Undergraduate Course: Musical Applications of Fourier Theory and Digital Signal Processing (MUSI10055)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||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.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least three Mathematics courses. We will only consider University/College level courses.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 33,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Project 1: 50% (5 problem sets @ 10% each)
Project 2: 50% (2 programming assignments @ 25% each)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- A thorough and detailed technical and mathematical understanding of Fourier Theory with regard to audio signal processing.
- The ability to program audio processing and DSP code in the Matlab language
- The ability to design and program specialised signal processing operations, such as the phase vocoder, and various audio effects including flangers, chorusers and artificial reverberation.
- An increased facility with various mathematical concepts, including complex number representations, trigonometry, inner product descriptions, orthogonality as well as some linear algebra.
- An understanding of, and the ability to program digital fillter structures.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||2 hour lecture per week and 1 hour tutorial per week.
|Keywords||MAF music technology fourier theory digital signal processing acoustics
|Course organiser||Dr Brian Hamilton
|Course secretary||Miss Carrie Lyall
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422