Module Details

CE804-7-AU-CO: Digital Signal Processing

Year: 2016/17
Department: Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
Essex credit: 15
ECTS credit: 7.5
Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students: No
Full Year Module Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students for a Single Term: No
Outside Option: No
Comments: If CE804 was taken as a UG module (CE335) an alternative module must be selected. Before commencing your course, you should meet with the PGT Director to decide the structure of your course.

Staff
Supervisor: Dr Nikolaos Thomos
Teaching Staff: Dr Nikolaos Thomos
Contact details: School Office, e-mail csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872770.

Module is taught during the following terms
Autumn Spring Summer

Module Description

The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of the fundamentals of digital signal processing.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, students should be able to:

-Understand the fundamental concepts related to digital signals
-Describe and apply typical signal conditioning approaches
-Understand Fourier transform and spectral estimation
-Understand Z-transform and apply it in digital filter design
-Describe different types of digital filters
-Implement typical digital signal processing methods for specific applications

Outline Syllabus

-Introduction to signal analysis
-Discrete-time signals and systems
-Signal conditioning
-Fourier analysis and spectral estimation
-Digital filtering basics
-Z-transform
-Transfer function
-FIR and IIR digital filter structures
-Digital filter design
-Signal processing applications

Learning and Teaching Methods

Lectures and laboratories

Assessment

40 per cent Coursework Mark, 60 per cent Exam Mark

Coursework

Progress Test in week 7 Weighting = 20% Assignment - Biosignal Processing and Analysis, Submitted to FASER in week 10 Weighting = 20%

Other information

STUDENTS SHOULD NOTE THAT THIS MODULE INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO REVIEW AND CHANGE

Bibliography

  • Highly recommended reading
  • MITRA, S.K., Digital Signal Processing: A Practical Approach, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill, 2006.
  • Recommended reading
  • IFEACHOR, E., JERVIS, B.W., Digital Signal Processing: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall