Postgraduate Course: Postgraduate Musical Applications of Fourier Theory and Digital Signal Processing (MUSI11034)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
||Availability||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area||Music
||Other subject area||None
||Taught in Gaelic?||No
|Course description||This course aims to describe the mathematical underpinnings of Fourier theory, and digital signal processing, especially with regard to music and audio applications. The emphasis is on algebraic work, and on practical computation for sound analysis and synthesis.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?||Yes
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1)
||WebCT enabled: Yes
|King's Buildings||Lecture||Lecture||1-11|| 15:00 - 18:00|
||Week 1, Monday, 15:00 - 18:00, Zone: King's Buildings. Dan Rutherford Room g.26 except the 24th of October and the 7th of November Swann Building 2.29 |
||19/09/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Dan Rutherford Bld G.26
26/09/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Dan Rutherford Bld G.26
03/10/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Dan Rutherford Bld G.26
10/10/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Dan Rutherford Bld G.26
17/10/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Dan Rutherford Bld G.26
24/10/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Swann Building 2.29
31/10/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Dan Rutherford Bld G.26
07/11/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Swann Building 2.29
14/11/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Dan Rutherford Bld G.26
21/11/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Dan Rutherford Bld G.26
28/11/2011 - Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Dan Rutherford Bld G.26
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|An technical understanding of Fourier anaylsis, especially as applied to discrete time audio signals
An understanding of the functioning of various audio effects, including chorus, flanging, and phasors.
An understanding of the short time Fourier transformation, and phase vocoder based time stretching and pitch shifting algorithms, at the algebraic and programming levels.
An understanding of simple digital filter structures as used in audio applications.
An understanding of discrete inner product spaces, and the concept of signal orthogonality.
An understanding of the underpinnings and implications of the audio sampling theorem.
Facility in the Matlab programming language
|Five problem sets (written work)|
Three Matlab programming assignments
|Course organiser||Dr Stefan Bilbao
Tel: (0131 6)51 7043
|Course secretary||Ms Karen Bradley
Tel: 0131 221 6085
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