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
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||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
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
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|Assessment (Further Info)
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|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Five problem sets (written work)
Three Matlab programming assignments
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| 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
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
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|Course organiser||Mr Michael Newton
|Course secretary||Miss Jennifer Watson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735
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