ECE 438: Digital Signal Processing with Applications

Professor Boutin, Fall 2017

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  • Welcome to ECE438!

Course Information

  • Instructor: Prof. Mimi
  • Teaching Assistant: Garrett McMindes
    • Email: gmcminde at purdue dot you know what
  • Teaching Assistant: Ikbeom Jang
    • Email: jang69 at purdue dot you know what
  • Course Outline (Approximate schedule with detailed reference list)
  • Course Syllabus
  • Important Dates:
    • Test 1: Covers Part 1 of the material, Wed. October 18, 2017, 8-9pm, EE117
    • Test 2: Covers Part 2 of the material, Tue. November 28, 2017, 6:30-7:30pm, EE117
    • Final: TBA





  • HW1 was distributed in class; grades are posted on Blackboard; graded copies were distributed in class.
  • HW2 was distributed in class.

A bonus point opportunity

Students in ECE438 Fall 2017 have the opportunity to earn up to a 3% bonus by contributing a Rhea page on a subject related to digital signal processing. To pick a subject, simply write your name next to it. Please do not simply copy the lecture notes and do not plagiarize. Read Rhea's copyright policy before proceeding.

The deadline for contributing a project is at midnight on Sunday December 3, 2017.

Topic Number Topic Description Student Name/Nickname
1 3D Visualization of Z-Transform Ye Li
2 Sound & Color - Using Spectrograms to Analyze Sound Signals Emma Gihl
3 Characteristic Analysis of a Simple Distortion Pedal Haoyu Chen
4 Data Modulation Zhengyuan Hu
5 Summary of Facts about ROC/ROAC of a Z-Transform Ahmad Syaheed Abdul Rashid
6 Z-transform in linear feedback analysis of systems Zachary Carter
7 How to Create Salt and Pepper Noise in an Image Austin White
8 Use Matlab as Your Photoshop! Afiq Junaidy
9 Digital Filters: An Overview on Design Points and Considerations Henry Wang
10 Digital filter using the clustering method Songjie Chen
11 Topic title linked to your page here Name/nickname

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