ELEC ENG 7015 - Adaptive Signal Processing
North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2019
General Course Information
Course Code ELEC ENG 7015 Course Adaptive Signal Processing Coordinating Unit School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Term Semester 1 Level Postgraduate Coursework Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 3 Contact Up to 3 hours per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y Assumed Knowledge Linear systems (discrete & continuous), linear algebra, probability theory, Fourier & Z transforms & MATLAB Course Description Introductory and Preliminary material - Introduction to the concepts, key issues and motivating examples for adaptive filters; Discrete time linear systems and filters; Random variables and random processes, covariance matrices; Z transforms of stationary random processes. Optimum Linear Systems - Error surfaces and minimum mean square error; Optimum discrete time Wiener filter; Principle of orthogonality and canonical forms; Constrained optimisation; Method of steepest descent - convergence issues; Stochastic gradient descent LMS - convergence in the mean and mis-adjustment Case study. Least squares and recursive least squares. Linear Prediction - Forward and backward linear prediction; Levinson Durbin; Lattice filters.
Course Coordinator: Professor Lang WhiteCourse Coordinator and Lecturer: Professor Lang White
Phone: 8313 5055
The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.
Course Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1 Examine and derive the FIR Wiener filter 2 Explain and use the LMS algorithm 3 Apply the RLS algorithm 4 Recognise the prediction filter formulation and applications 5 Solve the Wiener filter weights for the prediction filter using the Levinson-Durbin
6 Apply the Lattice filter architecture from the Levinson-Durbin algorithm 7 Use Matlab to implement the Wiener filter, Least Squares, LMS and RLS algorithms, and apply to selected applications.
The above course learning outcomes are aligned with the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Standard for the Professional Engineer.
The course is designed to develop the following Elements of Competency: 1.1 1.2 1.3 2.1 2.2 2.3 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4
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This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s) Deep discipline knowledge
- informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
- acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
- accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
1-7 Critical thinking and problem solving
- steeped in research methods and rigor
- based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
- demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
1-7 Teamwork and communication skills
- developed from, with, and via the SGDE
- honed through assessment and practice throughout the program of studies
- encouraged and valued in all aspects of learning
3 Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
- a capacity for self-reflection and a willingness to engage in self-appraisal
- open to objective and constructive feedback from supervisors and peers
- able to negotiate difficult social situations, defuse conflict and engage positively in purposeful debate
Required ResourcesA set of course notes, practice problems and other supporting materials will be available for downloading from the course web site.
Recommended ResourcesMain References
A. Poularikas, Z. Ramadan, Adaptive Filtering Primer with MATLAB®
S. Haykin Adaptive Filter Theory
C.W. Therrien Discrete Random Signals and Statistical Signal Processing
W.B. Davenport and W.L. Root An Introduction to the Theory of Random Signals and Noise
B Widrow and S.D. Stearns Adaptive Signal Processing
S.T. Alexander Adaptive Signal Processing - Theory and Applications
V Solo and X Kong Adaptive Signal Processing Algorithms
R.A. Monzingo and T.W. Miller Introduction to Adaptive Arrays
F Hsu and A.A. Giordano Least Squares Signal Processing
S.J. Orfanidis Optimum Signal Processing
G.C. Goodwin and K.S. Sim Adaptive Filtering, Prediction and Control
M.L. Honig and D.G. Messerschmidtt Advanced Signal Processing
B.D.O. Anderson and J.B. Moore Optimal Filtering
C.F.N. Cowan and P.M. Grant Adaptive Filters
Y. Bar Shalom Tracking and Data Association
P A Regalia Adaptive IIR Filtering in Signal Processing and Control
L.H. Sibul (Ed) Adaptive Signal Processing
M. G. Bellanger Adaptive Digital Filters and Signal Analysis Marcel Dekker 1987
Online LearningExtensive use will be made of the MyUni web site for this course:
Course notes, tutorial problems and solutions, laboratory exercises and practice problems will all be available for downloading from the web site. Where the lecture theatre facilities permit, audio or video recordings of lectures will also be available for downloading.There will be two on-line quizzes to be completed.
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesThis course relies on lectures as the primary delivery mechanism for the material. Tutorials supplement the lectures by providing exercises and example problems to enhance the understanding obtained through lectures. Matlab based assignments are used to provide hands-on experience for students to reinforce the theoretical concepts encountered in lectures. Class tests provide formative assessment opportunities for students to gauge their progress and understanding.
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.
Activity No. Contact Hours Workload Hours Lectures 24 24 60 Tutorials 6 6 24 Assignments 2 50 In-class tests 2 2 20 Total 32 154
Learning Activities Summary
Activity Session Week Topic Lecture 1-3 1 Review of random processes 4-5 2 Optimal FIR Wiener filter 6-8 3 Prediction error formulations 9-10 4 Lattice filters 11-13 5 LMS Algorithm 14-15 7 Adaptive Lattice Filters 16-17 8 Least Squares Estimation 18-20 9 RLS algorithm 21-22 11 Selected Topics in Adaptive Filtering 23-24 12 Revision Tutorial 1 2 Random Processes 2 4 Wiener filters 3 6 Lattice Filters 4 8 LMS Algorithm 5 10 RLS Algorithm 6 12 Selected topics in adaptive filtering In-class Tests 1 6 LMS Algorithm 2 10 RLS Algorithm
Specific Course RequirementsNot applicable
Small Group Discovery ExperienceNot applicable.
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Assessment Task Weighting (%) Individual/ Group Formative/ Summative Due (week)* Hurdle criteria Learning outcomes class tests 20 Individual Summative Weeks 5, 10 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. assignments 80 Individual Summative Weeks 9, 14 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Total 100
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Assessment Related RequirementsThis subject has no final examination. There are no hurdle requirements.
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M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme) Grade Mark Description FNS Fail No Submission F 1-49 Fail P 50-64 Pass C 65-74 Credit D 75-84 Distinction HD 85-100 High Distinction CN Continuing NFE No Formal Examination RP Result Pending
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