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### could anybody explains me why IIR filters do not have linear phase?

Please tell me. Also I dont know why phase is linear with FIR filters. I would like quantitative analysis. And why linear phase is not achieved by IIR filters ?
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### Downsampling lowpass filter for audio: FIR or IIR?

I'm working on a real-time audio processing project in which I have to downsample a 44.1 kHz to a yet-to-be-determined lower sampling rate essentially for reducing computational complexity. I'm ...
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### Why do linear phase filters have symmetric impulse responses?

It was given as a fact that linear phase filters have symmetric impulse responses, but I don't see why that has to be true. Can somebody please explain or prove this?
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### Filter design with a phase delay specification?

Given a desired filter magnitude response, plus acceptable linear phase and minimum phase FIR filter approximations, how can one design a filter with the given response and a delay specification of ...
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### Matlab filtfilt provides excessive transient

I observed that filtfilt suffers from an undesired behavior when I provide IIR bandpass filters having steep transition bands. Specifically, the output signal exhibits excessive transient response; ...
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### Why make the phase of an FIR filter linear?

I am new to DSP and filter design. It is easy to design an FIR filter with linear phase by making the coefficient sequence symmetric. However, why make the phase linear?
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### Group delay of the FIR filter

For an FIR filter, with symmetrical tap values $h[N-1-n]=h[n]$, why is the group delay $\frac{N-1}{2} T$ (where $N$ is the number of taps of the FIR filter and $T$ is the sampling time)? Why is ...
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### Why is there little emphasis on phase distortion?

I have a question regarding the frequency response of digital filters. Specifically the phase aspect of the frequency response. Why do we not seem to care about the nonlinear phase response in ...
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### FIR to linear-phase FIR

I am trying to convert an FIR impulse into linear-phase FIR impulse, I need to remove the phase response, so when it is applied to a sound it only changes the amplitude response. Here is my code ...
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### Are the 4 types of linear phase FIR filters the only linear phase FIR filters one can come up with?

Basically my question is the same as the title: Are the 4 types of linear phase FIR filters the only linear phase FIR filters one can come up with? And if so, then why? I'm pretty sure that they are ...
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### Mean delay for a M tap harmonically weighted filter

I am trying to derive the mean delay for $M$ filter taps harmonically weighted: $$y[n] = \frac{M\,x[n] + (M-1)x[n−1]... + 1 \cdot x[n−M+1]}{\tfrac12 M (M + 1)}$$. For a uniformly weighted filter, I ...
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### Causality of Linear Phase Filter

If a digital LTI filter has phase response on the form $arg[H(e^{jw})] = -\alpha\omega$, what could one say about it's causality (and consequently, the causality of it's impulse response)? Also is ...
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### Bandpass Fractional Delay Filter

I am designing a fractional delay filter, I found this code for lagrange FIR fractional delay filter, The fractional delay filter acts as a low pass filter, it passes low frequencies from 0 to 0.25*fs....
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### How do I show an impulse response leads to a zero-phase frequency response?

I'm trying to understand how to show that with real coefficients, the phase response of a filter is 0. Here is the impulse response $h[n] = b_1d[n+1] + b_0d[n] + b_1d[n-1]$ How should I approach ...