharper frequency selection at the cost of increased phase delay. However, with so-called zero-phase-distortion filters like that ...
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### MATLAB fir2 - npt and lap

This might not be the right place to ask this, but I'm hoping someone can explain two of the arguments in the MATLAB fir2 function. It is a function for designing ...
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### Reverse engineering a digital filter

I have 2 simultaneous signals that both are designed to measure eye movements. They are sampled at 250 Hz. We have 12 subject recordings. For 3 stable periods in each subject, we choose 256 points and ...
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### What is the threshold to prefer polyphase channelizer over FIR filtering?

A wideband signal need to be processed to extract several narrowband channels from it. There are two straightforward approaches to do so: For each narrowband channel shift frequency and filter it ...
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### Numerically Stable IIR filter

I am making an IIR Filter and I am running into problems with stability with higher orders. The values go off to infinity as soon as it starts. So far, I've been using MATLAB to generate my filters ...
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### Adaptive Band pass filter for extracting respiratory waveform from accelerometer data

I am recording data from an accelerometer attached to the chest (1000Hz). I need to extract the respiratory waveform. I tried an adaptive bandpass filter based on a dominant frequency in my signal ...
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### How to design a digital filter in python that will run over an uC?

I am trying to implement a digital filter over a uC (it doesn't really matter which filter and which micro controller because I'm looking forward to learn how to do it in the future with different ...
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### Converting the equalizer coefficients from VSA at 2 sample/Symbol to 1.5 sample/Symbol

I was looking for some feedback on conversion of equalizer/filter coefficients at different sampler rate. Problem Statement: We have built a transmitter system whose output is at 1.5 sample/symbol (...
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### Where can I find information about how to implement IIR filters on micro-controllers?

I am trying to implement an IIR filter on a LPC1769 (I don't know if it's relevant). I already have the H(z) so all the design part is prety much solved. What I am looking for is information about: ...
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### bibliography about implementation of IIR filters

I need to implement a 6th order IIR filter. The filter I need to implement is the A-weighting. I've simply used the bilinear function of Matlab with an fs of 20Khz. I need to implement this over the ...
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### How to determine if an IIR filter is causal or non-causal?

It may sound impractical, as only causal system are passively realizable, but what I am facing is a general statement made regarding recursive digital filters: for them to be stable, the poles should ...
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### Why do additional harmonics arise after the filter bank?

I'm trying to implement direct implementation of MDCT filter bank. So, some additional artefacts have appeared after all of the routines. The spectrum of the initial signal looks like: ...
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### Can CV or DS be seriously considered DSP roles? [closed]

This is not a technical question but can have a yes/no answer, and a why statement. My understanding about digital signal processing (DSP) is that it allows to take real-world analog signals (1D, 2D, ...
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### Floating point to fixed point in C

I've been trying to make a digital filter. I've used the following transfer function to get my digital coefficients https://gyazo.com/00195ef119f0b2ff93fa5855715abdc9 Which i've then transfered to ...
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### How to design a a filter and how to determine the poles and zeros on the basis of following informations?

A sinusoidal signal of 300Hz frequency,3V amplitude is contaminated with line frequency (50Hz,1V). Design a digital filter including poles and zeros to remove the interference component. Consider the ...
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### FIR filter design with time and frequency domain constraints

I deal with the problem of the synthesis of the filter with the requirements of both the frequency and time characteristics. Now there is a filter that meets the requirements. Roughly speaking the ...
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### Not able to reach minimum phase using Hilbert transform

My problem is pretty simple, I've designed a magnitude response and I would like to find the corresponding minimum phase filter. I'm using the code below and unless there is a bug my eyes don't want ...
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### How to prove a filter has linear phase response?

I have designed an FIR filter to have linear phase response using odd-symmetry design. The coefficients of this filter are {2,1,3,1,0,-1,-3,-1,-2}. I am now being asked to prove it has linear phase ...
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### Generating FIR filter in Web Audio API

I'm creating an HTML that applies a low-pass Windowed Sinc filter with a window size of 8192 to white, pink, or Brownian noise. There are nine radio buttons, eight of which set a cutoff frequency and ...
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### Please explain Multiplication property in Z transform?

I am having problem visualizing contour any example will be great help. As far as as where I need it I was trying to find Z transform of a contracted signal by first multiplication by impulse train.
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### Protect an IIR filter from being reverse-engineered

I created a somewhat unique IIR filter and I want to protect the filter from being reverse-engineered I think you all know it is quite easy to get all the different weights of an IIR by using impulse ...
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### Band Edge Filters

I am interested in using Band Edge Filters to do carrier frequency recovery but this is kind of secondary to my question which is: How do you build an FIR filter which isn't symmetric about the ...
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### Extremely low frequency filters

I have a data acquisition board(A/D+Digital Signal Processor) and I want to check if a digital high-pass filter(implemented in DSP) at an extremely low cut-off frequency(0.05Hz) is actually working. ...
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### Why is the Z-transform so important in digital filters analysis and design? [closed]

Please elaborate on why this mathematical transform can help analyzing as well as designing any type of digital filter.
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### What is it called when you have a single-pole recursive digital lowpass filter where the coefficients don't add up to unity?

Is there a name for a single-pole recursive digital lowpass filter where the coefficients don't quite add up to 1? For example: with the filter ...
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### Is it possible to design a band-pass filter with fewer taps than a series HPF + LPF?

I am digitally filtering a signal that is streaming live. The goal is to reduce the filter delay as much as possible while maintaining the quality of some measurements based on the filtered signal. ...
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### Why do cutoff frequencies of a high-pass digital filter differ from the ones i used to transform it from a low-pass analog filter in MATLAB?

I need to transform an elliptic analog low-pass filter to a digital high-pass filter but i'm having a problem because the resulting filter has lower cutoff frequencies than the ones i set. Here is the ...
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### How do I know what is causing the noise in my signal

I have a noisy audio file, available here (It is safe to download if you wish to) https://ufile.io/pstrt Now, I inspect it in matlab: And then i plot it on normalised frequency: Now I need to ...
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### Computation of parameter filter to match a given frequency response

I'm looking for the practical way to compute the parameters ($a_1$, $a_2$) of a digital filter to match a certain frequency response. I'm studying the 12-poles filter of the vintage component SP0256 ...
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### How can I get the continuous-time transfer function coefficients (or poles and zeros) from the corresponding discrete-time TF and vice versa?

Let's say I have a continuous time transfer function which I know its numerator coefficients $(B^c = [b^c_m, ..., b^c_1, b^c_0])$ and denominator coefficients $(A^c = [a^c_m, ..., a^c_1, a^c_0])$. ...
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### How does cascading low pass modules affect pass band ripples?

This question 10.21 is taken from GATE IN paper 2015. I don't understand the answer given, I mean why is the frequency response at the pass band frequency considered to be $(1-\delta)$, isn't the ...
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### Low pass to low pass transformation coefficient?

I am unable to solve this question, 10.10 from GATE IN 2004 (a previous year question paper for an exam targeted at engineering graduates in India.) So I tried to solve the 10.10 by considering the ...
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### Does the output signal from the FIR filter have transient response?

In matlab, I have shown the signal passed through the FIR filter in the time domain. Then the beginning of the signal is like the transient response. Is the result appropriate?
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### Why is interpolation a time varying system

I was reading about interpolation (Interpolation and Decimation of Digital Signals - A tutorial Review, Ronald E. Crochiere) and found that Interpolation filter is a time varying system. Can someone ...
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### Digital Filter Design using difference equations

I am reading a chapter on digital filter design from analog filter design using difference equations. What they do first of all is that they map $s$ (Laplace variable) to $z$ ($z$-transform) by the ...
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### Digital or analogue filtering?

I'm trying to self learn the art of signal processing whilst moving through my third year pure maths degree. Sorry if my terminology is incorrect however I hope I am understandable! I am looking at ...
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### Sobel and Prewitt operators decomposition

I was reading in the wikipedia page of Sobel operator and Prewitt operator that is possible to decompose these two operators (quote form the Formulation paragraph): "as the products of an ...