Digital Signal Processing

Start Date: 03/08/2020

Course Type: Common Course

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Digital Signal Processing is the branch of engineering that, in the space of just a few decades, has enabled unprecedented levels of interpersonal communication and of on-demand entertainment. By reworking the principles of electronics, telecommunication and computer science into a unifying paradigm, DSP is a the heart of the digital revolution that brought us CDs, DVDs, MP3 players, mobile phones and countless other devices. The goal, for students of this course, will be to learn the fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing from the ground up. Starting from the basic definition of a discrete-time signal, we will work our way through Fourier analysis, filter design, sampling, interpolation and quantization to build a DSP toolset complete enough to analyze a practical communication system in detail. Hands-on examples and demonstration will be routinely used to close the gap between theory and practice. To make the best of this class, it is recommended that you are proficient in basic calculus and linear algebra; several programming examples will be provided in the form of Python notebooks but you can use your favorite programming language to test the algorithms described in the course.

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Course Introduction

Digital Signal Processing Digital Signal Processing (DSP) is the study of the fundamental concepts and algorithms for digital signal processing. In a DSP course, the digital signal is the signal processing unit. The digital signal has a wide variety of digital components, so the course concentrates on getting a good understanding of the digital signal, its characteristics, and basic algorithms for digital signal processing. In this course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of digital signal processing and gain a strong foundation in digital signal processing concepts and algorithms. You will also gain a strong foundation in DSP theory and algorithms. This will allow you to analyze and improve your DSP skills in subsequent courses in this specialization. This course is part of the DSP Supply Chain Management specialization. To get the most out of this specialization, you must have access to a computer and a DSP system. We recommend that you take the GIS and Cartography requirements from the specialization and complete them all at once. This course requires the use of MATLAB for analysis of the data. What you'll learn - Explores the fundamentals of a digital signal processor - Performs basic signal processing operations in the MATLAB environment - Understands and uses the common analog and digital control channels of a digital signal processor - Understands and uses the common digital output channels of a digital signal processor - Explains how digital signals and analog frames are linked - Explains how to

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Signal Processing Discrete Fourier Transform Data Transmission Ipython Fourier Analysis Convolution Linear Algebra Digital Signal Processing

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