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### How to estimate a transfer function from a magnitude-only frequency response?

Given an arbitrary frequency response, what signal processing methods might exist that could guess, estimate or determine a transfer function (pole and zero constellation) which gives a "reasonably ...
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### What is the zero in this transfer function?

What is the zero for the following transfer function, $-1/2$ or $-2$? $$H(s) = \frac{2s +1}{(s + 3)(s + 2)}$$ This appears to give a zero of $-1/2$. I can transform this into the standard form ...
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### Why more poles than zeroes?

I read that an "improper system" "has more zeros than poles; it is not causal, cannot be implemented, has a strictly proper inverse and has infinite high-frequency gain." Does causality fail due to ...
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### FIR or IIR filter from poles and zeros

Is it possible to differentiate between FIR and IIR Filter just by knowing the poles and zeros of the system? If yes, how? If not, why? Thank you.
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### Showing processes as an Equation

I have developed an algorithm that counts the number of times a particular block (within a 2D block) crosses zero. Here's an example: ...