TTT4120 - Digital Signal Processing


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 4 hours

Course content

Digital signal processing (DSP) plays a major role in the fast development of new methods within areas as telecommunication, multimedia, medicine, seismic, remote sensing, monitoring and control of industrial processes, and so on. DSP may be defined as the set of mathematical tools which is used to analyze, model or transform physical (real world) signals/processes and sources. This includes basic operations like filtering and frequency analysis, but also methods/systems for modeling, estimation and classification. The following topics are taught: time, frequency and z-domain description of discrete signals and linear time-invariant systems; analysis and design of filters; multirate systems, correlation and energy spectrum; statistical properties, modeling and estimation of discrete stochastic processes.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Student has

a) an understanding of why digital signal processing is used.
b) has detailed knowledge of the basic methods for processing of discrete signals and systems.
c) a basic understanding of analysis, modeling and estimation of real world stochastic signals.

Skills: Student can
1) solve basic problems within filtering, frequency analysis and signal modeling by combining earlier acquired knowledge and skills within mathematics, statistics and basic signal processing.
2) use Matlab to solve the above basic problems

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, compulsory and optionally homework problems and computer exercises in Matlab.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

The course material is announced at the first lecture.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIE2024 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 6

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Electronics
  • Telecommunication
  • Applied Information and Communication Technology
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Seismics
  • Communication and Information Science
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2020-12-07

Submission 2020-12-07

Release 09:00

Submission 13:00

Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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