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The power of signal processing when faced with hardware constraints

I am currently studying interferometry, but I have only just begun studying signal processing. I want to better understand the effect signal processing can have in maximising signal detection from ...
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Is this a valid way to calculate SNR?

If I calculate 1.) the average power of a signal, $P_s$, in terms of the average energy of the signal, $E_s$ and take it as a constant over a given period of time, $T_s$, as $P_s=E_s/T_s$ where $E_s$ ...
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Determination of Variance from Symbol Error Probability Equation

For a M-ary QAM receiver, the symbol with AWGN noise is received and detected with Maximum–Likelihood (ML) Decision algorithm. The symbol error probability (SEP)is approximated as : here, Eb is the ...
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Fisher Information Matrix for sinusoidal signal under multiplicative noise

Consider observations ($y$) of a sinusoidal wave with multiplicative noise ($v$) where we are estimating unknown frequency ($\omega$) and unknown initial phase ($\theta$). We can write this system ...
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Optimal Combination of received signals from two antenna

I really appreciate an answer or any hint how to approach this problem: Problem: A receiver has two antennas. The first antenna receives $Y_1=hx+n_1$, where $x\in\{-A,+A\}$, $h$ estimated channel, and ...
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Working out EIRP

There is a debate about the proper way of how to calculate the EIRP, so I need your help on which method is wrong and why please! Let's suppose we have the following: Output power: 165 W Reflected ...
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Does Maximum Likelihood detector (QAM symbol detection) enhance BER?

Assuming QAM symbols (or OFDM system) with AGWN, I found that the use of ML detector does not enhance the BER but only enhances (reduces) error vector magnitude (EVM) because of symbol decision and ...
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Differentiate betwee sibilant “sssh” voice sounds and instruments like hi-hat?

How would I differentiate betwee sibilant "sssh" voice sounds in a music track and a similar sounding instrument sounds like hi-hat or cymbals?
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How to form the common message for the 6G Rate Splitting scheme?

Recently, there have been some interest regarding the rate splitting scheme for 6G due to its higher rate capability Short Tutorial on Rate-Splitting (Multiple Access) for 6G This video states that ...
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Number of antenna to perform MUSIC algorithm

When the MUSIC algorithm is used for direction of arrival (DOA) estimation it can identify up M-1 signals, where M is the number of array elements. MUSIC can also be used for spectral frequency ...
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Finding the wiggles pattern in the original dataset. (Wiggles appear after performing division by another dataset)

I have multiple measurements regarding scientific observations. The problem is that there is a subtle noise pattern caused by the instrument - the wiggles. These wiggles are invisible when looking at ...
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Python library for audio filtering, gating, and sound/silence detection

Is there a Python library that can do all of the following?: Band-pass filter; Noise gate, with different parameters set for different segments of audio file; Detect and count the number of discrete ...
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What is meant by “omega suppression” in a lock in amplifier context?

Can anyone explain what is meant by "Omega suppression" in lock-in amplifier discussions or specifications. I'm usually very good at web-searching, but have been unable to find anything that ...
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There is an implant in me, is there a way to identify the frequency it is receiving signals on?

There is an implant in me, is there a way to identify the frequency it is receiving signals on? I don't want to share the evidence and my reasoning for believing there is an implant in me, you can ...
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Application of the spherical Radon transform property in tomography

Let function $f$ be even and continuous on the unit sphere $S^n$. Let $R$-be a spherical Radon transform. There is a known property: $R(f^n)=f$ whenever $f$=constant. What would this property mean in ...
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Is there processing gain for FMCW using heterodyne-style receiver as opposed to matched filter?

Beat signal of a single target will be a sinusoid in the idealized world, so theoretically the signal processing gain of an FMCW pulse correlated with Tx waveform in this way should be analogous to ...
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Beat detection and calculation of start time

Beat detection I'm trying to create a beat detection function of a machine producing in the language R. I hosted the audio file on dropbox. It was recorded with 16 bit and 16kHz. I started with some ...
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Signal “seasonality” detection

I am wanting to do a seasonality detection on a signal, but am struggling big time to find a solution. I have tried several different things, including statsmodels STL/seasonal_decompose. It seems ...
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Ultrasonic TDoA / ToA Measurement?

I am trying to make an ultrasonic flowmeter. The device has two ultrasonic tranducers (resonance frequency of about 200kHz) that sample one ultrasonic signal in the upstream directon and then ...
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signal construction based on cross correlation

Consider we have to design a signal $ \mathbf{x} \in \mathbb{C}^{1_{} \times N_{\mathrm{}}} $ that needs to have the lowest correlation with an unknown signal $\mathbf{y} \in \mathbb{C}^{1_{} \times ...
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Expected value of a quantized noisy signal

I am given a noisy signal $y(t) = x(t) + w(t)$, where $x(t)$ is my desired signal and $w(t)$ is the noise. In my scenario, the noise is very strong, much stronger than the desired signal $x(t)$. ...
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Detection of a Pulse pattern with Matched filter

I am working on a hobby transmitter-receiver project. Presence of 4 pulses in T seconds is regarded as 1(not any number of pulses, should match below): lack of pulses during that T seconds is ...
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How does Signal Analyzer measure EVM

I understand that EVM is a root mean square of error vectors. If I have transmitted symbols and received symbols (once equalized), taking a root mean square would give me EVM. I believe this is actual ...
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Sub-Band Extraction Techniques for Complex (I/Q) Signal

There is an application which processes Complex I/Q signal of 100 MHz bandwidth and it is required to extract independent sub-bands from this bandwidth at different center frequencies and bandwidths. ...
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mathematical expression to detect modulated data within a vector

Assume I have such modulated data which is, for example, $x=0.7+0.7i$. That modulated data is encapsulated in a vector as below: OR where $c$ is any constant number, let’s say, for example: $c=0.7$ ...
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Determining the average probability of error

I'm trying to solve the following problem: In a binary PAM system, the input to the detector is $$y_m = a_m+n_m+i_m$$ where $a_m = \pm1$ is the desired signal, $n_m$ is a zero-mean Gaussian random ...
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What is the difference between object detection and target detection? Are they the same thing?

I was reading some articles regarding object detection and target detection and have a hard time understanding the difference between object detection and target detection. i want to know whether they ...
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Autocorrelation function of a triangular wave

I am interested to find the analytical expression for the autocorrelation function of a signal that comprises triangular pulses. I have followed the derivation in "Statistical Theory of ...
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Best way to compare audible alarms

I'm working on an alarm recognition program in MATLAB in which multiple reference audio samples of different alarms would be recorded. Afterwards, the program would sample every so often and compare ...
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Property of the trace and expectation

I'm reading the paper Model-Driven Deep Learning for Joint MIMO Channel Estimation and Signal Detection by Hengtao He, Chao-Kai Wen, Shi Jin, and Geoffrey Ye Li on Orthogonal Approximate Message ...
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What does minimum entropy deconvolution mean?

I want to use minimum entropy deconvolution method to analyse vibration signals to detect bearing characteristic fault frequencies. I am confused as to what the meaning or exact definition of minimum ...
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Signal Estimation after detection Part 2

I have a binary information source signal $s(t)$ that is corrupted by additive White Gaussian noise $w(t)$ at a particular SNR. The received signal is: $$x(t) = s(t) + w(t)$$ Then I have created a ...
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Doubt: Signal detection in noise Part 1

I have a confusion regarding the matched filter detection technique. I have a binary information source signal $s(t)$ that is corrupted by additive White Gaussian noise $w(t)$ at a particular SNR. The ...
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How can I implement a phase detection algorithm with my amplitude detection?

I have been recently working on a signal detection problem in Matlab. At the minute I am detecting signals based on their amplitude, using an m-of-n detector. I am interested in improving the false ...
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If a function has slowly varying amplitude and phase what is the bandwidth of the amplitude and phase individually?

I am dealing with time histories that are narrow band with slowly varying amplitude and phase. I wish to extract the amplitude and phase but there is noise on the time history. An example of the type ...
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Why use both packet detection and symbol timing offset in WLAN 802.11?

In IEEE 802.11 Wlan, at the receiver side, we first use packets detection algorithm to detect the start of the packets, and then uses fine symbol timing estimation algorithm to find the start of the ...
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Blind STBC question

I am working on blind identification of the physical layer parameters of a particular protocol. Everything was going well until I got to the MIMO part. The system contains two transmitter antennas and ...
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How can I automate the calculation for P and I coefficients of an FPGA-based digital PLL?

I am working on designing an FPGA-based PLL through an NI myRI0-1900 FPGA and LabVIEW software. I have been able to create a functioning PLL with a PI loop filter, and but I found functioning P and I ...
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Finding arbitrary/random repetitive patterns in signals (both self and across two signals)

I am trying to figure out a direction for my research. I need to find random repetitive patterns between two signals and on each individual signal. I have read about FFT and time series-motif ...
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Fast ICA : recover the sources with their mean after prewhitening

I want to apply the FastICA algorithm on a certain dataset. I believe the sources the Fast ICA can recover are able to explain other data as well (in similar way to factor analysis). However, I also ...
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How to make 2 finger rake receiver to counter intersymbol inferference?

I have to transmit Walsh sequence (spreading codes) modulated with 8 psk with a channel impaired by intersymbol interferences, fast fading . Suppose i have a stream of data for instance 1 0 1 1, 0 0 0 ...
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Understanding kurtogram parameters

I am about to understand a kurtogram, and don't understand what means the value of "K" (presented in table 1),or especially why takes values of 1.6 ; 2.6 ; 3.6 etc. Other question is how do ...
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Complex signals is the same as natural signal

I am working using a sinuasidal signal along with the complex signal derived form it and when I plot the signals spectrum using FFT I got the same spectrum and it turns out that the signals are the ...
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two dimensional integration of a trigonometric function

I am working on a detection problem which finally, I have to solve the following 2-D integral: $$\int\limits_{a}^{b} \int\limits_{c}^{d}e^{A\sin(x)\cos(y-B)}\, \mathrm{d}x \, \mathrm{d}y \ ,$$ where $...
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Effect of One Sample Latency in Audio Application

I am dealing with a customized processor that has a processing latency of one sample (20.8 microseconds) at 48kHz Sampling rate . What I would like to know is ...does this latency of one sample have ...
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Testing if a signal contains a specific previously recorded signal

I am working on a project that converts radio data and transcribes it into text looking for specific types of radio chatter. For most of the time, the radio signal is dead air. Periodically, there ...
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Why can't the callee whom I am on call with hear the sound coming from my phone's speaker but I can while my phone is on loud speaker?

I was on call with my friend and have put the phone on loud speaker and I opened youtube,The sound was audible to me but not to my friend. How is it even possible when he can hear my voice but not the ...
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Why do we need >= 95% throughput for LTE Sensitivity measurement according to 3GPP

According to 3GPP 36 series for LTE, for LTE Sensitivity measurements we need >=95% throughput. How is this 95% value determined? Why it is not 98% or 88%. Thanks in Advance!
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Decoding packets in Long Mode Range

Im using CC1350 launchpad microprocessor of Texas Instrument that I configure my transmitted packets using SmartRF studio Im trying to decode my packets for verifying if my transmitted packet is valid ...
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Non Coherent BPSK with no Channel State Information at the receiver

Where or what is the proof for the failure of BPSK in fading channel when we have no knowledge of the fading coefficient $h$ at the receiver in the equation $y=hx+w$, where $x$ is BPSK symbol equally ...

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