# Course Schedule for ECE438, Spring 2010, Prof. Boutin

Except for the exam dates, this is an approximate schedule. Updates will be made throughout the semester.

Part One | |||||
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Day | Date | Material Covered | Reading | Lab | |

Monday | 01/12/09 | Introduction to course | Introduction to lab | ||

Wednesday | 01/14/09 | Signal types, characteristics, transformations | 1.1.1-1.1.3 | CT and DT signals | |

Friday | 01/16/09 | Special signals, complex, singularity fcts, comb and replication operations | 1.1.4-1.1.7 | ||

Monday | 01/19/09 | MLK (no class) | CT and DT signals | ||

Wednesday | 01/21/09 | Systems properties, Convolutions HW0 due | 1.2.1, 1.2.2 | ||

Friday | 01/23/09 | Frequency Response | 1.2.3 | ||

Monday | 01/26/09 | CT Fourier transform | 1.3.2 | DT systems | |

Wednesday | 01/28/09 | DT Fourier transform, HW1 due | 1.3.3 | ||

Friday | 01/30/09 | Analysis of sampling | 1.4.1 | ||

Monday | 02/02/09 | Relation between CTFT and DTFT | 1.4.2 | Frequency analysis | |

Wednesday | 02/04/09 | Sampling rate conversion, HW2 due | 1.3.3 | 1.4.3 | |

Friday | 02/06/09 | ZT derivation and convergence | 1.5.1, 1.5.2 | ||

Monday | 02/09/09 | ZT properties and pairs | 1.5.3 | ||

Wednesday | 02/11/09 | ZT and diff. equations, HW3 due | 1.3.3 | 1.5.4 | Sampling and reconst. |

Friday | 02/13/09 | Inverse ZT, response of LTI systems | 1.5.5, 1.5.6 | ||

Monday | 02/16/09 | DFT derivation, properties, pairs | 1.6.1, 1.6.2 | ||

Wednesday | 02/18/09 | Test One (in Class) | |||

Part Two | |||||

Friday | 02/20/09 | Spectral analysis via DFT | 1.6.3 | ||

Monday | 02/23/09 | FFT | 1.6.4 | ||

Wednesday | 02/25/09 | FFT, HW4 due | 1.6.4 | ||

Friday | 02/27/09 | Circular convolution, one random variable | 1.6.5., 3.1.1 | ||

Monday | 03/02/09 | two random variables | 3.1.2 | ||

Wednesday | 03/04/09 | random sequences, HW5 due | 3.1.3 | ||

Friday | 03/06/09 | Estimating distributions | 3.1.4 | ||

Monday | 03/09/09 | Filtering random sequences | 3.1.5 | ||

Wednesday | 03/11/09 | Estimating correlation functions HW6 due | 3.1.6 | ||

Friday | 03/13/09 | Test Two (in class) | |||

Monday | 03/16/09 | Spring Break (no class) | |||

Wednesday | 03/18/09 | Spring Break (no class) | |||

Friday | 03/20/09 | Spring Break (no class) | |||

Part Three | |||||

Monday | 03/23/09 | Models for speech, spectrograms | 4.1.1, 4.1.2 | ||

Wednesday | 03/25/09 | Analog spectrum analyzer, speech characteristics | 4.1.2, 4.1.3 | ||

Friday | 03/27/09 | Short time (ST) DTFT | 4.2.1 | ||

Monday | 03/30/09 | Filter bank interpretation and efficient computation of STDTFT | |||

Wednesday | 04/01/09 | HW7 due | |||

Friday | 04/03/09 | Waveform reconstruction from STDTFT | 4.2.2 | ||

Monday | 04/06/09 | Linear prediction- framework | 4.2.3 | ||

Wednesday | 04/08/09 | Linear prediction- solution HW8 due | |||

Friday | 04/10/09 | Linear prediction- exp. results | |||

Monday | 04/13/09 | 2D syst. and spectral analysis, special signals, CT FT | |||

Wednesday | 04/15/09 | linear shift-invariant imaging systems HW9 due | |||

Friday | 04/17/09 | Periodic structures, sampling and scanning | |||

Monday | 04/20/09 | Image enhancement, grayscale information | |||

Wednesday | 04/22/09 | Spatial filtering | |||

Friday | 04/24/09 | Test Three (in class) | |||

Part Four | |||||

Monday | 04/27/09 | Computed Tomography | |||

Wednesday | 04/29/09 | Computed Tomography | |||

Friday | 05/01/09 | Computed Tomography | |||

Final Exam (Date and location TBA) |