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### What are the popular benchmark systems and equations in adaptive signal processing?

In various papers I met repeating equations and systems used during experimental analysis. For example AR model as follows $x(k) = 1.79 x(k-1) - 1.85 x(k-2) + 1.27 x(k-3) - 0.41 x(k-4) + v(k)$ seems ...
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### How does the error in azimuth angle vary as one moves away from the boresight direction of a radar

My question is basically same as the title. I am trying to find a mathematical model which provides the error, $d\theta$, in azimuth angle($\theta$) as one moves away from the boresight direction of ...
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### Correlation between a lowfrequent and a fast signal

I need to evaluate the correlation between some measured signals. Those signals are for example current, temperatures at various points, vehicle speed and torque from an electric motor in a vehicle. I ...
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### Removing gravity from a non-orthogonal body

I am not sure where to post this question, if it is not appropriate here can you suggest where shallI post it to? Question: I have a Cube with dimension of x,y,z. I am trying to do some integration ...
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### Wiener filter with no WSS process

I'm trying to learn something more about Wiener Filters and I can't find anywhere what happens when I feed a Wiener Filter with a non WSS process. Could anyone give me an explanation or any book (...
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### Perturbation test for a real plant

How should we conduct a perturbation test for an LTI unknown system by perturbing the input to see the output response i.e. How many different perturbation step size should be given to the input?
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### Signal processing on the graphs: generalized euclidian distance

In signal processing (SP) often we need to compute sample-wise distance between two signals, e.g. computing MSE. SP on graphs concerns the case when the domain of the signal has some intrinsic ...
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### Detecting special points in signal

What tool/filter/mathematic operation would you use to detect the red points marked in this signal? As you can see there are several differentiated groups and I want to detect those moments in which ...
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### What is the best algorithm to detect leading edge?

I am interested to detect leading edge of one dimensional signal. There may be several algorithm for edge detection, specially for image processing (2 dimensional), but my interest is on one ...
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### Books and references virtual microphone

What are some applications of virtual microphones (as in here http://sail.usc.edu/aigaion2/index.php/attachments/single/119.)? Are there good references (books or comprehensive tutorial papers) for ...
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### Independent component analysis for one observation of a Signal

So I am a complete novice to ICA, so excuse my question if it is bad one, but I have the signal: $$\sin(2\pi x) + \sin(4\pi x) + \textrm{Additive White Gaussian Noise}$$ I want to try to separate ...
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### How to separate two signals which have same frequency and phase but generated from different positions?

How to separate two signals which have same frequency and phase but generated from different positions? For example, the EEG signals, we assume there are only two positions, position A and position B ...
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### How do I correctly receive a signal using a signal analyzer?

For the past few weeks, I have been trying to send a Zaddof Chu signal using a vector signal generator, and receive it using a signal analyzer. Both devices are made by R&S. However, the signal ...
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### How do I find amplitude modulation effects in natural signals

It is relatively easy to discover overlaid (additive) signals in natural phenomena using wavelet decomposition, Fourier Transforms, CEEMD, etc, because addition in the time domain is the same as ...
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### Sampling and zero crossing

I am sampling a sine wave of 50Hz(stepped down from 230V) at the rate of 500KHz. For identifying disturbances in the wave, i was thinking of comparing a cycle of incoming sine values with reference ...
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### connection between theory that is done in $L^2(\mathbb{R})$ and its application on discrete signal

I have problems understanding connection between theory that is done in $L^2(\mathbb{R})$ and its application to discrete signals. Look at this paper: http://home.ustc.edu.cn/~zhanghan/cs/...
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### Discrete Fourier Transform for text analysis?

I would like to determine the number of text-blocks verifying a roughly similar pattern. I have the intuition that I could do it using some Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT)-like methodology. Example: ...
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### Audio transient characterization of instrumental music

Some time ago, I seem to recall hearing or reading of an audio experiment where the very short initial transients of one musical instrument (A) were spliced in front of the much longer steady state or ...
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### How do we calculate Power Spectrum Density (PSD) which is given in dB/Hz and not just dB?

I found many definitions for this quantity, PSD. In a document on signal analysis by National Instruments say that it is the amount of power in a unit bandwidth. Let's say P(f) is the power of the ...
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### Time delay analysis in different binary sequences

I am extracting a property of a signal which I represent with either a 0 for absent or 1 for present. This property is extracted for each data point in a time series and in the end I am left with a ...
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### How to synchronise two audio files using a marker

I'm working on a project on which we use WebRTC and the RecordRTC library to record audio files. I would like to be able to process the audio files server-side to ensure a good synchronisation. To ...
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### Creating 2D array to play audio in left and right channel in matlab

I'm new to matlab sound processing and I am trying to create a 2D array for the sound code below. I have to make the sound have 400 samples(i.e 10ms) at 20hz, but having trouble getting the code to ...
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### Extracting features from a signal: a 21st century approach?

I have a discrete signal of random length (let's say between 500 and 800 in time). This signal has an important information which I want to collect and to put it together in a feature vector to train ...
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### Yet Another Peak Detection Request

I looked over the other entries regarding peak detection and none seem to answer my question. I'm working with Fourier spectra of digitized audio that can't be measured again. There are no ...
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### how to compare two audio signals

I have two audio signal that I want to compare using Matlab, my problem is that I can hear the difference between both loud and clear, but when use the function ...
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### select meaningful part out of a signal (for goertzel)

I have an on going input signal, most of the time with no activity. Once in a while there is an activity (oscillations in different freq). I need to take good 205 samples out of the signal. what i ...
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### Definition of LPCC

would you please tell me what does LPCC exactly do?How can we calculate the coefficients of LPCC? I need to know clearly what is it so i can implement it. I dont know if i am asking this question ...
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### Use of USRP SDR to process sonar?

I have ordered a USRP kit to do radio signal processing in software. Is there a way to use the same device to process sonar data? What would I do upconvert the sonar to 50 MHz?
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### Calculate a Kind of Equivalent Baseband Signal by Examining the Zero Crossing

I have a device (whose behaviour I can't change) which does the following signal processing: The incomming signal contains two frequencies $f_1$ and $f_2$. One has a huge amplitude, the other a ...
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### What is the best pitch (frequency detector) for a Voice Activity Detection Algorithim?

I am programming a Voice Activity Detection algorithm. After researching several methods, I implemented a simple method that determines whether or not the person is speaking based off the RMS of the ...
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### How do I set window length and shift length for computing STFT on Scipy?

Does nperseg=32, noverlap=16 mean the window length is 32mS with a shift of 16mS? Refer here for more details
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### Residual carrier in PCM/PM/NRZ

As mentioned in the (Residual carrier tracking with PLL), residual carrier is created after PM modulation. I tried to do yhat in matlab softawre as: NRZdata: -1 1 -1 1 1 -1 -1 ,.... theta = 0.5 PM ...
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### If you would write the frequency-response in terms of projections through inproducts. How would you do it?

While studying for signals and systems I realised that the most intuitive way of understanding Fourier Series for me, was to see it as a projection (through inproducts) of a signal onto the orthogonal ...
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### Showing specific values in an STFT plot

I have a short term fourier transform plot that I plot using matplotlib's pcolormesh() function: If I zoom in the plot, I see this: Now, I want the plot to just ...
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### Maximum Value of DSNR in Detection of Signals in Noise Second Edition

I am interested in problem 8.5 of Detection of Signals in Noise, Second Edition. The problem calls for finding the maximum value of DSNR. I have done so, but my solution does not agree with the ...
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### Remove noise from VGA image

I have 2 color images generated from same X-ray machines, but one of the image is obtained using VGA cable. Therefore the RGB intensities differ in the 2 images. I am using Object detection to detect ...
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### Reconstructing a signal from multiple filtered copies using overlapping tapered windows

I have an audio signal that I need to process and analyse in blocks. I've now decided to process it using overlapping non-symetric Hanning windows of length M = 9600 and a hopsize of R= M/2. I zero ...
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### Legacy LongRange Mode information (mode 1 in the my attached link)

Mode 1- Legacy Long Range Packet Format and Im attaching a photo of ti reference: link for more information about this mode category : TI SWRA642 I want to understand the packet format, what's my ...