Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2007/08
Signal theory
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Computer Engineering - Verres/Ivrea
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Mechatronic Engineering - Verres/Ivrea
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Zanini Riccardo       4 1 0 0 8
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/03 6 B - Caratterizzanti Ingegneria delle telecomunicazioni
Objectives of the course
The following competences are taught: 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
Revisions / Exam
Written examination

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2008/09

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