14:332:447 Digital Signal Processing Design

Course catalog description: Topics of current interest and importance in electrical and computer engineering. Typically one topic per semester is studied intensively.

Credits and contact hours: 3 credits; 1 hour and 20-minute session twice a week, every week

Pre-Requisite courses: 14:332:346

Co-Requisite courses: None

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Digital Signal Processing Design 
  • Review of DSP Fundamentals, Preliminary Exam
  • MATLAB Coding of Signal Processing Algorithms
  • Introduction to Speech and Image Processing
  • Image Processing -Color Images
  • Color Image Intensity Transforms and Spatial Filtering
  • Color Image Processing in the Frequency Domain
  • Image Restoration Methods
  • Time-Domain Signal Estimation Methods (Short-Time Processing Representations)    
  • Frequency-Domain Methods (Short-Time Fourier Transform Representations)
  • Convolutional Analysis Methods (Cepstral Representations)
  • Algorithms for Signal Processing (Signal Detection, Statistical Pattern Recognizer, Periodicity Detection, Resonance Frequency Estimation)
  • Principles of Computer Vision (Guest Lecturer)

Textbook: L. R. Rabiner and R. W. Schafer, Theory and Applications of Digital Speech Processing, Prentice-Hall Inc.

Other supplemental material: R.G. Gonzalez, R.E. Woods, S.L Eddins, Digital Image Processing using MATLAB, Prentice-Hall Inc.