Signal Computing

Digital Signals in the Software Domain

by Michael Stiber, Bilin Zhang Stiber, Eric C. Larson

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Book Description

In this book, you will learn how digital signals are captured, represented, processed, communicated, and stored in computers. The specific topics we will cover include: physical properties of the source information (such as sound or images), devices for information capture (microphones, cameras), digitization, compression, digital signal representation (JPEG, MPEG), digital signal processing (DSP), and network communication. By the end of this book, you should understand the problems and solutions facing signal computing systems development in the areas of user interfaces, information retrieval, data structures and algorithms, and communications.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-SA). You can download Signal Computing ebook for free in PDF format (10.9 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Signals in the Physical World
Chapter 2
Signals in the Computer
Chapter 3
Filtering and Feedforward Filters
Chapter 4
The Z-Transform and Convolution
Chapter 5
Feedback Filters
Chapter 6
Spectral Analysis
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Audio & Video Compression and Coding
Chapter 9
Review and Conclusions
Appendix A
Answers to Self-Test Exercises

Book Details

Computer Science
PDF Size
10.9 MB

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