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Audio Equalization, Is Parallel or Cascade better

I'm not really an audiophile, so I can't determine the difference. I was playing around with Matlab's Graphic EQ and I noticed that there is a difference in the Magnitude response for the same gain ...
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Equalization in CAR- Automotive Audio

Can someone tell me what is the purpose of CAR Equalization in audio and why before CAR Equalization ,gain adjustments are necessary ? Also why would someone use FIR filters during CAR Equalization ...
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What phase rotation occurs when you take the derivative of an audio signal?

If you take the derivative of an audio signal, it provides a 6 dB/oct upward sloping filter (increasing high frequencies / cutting low frequencies) all the way across the spectrum. What is the result ...
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Upmixing after Equalization [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me why in a stereo mode many channels are derived from the 2 channel input . It looks like upmixing.. My questions are summarized below : If it is Stereo mode why upmix it to many ...
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Equalizing audio under linux / Raspberry Pi

I have an audio streaming receiver written in Python running on a raspberry pi. This receiver writes the streamed audio out to an alsa device, which in turn passes it to an amplifier which is driving ...
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Peaking filter (loudness) cutoff frequency in an equalizer

An equalizer we have consists of Loudness ,Bass ,Mid and Treble .The loudness is nothing but a Peaking filter with cutoff frequency 20Hz .I read this in a book that outlines the EQ design. I was ...
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Strange results with all pass compensation

I am new to DSP and, as a learning exercise, I am trying to design an all-pass filter in order to compensate the phase of an input impulse response (heqm.mat, which you can download from here). The ...
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All-pass phase compensation only in a specific frequency range

I am trying to design an all-pass filter in order to compensate the phase distortion at the output of an equalizer. To do so, I take the phase vector of the output, compute the real and imaginary part ...
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Mathematical expression of Multicarrier frequency equalizer

I have a signal $X$ with length of $N$, multiplied with any unitary matrix, i.e the transpose of DCT matrix as: $x = D' X$ where $D'$ is the transpose of the of DCT matrix. Then let's add $CP$ guard ...
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MATLAB model for equalizer using LMS algorithm adaptive filter and unexpected output curve

The MATLAB code below is for equalizer using lms algorithm adaptive filter and then plotting MSE (Mean Square Error) Vs Iteration numbers ...
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The cost function of LS algorithm

I'm trying to understand the derivation of LS algorithm for channel estimation in OFDM. Could anyone explain why do we need complex conj transpose in the below equation?
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Compensating for poor illumination across a specific image axis - possible solutions?

A friend of mine is working at an institute for nano-membranes. Currently they are using ImageJ and do a lot of manual (in my opinion inaccurate) work to process some membrane "photos" (...
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quantification of histogram equalization improvement

My project consist of classification of images using ML. The images are microscopic slices. For the feature extraction phase, I am using multiple filters and got a good result. So I decided to do a ...
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Channel equalization affect on input signal

I have the following problem. Am trying to understand how the channel block affects the input signal s(n). I know that x(n), the input signal to the filter is basically: \begin{equation} x\left(n\...
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Zero padding OFDM equalization

In ZP-OFDM, The convolution is linear. it's different from CP-OFDM which is circular convolution leading to have one tap equalizer in frequency domain. if I have a ZP-OFDM system, and we have a signal ...
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ZP-OFDM vs. CP-OFDM channel equalization

Now, I am working on OFDM equalization, according to what I understood, Adding CP into the OFDM block change the convolution from linear to circular. That circular convolution enables using point-wise ...
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Equalization of ultrasonic transducer [duplicate]

I am working with ultrasonic transducers with frequencies 100 kHz, one for transmission one for reception. The transmitted signals are chirps. I would like to measure the time of flight between ...
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Distortion of OFDM signal when using RRC filter

I am trying to transmit OFDM signal in pass-band based on RRC filter, but what I noticed that the signal before the RRC filter is completely different compared with signal after the RRC filter (It ...
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Should we upsample the channel when upsample the signal

I have an OFDM system with Number of sub-carriers $N= 1024$, modulated data using $QAM$ modulation is transmitted via those subcarriers as follows: ...
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Convolution that outputs a unit impulse

Im thinking whether any convolutional operation can output a unit impulse, an example to further explain: where a convolution between system $h[n]$ and unknown system $g[n]$ would output $\delta[n]$. ...
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Time Reversal OFDM

I am trying to understand the Time Reversal OFDM where ,According to my opinion, the channel is reversed in time domain at receiver side and then equalized. what I found online is something similar ...
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What's the computational complexity of MMSE equalizer in OFDM system

As I know that in case of one tap OFDM equalizer, (ZF equalizer), we should have $N$ division complexity since we divide every subcarriers by its correspondent channel tap in frequency domain. But I ...
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How to implement Minimum mean-squared error (MMSE) equalization?

I have the channel estimation and noise power estimation and I need a matlab implementation of time domain siso channel Equalization. Theory: Consider the FIR filter of length $N+1:$ $$ \hat{s}_{k}...
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On the channel estimation based on vector

I have a matrix $X$ of size .i.e $(8,8)$ with $M$ columns and $N$ rows. Suppose I took it's $iFFT$ column wise resulting matrix $x$ of size $(8,8)$ too, $x = F^HX_{(:,m)}, $ ...... (1), where ...
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Is DFE equalizer always blind or can we use reference signal?

I have made a blind DFE Equalization, I mean decision directed . But I am not sure how to make an implementation based on reference signal known by receiver and emitter. In the back forward filter ...
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How to use matlab toolbox for 2qam dfe equalizer?

I made Channel equalization with matlab, You can find the code below. ...
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The use of LS estimation with Vector OFDM

I work in Vector OFDM, but I had an issue in channel estimation in that scheme. For example, I try to use LS channel estimation but I can't get the performance back. However, in conventional OFDM, I ...
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Channel estimation and interpolation by vector in OFDM

I have V-OFDM system (Vector OFDM) where every symbol is organized as in below figure: The black cirles are pilots and white circles are data. First, iFFT operation it taken per column, and then ...
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OFDM time vs. frequency domain channel estimation/equalization

In OFDM, the majority of Equalizers are used in frequency domain. I mean the signal is transmitted in time domain (after performing iFFT), then to estimate the channel we should perform FFt to use ...
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Effect of Adding the cyclic prefix on the toeplitz matrix in OFDM

Assuming we have $N$ symbols to transmit encoded in block $k$, Performing $N$−iFFT at the transmitter, we now have The resulted signal $x(k)$ has length of $N$. inserting a cyclic prefix $CP$ ...
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MMSE- Channel estimated based - DFE Equalization

For HF ionospheric channels ( frequency range 3 up to 30 MHz), I Want to make channel equalization in time domain, using MMSE criterion. I have to do it using the channel estimation. I have some ...
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Is MMSE equalizer necessary?

For observation $y$, channel coefficient $h$ and gaussian noise $w \sim \mathcal{CN}(0,\sigma^2)$, $$y = hx + w \tag{1}$$ Note that for OFDM system, (1) is assumed channel input-ouput equation on ...
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Adaptive equalization vs inverse of transfer function

I have the following equalization problem as shown in the figure below: Now I can compute the coefficients for my adaptive FIR filter c (dim(c) = N) the following: $\mathbf{c_{opt}} = (\mathbf{H}^T\...
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Block CMA algorithm

The Constant Modulus Algorithm is a common equalization method which adapts at every sample in an attempt to give a filter which produces a fixed power output. Divergence/convergence of the CMA ...
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Output of Zero-forcing equalizer doesn't match theoretical calculations

Let's say I have a sequence $x[n]$ (signal) and perform convolution with another sequence $h[n]$ (channel), so: $$ y[n] = h[n]*x[n] = \sum_{k}{h[k]x[n-k]} \leftrightarrow Y(z) = H(z)X(z) $$ I'm ...
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Types of equalizers

I can't get my mind around the different types of equalizers and the difference between some of them. I've been looking at different books unsuccessfully. So far, I have Wikipedia's list and this ...
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What Information Is Lost by Histogram Equalization?

I cannot think of a way to restore an original image after histogram equalization. But this latter seems to "enhance" (= increase contrast of) the image's details. What information is then lost by ...
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Question about image equalization

Let $f$ be an $N \times M$-image and suppose that $g$ is its equalization. Question - Why the equalization does not change the objects, why a car on $f$ does not convert into a bus on $g$?. It is ...
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On the signal recovery in OFDM after estimation

Given a modulated signal X which is transmitted based on OFDM with N = 256 sub-carriers through channel ...
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Clip wav by PSD

I have the following two things. sequence_1: Sound file in the wave format. PSD_1: Some PSD (Power Spectral Density). I want that the PSD(sequence_1) < PSD_1 for all indices. How I think about ...
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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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How to exploit auditory masking to boost intelligibility

I am currently working on a dynamic equalizer to improve a synthesized voice's intelligibility in noisy environments. The current implementation of my algorithm simply applies a parametric EQ to the ...
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Training Fractionally Spaced Channel Estimator and Equalizer

If you are attempting least squares channel estimation with a fractionally spaced channel estimator, do you want the training sequence to also be fractionally spaced or symbol spaced? It looks like ...
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Digital Communications block diagram question

I am new to digital communications and trying to understand the basic underlying concepts of digital comm systems. So far , studying the course , I have some questions which if anyone can answer would ...
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The Definition of Q Factor by an Equation and How to Graph

I am currently building an EQ in an music app, and it's relatively simple: 6 bands of fixed center frequency, and a Q knob to control the Q of all bands, because we do not currently have space for ...
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Is CMA equalization applicable for OFDM

I have a question regarding the constant modulus algorithm (CMA), as you know it's one of the known algorithms used for blind equalization. The cost function of the CMA is build blindly, it means ...
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Where in the signal chain is Channel Equalization applied?

I am reading about channel equalization and I am somewhat confused on where in the signal chain channel equalization is normally applied and if it's before or after a correlator detector or matched ...
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What is the difference between an equalizer and a channel estimator?

I was wondering what is the difference between channel estimator and channel equalizer? Thanks!
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Need information about following channel model

The following research paper is for blind channel equalization and the author has modeled the channel as 7 tap weights https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/1096877 On page 3 it has shown the ...
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Equalizing a temporal sound signal with a convolution

This question is more or less the following of a previous question. The aim is to equalize some sounds signals. By equalizing, I mean increasing or decreasing some frequency ranges, a bit like an ...