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Can somebody explain SDF and MACE to me?

I can't find any information on SDF and MACE save for a vague exert in Kinser's Image Operators books. Therefore I am dumbfounded. I can't understand what they do and what's their role in composite ...
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Find the ber for the cdma protocol

Do you know a reference (book, article) which gives (with a proof) the theoretical BER in the CDMA protocol for a differential modulation?
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Books/resources for implementing various mathematical functions in fixed point arithmetic for DSP purposes

I'm looking for books or resources that cover the following in detail: implementing mathematical functions (e.g., logarithm, exponential, sine, cosine, inverse) in fixed point arithmetic for DSP ...
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Worst-case error bounds for PLL

I am working on a project that involves time synchronization and we want to derive worst case bounds for the accuracy of the current time given measurements with known error as input. Unfortunately ...
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The origin of the restricted isometry property (RIP)

I have been looking for the origin of the restricted isometry property (RIP). Many papers cite the origin of the RIP in the following paper Emmanuel Candès, Terence Tao, Decoding by Linear ...
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Digital communication BER performance

I've searched for the theoretical equations of bit error rate over Rayleigh flat fading channel basically for binary phase shift key and 16-Quadrature modulation but i didn't find them, could any one ...
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Introductory resources to mathematical properties of “dynamically recalculable” filters in audio/musical equalizers?

Introductory resources to mathematical properties of "dynamically recalculable" filters in audio/musical equalizers? Particularly, I want to understand What mathematical features (e.g. monotonicity ...
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Using k Nearest Neighbour & Dynamic Time Warping for keyword spotting

As stated in the title, I am currently researching a method using k-NN, specifically, as either an alternative or as a supplement to the DTW algorithm in keyword spotting based on MFCC. I have read ...
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Common symbols or standards used for DSP block diagrams?

When creating high level block diagrams of DSP or signal processing, what symbols are typically used? Are there any standards? For example its common to see gain to be a triangle. Whilst for a low ...
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Overlapping power-of-cosine windows with constant weight

I would like to refer you to a relevant question I posed on the Math StackExchange: A generalisation of the Pythagorean trigonometric identity. As can be seen from the question and the answer, what ...
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Best “Advanced DSP” book

Let's suppose I have finished studying the first college level DSP textbook and I'm looking for a book, that is the next step beyond: "Digital Signal Processing: Alan V. Oppenheim" What's the best ...
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Resources for learning Sound Processing [closed]

Does anyone know of any resources that explain simply, these are the data objects and variable definitions involved when doing sound processing? I took a class on image processing where we learned ...
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Convolution of signals sampled on a logarithmic grid

Is there a practical accelerated algorithm or a theoretical discrete (Fourier) transform based method to convolve discrete-time signals sampled on a logarithmic grid? What I mean is representing a ...
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Advances in Blind SNR estimation beyond $M_2M_4$

In Pauluzzi and Beaulieu, various SNR estimation methods are compared. Among the blind methods considered, the $M_2M_4$ estimator seemed to be unambiguously the best. However, it has been shown that ...
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references for techniques to reduce recursive filter startup transients

I am trying to track down references (published articles or reports ideally) that establish the basis for some of the techniques being used to minimize the effect of recursive digital filter startup ...
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Recommendation for book - Writing DSP code in C

I am looking for some good book, that simply show how you actually write a code in C, to do all the main DSP methods . FFT. Low-pass and high-pass filters. Auto-correlation. Noise processing. And ...
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Control optimization problem

I am running into a problem where I have a control system $S[t]$ that takes a control $C[t]$, so that $$S[t+1] = H(C[t,t-1,...], S[t,t-1,...])$$ the response of the system is the history of controls ...
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Practical book in C [duplicate]

Is there any practical “go to” book that demonstrates the main dsp methods for time series written in C for practical applications? (Doesn’t have to be for hardware, but for any raw data such as ...
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Recommended resources for noise reduction

I know the question What Resources Are Recommended for an Introduction to Signal Processing (DSP)? and I have already read some general DSP books, such as Rick Lyons's "Understanding DSP," and also ...
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Using feature detection as weight function in non linear filtering energy function

In image processing \ computer vision It is known that some filtering operations can be formalized as $$ E(u)=\int_{\Omega} \lVert u - f \rVert^2 + \lambda \lVert \nabla u\rVert^2 d\Omega $$ ...
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Can we break the Shannon capacity?

I have a friend working in wireless communications research. He told me that we can transmit more than one symbol in a given slot using one frequency (of course we can decode them at the receiver). ...
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What Resources Are Recommended for an Introduction to Signal Processing (DSP)?

What are some recommended resources (books, tutorials, lectures, etc.) on digital signal processing, and how to begin working with it on a technical level?
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Is there some literature to understand finite state ISI channel?

I am trying to understand channels with memory, where the state of the channel gives the past input information. I want to delve further into capacity for channels with ISI. I came across a ...
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Basis Expansion Channel Model

I usually encounter that kind of channel model which is Basis Expansion Channel Model, But I couldn't understand its meaning exactly, and what is it. Could you please help me by providing a simple ...
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Channel Shortening for underwater acoustic channel communication

I'm new in this forum, hope that we can learn from each other well. I need to ask about the channel shortening for underwater acoustic channel. what are the common algorithms in that field? is ...
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Doubt regarding definition of pixel bond

The following is a quotation from an Image processing textbook: The connectivity relationship between a center pixel and its eight neighbors can be quantified by the concept of a pixel bond, the sum ...
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Signals and systems book with linear algebra approach

I am currently taking a course on discrete-time signals and systems. I am using B. P. Lathi's Signal Processing and Linear Systems, which I don't like at all, as it doesn't draw any paralells to ...
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Convex Optimization in Signal and Image Processing

In signal processing, convex optimization plays a useful role in problems such as sparse signal recovery and filter design. What other places does convex optimization appear? For example, in ...
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Fundemental scintific publication in up conversion down conversion

Prior to performing DSP on a signal and afterwards, up and down conversion of the same in order to transmit and receive the signal is important. I would like to know if anyone knows a fundamental ...
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Forward/reverse median filter. Reference needed

I am using the double median filtering of my data. For this, I perform median filtering of the signal in forward direction, then in reverse direction (from end to start). Results are averaged. Example ...
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Applying the inverse FFT to even out a room's sound - What is the more efficient algorithm?

I have a way (the standard way) to correct for my room's acoustics, but I'm wondering if there's a more efficient algorithm, something that doesn't involve going to the frequency domain maybe? I ...
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When Kalman's assumptions are relaxed

From Kalman's seminal paper "A New Approach to Linear Filtering and Prediction Problem", it is clear that Kalman's exposition is based on the following fundamental assumptions: Measurements that are ...
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Newbie looking for an interesting introductory book to telecommunication and signals/data processing

I am currently in my first year of Bsc Applied Physics. Over the past two years, I have realized I'm interested in majoring in telecommunication after I finish my bachelor. Also, for one of my classes ...
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An applied mathematics journal concerning signal processing field [closed]

I am looking for a tutorial-style/survey/monograph mathematics/applied mathematics journal concerning signal processing or at least publishes such papers. I have googled but I could not find a nice ...
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Audio DSP HW Recommendation

I'm very new to DSP hardware, so I am taking it upon myself to learn it with regard to Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing. I've learned quite a bit of theory in a graduate DSP course, but absolutely ...
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Occupied Bandwidth

I am pretty new in the field of Signal Processing. I am a structural engineering graduate student at the UT at Austin. I am currently working on a project that regards acoustic emission monitoring of ...
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comparison between frequency offset estimators

I have been working frequency offset estimation in OFDM. The objective was to compare different frequency offset estimation techniques. By using MATLAB, I have simulated three different estimation ...
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Best beginner DSP book for developing plugins

I'm a computer science student and I love producing music and I really want to get into developing audio plugins. I'm currently learning the JUCE framework and am fairly comfortable with C++. I'm also ...
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Errata for Lyons's DSP book

After reading the comments$^1$ and looking through various texts, I am going to use Understanding Digital Signal Processing for my self-study (Oppenheim & Wilsky was my 2nd choice). I'm 99% sure ...
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Can anyone help me with good reference books for Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT)

I am working on EEG signal. To analyze the signal I need to use DWT. Therefore I need good reference books. If the book contains MATLAB implementation of DWT that will be more helpful.
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Introduction to fast algorithms for time–frequency analysis

I had preliminary knowledge of digital signal processing from Oppenheim's Discrete-Time Signal Processing and is studying time-frequency analysis now. May someone suggest introductory reference (...
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References on the MP3 encoding algorithm

Does anybody have a reference describing the MP3 algorithm in a step-by-step manner and clear to understand? These references were a little bit confusing: Audio compression using modified ...
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Gaussian weighted distance between pixel amplitudes: motivations and sources?

In several image processing papers, and for instance in Random Walks for Image Segmentation (2006) by Leo Grady, changes in image intensities are turned into edge weights. This applies to graphs too, ...
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Are there paper about black box testing of optic flow algorithms?

Do papers exist about comparisons of the resulting optic flow and its precision compared to the used optic flow method? I would like to find paper that dealt with this topic in some way and had ...
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Spectral flatness or Wiener Entropy for AR(1) and AR(2)

I'm sudiying compressibility of random processes by using Spectral flatness aka Wiener Entropy I would like to know if there is any reference which derives this quantity, for autoregressive ...
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Performance of adaptive filters

Can somebody please provide an intuitive answer or reference for the following questions? Q1: Dependence of estimation performance on number of data points -- I could not find any information whether ...
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How can I start learning about pitch detection?

readers. I'm working on a project where my goal is to implement a pitch-detection algorithm (PDA) in a piece of open-source software. I have very little knowledge of pitch detection at the moment ...
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Suggestions on how to use FIR model in sentence retrieval task

Estimating an impulse response from input-output measurements is called system identification. When the impulse response of the linear system $h(n)$, is of finite duration (M samples) or can be ...
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Computer exercises and solutions in signal processing

I am very interested in this question and can literally not find anywhere a simple answer, so apologize in advance if it does not fit well this community. I am looking for either an online resource ...
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A good textbook for designing signal filters

Since a couple of months ago I started being actively involved in the area of control of dynamical systems. In most cases, designing a controller for a given dynamic system will require the ...