Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
Signal theory
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Physical Engineering - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Galleani Lorenzo ORARIO RICEVIMENTO A2 ING-INF/03 3.4 1.6 0 0 10
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/03 5 B - Caratterizzanti Ingegneria delle telecomunicazioni
Objectives of the course
The course teaches the fundamental tools for analysis and processing of deterministic and random signals.
Deterministic and continuous-time signals and systems
' Definition of energy and power
' Fourier analysis: series and transforms
' Energy and power spectrum; autocorrelation functions
' Periodic signals and their spectrum
' Continuous-time linear and time-invariant systems: impulse response, convolution, frequency response
' Filters
' Sampling theorem

Continuous-time random processes
' Fundamentals of continuous-time random processes
' Statistical characterization: probability density functions, ensemble averages, autocorrelation
' Stationary and cyclostationary processes
' Spectral analysis of stationary processes; power spectral density
' Statistical characterization of filtered random processes
' Ergodic processes
' Processes frequently used in communications: Gaussian processes, white and colored Gaussian noise, data transmission processes
' Models of communication channels
Selected chapters from:

A. Papoulis., S.U. Pillai, Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes, Fourth Edition, McGraw-Hill (New York,NY,USA), 2002.
Revisions / Exam
Written exam

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2009/10

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