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Applied Digital Signal Processing

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

This course concerns the application of digital signal processing techniques, with particular focus on methods that enhance the characteristics and information of signals that are recorded in different settings. The course covers topics as sampling and reconstruction of a digital signal, transform methods, Windowing methods, filtering, noise reduction, spectral analysis and system identification. Additionally, the course also covers applications of Wavelets.  The course is given in the form of three independent projects, and in collaboration with the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Umeå University Hospital. The first project focuses on one-dimensional signal processing, the second on two-dimensional signal processing, and third project is based on a current research or development project at the Dept. of Biomedical engineering.
Engineers are frequently discovering new ways to process digitals signals using a variety of mathematical formulae and algorithms. Biomedical signal processing involves the application of these methods for analysis of e.g. heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen saturation levels, blood glucose, nerve conduction, brain activity, to provide useful information upon which clinicians can gain insights into the physiological process and aid in clinical assessments.
 

Application and eligibility

Applied Digital Signal Processing, 7.5 hp

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Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 19 March 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

For admission to the course at least 90 ECTS previous studies, including the following courses: Analog Circuits, 6 ECTS, and Transform Methods, 7.5 ECTS, or equivalent.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper Secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-54346

Application

Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service is in Swedish. Notification of admission will be sent in mid-November. Contact the department for more information.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

Contact us

Contactpersons for the course are: Sven Rönnbäck, International Coordinator

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