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Audio Signal Processing 7.5 Credits

Second cycle, S7006E
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2011 Sp 2 - Present
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Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Signal Processing
Subject group (SCB)
Computer Technology

Entry requirements

General entry requirements, second cycle

Specific entry

Linear systems theory, signal analysis and transform theory, basic skills in Matlab. (S0001E)

Alternative to completed courses can be corresponding knowledge acquired through work within the IT- or electronics sector.

More information about English language requirements

Course Aim
After completion, the students should be able to evaluate, implement and extend time and frequency domain algorithms for the processing of audio/musical signals.

The course covers the most common strategies to process audio such as
- Audio Filters - Equalizers, Wah-Wah filter, Time Varying Equalizers
- Delay Effects - Comb Filters, Vibrato, Flanger, Chorus, Echo
- Modulators/Demodulators
- Nonlinear Processing - Limiter/Compressor, Noise Gate, Tube/ Valve Simulation, Exciters and Enhancers
- Spatial Effects - Room Simulators, Reverberation, Stereo Enhancement

The teaching consists of lectures with theory, examples, problem solving sessions and a mandaatory project assignment. A fair amount of emphasis will be placed on the digital implementation of the algorithms and assessment of their implementation in the labs.

Final project, written report and oral presentation.

The course will not be given every year.

Johan Carlson

Transition terms
The course S7006E is equal to SMS044

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2011 Sp 2 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
The title of the coursebook: \"DAFX Digital Audio Effects\", author: Udo Zölzer

Course offered by
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering

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Study guidance

Syllabus established
by the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering 17 Dec 2007

Last revised
by Jonny Johansson HUL, SRT 07 Oct 2011