Carnegie Mellon University

Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

Course Information

18-551: Signal Processing System Design

Units:

12

Description:

This course provides the student with a rich, in-depth design and application hardware project experience in the areas of digital communications and/or signal processing systems using DSP hardware. Teams of students work on a semester-long project of their choice. Topics include: speech and music processing, digital communications, multimedia processing, data compression, data storage, wireless communications, CD, image and/or signal processing, etc. One month of introductory laboratories familiarize the students with DSP hardware and support software. Lectures address z-transforms, IIR and FIR filter design using MATLAB and DSP hardware, LPC and adaptive filters, channel coding, time and frequency multiplexing, short time Fourier and wavelet transforms, and spread spectrum techniques.

Prerequisites: 18-491 AND one of 18-{348, 349, 370, 496, 792, 793, 794}

Last Modified: 2016-06-15 3:05PM

Semesters offered:

  • Spring 2017
  • Spring 2016
  • Spring 2015
  • Spring 2014
  • Spring 2013
  • Spring 2012
  • Spring 2011
  • Fall 2009
  • Fall 2008
  • Fall 2007
  • Fall 2006
  • Spring 2006
  • Fall 2005
  • Spring 2005
  • Spring 2004
  • Spring 2003
  • Spring 2002
  • Spring 2001
  • Spring 2000
  • Spring 1999
  • Spring 1998
  • Spring 1997