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
1
Chapter 2
Signals in the Computer
31
Chapter 3
Filtering and Feedforward Filters
45
Chapter 4
The Z-Transform and Convolution
67
Chapter 5
Feedback Filters
85
Chapter 6
Spectral Analysis
101
Chapter 7
Compression
137
Chapter 8
Audio & Video Compression and Coding
149
Chapter 9
Review and Conclusions
163
Appendix A
Answers to Self-Test Exercises
171

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Self-publishing
Published
2016
Pages
207
Edition
1
Language
English
PDF Size
10.9 MB
License
CC BY-SA

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