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Expected value of coupled signals is zero

Suppose there are two vector signals, $u$ and $v$, which are functions of time. Given, $E[uv^T]=0$, what is the physical significance of this statement. For clarity, assume $u$ and $v$ are noises in a ...
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Trying to understand the gold-rabiner pitch detection algorithm

I am currently in the process of taking on implementing the Gold-Rabiner pitch tracking algorithm, and I came across what seemed like a good explanation of it in David Meehan's "A Code Excited Linear ...
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Suppose we have the following data. How can we calculate the channel capacity and R?

A channel has a bandwith of 5MHz. If signal strength to spectral noise density S/N0 is 107 Hz, calculate the channel capacity C and R. The problem is that I can use Shannon-Hartley theorem because ...
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Calculating the modulation based on the coordinates in the constellation diagram

A constellation diagram has points at the following coordinates: (2,2), (2,-2), (-2,2), <...
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comparing different signals

I have some noise measurements and 4 different models that can generate a similar noises using estimated parameters from the real measurements. To compare the estimated noises I calculated the PDF, ...
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MSK signal recoverd though FM Discriminator?

I am attempting to write a FFSK (differentially encoded MSK) modulator. I have found and implemented a demodulator that works with sample data taken from a radio of a FFSK signal. The demodulator ...
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Reduce the “glare” effect of a receiver within a system

I'm working this summer on a very interesting, albeit difficult to understand at 100 %, project and it turns around reducing the glare effect than could be applied on a receiver when he gets signals ...
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How to Concatenate white noise signal and applying bandpass filter matlab

I created a white noise signal. I am trying to use the array I have created with the white noise to play in 2 channels. When the left channel I was trying to have 5000 samples and the right will have ...
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Analyzing Spectrum of a signal?

my_signal = 8192*cos(2*pi*6*(0:7)/8) + 1i* 8192*sin(2*pi*6*(0:7)/8); my_signal_fft = fft(my_signal); plot(abs(my_signal_fft)); This is matlab code. What do you ...
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Comparing two wav in matlab using NullTest

i have a legacy processed audio wav file. Another UN-processed copy of the source is processed by my algorithm. From both processsing blocks i get processed wav files as output. Now i want to do null ...
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Bandwidth required for orthogonal and antipodal signals

What is the bandwidth required to transmit baseband modulated signals like an antipodal and orthogonal signals?
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CWT for filtering / feature extraction

I had asked a question last night in regards to how to process my data (Noise rejection / feature extraction) but I have a more specific question now that I hope someone can answer. As mentioned in ...
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Signal Acquisition Game?

I read from Wikipedia that signals obey the uncertainty principle. The product of the measured uncertainty in frequency times the measured uncertainty in time is greater than a constant. The ...
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Matlab:Sampling Curve into Frames and Plotting

I have a Output Curve of following characteristics http://i.imgur.com/hABfsiC.jpg Following is the data which represents the output curve cited above ...
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Time duration of a signal to determine the peak frequency

I have two questions regarding signal processing: 1) In my analysis I generate a signal in the time domain with a frequency of 0.1 Hz. I apply the FFT and then determine the peak frequency of the ...
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digital IQ modulators

when it comes to digital I/Q signal power measurement we know that this power is viewed as $I^2+Q^2$ (as its polar form). This is the power as referred to final analogue signal. Yet the IQ modulator ...
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Online FFT of simulated signal

it is a couple of weeks that I am thinking about the following: I have a tool which is able to simulate the dynamic behavior a steel tower exhibites due to the coupled action of wind and waves. ...
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TDOA using demodulated signal

Is it possible to find time delay of arrival using demodulated signals (of bandwidth ~200hz)? I have a setup in which I receive (multiple receivers, of course) modulated signal from a source. I want ...
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Effect of different downsampling rate on EEG signal

I have a raw EEG signal of length 2,50,000 samples. I band passed it from 0.05-10Hz (sampling frequency=500). Then I down sampled it at 20Hz. Now question is: What will be effect if I vary down ...
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Why the number of poles and zeros for a RHS signal in the Z domain is equal?

I can not understand the reason why the following sentence is true: If we have a Right-Hand signal(RHS) x(n), X(z), the Z-transform of x(n), has the same number of poles and zeros except at z = ...
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Using under-sampled data, what determinations can be made about the Nyquist rate (correct sampling rate)?

Using under-sampled data, what determinations can be made about the Nyquist rate (correct sampling rate)? If my instrumentation limits me to sampling data at a fixed but insufficient rate what, if ...
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Signal spectrum when carrier width changes

If I have spectrum $X_k$ of the signal evaluated at frequencies $k \delta f$ and I want to know what is the value of that same signal at some other frequencies , i.e., $k' \delta f'$.I know that $\...
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Analyzing an undersampled recording from an antenna with matlab?

I'm trying to analyze the power spectral density of a signal recorded from a Ham radio antenna. The signal is about 30 seconds long, recorded at a 48 kHz sample rate. The frequency is center frequency ...
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Common mode noise from two ADC results

I am sampling two sinusoidal analogue signals that are phase separated by $\frac{2\pi}{3}$, and there appears to be a significant amount of common mode noise in my samples. What, if any approach can I ...
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Constant phase for each frequency?

FFT of some signal $x$ has two parts: $|x|$, which is the magnitude spectrum and $arg(x)$, which is the phase spectrum. I want each frequency to have the same phase. Is there a way to accomplish this?
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understanding windowed fourier ridges

I am studying windowed Fourier ridges for my project. I know that it computes the instantaneous frequencies and amplitudes from the spectrogram. But I don't really know how it relates to signal ...
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Complex Cepstral Transform on Audio in MATLAB

Hello I am trying to computer the Complex Cepstral Transform of an audio signal. I am using wavread to get an array of data type double precision. However, when I ...
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How to measure the short-time change in an audio signal?

The choice of frame length for calculating the Mel Frequency Cepstral Coefficients of a signal, depend on the how much the signal change over a small time scale. I guess that human speech change ...
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Log Distance-Normal Shadow Model and Friis

Since I'm founding several but different results about this model, I would ask you if all it is OK with this formulas: 1) Friis Model --> $Pr_0 = Pt + Gt + Gr + 20\log_{10}\frac{\lambda}{4\pi d}$ 2) ...
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Basic question regarding third octave filters

I would like to use third octave filters on a time signal. Do I have to apply all third octave filters to a single frequency or do I only need to apply the one that has its center frequency the ...
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Find the $\mathcal Z$-transform of this function?

I need to find the $\mathcal Z$-transform of $x(n)=a^{-n} u(n)$. Assume, $a$ is a positive constant , but the power of $a$ is negative. Looking at the transform table, I found that $\mathcal Z$-...
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Simulation of a pressure field developed by a song

Greetings! What I am doing: In short, I want to write a program that is fed a song as a wav file, and spits out an animated contour plot indicating the relative pressure/loudness/quantity indicating ...
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Kiss fft does not work after giving it more than 32 samples

I am trying to take data from an accelerometer and apply Kiss FFT to the samples. I'm using a Freescale Kinetis FRDM-K22F board. I want to use 64 samples, but when I run the program I get an error ...
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Calculating SNR for ECG signals

I'm reading through the literature for finding the best way to calculate SNR for a ECG signal. While there are many algorithms for improving SNR, I couldn't find any that details any standard ...
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Counter design for audio signals

I am designing a schematic in which a Counter is to be increased whenever a particular band of frequencies is received at the Audio input. We are receiving the audio input as electrical Signal and I ...
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What the terms Basis functions and Orthogonal denote in case of signals?

I am a beginer. I have read that any given signal whether it is simple or complex one,can be represented as summation of orthogonal basis functions. Here, what the terms Orthogonal and Basis ...
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Convolution of a signal by itself properties [closed]

I'm studying for a test and I can't really explain this question very well. If we convolve a signal by itself, will it have the same properties (time-invariant, linear, stable, casual)? I know how ...
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Can the colors of an image be interpreted as “virtual” Doppler effect? [closed]

In astronomy, the Doppler effect is used to estimate approximate distances to stars and other celestial bodies. Using the same principle, lets say we divide an image (photograph) in pixels and that ...
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How does real-time signal processing work when the signal we deal with is assumed to be known for all times?

One thing that never sat right with me after my signal processing course is that in order to do signal processing, we must know the entire signal $x(t)$. For instance, I cannot take the Fourier or Z ...
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FMCW Radar Signal Processing Flowchart / Ambiguity Function

I Read many papers on signal processing for pulsed and FMCW radars, taking the FMCW type, the signal processing start after mixing the received and transmitted signal, the result of this operation is ...
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What is the product of Dirac Delta function and $t$? [closed]

$t\cdot \delta (t)$ Does it equal to zero? If so, how can we prove it?
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How to look at Rubidium frequency standard using the oscilloscope?

This question is about the checking hardware, please help if someone who has done it before. I have the Rubidium frequency standard: http://www.thinksrs.com/products/PRS10.htm and the Oscilloscope: ...
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Conversion from RMS to pk-pk units

I have this problem. I am trying to convert my measurement resuls that I got from my analyzer from RMS units to pk-pk units.The signal is modulated with square signal. I already have a factor to ...
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What is the best approach for studying the information within frequencies of an unknown signal

If we have a signal and we do not know anything about this signal. We do not know which frequencies contain specific information, and which frequencies does not contain information. Which is the ...
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Compare two audio tracks

I need to compare two audio tracks and compute the difference. The difference is how close they are in terms of pronunciation, rhythm etc. ignoring speaker voice characteristics. The first track is ...
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How convert scal to frequency when use cwt in matlab

I am new in DSP.I have the flowing code t = linspace(0,1,1000); x = cos(2*pi*60*t); CWTcoeffs = cwt(x,1:64,'sym8','plot'); colormap jet; and my output is: ...
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When does a color channel such as RGB carry more info than a grayscale channel or image?

Typically a gray-scale image gives us more information about an image in terms of a signal processing problem. But when does a color channel carry more info than a gray-scale channel? I understand ...
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I’m asking about how to know signal is even or odd??? And I want to know how to understand and analysis conveltion signal [closed]

Even and odd signals , and impulse testing like convolution signals
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Power or Energy Signal of $x(t) = t \cdot u(t)$ [closed]

Is $x(t)=t \cdot u(t)$ a power signal or an energy signal? Please "show" me why - preferably using equations.
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How to detect and remove ringback-tone and ivrs voice etc from the beginning of an audio call recording

In an audio recording (say a telephone conv. b/w two people), how would I programatically detect and remove the dial-tone at the beginning of a call using python. Ex : As you can see the first 15 ...