ECE 161A

Introduction to Digital Signal Processing

ECE161A – Fall 2011
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 AM – 10:50 AM in WLH 2111


Course Information:

Course Content:
Chapters 1-8. Applications.

Professor Truong Q. Nguyen
Location: CalIT2(Atkinson Hall), Room 4117
Office Hours: Tu/Th 11:00am-noon, and by appointment
Phone: 397-8149

Course TA:
Lester Liu
Location: CalIT2(Atkinson Hall) 4/F Outside Room 4102
Office Hours: Monday: 09:30am-10:30am and Tuesday 3:00PM – 4:00PM and Wednesday 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Course Requirements and Grading:

Prerequisites: ECE101, ECE 109; Familiarity with Matlab.

Three pop quizzes 30%
Midterm Exam: (Thursday, 11/03/11) in class 30%
Final Exam: (Thursday, 12/08/11: 08:00am-11:00am) 40%


Digital Signal Processing with additional reading
by Oppenheim, Schafer, Proakis and Manolakis, Special Edition, Pearson, 2010. ISBN-13: 978-0-558-75048-0

Recommended Book: Schaum’s Outlines Digital Signal Processing by Monson H. Hayes, McGraw Hill, 1999.


Discussion Sections:

Tuesday 06:30 PM – 07:20 PM in WLH 2111


Practice homework problems will be periodically assigned. No grading. No credit. Solutions will be provided.


Quizzes will be in class, open textbook and note. No calculator.


The exams will be in class, closed book and closed notes. No calculator. One/two 8.5″x11″ sheet(s) of notes is/are allowed for midterm/final exam.