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Rhea Section for ECE 438: Digital Signal Processing with Applications Professor Boutin, Fall 2009

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7 As, 9 Bs, 10 Cs, 3 Ds, 2 Fs.

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Note that it is perfectly ok to discuss the homework questions on Rhea. In particular, you are allowed to post your own solutions at any time.--Mboutin 09:40, 25 August 2009 (UTC)

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  • Test 1 (out of 145)
Stats: mean=69.7, median=70, std=28.3, grade histogram:Test1HistECE438F09.png
Please give exam feedback here.
  • Test 2 (out of 115)
Stats: mean=86.7, median=85, std=19.98, grade histogram:Test2HistECE438F09.png
Please give exam feedback here.
  • Final (out of 220)
Stats: mean=126.9, median=126, Max=195, Min=48
gradelines: $ A \geq 170 $, $ B \geq 139 $, $ C \geq 100 $, $ D \geq 72 $
Final Exam Discussion

Student-Led Recitations

  • Student-Led Recitation Guidelines
  • There will be up to two recitations on each subject: one on Monday 6-7pm, EE115, and one on Tuesday 6-7pm, EE115.
  • Please specify M or Tu next to your name, so we know which day you are available to lead the recitation.
Topic Number Topic Description Leader Recitation Date Recitation Time Room Number
1 CT and DT Fourier transform Hamad Al Shehhi, Tue 9/1/2009 6-7pm ee115
2 z-transform Carlos Leon 9/8/2009 6-7pm ee115
3a sampling part 1 Michael Wei - Tu Sept. 15 6-7pm ee115
3b sampling part 2 name - M/Tu Sept. 21/22 6-7pm ee115
4 Discrete Fourier transform Kelli Hacker - M Sept. 28 6-7pm ee115
5 Fast Fourier transform Emily Thompson skip TBD TBD
6 DT Systems Ryan Taylor - Tu TBD TBD TBD
7 Filtering-Recap Dhruv Lamba Tu, Nov 17 6-7pm EE 115
8 Speech - Mo

Peter Clay - Tu

Nov. 3 6-7pm EE115
9a Spectral Analysis of 2D signals Ryan Scheidt - Tuesday Dec. 1st, Tuesday 6-7pm EE115
9b Spectral Analysis of 2D signals Ren Pan -Mo Nov. 16(Mo) 6-7pm EE115
10a Image Processing Ananya Panja-Tuesday Dec 8th,Tue 6-7pm EE115
10b Image Processing Recitation Michael Nolte TBD 6-7pm EE 115
11 Quantization (if time permits) Your Name TBD TBD TBD
12 Encoding (if time permits) Your Name TBD TBD TBD

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