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Course number and title: EE212B Multirate Systems and Filter Banks
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: A. N. Willson (
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Signals and Systems course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 3 hrs/week.
Outside Study: 9 hrs/week.
Course Assessment:
Homework: Typically 6 assignments.
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final examination.
Grading Policy: Typically, 35% midterm and 65% final.
Course Prerequisites: EE212A.
Catalog Description: Fundamentals of multirate systems; polyphase representation; multistage implementations; applications of multirate systems; maximally decimated filter banks; perfect reconstruction systems; paraunitary filter banks; wavelet transform and its relation to multirate filter banks.  
Textbook and any related course material:
P. P. Vaidyanathan, Multirate Systems and Filter Banks, Prentice Hall, NJ, 1993.
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Multirate operations. Interconnection of building blocks in multirate systems.
The polyphase representation.
Structures for decimation and interpolation filters.
Multirate filter banks; filters of the QMF type, Johnston's filters. perfect reconstruction filters.
Cascaded integrator-comb decimation filters.
Some applications of multirate systems.
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

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