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    Signals and Systems Richard Baraniuk NONRETURNABLE NO REFUNDS, EXCHANGES, OR CREDIT ON ANY COURSE PACKETS Signals and Systems Course Authors: Richard Baraniuk Contributing Authors: Thanos Antoulas Richard Baraniuk Adam Blair Steven Cox Benjamin Fite Roy Ha Michael Haag Don Johnson Ricardo Radaelli-Sanchez Justin Romberg Phil Schniter Melissa Selik John Slavinsky Michael Wakin Produced by: The Connexions Project http://cnx.rice.edu/ Rice University, Houston TX Problems? Typos? Suggestions? etc... http://mountainbunker.org/bugReport c 2003 Thanos Antoulas, Richard Baraniuk, Adam Blair, Steven Cox, Benjamin Fite, Roy Ha, Michael Haag, Don Johnson, Ricardo Radaelli-Sanchez, Justin Romberg, Phil Schniter, Melissa Selik, John Slavinsky, Michael Wakin This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/1.0 Table of Contents 1 Introduction 2.1 Signals Represent Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2 Signals and Systems: A First Look 3.1 System Classifications and Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 3.2 Properties of Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.3 Signal Classifications and Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 3.4 Discrete-Time Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 3.5 Useful Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 3.6 The Complex Exponential . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 3.7 Discrete-Time Systems in the Time-Domain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 3.8 The Impulse Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 3.9 BIBO Stability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 3 Time-Domain Analysis of CT Systems 4.1 Systems in the Time-Domain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 4.2 Continuous-Time Convolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 4.3 Properties of Convolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 4.4 Discrete-Time Convolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 4 Linear Algebra Overview 5.1 Linear Algebra: The Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 5.2 Vector Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 5.3 Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70 5.4 Matrix Diagonalization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 5.5 Eigen-stuff in a Nutshell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 5.6 Eigenfunctions of LTI Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 5 Fourier Series 6.1 Periodic Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 6.2 Fourier Series: Eigenfunction Approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 6.3 Derivation of Fourier Coefficients Equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 6.4 Fourier Series in a Nutshell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 6.5 Fourier Series Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 6.6 Symmetry Properties of the Fourier Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 6.7 Circular Convolution Property of Fourier Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 6.8 Fourier Series and LTI Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 6.9 Convergence of Fourier Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 6.10 Dirichlet Conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 6.11 Gibbs’s Phenomena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 6.12 Fourier Series Wrap-Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 6 Hilbert Spaces and Orthogonal Expansions 7.1 Vector Spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 7.2 Norms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 7.3 Inner Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 7.4 Hilbert Spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 7.5 Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 7.6 Common Hilbert Spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128 7.7 Types of Basis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 iv 7.8 Orthonormal Basis Expansions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 7.9 Function Space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 7.10 Haar Wavelet Basis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 7.11 Orthonormal Bases in Real and Complex Spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 7.12 Plancharel and Parseval’s Theorems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 7.13 Approximation and Projections in Hilbert Space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 7 Fourier Analysis on Complex Spaces 8.1 Fourier Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 8.2 Fourier Analysis in Complex Spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 8.3 Matrix Equation for the DTFS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 8.4 Periodic Extension to DTFS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 8.5 Circular Shifts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 8.6 Circular Convolution and the DFT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 8.7 DFT: Fast Fourier Transform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 8.8 The Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 8.9 Deriving the Fast Fourier Transform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185 8 Convergence 9.1 Convergence of Sequences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 9.2 Convergence of Vectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .190 9.3 Uniform Convergence of Function Sequences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194 9 Fourier Transform 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 Discrete Fourier Transformation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 Table of Common Fourier Transforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 Discrete-Time Fourier Transform (DTFT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 Discrete-Time Fourier Transform Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 Discrete-Time Fourier Transform Pair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200 DTFT Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202 Continuous-Time Fourier Transform (CTFT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 Properties of the Continuous-Time Fourier Transform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 10 Sampling Theorem 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 Sampling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211 Reconstruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215 More on Reconstruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219 Nyquist Theorem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222 Aliasing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223 Anti-Aliasing Filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227 Discrete Time Processing of Continuous TIme Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228 11 Laplace Transform and System Design 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 The Laplace Transforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235 Properties of the Laplace Transform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239 Table of Common Laplace Transforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239 Region of Convergence for the Laplace Transform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240 The Inverse Laplace Transform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242 Poles and Zeros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243 12 Z-Transform and Digital Filtering 13.1 The Z Transform: Definition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247 v 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 Table of Common Z-Transforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251 Region of Convergence for the Z-transform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252 Inverse Z-Transrom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260 Rational Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 Difference Equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265 Understanding Pole/Zero Plots on the Z-Plane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268 Filter Design using the Pole/Zero Plot of a Z-Transform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272 13 Homework Sets 14.1 Homework #1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277 14.2 Homework #1 Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280 vi 1 1 Cover Page .1.1 Signals and Systems: Elec 301 summary: This course deals with signals, systems, and transforms, from their theoretical mathematical foundations to practical implementation in circuits and computer algorithms. At the conclusion of ELEC 301, you should have a deep understanding of the mathematics and practical issues of signals in continuous and discrete time, linear time-invariant systems, convolution, and Fourier transforms. Instructor: Richard Baraniuk1 Teaching Assistant: Michael Wakin2 Course Webpage: Rice University Elec3013 Module Authors: Richard Baraniuk, Justin Romberg, Michael Haag, Don Johnson Course PDF File: Currently Unavailable 1http://www.ece.rice.edu/∼richb/ 2http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/∼wakin/ 3http://dsp.rice.edu/courses/elec301 2 Chapter 1 Introduction 2.1 Signals Represent Information Whether analog or digital, information is represented by the fundamental quantity in electrical engineering: the signal . Stated in mathematical terms, a signal is merely a function. Analog signals are continuous-valued; digital signals are discrete-valued. The independent variable of the signal could be time (speech, for example), space (images), or the integers (denoting the sequencing of letters and numbers in the football score). 1.1.1 Analog Signals Analog signals are usually signals defined over continuous independent variable(s). Speech is produced by your vocal cords exciting acoustic resonances in your vocal tract. The result is pressure waves propagating in the air, and the speech signal thus corresponds to a function having independent variables of space and time and a value corresponding to air pressure: s (x, t) (Here we use vector notation x to denote spatial coordinates). When you record someone talking, you are evaluating the speech signal at a particular spatial location, x0 say. An example of the resulting waveform s (x0, t) is shown in this figure (Figure 1.1). Photographs are static, and are continuous-valued signals defined over space. Blackand-white images have only one value at each point in space, which amounts to its optical reflection properties. In Figure 1.2, an image is shown, demonstrating that it (and all other images as well) are functions of two independent spatial variables. Color images have values that express how reflectivity depends on the optical spectrum. Painters long ago found that mixing together combinations of the so-called primary colors– red, yellow and blue–can produce very realistic color images. Thus, images today are usually thought of as having three values at every point in space, but a different set of colors is used: How much of red, green and blue is present. Mathematically, color pictures are multivalued– vector-valued–signals: s (x) = (r (x) , g (x) , b (x))T . Interesting cases abound where the analog signal depends not on a continuous variable, such as time, but on a discrete variable. For example, temperature readings taken every hour have continuous–analog–values, but the signal’s independent variable is (essentially) the integers. 1.1.2 Digital Signals The word ”digital” means discrete-valued and implies the signal has an integer-valued independent variable. Digital information includes numbers and symbols (characters typed on 3 4 CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION Amplitude Speech Example 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3 -0.4 -0.5 Figure 1.1: A speech signal’s amplitude relates to tiny air pressure variations. Shown is a recording of the vowel ”e” (as in ”speech”). 5 Lena (a) 6 CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION Ascii Table number charactenrumber charactenrumber charactenrumber charactenrumber charactenrumber charactenrumber charactenrum 00 nul 01 soh 02 stx 03 etx 04 eot 05 enq 06 ack 07 08 bs 09 ht 0A nl 0B vt 0C np 0D cr 0E so 0F 10 dle 11 dc1 12 dc2 13 dc3 14 dc4 15 nak 16 syn 17 18 car 19 em 1A sub 1B esc 1C fs 1D gs 1E rs 1F 20 sp 21 ! 22 ” 23 # 24 $ 25 % 26 & 27 28 ( 29 ) 2A * 2B + 2C , 2D - 2E . 2F 30 0 31 1 32 2 33 3 34 4 35 5 36 6 37 38 8 39 9 3A : 3B ; 3C < 3D = 3E > 3F 40 @ 41 A 42 B 43 C 44 D 45 E 46 F 47 48 H 49 I 4A J 4B K 4C L 4D M 4E N 4F 50 P 51 Q 52 R 53 S 54 T 55 U 56 V 57 58 X 59 Y 5A Z 5B [ 5C \ 5D ] 5E ˆ 5F 60 ’ 61 a 62 b 63 c 64 d 65 e 66 f 67 68 h 69 i 6A j 6B k 6C l 6D m 6E n 6F 70 p 71 q 72 r 73 s 74 t 75 u 76 v 77 78 x 79 y 7A z 7B { 7C — 7D } 7E ∼ 7F Figure 1.3: The ASCII translation table shows how standard keyboard characters are represented by integers. This table displays the so-called 7-bit code (how many characters in a seven-bit code?); extended ASCII has an 8-bit code. The numeric codes are represented in hexadecimal (base-16) notation. The mnemonic characters correspond to control characters, some of which may be familiar (like cr for carriage return) and some not ( bel means a ”bell”). the keyboard, for example). Computers rely on the digital representation of information to manipulate and transform information. Symbols do not have a numeric value, and each is represented by a unique number. The ASCII character code has the upper- and lowercase characters, the numbers, punctuation marks, and various other symbols represented by a seven-bit integer. For example, the ASCII code represents the letter a as the number 97 and the letter A as 65. Figure 1.3 shows the international convention on associating characters with integers. Chapter 2 Signals and Systems: A First Look 3.1 System Classifications and Properties 2.1.1 Introduction In this module some of the basic classifications of systems will be briefly introduced and the most important properties of these systems are explained. As can be seen, the properties of a system provide an easy way to separate one system from another. Understanding these basic difference’s between systems, and their properties, will be a fundamental concept used in all signal and system courses, such as digital signal processing (DSP). Once a set of systems can be identified as sharing particular properties, one no longer has to deal with proving a certain characteristic of a system each time, but it can simply be accepted do the the systems classification. Also remember that this classification presented here is neither exclusive (systems can belong to several different classificatins) nor is it unique (there are other methods of classification). 2.1.2 Classification of Systems Along with the classification of systems below, it is also important to understand the Classification of Signals. 2.1.2.1 Continuous vs. Discrete This may be the simplest classification to understand as the idea of discrete-time and continuous-time is one of the most fundamental properties to all of signals and system. A system where the input and output signals are continuous is a continuous system , and one where the input and ouput signals are discrete is a discrete system . 2.1.2.2 Linear vs. Nonlinear A linear system is any system that obeys the properties of scaling (homogeneity) and superposition (additivity), while a nonlinear system is any system that does not obey at least one of these. To show that a system H obeys the scaling property is to show that H (kf (t)) = kH (f (t)) (2.1) 7 8 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK Figure 2.1: A block diagram demonstrating the scaling property of linearity Figure 2.2: A block diagram demonstrating the superposition property of linearity To demonstrate that a system H obeys the superposition property of linearity is to show that H (f1 (t) + f2 (t)) = H (f1 (t)) + H (f2 (t)) (2.2) It is possible to check a system for linearity in a single (though larger) step. To do this, simply combine the first two steps to get H (k1f1 (t) + k2f2 (t)) = k2H (f1 (t)) + k2H (f2 (t)) (2.3) 2.1.2.3 Time Invariant vs. Time Variant A time invariant system is one that does not depend on when it occurs: the shape of the output does not change with a delay of the input. That is to say that for a system H where H (f (t)) = y (t), H is time invariant if for all T H (f (t − T )) = y (t − T ) (2.4) 9 Figure 2.3: This block diagram shows what the condition for time invariance. The output is the same whether the delay is put on the input or the output. When this property does not hold for a system, then it is said to be time variant , or time-varying. 2.1.2.4 Causal vs. Noncausal A causal system is one that is nonanticipative ; that is, the output may depend on current and past inputs, but not future inputs. All ”realtime” systems must be causal, since they can not have future inputs available to them. One may think the idea of future inputs does not seem to make much physical sense; however, we have only been dealing with time as our dependent variable so far, which is not always the case. Imagine rather that we wanted to do image processing. Then the dependent variable might represent pixels to the left and right (the ”future”) of the current position on the image, and we would have a noncausal system. 2.1.2.5 Stable vs. Unstable A stable system is one where the output does not diverge as long as the input does not diverge. A bounded input produces a bounded output. It is from this property that this type of system is referred to as bounded input-bounded output (BIBO) stable. Representing this in a mathematical way, a stable system must have the following property, where x (t) is the input and y (t) is the output. The output must satisfy the condition |y (t) | ≤ My < ∞ when we have an input to the system that can be described as (2.5) |x (t) | ≤ Mx < ∞ (2.6) Mx and My both represent a set of finite positive numbers and these relationships hold for all of t. If these conditions are not met, i.e. a system’s output grows without limit (diverges) from a bounded input, then the system is unstable . 3.2 Properties of Systems 2.2.1 ”Linear Systems” If a system is linear, this means that when an input to a given system is scaled by a value, the output of the system is scaled by the same amount. 10 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK (a) (b) Figure 2.4: (a) For a typical system to be causal... (b) ...the output at time t0, y (t0), can only depend on the portion of the input signal before t0. 11 Linear Scaling Figure 2.5 In part (a) of the figure above, an input x to the linear system L gives the output y If x is scaled by a value α and passed through this same system, as in part (b), the output will also be scaled by α. A linear system also obeys the principle of superposition. This means that if two inputs are added together and passed through a linear system, the output will be the sum of the individual inputs’ outputs. That is, if (a) is true, then (b) is also true for a linear system. The scaling property mentioned above still holds in conjunction with the superposition principle. Therefore, if the inputs x and y are scaled by factors α and β, respectively, then the sum of these scaled inputs will give the sum of the individual scaled outputs: 2.2.2 ”Time-Invariant Systems” A time-invariant system has the property that a certain input will always give the same output, without regard to when the input was applied to the system. In this figure, x (t) and x (t − t0) are passed through the system TI. Because the system TI is time-invariant, the inputs x (t) and x (t − t0) produce the same output. The only difference is that the output due to x (t − t0) is shifted by a time t0. Whether a system is time-invariant or time-varying can be seen in the differential equation (or difference equation) describing it. Time-invariant systems are modeled with constant coefficient equations. A constant coefficient differential (or difference) equation means that the parameters of the system are not changing over time and an input now will give the same result as the same input later. 2.2.3 ”Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems” Certain systems are both linear and time-invariant, and are thus referred to as LTI systems. As LTI systems are a subset of linear systems, they obey the principle of superposition. In the figure below, we see the effect of applying time-invariance to the superposition definition in the linear systems section above. 12 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK Superposition Principle Figure 2.6: If (a) is true, then the principle of superposition says that (b) is true as well. This holds for linear systems. Superposition Principle with Linear Scaling Figure 2.7: Given (a) for a linear system, (b) holds as well. 13 Time-Invariant Systems Figure 2.8: (a) shows an input at time t while (b) shows the same input t0 seconds later. In a time-invariant system both outputs would be identical except that the one in (b) would be delayed by t0. Linear Time-Invariant Systems Figure 2.9: This is a combination of the two cases above. Since the input to (b) is a scaled, time-shifted version of the input in (a), so is the output. 14 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK Superposition in Linear Time-Invariant Systems Figure 2.10: The principle of superposition applied to LTI systems 2.2.3.1 ”LTI Systems in Series” If two or more LTI systems are in series with each other, their order can be interchanged without affecting the overall output of the system. Systems in series are also called cascaded systems. 2.2.3.2 ”LTI Systems in Parallel” If two or more LTI systems are in parallel with one another, an equivalent system is one that is defined as the sum of these individual systems. 2.2.4 ”Causality” A system is causal if it does not depend on future values of the input to determine the output. This means that if the first input to a system comes at time t0, then the system should not give any output until that time. An example of a non-causal system would be one that ”sensed” an input coming and gave an output before the input arrived: A causal system is also characterized by an impulse response h(t) that is zero for t <0. 3.3 Signal Classifications and Properties 2.3.1 Introduction This module will lay out some of the fundamentals of signal classification. This is basically a list of definitions and properties that are fundamental to the discussion of signals and systems. It should be noted that some discussions like energy signals vs. power signals have been designated their own module for a more complete discussion, and will not be included here. 15 Cascaded LTI Systems Figure 2.11: The order of cascaded LTI systems can be interchanged without changing the overall effect. Parallel LTI Systems Figure 2.12: Parallel systems can be condensed into the sum of systems. 16 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK Non-causal System Figure 2.13: In this non-causal system, an output is produced due to an input that occurs later in time. 17 Figure 2.14 2.3.2 Classifications of Signals Along with the classification of signals below, it is also important to understand the Classification of Systems. 2.3.2.1 Continuous-Time vs. Discrete-Time As the names suggest, this classification is determined by whether or not the time axis (x-axis) is discrete (countable) or continuous . A continuous-time signal will contain a value for all real numbers along the time axis. In contrast to this, a discrete-time signal is often created by using the sampling theorem to sample a continuous signal, so it will only have values at equally spaced intervals along the time axis. 2.3.2.2 Analog vs. Digital The difference between analog and digital is similar to the difference between continuoustime and discrete-time. In this case, however, the difference is with respect to the value of the function (y-axis). Analog corresponds to a continuous y-axis, while digital corresponds to a discrete y-axis. An easy example of a digital signal is a binary sequence, where the values of the function can only be one or zero. 2.3.2.3 Periodic vs. Aperiodic Periodic signals repeat with some period T, while aperiodic, or nonperiodic, signals do not. We can define a periodic function through the following mathematical expression, where t can be any number and T is a positive constant: f (t) = f (T + t) (2.7) The fundamental period of our function, f (t), is the smallest value of T that the still allows the above equation, Equation 2.7, to be true. 2.3.2.4 Causal vs. Anticausal vs. Noncausal Causal signals are signals that are zero for all negative time, while anitcausal are signals that are zero for all positive time. Noncausal signals are signals that have nonzero values in both positive and negative time. 18 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK Figure 2.15 (a) (b) Figure 2.16: (a) A periodic signal with period T0 (b) An aperiodic signal 19 (a) (b) (c) Figure 2.17: (a) A causal signal (b) An anticausal signal (c) A noncausal signal 20 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK (a) (b) Figure 2.18: (a) An even signal (b) An odd signal 2.3.2.5 Even vs. Odd An even signal is any signal f such that f (t) = f (−t). Even signals can be easily spotted as they are symmetric around the vertical axis. An odd signal , on the other hand, is a signal f such that f (t) = − (f (−t)). Using the definitions of even and odd signals, we can show that any signal can be written as a combination of an even and odd signal. That is, every signal has an odd-even decomposition. To demonstrate this, we have to look no further than a single equation. 1 1 f (t) = (f (t) + f (−t)) + (f (t) − f (−t)) 2 2 (2.8) By multiplying and adding this expression out, it can be shown to be true. Also, it can be shown that f (t) + f (−t) fulfills the requirement of an even function, while f (t) − f (−t) fulfills the requirement of an odd function. Example 2.1: 2.3.2.6 Deterministic vs. Random A deterministic signal is a signal in which each value of the signal is fixed and can be determined by a mathematical expression, rule, or table. Because of this the future values 21 (a) (b) (c) 22 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK (a) (b) Figure 2.20: (a) Deterministic Signal (b) Random Signal of the signal can be calculated from past values with complete confidence. On the other hand, a random signal has a lot of uncertainty about its behavior. The future values of a random signal cannot be acurately predicted and can usually only be guessed based on the averages of sets of signals. 2.3.2.7 Right-Handed vs. Left-Handed A right-handed signal and left-handed signal are those signals whose value is zero between a given variable and positive or negative infinity. Mathematically speaking, a right-handed signal is defined as any signal where f (t) = 0 for t < t1 < ∞, and a left-handed signal is defined as any signal where f (t) = 0 for t > t1 > −∞. See the figures below for an example. Both figures ”begin” at t1 and then extends to positive or negative infinity with mainly nonzero values. 2.3.2.8 Finite vs. Infinite Length As the name applies, signals can be characterized as to whether they have a finite or infinite length set of values. Most finite length signals are used when dealing with discrete-time signals or a given sequence of values. Mathematically speaking, f (t) is a finite-length signal if it is nonzero over a finite interval t1 < f (t) < t2 where t1 > −∞ and t2 < ∞. An example can be seen in the below figure. Similarly, an infinite-length signal , f (t), is defined as nonzero over all real numbers: ∞ ≤ f (t) ≤ −∞ 23 (a) (b) Figure 2.21: (a) Right-handed signal (b) Left-handed signal 3.4 Discrete-Time Signals So far, we have treated what are known as analog signals and systems. Mathematically, analog signals are functions having countinuous quantities as their independent variables, such as space and time. Discrete-time signals are functions defined on the integers; they are sequences. One of the fundamental results of signal theory will detail conditions under which an analog signal can be converted into a discrete-time one and retrieved without error. This result is important because discrete-time signals can be manipulated by systems instantiated as computer programs. Subsequent modules describe how virtually all analog signal processing can be performed with software. As important as such results are, discrete-time signals are more general, encompassing signals derived from analog ones and signals that aren’t. For example, the characters forming a text file form a sequence, which is also a discrete-time signal. We must deal with such symbolic valued (pg ??) signals and systems as well. As with analog signals, we seek ways of decomposing real-valued discrete-time signals into simpler components. With this approach leading to a better understanding of signal structure, we can exploit that structure to represent information (create ways of representing information with signals) and to extract information (retrieve the information thus represented). For symbolic-valued signals, the approach is different: We develop a common representation of all symbolic-valued signals so that we can embody the information they contain in a unified way. From an information representation perspective, the most important issue becomes, for both real-valued and symbolic-valued signals, efficiency; What is the most parsimonious and compact way to represent information so that it can be extracted 24 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK Figure 2.22: Finite-Length Signal. Note that it only has nonzero values on a set, finite interval. later. 2.4.1 Real- and Complex-valued Signals A discrete-time signal is represented symbolically as s (n), where n = {. . . , −1, 0, 1, . . . }. We usually draw discrete-time signals as stem plots to emphasize the fact they are functions defined only on the integers. We can delay a discrete-time signal by an integer just as with analog ones. A delayed unit sample has the expression δ (n − m), and equals one when n = m. Discrete-Time Cosine Signal sn 1 … n … Figure 2.23: The discrete-time cosine signal is plotted as a stem plot. Can you find the formula for this signal? 25 Unit Sample δn 1 n Figure 2.24: The unit sample. 2.4.2 Complex Exponentials The most important signal is, of course, the complex exponential sequence . s (n) = ej2πfn (2.9) 2.4.3 Sinusoids Discrete-time sinusoids have the obvious form s (n) = Acos (2πf n + φ). As opposed to analog complex exponentials and sinusoids that can have their frequencies be any real value, frequencies of their discrete-time counterparts yield unique waveforms only when f lies in the interval − 1 2 , 1 2 . This property can be easily understood by noting that adding an integer to the frequency of the discrete-time complex exponential has no effect on the signal’s value. ej2π(f +m)n = ej2πf nej2πmn = ej2πfn (2.10) This derivation follows because the complex exponential evaluated at an integer multiple of 2π equals one. 2.4.4 Unit Sample The second-most important discrete-time signal is the unit sample , which is defined to be δ (n) = 1 if n = 0 0 otherwise (2.11) Examination of a discrete-time signal’s plot, like that of the cosine signal shown in this figure (Figure 2.23), reveals that all signals consist of a sequence of delayed and scaled unit samples. Because the value of a sequence at each integer m is denoted by s (m) and the unit sample delayed to occur at m is written δ (n − m), we can decompose any signal as a sum of unit samples delayed to the appropriate location and scaled by the signal value. ∞ s (n) = (s (m) δ (n − m)) m=−∞ (2.12) This kind of decomposition is unique to discrete-time signals, and will prove useful subsequently. Discrete-time systems can act on discrete-time signals in ways similar to those found in analog signals and systems. Because of the role of software in discrete-time systems, many 26 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK more different systems can be envisioned and “constructed” with programs than can be with analog signals. In fact, a special class of analog signals can be converted into discretetime signals, processed with software, and converted back into an analog signal, all without the incursion of error. For such signals, systems can be easily produced in software, with equivalent analog realizations difficult, if not impossible, to design. 2.4.5 Symbolic-valued Signals Another interesting aspect of discrete-time signals is that their values do not need to be real numbers. We do have real-valued discrete-time signals like the sinusoid, but we also have signals that denote the sequence of characters typed on the keyboard. Such characters certainly aren’t real numbers, and as a collection of possible signal values, they have little mathematical structure other than that they are members of a set. More formally, each element of the symbolic-valued signal s (n) takes on one of the values {a1, . . . , aK} which comprise the alphabet A. This technical terminology does not mean we restrict symbols to being members of the English or Greek alphabet. They could represent keyboard characters, bytes (8-bit quantities), integers that convey daily temperature. Whether controlled by software or not, discrete-time systems are ultimately constructed from digital circuits, which consist entirely of analog circuit elements. Furthermore, the transmission and reception of discrete-time signals, like e-mail, is accomplished with analog signals and systems. Understanding how discrete-time and analog signals and systems intertwine is perhaps the main goal of this course. 3.5 Useful Signals Before looking at this module, hopefully you have some basic idea of what a signal is and what basic classifications and properties a signal can have. To review, a signal is merely a function defined with respect to an independent variable. This variable is often time but could represent an index of a sequence or any number of things in any number of dimensions. Most, if not all, signals that you will encounter in your studies and the real world will be able to be created from the basic signals we discuss below. Because of this, these elementary signals are often referred to as the building blocks for all other signals. 2.5.1 Sinusoids Probably the most important elemental signal that you will deal with is the real-valued sinusoid. In its continuous-time form, we write the general form as x (t) = Acos (ωt + φ) (2.13) where A is the amplitude, ω is the frequency, and φ represents the phase. Note that it is common to see ωt replaced with 2πf t. Since sinusoidal signals are periodic, we can express the period of these, or any periodic signal, as 2π T= ω (2.14) 2.5.2 Complex Exponential Function Maybe as important as the general sinusoid, the complex exponential function will become a critical part of your study of signals and systems. Its general form is written as 27 Figure 2.25: Sinusoid with A = 2, w = 2, and φ = 0. f (t) = Best (2.15) where s, shown below, is a complex number in terms of σ, the phase constant, and ω the frequency: s = σ + jω Please look at the complex exponential module or the other elemental signals page (pg ??) for a much more in depth look at this important signal. 2.5.3 Real Exponentials Just as the name sounds, real exponentials contain no imaginary numbers and are expressed simply as f (t) = Beαt (2.16) where both B and α are real parameters. Unlike the complex exponential that oscillates, the real exponential either decays or grows depending on the value of α. • - Decaying Exponential , when α < 0 • - Growing Exponential , when α > 0 2.5.4 Unit Impulse Function The unit impulse ”function” (or Dirac delta function) is a signal that has infinite height and infinitesimal width. However, because of the way it is defined, it actually integrates to one. While in the engineering world, this signal is quite nice and aids in the understanding of many concepts, some mathematicians have a problem with it being called a function, since it is not defined at t = 0 . Engineers reconcile this problem by keeping it around integrals, in order to keep it more nicely defined. The unit impulse is most commonly denoted as δ (t) 28 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK (a) (b) Figure 2.26: Examples of Real Exponentials (a) Decaying Exponential (b) Growing Exponential The most important property of the unit-impulse is shown in the following integral: ∞ δ (t) dt = 1 −∞ (2.17) 2.5.5 Unit-Step Function Another very basic signal is the unit-step function that is defined as u (t) = 1 if t < 0 0 if t ≥ 0 (2.18) Note that the step function is discontinuous at the origin; however, it does not need to be defined here as it does not matter in signal theory. The step function is a useful tool for testing and for defining other signals. For example, when different shifted versions of the step function are multiplied by other signals, one can select a certain portion of the signal and zero out the rest. 2.5.6 Ramp Function The ramp function is closely related to the unit-step discussed above. Where the unitstep goes from zero to one instantaneously, the ramp function better resembles a real-world signal, where there is some time needed for the signal to increase from zero to its set value, one in this case. We define a ramp function as follows  0 if t < 0  r (t) = t t0 if 0 ≤ t ≤ t0  1 if t > t0 (2.19) 29 1 t (a) 1 t (b) Figure 2.27: Basic Step Functions (a) Continuous-Time Unit-Step Function (b) Discrete-Time Unit-Step Function 30 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK 1 t0 t Figure 2.28: Ramp Function 3.6 The Complex Exponential 2.6.1 The Exponential Basics The complex exponential is one of the most fundamental and important signal in signal and system analysis. Its importance comes from its functions as a basis for periodic signals as well as being able to characterize linear, time-invariant signals. Before proceeding, you should be familiar with the ideas and functions of complex numbers. 2.6.1.1 Basic Exponential For all numbers x, we easily derive and define the exponential function from the Taylor’s series below: ex = 1 + x1 + x2 + x3 + . . . 1! 2! 3! (2.20) ∞ ex = 1 xk k! k=0 (2.21) We can prove, using the ratio test, that this series does indeed converge. Therefore, we can state that the exponential function shown above is continuous and easily defined. From this definition, we can prove the following property for exponentials that will be very useful, especially for the complex exponentials discussed in the next section. ex1+x2 = (ex1 ) (ex2 ) (2.22) 2.6.1.2 Complex Continuous-Time Exponential Now for all complex numbers s, we can define the complex continuous-time exponential signal as f (t) = Aest = Aejωt (2.23) 31 where A is a constant, t is our independent variable for time, and for s imaginary, s = jω. Finally, from this equation we can reveal the ever important Euler’s Identity (for more information on Euler read this short biography1): Aejωt = Acos (ωt) + j (Asin (ωt)) (2.24) From Euler’s Identity we can easily break the signal down into its real and imaginary components. Also we can see how exponentials can be combined to represet any real signal. By modifying their frequency and phase, we can represent any signal through a superposity of many signals - all capable of being represented by an exponential. The above expressions do not include any information on phase however. We can further generalize our above expressions for the exponential to generalize sinusoids with any phase by making a final substitution for s, s = σ + jω, which leads us to f (t) = Aest = Ae(σ+jω)t = Aeσtejωt (2.25) where we define S as the complex amplitude , or phasor , from the first two terms of the above equation as S = Aeσt (2.26) Going back to Euler’s Identity, we can rewrite the exponentials as sinusoids, where the phase term becomes much more apparent. f (t) = Aeσt (cos (ωt) + jsin (ωt)) = Acos (σ + ωt) + jAsin (σ + ωt) (2.27) As stated above we can easily break this formula into its real and imaginary part as follows: Re (f (t)) = Aeσtcos (ωt) (2.28) Im (f (t)) = Aeσtsin (ωt) (2.29) 2.6.1.3 Complex Discrete-Time Exponential Finally we have reached the last form of the exponential signal that we will be interested in, the discrete-time exponential signal , which we will not give as much detail about as we did for its continuous-time counterpart, because they both follow the same properties and logic discussed above. Because it is discrete, there is only a slightly different notation used to represents its discrete nature f [n] = BesnT = BejωnT (2.30) where nT represents the discrete-time instants of our signal. 2.6.2 Euler’s Relation Along with Euler’s Identity, Euler also described a way to represent a complex exponential signal in terms of its real and imaginary parts through Euler’s Relation : ejwt + e−(jwt) cos (ωt) = 2 1http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/∼history/Mathematicians/Euler.html (2.31) 32 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK (a) (b) (c) Figure 2.29: The shapes possible for the real part of a complex exponential. Notice that the oscillations are the result of a cosine, as there is a local maximum at t = 0. (a) If σ is negative, we have the case of a decaying exponential window. (b) If σ is positive, we have the case of a growing exponential window. (c) If σ is zero, we have the case of a constant window. ejwt − e−(jwt) sin (ωt) = 2j ejwt = cos (ωt) + jsin (ωt) (2.32) (2.33) 2.6.3 Drawing the Complex Exponential At this point, we have shown how the complex exponential can be broken up into its real part and its imaginary part. It is now worth looking at how we can draw each of these parts. We can see that both the real part and the imaginay part have a sinusoid times a real exponential. We also know that sinusoids oscillate between one and negative one. From this it becomes apparent that the real and imaginary parts of the complex exponential will each oscillate between a window defined by the real exponential part. While the σ determines the rate of decay/growth, the ω part determines the rate of the oscillations. This is apparent by noticing that the ω is part of the argument to the sinusoidal part. 33 Figure 2.30: This is the s-plane. Notice that any time s lies in the right half plane, the complex exponential will grow through time, while any time it lies in the left half plane it will decay. Exercise 2.1: What do the imaginary parts of the complex emponentials drawn above look like? Solution: They look the same except the oscillation is that of a sinusoid as opposed to a cosinusoid (ie it passes through the origin rather than being a local maximum at t = 0). 2.6.4 The Complex Plane It becomes extremely useful to view the complex variable s as a point in the complex plane (the s-plane ). 3.7 Discrete-Time Systems in the Time-Domain A discrete-time signal s (n) is delayed by n0 samples when we write s (n − n0), with n0 > 0. Choosing n0 to be negative advances the signal along the integers. As opposed to analog delays (pg ??), discrete-time delays can only be integer valued. In the frequency domain, delaying a signal corresponds to a linear phase shift of the signal’s discrete-time Fourier transform: s (n − n0) ↔ e−(j2πfn0)S ej2πf . Linear discrete-time systems have the superposition property. S (a1x1 (n) + a2x2 (n)) = a1S (x1 (n)) + a2S (x2 (n)) (2.34) A discrete-time system is called shift-invariant (analogous to time-invariant analog systems (pg ??)) if delaying the input delays the corresponding output. If S (x (n)) = y (n), then S (x (n − n0)) = y (n − n0) (2.35) 34 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK We use the term shift-invariant to emphasize that delays can only have integer values in discrete-time, while in analog signals, delays can be arbitrarily valued. We want to concentrate on systems that are both linear and shift-invariant. It will be these that allow us the full power of frequency-domain analysis and implementations. Because we have no physical constraints in ”constructing” such systems, we need only a mathematical specification. In analog systems, the differential equation specifies the inputoutput relationship in the time-domain. The corresponding discrete-time specification is the difference equation . y (n) = a1y (n − 1) + · · · + apy (n − p) + b0x (n) + b1x (n − 1) + · · · + bqx (n − q) (2.36) Here, the output signal y (n) is related to its past values y (n − l), l = {1, . . . , p}, and to the current and past values of the input signal x (n). The system’s characteristics are determined by the choices for the number of coefficients p and q and the coefficients’ values {a1, . . . , ap} and {b0, b1, . . . , bq}. aside: There is an asymmetry in the coefficients: where is a0? This coefficient would multiply the y(n) term in Equation 2.36. We have essentially divided the equation by it, which does not change the input-output relationship. We have thus created the convention that a0 is always one. As opposed to differential equations, which only provide an implicit description of a system (we must somehow solve the differential equation), difference equations provide an explicit way of computing the output for any input. We simply express the difference equation by a program that calculates each output from the previous output values, and the current and previous inputs. Difference equations are usually expressed in software with for loops. A MATLAB program that would compute the first 1000 values of the output has the form for n=1:1000 y(n) = sum(a.*y(n-1:-1:n-p)) + sum(b.*x(n:-1:n-q)); end An important detail emerges when we consider making this program work; in fact, as written it has (at least) two bugs. What input and output values enter into the computation of y(1)? We need values for y(0), y(-1), ..., values we have not yet computed. To compute them, we would need more previous values of the output, which we have not yet computed. To compute these values, we would need even earlier values, ad infinitum. The way out of this predicament is to specify the system’s initial conditions : we must provide the p output values that occurred before the input started. These values can be arbitrary, but the choice does impact how the system responds to a given input. One choice gives rise to a linear system: Make the initial conditions zero. The reason lies in the definition of a linear system: The only way that the output to a sum of signals can be the sum of the individual outputs occurs when the initial conditions in each case are zero. Exercise 2.2: The initial condition issue resolves making sense of the difference equation for inputs that start at some index. However, the program will not work because of a programming, not conceptual, error. What is it? How can it be ”fixed?” Solution: The indices can be negative, and this condition is not allowed in MATLAB. To fix it, we must start the signals later in the array. 35 Table 1 n x(n) y(n) -1 0 0 0 1 b 1 0 ba 2 0 ba2 : 0 : n 0 ban Figure 2.31 Example 2.2: Let’s consider the simple system having p = 1 and q = 0. y (n) = ay (n − 1) + bx (n) (2.37) To compute the output at some index, this difference equation says we need to know what the previous output y (n − 1) and what the input signal is at that moment of time. In more detail, let’s compute this system’s output to a unit-sample input: x (n) = δ (n). Because the input is zero for negative indices, we start by trying to compute the output at n = 0. y (0) = ay (−1) + b (2.38) What is the value of y (−1)? Because we have used an input that is zero for all negative indices, it is reasonable to assume that the output is also zero. Certainly, the difference equation would not describe a linear system if the input that is zero for all time did not produce a zero output. With this assumption, y (−1) = 0, leaving y (0) = b. For n > 0, the input unit-sample is zero, which leaves us with the difference equation ∀n, n > 0 : y (n) = ay (n − 1). We can envision how the filter responds to this input by making a table. y (n) = ay (n − 1) + bδ (n) (2.39) Coefficient values determine how the output behaves. The parameter b can be any value, and serves as a gain. The effect of the parameter a is more complicated (Figure 2.31). If it equals zero, the output simply equals the input times the gain b. For all non-zero values of a, the output lasts forever; such systems are said to be IIR ( I nfinite I mpulse Response). The reason for this terminology is that the unit sample also known as the impulse (especially in analog situations), and the system’s response to the ”impulse” lasts forever. If a is positive and less than one, the output is a decaying exponential. When a = 1, the output is a unit step. If a is negative and greater than −1, the output oscillates while decaying exponentially. When a = 1, the output changes sign forever, alternating between b and −b. More dramatic effects when |a| > 1; whether positive or negative, the output signal becomes larger and larger, growing exponentially. 36 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK x(n) y(n) a = 0.5, b = 1 1 y(n) 1 a = –0.5, b = 1 n y(n) 4 a = 1.1, b = 1 n 2 n n -1 0 n Figure 2.32: The input to the simple example system, a unit sample, is shown at the top, with the outputs for several system parameter values shown below. Positive values of a are used in population models to describe how population size increases over time. Here, n might correspond to generation. The difference equation says that the number in the next generation is some multiple of the previous one. If this multiple is less than one, the population becomes extinct; if greater than one, the population flourishes. The same difference equation also describes the effect of compound interest on deposits. Here, n indexes the times at which compounding occurs (daily, monthly, etc.), a equals the compound interest rate plusone, and b = 1 (the bank provides no gain). In signal processing applications, we typically require that the output remain bounded for any input. For our example, that means that we restrict |a| = 1 and chose values for it and the gain according to the application. Exercise 2.3: Note that the difference equation (Equation 2.36), y (n) = a1y (n − 1) + · · · + apy (n − p) + b0x (n) + b1x (n − 1) + · · · + bqx (n − q) does not involve terms like y (n + 1) or x (n + 1) on the equation’s right side. Can such terms also be included? Why or why not? Solution: Such terms would require the system to know what future input or output values would be before the current value was computed. Thus, such terms can cause difficulties. Example 2.3: A somewhat different system has no ”a” coefficients. Consider the difference equa- tion 1 y (n) = (x (n) + · · · + x (n − q + 1)) (2.40) q Because this system’s output depends only on current and previous input values, we need not be concerned with initial conditions. When the input is a unit-sample, 37 y(n) 1 5 n Figure 2.33: The plot shows the unit-sample response of a length-5 boxcar filter. the output equals 1 q for n = {0, . . . , q − 1}, then equals zero thereafter. Such systems are said to be FIR ( Finite I mpulse Response) because their unit sample responses have finite duration. Plotting this response (Figure 2.33) shows that the unit-sample response is a pulse of width q and height 1 q . This waveform is also known as a boxcar, hence the name boxcar filter given to this system. (We’ll derive its frequency response and develop its filtering interpretation in the next section.) For now, note that the difference equation says that each output value equals the average of the input’s current and previous values. Thus, the output equals the running average of input’s previous q values. Such a system could be used to produce the average weekly temperature (q = 7) that could be updated daily. 3.8 The Impulse Function In engineering, we often deal with the idea of an action occuring at a point. Whether it be a force at a point in space or a signal at a point in time, it becomes worth while to develop some way of quantitatively defining this. This leads us to the idea of a unit impulse, probably the second most important function, next to the complex exponential, in systems and signals course. 2.8.1 Dirac Delta Function The Dirac Delta function , often referred to as the unit impulse or delta function, is the function that defines the idea of a unit impulse. This function is one that is infinitesimally narrow, infinitely tall, yet integrates to unity , one (see Equation 2.41 below). Perhaps the simplest way to visualize this is as a rectangular pulse from a − 2 to a + 2 with a height of 1 . As we take the limit of this, lim0, we see that the width tends to zero and the height →0 tends to infinity as the total area remains constant at one. The impulse function is often written as δ (t). ∞ δ (t) dt = 1 −∞ (2.41) 38 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK Figure 2.34: This is one way to visualize the Dirac Delta Function. Figure 2.35: Since it is quite difficult to draw something that is infinitely tall, we represent the Dirac with an arrow centered at the point it is applied. If we wish to scale it, we may write the value it is scaled by next to the point of the arrow. This is a unit impulse (no scaling). 39 2.8.1.1 The Sifting Property of the Impulse The first step to understanding what this unit impulse function gives us is to examine what happens when we multiply another function by it. f (t) δ (t) = f (0) δ (t) (2.42) Since the impulse function is zero everywhere except the origin, we essentially just ”pick off” the value of the function we are multiplying by evaluated at zero. At first glance this may not appear to give use much, since we already know that the impulse evaluated at zero is infinity, and anyhting times infinity is infinity. However, what happens if we integrate this? Sifting Property ∞ −∞ f (t) δ (t) dt = = ∞ −∞ f (0) f (0) ∞ −∞ δ δ (t) (t) dt dt = f (0) (2.43) It quickly becomes apparent that what we end up with is simply the function evaluated at zero. Had we used δ (t − T ) instead of δ (t), we could have ”sifted out” f (T ). This is what we call the Sifting Property of the Dirac function, which is often used to define the unit impulse. The Sifting Property is very useful in developing the idea of convolution which is one of the fundamental principles of signal processing. By using convolution and the sifting property we can represent an approximation of any system’s output if we know the system’s impulse response and input. Click on the convolution link above for more information on this. 2.8.1.2 Other Impulse Properties Below we will briefly list a few of the other properties of the unit impulse without going into detail of their proofs - we will leave that up to you to verify as most are straightforward. Note that these properties hold for continuous and discrete time. Unit Impulse Properties • - δ (αt) = 1 |α| δ (t) • - δ (t) = δ (−t) • - δ (t) = d dt u (t), where u (t) is the unit step. 2.8.2 Discrete-Time Impulse (Unit Sample) The extension of the Unit Impulse Function to discrete-time becomes quite trivial. All we really need to realize is that integration in continuous-time equates to summation in discretetime. Therefore, we are looking for a signal that sums to zero and is zero everywhere except at zero. Discrete-Time Impulse 40 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK Figure 2.36: The graphical representation of the discrete-time impulse function δ [n] = 1 if n = 0 0 otherwise (2.44) Looking at the discrete-time plot of any discrete signal one can notice that all discrete signals are composed of a set of scaled, time-shifted unit samples. If we let the value of a sequence at each integer k be denoted by s [k] and the unit sample delayed that occurs at k to be written as δ [n − k], we can write any signal as the sum of delayed unit samples that are scaled by the signal value, or weighted coefficients. ∞ s [n] = (s [k] δ [n − k]) k=−∞ (2.45) This decomposition is strictly a property of discrete-time signals and proves to be a very useful property. note: Through the above reasoning, we have formed Equation 2.45, which is the fundamental concept of discrete-time convolution. 2.8.3 The Impulse Response The impulse response is exactly what its name implies - the response of an LTI system, such as a filter, when the system’s input is the unit impulse (or unit sample). A system can be completed describe by its impulse response due to the idea mentioned above that all signals can be represented by a superposition of signals. An impulse response gives an equivalent description of a system as a transfer fucntion, since they are Laplace Transforms of each other. notation: Most texts use δ (t) and δ [n] to denote the continuous-time and discrte-time impulse response, respectively. 3.9 BIBO Stability BIBO stands for bounded input, bounded output. BIBO stable is a condition such that any bounded input yields a bounded output. This is to say that as long as we input a stable signal, we are guaranteed to have a stable output. In order to understand this concept, we must first look more closely into exactly what we mean by bounded. A bounded signal is any signal such that there exists a value such 41 Figure 2.37: A bounded signal is a signal for which there exists a constant A such that ∀t : |f (t) | < A that the absolute value of the signal is never greater than some value. Since this value is arbitrary, what we mean is that at no point can the signal tend to infinity. Once we have identified what it means for a signal to be bounded, we must turn our attention to the condition a system must posess in order to guarantee that if any bounded signal is passed through the system, a bounded signal will arise on the output. It turns out that a continuous-time LTI system with impulse response h (t) is BIBO stable if and only if Continuous-Time Condition for BIBO Stability ∞ |h (t) |dt < ∞ −∞ (2.46) This is to say that the transfer function is absolutely integrable. To extend this concept to discrete-time, we make the standard transition from integration to summation and get that the transfer function, h (n), must be absolutely summable. That is Discrete-Time Condition for BIBO Stability ∞ (|h (n) |) < ∞ n=−∞ (2.47) 2.9.1 Stability and Laplace Stability is very easy to infer from the pole-zero plot of a transfer function. The only condition necessary to demonstrate stability is to show that the jω-axis is in the region of convergence. 42 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK (a) (b) Figure 2.38: (a) Example of a pole-zero plot for a stable continuous-time system. (b) Example of a pole-zero plot for an unstable continuous-time system. 43 2.9.2 Stability and the Z-Transform Stability for discrete-time signals in the z-domain is about as easy to demonstrate as it is for continuous-time signals in the Laplace domain. However, instead of the region of convergence needing to contain the jω-axis, the ROC must contain the unit circle. 44 CHAPTER 2. SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS: A FIRST LOOK (a) (b) Figure 2.39: (a) A stable discrete-time system. (b) An unstable discrete-time system. Chapter 3 Time-Domain Analysis of CT Systems 4.1 Systems in the Time-Domain A discrete-time signal s (n) is delayed by n0 samples when we write s (n − n0), with n0 > 0. Choosing n0 to be negative advances the signal along the integers. As opposed to analog delays (pg ??), discrete-time delays can only be integer valued. In the frequency domain, delaying a signal corresponds to a linear phase shift of the signal’s discrete-time Fourier transform: s (n − n0) ↔ e−(j2πfn0)S ej2πf . Linear discrete-time systems have the superposition property. Superposition S (a1x1 (n) + a2x2 (n)) = a1S (x1 (n)) + a2S (x2 (n)) (3.1) A discrete-time system is called shift-invariant (analogous to time-invariant analog systems (pg ??)) if delaying the input delays the corresponding output. Shift-Invariant If S (x (n)) = y (n) , T henS (x (n − n0)) = y (n − n0) (3.2) We use the term shift-invariant to emphasize that delays can only have integer values in discrete-time, while in analog signals, delays can be arbitrarily valued. We want to concentrate on systems that are both linear and shift-invariant. It will be these that allow us the full power of frequency-domain analysis and implementations. Because we have no physical constraints in ”constructing” such systems, we need only a mathematical specification. In analog systems, the differential equation specifies the inputoutput relationship in the time-domain. The corresponding discrete-time specification is the difference equation . The Difference Equation y (n) = a1y (n − 1) + ... + apy (n − p) + b0x (n) + b1x (n − 1) + ... + bqx (n − q) (3.3) Here, the output signal y (n) is related to its past values y (n − l), l = {1, ..., p}, and to the current and past values of the input signal x (n). The system’s characteristics are determined by the choices for the number of coefficients p and q and the coefficients’ values {a1, ..., ap} and {b0, b1, ..., bq}. 45 46 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS aside: There is an asymmetry in the coefficients: where is a0? This coefficient would multiply the y (n) term in the difference equation (Equation 3.3). We have essentially divided the equation by it, which does not change the input-output relationship. We have thus created the convention that a0 is always one. As opposed to differential equations, which only provide an implicit description of a system (we must somehow solve the differential equation), difference equations provide an explicit way of computing the output for any input. We simply express the difference equation by a program that calculates each output from the previous output values, and the current and previous inputs. 4.2 Continuous-Time Convolution 3.2.1 Motivation Convolution helps to determine the effect a system has on an input signal. It can be shown that a linear, time-invariant system is completely characterized by its impulse response. At first glance, this may appear to be of little use, since impulse functions are not well defnied in real applications. however, the sifting property of impulses (Section 2.8.1.1) tells us that a signal can be decomposed into an infinite sum (integral) of scaled and shifted impulses. By knowing how a system affects a single impulse, and by understanding the way a signal is comprised of scaled and summed impulses, it seems reasonable that it should be possible to scale and sum the impulse responses of a system in order to deteremine what output signal will results from a particular input. This is precisely what convolution does convolution determines the system’s output from knowledge of the input and the system’s impulse response. In the rest of this module, we will examine exactly how convolution is defined from the reasoning above. This will result in the convolution integral (see the next section) and its properties. These concepts are very important in Electrical Engineering and will make any engineer’s life a lot easier if the time is spent now to truly understand what is going on. In order to fully understand convolution, you may find it useful to look at the discretetime convolution as well. It will also be helpful to experiment with the applets1 available on the internet. These resources will offer different approaches to this crucial concept. 3.2.2 Convolution Integral As mentioned above, the convolution integral provides an easy mathematical way to express the output of an LTI system based on an arbitrary signal, x (t), and the system’s impulse response, h (t). The convolution integral is expressed as ∞ y (t) = x (τ ) h (t − τ ) dτ −∞ (3.4) Convolution is such an important tool that it is represented by the symbol *, and can be written as y (t) = (x (t) , h (t)) (3.5) By making a simple change of variables into the convolution integral, τ = t − τ , we can easily show that convolution is commutative : 1http://www.jhu.edu/∼signals (x (t) , h (t)) = (h (t) , x (t)) (3.6) 47 Figure 3.1: We begin with a system defined by its impulse response, h (t). For more information on the characteristics of the convolution integral, read about the Properties of Convolution. We now present two distinct approaches for deriving the vonvolution integral. These derivations, along with a basic example, will help to build intuition about convolution. 3.2.3 Derivation I: The Short Approach The derivation used here closely follows the one discussed in the Motivation (Section 3.2.1) section above. To begin this, it is necessary to state the assumptions we will be making. In this instance, the only constraints on our system are that it be linear and time-invariant. Brief Overview of Derivation Steps: 1. - An impulse input leads to an impulse response output. 2. - A shifted imulse input leads to a shifted impulse response output. This is due to the time-invariance of the system. 3. - We now scale the impulse input to get a scaled impulse output. This is using the scalar multiplication property of linearity. 4. - We can now ”sum up” an infinite number of these scaled impulses to get a sum of an infinite number of scaled impulse responses. This is using the additivity attribute of linearity. 5. - Now we recognize that this infinite sum is nothing more than an integral, so we convert both sides into integrals. 6. - Recognizing that the input is the function f (t), we also recognize that the output is exactly the convolution integral. 48 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS Figure 3.2: We then consider a shifted version of the input impulse. Due to the time invariance of the system, we obtain a shifted version of the output impulse response. Figure 3.3: Now we use the scaling part of linearity by scaling the system by a value, f (τ ), that is constant with respect to the system variable, t. 49 Figure 3.4: We can now use the additivity aspect of linearity to add an infinite number of these, one for each possible τ . Since an infinite sum is exactly an integral, we end up with the integration known as the Convolution Integral. Using the sifting property, we recognize the left-hand side simply as the input f (t). 3.2.4 Derivation II: The Long Approach This derivation is really not too different from the one above. It is, however, a little more rigorous and a little longer. Hopefully, if you think you ”kind of” get the derivation above, this will help you gain a more complete understanding of convolution. The first step in this derivation is to define a particular realization of the unit impulse function. For this, we will use δ∆ (t) = 1 ∆ if − ∆ 2 < t < ∆ 2 0 otherwise After defining our realization of the unit impulse response, we can derive our convolution intergral from the following steps found in the table below. Note that the left column represents the input and the right column is the system’s output given that input. Derivation II of Convolution Integral Input lim δ∆ (t) ∆→0 →h→ lim δ∆ (t − n∆) ∆→0 →h→ lim f (n∆) δ∆ (t − n∆) ∆ → h → ∆→0 lim ∆→ ∞0 −∞ f n (τ (f )δ (n∆) δ∆ (t (t − τ ) dτ − n∆) ∆→) → h h → → f (t) →h→ Output lim h (t) ∆→0 lim h (t − n∆) ∆→0 lim f (n∆) h (t − n∆) ∆ ∆→0 lim ∆→ ∞0 −∞ f n (τ (f (n∆) h (t − ) h (t − τ ) dτ n∆) ∆) y (t) = ∞ −∞ f (τ ) h (t − τ ) dτ 50 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS Figure 3.5: The realization of the unit impulse function that we will use for this example. 51 (a) (b) Figure 3.6: Here are the two basic signals that we will convolve together. 3.2.5 Implementation of Convolution Taking a closer look at the convolution integral, we find that we are multiplying the input signal by the time-reversed impulse response and integrating. This will give us the value of the output at one given value of t. If we then shift the time-reversed impulse response by a small amount, we get the output for another value of t. Repeating this for every possible value of t, yields the total output function. While we would never actually do this computation by hand in this fashion, it does provide us with some insight into what is actually happening. We find that we are essentially reversing the impulse response function and sliding it across the input function, integrating as we go. This method, referred to as the graphical method , provides us with a much simpler way to solve for the output for simple (contrived) signals, while improving our intuition for the more complex cases where we rely on computers. In fact Texas Instruments2 developes Digital Signal Processors3 which have special instruction sets for computations such as convolution. 3.2.6 Basic Example Let us look at a basic continuous-time convolution example to help express some of the ideas mentioned above through a short example. We will convolve together two unit pulses, x (T ) and h (T ). 3.2.6.1 Reflect and Shift Now we will take one of the functions and reflect it around the y-axis. Then we must shift the function, such that the origin, the point of the function that was originally on the origin, is labeled as point t. This step is shown in the figure below, h (t − T ). Since convolution is commutative it will never matter which function is reflected and shifted; however, as the functions become more complicated reflecting and shifting the ”right one” will often make the problem much easier. 2http://www.ti.com 3http://dspvillage.ti.com/docs/toolssoftwarehome.jhtml 52 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS Figure 3.7: The reflected and shifted unit pulse. 3.2.6.2 Regions of Integration Next, we want to look at the functions and divide the span of the functions into different limits of integration. These different regions can be understood by thinking about how we slide h (t − T ) over the other function. These limits come from the different regions of overlap that occur between the two functions. If the function were more complex, then we would need to have more limits so that that overlapping parts of both function could be expressed in a single, linear integral. For this problem we will have the following four regions. Compare these limits of integration to the sketches of h (t − T ) and x (T ) to see if you can understand why we have the four regions. Note that the t in the limits of integration refers to the right-hand side of h (t − T )’s function, labeled as t between zero and one on the plot. Four Limits of Integration 1. - t < 0 2. - 0 ≤ t < 1 3. - 1 ≤ t < 2 4. - t ≥ 2 3.2.6.3 Using the Convolution Integral Finally we are ready for a little math. Using the convolution integral, let us integrate the product of x (T ) h (t − T ). For our first and fourth region this will be trivial as it will always be 0. The second region, 0 ≤ t < 1, will require the following math: y (t) = t 0 1dT =t (3.7) The third region, 1 ≤ t < 2, is solved in much the same manner. Take note of the changes in our integration though. As we move h (t − T ) across our other function, the left-hand 53 Figure 3.8: Shows the system’s response to the input, x (t). edge of the function, t − 1, becomes our lowlimit for the integral. This is shown through our convolution integral as y (t) = 1 t−1 1dT = 1 − (t − 1) (3.8) = 2−t The above formulas show the method for calculating convolution; however, do not let the simplicity of this example confuse you when you work on other problems. The method will be the same, you will just have to deal with more math in more complicated integrals. 3.2.6.4 Convolution Results Thus, we have the following results for our four regions:  0 if t < 0    y (t) = t if 0 ≤ t < 1 2 − t if 1 ≤ t < 2    0 if t ≥ 2 (3.9) Now that we have found the resulting function for each of the four regions, we can combine them together and graph the convolution of (x (t) , h (t)). 4.3 Properties of Convolution In this module we will look at several of the most prevalent properties of convolution. Note that these properties aply to both continuous-time convolution and discrete-time convolution. (Refer back to these two modules if you need a review of convolution). Also, for the proofs of some of the properties, we will be using continuous-time integrals, but we could prove them the same way using the discrete-time summations. 54 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS Figure 3.9: Graphical implication of the associative property of convolution. Figure 3.10: The figure shows that either function can be regarded as the system’s input while the other is the impulse response. 3.3.1 Associativity Theorem 3.1: Associative Law (f1 (t) , (f2 (t) , f3 (t))) = ((f1 (t) , f2 (t)) , f3 (t)) (3.10) 3.3.2 Commutativity Theorem 3.2: Commutative Law y (t) = (f (t) , h (t)) = (h (t) , f (t)) (3.11) Proof: To prove Equation 3.11, all we need to do is make a simple change of variables in our convolution integral (or sum), ∞ y (t) = f (τ ) h (t − τ ) dτ −∞ (3.12) By letting τ = t − τ , we can easily show that convolution is commutative : y (t) = = ∞ −∞∞ −∞ f h (t (τ − τ) ) f (t h (τ −τ ) ) dτ dτ (3.13) (f (t) , h (t)) = (h (t) , f (t)) (3.14) 55 Figure 3.11 3.3.3 Distribution Theorem 3.3: Distributive Law (f1 (t) , f2 (t) + f3 (t)) = (f1 (t) , f2 (t)) + (f1 (t) , f3 (t)) (3.15) Proof: The proof of this theorem can be taken directly from the definition of convolution and by using the linearity of the integral. 3.3.4 Time Shift Theorem 3.4: Shift Property For c (t) = (f (t) , h (t)), then c (t − T ) = (f (t − T ) , h (t)) and c (t − T ) = (f (t) , h (t − T )) (3.16) (3.17) 3.3.5 Convolution with an Impulse Theorem 3.5: Convolving with Unit Impulse (f (t) , δ (t)) = f (t) (3.18) Proof: For this proof, we will let δ (t) be the unit impulse located at the origin. Using the definition of convolution we start with the convolution integral ∞ (f (t) , δ (t)) = δ (τ ) f (t − τ ) dτ −∞ (3.19) From the definition of the unit impulse, we know that δ (τ ) = 0 whenever τ = 0. We use this fact to reduce the above equation to the following: (f (t) , δ (t)) = = ∞ −∞ f (t) δ (τ ) ∞ −∞ f (t) dτ (δ (τ )) dτ (3.20) 56 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS (a) (b) (c) Figure 3.12: Graphical demonstration of the shift property. The integral of δ (τ ) will only have a value when τ = 0 (from the definition of the unit impulse), therefore its integral will equal one. Thus we can simplify the equation to our theorem: (f (t) , δ (t)) = f (t) (3.21) 3.3.6 Width If Duration (f1) = T1 and Duration (f2) = T2 , then Duration ((f1, f2)) = T1 + T2 (3.22) 3.3.7 Causality If f and h are both causal, then (f, h) is also causal. 4.4 Discrete-Time Convolution 3.4.1 Overview Convolution is a concept that extends to all systems that are both linear and timeinvariant (LTI ). The idea of discrete-time convolution is exactly the same as that of continuous-time convolution. For this reason, it may be useful to look at both versions to help your understanding of this extremely important concept. Recall that convolution is a very powerful tool in determining a system’s output from knowledge of an arbitrary input and the system’s impulse response. It will also be helpful to see convolution graphically with 57 (a) (b) Figure 3.13: The figures, and equation above, reveal the identity function of the unit impulse. (a) (b) (c) Figure 3.14: From the images, you can see that the length, or duration, of the resulting signal after convolution will be equal to the sum of the lengths of each of the individual signals be convolved. 58 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS your own eyes and to play around with it some, so experiment with the applets4 available on the internet. These resources will offer different approaches to this crucial concept. 3.4.2 Convolution Sum As mentioned above, the convolution sum provides a concise, mathematical way to express the output of an LTI system based on an arbitrary discrete-time input signal and the system’s response. The convolution sum is expressed as ∞ y [n] = (x [k] h [n − k]) k=−∞ (3.23) As with continuous-time, convolution is represented by the symbol *, and can be written as y [t] = x [t] ∗ h [t] (3.24) By making a simple change of variables into the convolution sum, k = n − k, we can easily show that convolution is commutative : x [t] ∗ h [t] = h [t] ∗ x [t] (3.25) For more information on the characteristics of convolution, read about the Properties of Convolution. 3.4.3 Derivation We know that any discrete-time signal can be represented by a summation of scaled and shifted discrete-time impulses. Since we are assuming the system to be linear and timeinvariant, it would seem to reason that an input signal comprised of the sum of scaled and shifted impulses would give rise to an output comprised of a sum of scaled and shifted impulse responses. This is exactly what occurs in convolution . Below we present a more rigorous and mathematical look at the derivation: Letting H be a DT LTI system, we start with the folowing equation and work our way down the the convoluation sum! y [n] = H [x [n]] = = = = H ∞ k∞ k∞ k===−−−∞ k∞ ∞ ∞=−(((xHx∞[[kk[(xx]] hH[[kk[]]n[δδδ−[[[nnnk−−−])kkk]]]]]))) (3.26) Let us take a quick look at the steps taken in the above derivation. After our initial equation, we using the DT sifting property (Section 2.8.1.1) to rewrite the function, x [n], as a sum of the function times the unit impulse. Next, we can move around the H operator and the summation because H [@] is a linear, DT system. Because of this linearity and the fact that x [k] is a constannt, we can pull the previous mentioned constant out and simply multiply it by H [@]. Finally, we use the fact that H [@] is time invariant in order to reach our final state - the convolution sum! A quick graphical example may help in demonstrating why convolution works. 4http://www.jhu.edu/∼signals 59 Figure 3.15: A single impulse input yields the system’s impulse response. Figure 3.16: A scaled impulse input yields a scaled response, due to the scaling property of the system’s linearity. Figure 3.17: We now use the time-invariance property of the system to show that a delayed input results in an output of the same shape, only delayed by the same amount as the input. 60 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS Figure 3.18: We now use the additivity portion of the linearity property of the system to complete the picture. Since any discrete-time signal is just a sum of scaled and shifted discrete-time impulses, we can find the output from knowing the input and the impulse response. 61 Figure 3.19: This is the end result that we are looking to find. 3.4.4 Convolution Through Time (A Graphical Approach) In this section we will develop a second graphical interpretation of discrete-time convolution. We will begin this by writing the convolution sum allowing x to be a causal, length-m signal and h to be a causal, length-k, LTI system. This gives us the finite summation, m y [l] = (x [l] h [n − l]) l=0 (3.27) Notice that for any given n we have a sum of the products of xl and a time-delayed h−l. This is to say that we multiply the terms of x by the terms of a time-reversed h and add them up. Going back to the previous example: What we are doing in the above demonstration is reversing the impulse response in time and ”walking it across” the input signal. Clearly, this yields the same result as scaling, shifting and summing impulse responses. This approach of time-reversing, and sliding across is a common approach to presenting convolution, since it demonstrates how convolution builds up an output through time. 62 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS Figure 3.20: Here we reverse the impulse response, h , and begin its traverse at time 0. 63 Figure 3.21: We continue the traverse. See that at time 1 , we are multiplying two elements of the input signal by two elements of the impulse respone. Figure 3.22 64 CHAPTER 3. TIME-DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF CT SYSTEMS Figure 3.23: If we follow this through to one more step, n = 4, then we can see that we produce the same output as we saw in the intial example. Chapter 4 Linear Algebra Overview 5.1 Linear Algebra: The Basics This brief tutorial on some key terms in linear algebra is not meant to replace or be very helpful to those of you trying to gain a deep insight into linear algebra. Rather, this brief introduction to some of the terms and ideas of linear algebra is meant to provide a little background to those trying to get a better understanding or learn about eigenvectors and eigenfunctions, which play a big role in deriving a few important ideas on Signals and Systems. The goal of these concepts will be to provide a background for signal decomposition and to lead up to the derivation of the Fourier Series. 4.1.1 Linear Independence A set of vectors ∀x, xi ∈ Cn : {x1, x2, . . . , xk} are linearly independent if none of them can be written as a linear combination of the others. Linearly Independent : For a given set of vectors, {x1, x2, . . . , xn}, they are linearly independent if c1x1 + c2x2 + · · · + cnxn = 0 only when c1 = c2 = · · · = cn = 0 Example 4: We are given the following two vectors: x1 = 3 2 x2 = −6 −4 These are not linearly independent as proven by the following statement, which, by inspection, can be seen to not adhere to the definition of linear independence stated above. x2 = −2x1 ⇒ 2x1 + x2 = 0 Another approach to reveal a vectors indendence is by graphing the vectors. Looking at these two vectors geometrically (as in the figure below), one can again prove that these vectors are not linearly independent. 65 66 CHAPTER 4. LINEAR ALGEBRA OVERVIEW 2 -6 3 4 Figure 4.1: Graphical representation of two vectors that are not linearly independent. Example 4.1: We are given the following two vectors: x1 = 3 2 x2 = 1 2 These are linearly independent since c1x1 = − (c2x2) only if c1 = c2 = 0. Based on the definition, this proof shows that these vectors are indeed linearly independent. Again, we could also graph these two vectors (see the figure below) to check for linear independence. Exercise 4.1: Are {x1, x2, x3} linearly independent? x1 = 3 2 x2 = 1 2 x3 = −1 0 67 2 1 3 Figure 4.2: Graphical representation of two vectors that are linearly independent. Solution: By playing around with the vectors and doing a little trial and error, we will discover the following relationship: x1 − x2 + 2x3 = 0 Thus we have found a linear combination of these three vectors that equals zero without setting the coefficients equal to zero. Therefore, these vectors are not linearly independent! As we have seen in the two above examples, often times the independence of vectors can be easily seen through a graph. However this may not be as easy when we are given three or more vectors. Can you easily tell whether or not these vectors are independent from the figure below. Probably not, which is why the method used in the above solution becomes important. hint: A set of m vectors in Cn cannot be linearly independent if m > n. 4.1.2 Span Span : The span (pg ??) of a set of vectors {x1, x2, . . . , xk} is the set of vectors that can be written as a linear combination of {x1, x2, . . . , xk} span ({x1, . . . , xk}) = {∀α, αi ∈ Cn : α1x1 + α2x2 + · · · + αkxk} Example 6: Given the vector the span of x1 is a line. x1 = 3 2 68 CHAPTER 4. LINEAR ALGEBRA OVERVIEW 2 -1 1 3 Figure 4.3: Plot of the three vectors. Can be shown that a linear combination exists among the three, and therefore they are not linear independent. Example 7: Given the vectors x1 = 3 2 x2 = 1 2 the span of these vectors is C2. 4.1.3 Basis Basis : A basis for Cn is a set of vectors that: (1) spans Cn and (2) is linearly independent. Clearly, any set of n linearly independent vectors is a basis for Cn. Example 4.2: We are given the following vector 0   ...     0   ei =   1     0      ...    0 69 Figure 4.4: Plot of basis for C2 where the 1 is always in the ith place and the remaining values are zero. Then the basis for Cn is {∀i, i = [1, 2, . . . , n] : ei} note: {∀i, i = [1, 2, . . . , n] : ei} is called the ”standard basis” . Example 4.3: h1 = 1 1 {h1, h2} is a basis for C2. h2 = 1 −1 If {b1, . . . , b2} is a basis for Cn, then we can express any x ∈ Cn as a linear combination of the bi’s: ∀α, αi ∈ C : x = α1b1 + α2b2 + · · · + αnbn Example 4.4: Given the following vector, x= 1 2 writing x in terms of {e1, e2} gives us x = e1 + 2e2 Exercise 4.2: Try and write x in terms of {h1, h2} (defined in the previous example). Solution: 3 −1 x = 2 h1 + 2 h2 70 CHAPTER 4. LINEAR ALGEBRA OVERVIEW (a) (b) Figure 4.5: Illustration of linear system and vectors described above. In the two basis examples above, x is the same vector in both cases, but we can express it in many different ways (we give only two out of many, many possibilities). You can take this even further by extending this idea of a basis to function spaces . note: As mentioned in the introduction, these concepts of linear algebra will help prepare you to understand the Fourier Series, which tells us that we can express periodic functions, f (t), in terms of their basis functions, ejω0nt. 5.2 Vector Basics 5.3 Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues In this section, our linear systems will be n×n matrices of complex numbers. For a little background into some of the concepts that this module is based on, refer to the basics of linear algebra. 4.3.1 Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues Let A be an n×n matrix, where A is a linear operator on vectors in Cn. Ax = b (4.1) where x and b are n×1 vectors. eigenvector : an eigenvector of A is a vector v ∈ Cn such that Av = λv (4.2) where λ is called the corresponding eigenvalue . A only changes the length of v, not its direction. 71 Figure 4.6: Represents Equation 4.1, Ax = b. Figure 4.7: Represents Equation 4.2, Av = λv. 4.3.1.1 Graphical Model Through the two figures below, let us look at the difference between Equation 4.1 and Equation 4.2. If v is an eigenvector of A, then only its length changes. See the following figure and notice how our vector’s length is simply scaled by our variable, λ, called the eigenvalue : note: When dealing with a matrix A, eigenvectors are the simplest possible vectors to operate on. 4.3.1.2 Examples Exercise 4.3: From inspection and understanding of eigenvectors, find the two eigenvectors, v1 and v2, of A= 30 0 −1 Also, what are the corresponding eigenvalues, λ1 and λ2? Do not worry if you are having problems seeing these values from the information given so far, we will look at more rigorous ways to find these values soon. Solution: 72 CHAPTER 4. LINEAR ALGEBRA OVERVIEW The eigenvectors you found should be: v1 = 1 0 v2 = 0 1 And the corresponding eigenvalues are λ1 = 3 λ2 = −1 Exercise 4.4: Show that these two vectors, v1 = 1 1 v2 = 1 −1 are eigenvectors of A, where A = eigenvalues. 3 −1 −1 3 . Also, find the corresponding Solution: In order to prove that these two vectors are eigenvectors, we will show that these statements meet the requirements stated in the definition (Definition 4.4: ). 3 −1 Av1 = −1 3 1 1 = 2 2 Av2 = 3 −1 −1 3 1 −1 = 4 −4 These results show us that A only scales the two vectors (i.e. changes their length) and thus it proves that Equation 4.2 holds true for the following two eigenvalues that you were asked to find: λ1 = 2 λ2 = 4 If you need more convincing, then one could also easily graph the vectors and their corresponding product with A to see that the results are merely scaled versions of our original vectors, v1 and v2. 4.3.2 Calculating Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors In the above examples, we relied on your understanding of the defintion and on some basic observations to find and prove the values of the eigenvectors and eigenvalues. However, as you can probably tell, finding these values will not always be that easy. Below, we walk through a rigorous and mathematical approach at calculating the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a matrix. 73 4.3.2.1 Finding Eigenvalues Find λ ∈ C such that v = 0, where 0 is the ”zero vector.” We will start with Equation 4.2, and then work our way down until we find a way to explicitly calculate λ. Av = λv Av − λv = 0 (A − λI) v = 0 In the previous step, we used the fact that λv = λIv where I is the identity matrix.  1 0 ... 0   0 1 ... 0  I =   0 0 @@@ ...    0 ... ... 1 So, A − λI is just a new matrix. Example 4.5: Given the following matrix, A, then we can find our new matrix, A − λI. A= a11 a12 a21 a22 A − λI = a11 − λ a12 a21 a22 − λ If (A − λI) v = 0 for some v = 0, then A − λI is not invertible. This means: det (A − λI) = 0 This determinant (shown directly above) turns out to be a polynomial expression (of order n). Look at the examples below to see what this means. Example 4.6: Starting with matrix A (shown below), we will find the polynomial expression, where our eigenvalues will be the dependent variable. A= 3 −1 −1 3 A − λI = 3 − λ −1 −1 3 − λ det (A − λI) = (3 − λ)2 − (−1)2 = λ2 − 6λ + 8 λ = {2, 4} 74 CHAPTER 4. LINEAR ALGEBRA OVERVIEW Example 4.7: Starting with matrix A (shown below), we will find the polynomial expression, where our eigenvalues will be the dependent variable. A= a11 a12 a21 a22 A − λI = a11 − λ a12 a21 a22 − λ det (A − λI) = λ2 − (a11 + a22) λ − a21a12 + a11a22 If you have not already noticed it, calculating the eigenvalues is equivalent to calculating the roots of det (A − λI) = cnλn + cn−1λn−1 + · · · + c1λ + c0 = 0 conclusion: Therefore, by simply using calculus to solve for the roots of our polynomial we can easily find the eigenvalues of our matrix. 4.3.2.2 Finding Eigenvectors Given an eigenvalue, λi, the associated eigenvectors are given by Av = λiv  v1   λ1v1  A  ... =  ...   vn λnvn set of n equations with n unknowns. Simply solve the n equations to find the eigenvectors. 4.3.3 Main Point Say the eigenvectors of A, {v1, v2, . . . , vn}, span (Section 4.1.2) Cn, meaning {v1, v2, . . . , vn} are linearly independent (Section 4.1.1) and we can write any x ∈ Cn as x = α1v1 + α2v2 + · · · + αnvn (4.3) where {α1, α2, . . . , αn} ∈ C. All that we are doing is rewriting x in terms of eigenvetors of A. Then, Ax = A (α1v1 + α2v2 + · · · + αnvn) Ax = α1Av1 + α2Av2 + · · · + αnAvn Ax = α1λ1v1 + α2λ2v2 + · · · + αnλnvn = b Therefore we can write, x = (αivi) i and this leads us to the following depicted system: where in the above figure we have, b = (αiλivi) i Main Point: By breaking up a vector, x, into a combination of eigenvectors, the calculation of Ax is broken into ”easy to swallow” pieces. 75 Figure 4.8: Depiction of system where we break our vector, x, into a sum of its eigenvetors. 4.3.4 Practice Problem Exercise 4.5: For the following matrix, A and vector, x, sovle for their product. Try solving it using two different methods: directly and using eigenvectors. A= 3 −1 −1 3 x= 5 3 Solution: Direct Method (use basic matrix multiplication) Ax = 3 −1 −1 3 5 3 = 12 4 Eigenvectors (use the eigenvectors and eigenvalues we found earlier for this same matrix) 1 v1 = 1 v2 = 1 −1 λ1 = 2 λ2 = 4 As shown in Equation 4.3, we want to represent x as a sum of its scaled eigenvectors. For this case, we have: x = 4v1 + v2 x= 5 3 =4 1 1 + 1 −1 Therefore, we have Ax = A (4v1 + v2) = λi (4v1 + v2) Ax = 4 × 2 1 1 +4 1 −1 = 12 4 Notice that this method using eigenvectors required no matrix multiplication. This may have seemed more complicated here, but just imagine A being really big, or even just a few dimensions larger! 76 CHAPTER 4. LINEAR ALGEBRA OVERVIEW 5.4 Matrix Diagonalization From our understanding of eigenvalues and eigenvectors we have discovered several things about our operator matrix, A. We know that if the eigenvectors of A span Cn and we know how to express any vector x in terms of {v1, v2, . . . , vn}, then we have the operator A all figured out. If we have A acting on x, then this is equal to A acting on the combinations of eigenvectors. Which we know proves to be fairly easy! We are still left with two questions that need to be addressed: 1. - When do the eigenvectors {v1, v2, . . . , vn} of A span Cn (assuming {v1, v2, . . . , vn} are linearly independent)? 2. - How do we express a given vector x in terms of {v1, v2, . . . , vn}? 4.4.1 Answer to Question #1 Question #1: When do the eigenvectors {v1, v2, . . . , vn} of A span Cn? If A has n distinct eigenvalues ∀i, i = j : λi = λj where i and j are integers, then A has n linearly independent eigenvectors {v1, v2, . . . , vn} which then span Cn. aside: The proof of this statement is not very hard, but is not really interesting enough to include here. If you wish to research this idea further, read Strang, G., ”Linear Algebra and its Application” for the proof. Furthermore, n distinct eigenvalues means det (A − λI) = cnλn + cn−1λn−1 + · · · + c1λ + c0 = 0 has n distinct roots. 4.4.2 Answer to Question #2 Question #2: How do we express a given vector x in terms of {v1, v2, . . . , vn}? We want to find {α1, α2, . . . , αn} ∈ C such that x = α1v1 + α2v2 + · · · + αnvn (4.4) In order to find this set of variables, we will begin by collecting the vectors {v1, v2, . . . , vn} as columns in a n×n matrix V .  ... ... ...  V =   v1 v2 ... vn    ... ... ...  Now Equation 4.4 becomes  ... ... ...   α1  x =   v1 v2 ... vn     ...    ... ... ...  αn 77 or x=Vα which gives us an easy form to solve for our variables in question, α: α = V −1x Note that V is invertible since it has n linearly independent columns. 4.4.2.1 Aside Let us recall our knowledge of functions and there basis and examine the role of V . x=Vα  x1   α1    ... =V   ...   xn αn where α is just x expressed in a different basis (Section 4.1.3): 1 0 0 0 1 0 x = x1    ...   + x2    ...   + · · · + xn     ...    0 0 1  ...   ...   ...  x = α1   v1   + α2   v2   + · · · + αn   vn    ...   ...   ...  V transforms x from the standard basis to the basis {v1, v2, . . . , vn} 4.4.3 Matrix Diagonalization and Output We can also use the vectors {v1, v2, . . . , vn} to represent the output, b, of a system: b = Ax = A (α1v1 + α2v2 + · · · + αnvn) Ax = α1λ1v1 + α2λ2v2 + · · · + αnλnvn = b  ... ... ...   λ1α1  Ax =   v1 v2 ... vn     ...    ... ... ...  λ1αn Ax = V Λα Ax = V ΛV −1x where Λ is the matrix with the eigenvalues down the diagonal:  λ1 0 . . . 0   0 λ2 . . . 0  Λ=   ... ... ... ...    0 0 . . . λn Finally, we can cancel out the x and are left with a final equation for A: A = V ΛV −1 78 CHAPTER 4. LINEAR ALGEBRA OVERVIEW Figure 4.9: Simple illustration of LTI system! 4.4.3.1 Interpretation For our interpretation, recall our key formulas: α = V −1x b = (αiλivi) i We can interpret operating on x with A as:  x1   α1   λ1α1   b1    ... →  ... →  ... →  ...   xn αn λ1αn bn where the three steps (arrows) in the above illustration represent the following three operations: 1. - Transform x using V −1, which yields α 2. - Multiplication by Λ 3. - Inverse transform using V , which gives us b This is the paradigm we will use for LTI systems! 5.5 Eigen-stuff in a Nutshell 4.5.1 A Matrix and its Eigenvector The reason we are stressing eigenvectors and their importance is because the action of a matrix A on one of its eigenvectors v is 1. - extremely easy (and fast) to calculate Av = λv (4.5) just multiply v by λ. 2. - easy to interpret: A just scales v, keeping its direction constant and only altering the vector’s length. If only every vector were an eigenvector of A.... 79 Figure 4.10: LTI System. 4.5.2 Using Eigenvectors’ Span Of course, not every vector can be ... BUT ... For certain matrices (including ones with distinct eigenvalues, λ’s), their eigenvectors span (Section 4.1.2) Cn, meaning that for any x ∈ Cn, we can find {α1, α2, αn} ∈ C such that: x = α1v1 + α2v2 + · · · + αnvn (4.6) Given Equation 4.6, we can rewrite Ax = b. This equation is modeled in our LTI system pictured below: x = (αivi) i b = (αiλivi) i The LTI system above represents our Equation 4.5. Below is an illustration of the steps taken to go from x to b. x → α = V −1x → ΛV −1x → V ΛV −1x = b where the three steps (arrows) in the above illustration represent the following three operations: 1. - Transform x using V −1 - yields α 2. - Action of A in new basis - a multiplication by Λ 3. - Translate back to old basis - inverse transform using a multiplication by V , which gives us b 5.6 Eigenfunctions of LTI Systems 4.6.1 Introduction Hopefully you are familiar with the notion of the eigenvectors of a ”matrix system,” if not they do a quick review of eigen-stuff. We can develop the same ideas for LTI systems acting on signals. A linear time invariant (LTI) system H operating on a continuous input f (t) to produce continuous time output y (t) H [f (t)] = y (t) (4.7) 80 CHAPTER 4. LINEAR ALGEBRA OVERVIEW Figure 4.11: H [f (t)] = y (t). f and t are continuous time (CT) signals and H is an LTI operator. Figure 4.12: Ax = b where x and b are in CN and A is an N x N matrix. is the mathematically analogous to an N x N matrix A operating on a vector x ∈ CN to produce another vector b ∈ CN (see Matrices and LTI Systems for an overview). Ax = b (4.8) Just as an eigenvector of A is a v ∈ CN such that Av = λv, λ ∈ C, we can define an eigenfunction (or eigensignal ) of an LTI system H to be a signal f (t) such that ∀λ, λ ∈ C : H [f (t)] = λf (t) (4.9) Eigenfunctions are the simplest possible signals for H to operate on: to calculate the output, we simply multiply the input by a complex number λ. 4.6.2 Eigenfunctions of any LTI System The class of LTI systems has a set of eigenfunctions in common: the complex exponentials est, s ∈ C are eigenfunctions for all LTI systems. H est = λsest (4.10) Note: While {∀s, s ∈ C : est} are always eigenfunctions of an LTI system, they are not necessarily the only eigenfunctions. 81 Figure 4.13: Av = λv where v ∈ CN is an eigenvector of A. Figure 4.14: H [f (t)] = λf (t) where f is an eigenfunction of H. Figure 4.15: H est = λsest where His an LTI system. 82 CHAPTER 4. LINEAR ALGEBRA OVERVIEW Figure 4.16: est is the eigenfunction and H (s) are the eigenvalues. We can prove Equation 4.10 by expressing the output as a convolution of the input est and the impulse response h (t) of H: H [est] = = = es−−∞ ∞t∞ ∞−∞ hh∞((ττh))(eeτss)t(tee−−−τ(()ssdτττ))ddττ (4.11) Since the expression on the right hand side does not depend on t, it is a constant, λs. Therefore H est = λsest (4.12) The eigenvalue λs is a complex number that depends on the exponent s and, of course, the system H. To make these dependencies explicit, we will use the notation H (s) ≡ λs. Since the action of an LTI operator on its eigenfunctions est is easy to calculate and interpret, it is convenient to represent an arbitrary signal f (t) as a linear combination of complex exponentials. The Fourier series gives us this representation for periodic continuous time signals, while the (slightly more complicated) Fourier transform lets us expand arbitrary continuous time signals. Chapter 5 Fourier Series 6.1 Periodic Signals Recall that a periodic function is a function that repeats itself exactly after some given period, or cycle. We represent the defintion of a periodic function mathematically as: f (t) = f (t + T ) (5.1) where T > 0 represents the period . Because of this, you may also see a signal referred to as a T-periodic signal. Any function that satisfies this equation is periodic. We can think of periodic functions (with period T ) two different ways: #1) as functions on all of R #2) or, we can cut out all of the redundancy, and think of them as functions on an interval [0, T ] (or, more generally, [a, a + T ]). If we know the signal is T-periodic then all the information of the signal is captured by the above interval. 6.2 Fourier Series: Eigenfunction Approach 5.2.1 Introduction Since complex exponentials are eigenfunctions of linear time-invariant (LTI) systems, calculating the output of an LTI system H given est as an input amounts to simple multiplcation, where H (s) ∈ C is a constant (that depends on s). In the figure below we have a simple Figure 5.1: Function over all of R where f (t0) = f (t0 + T ) 83 84 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES Figure 5.2: Remove the redundancy of the perioid function so that f (t) is undefined outside [0, T ]. Figure 5.3: Simple LTI system. exponential input that yields the following output: y (t) = H (s) est (5.2) Using this and the fact that H is linear, calculating y (t) for combinations of complex exponentials is also straightforward. This linearity property is depicted in the two equations below - showing the input to the linear system H on the left side and the output, y (t), on the right: 1. c1es1t + c2es2t → c1H (s1) es1t + c2H (s2) es2t 2. - cnesnt → cnH (sn) esnt n n The action of H on an input such as those in the two equations above is easy to explain: H independently scales each exponential component esnt by a different complex number H (sn) ∈ C. As such, if we can write a function f (t) as a combination of complex exponentials it allows us to: • - easily calculate the output of H given f (t) as an input (provided we know the eigenvalues H (s)) • - interpret how H manipulates f (t) 85 5.2.2 Fourier Series Joseph Fourier1 demonstrated that an arbitrary T-periodic function f (t) can be written as a linear combination of harmonic complex sinusoids ∞ f (t) = cnejω0nt n=−∞ (5.3) where ω0 = 2π T is the fundamental frequency. For almost all f (t) of practical interest, there exists cn to make Equation 5.3 true. If f (t) is finite energy ( f (t) ∈ L2 [0, T ]), then the equality in Equation 5.3 holds in the sense of energy convergence; if f (t) is continuous, then Equation 5.3 holds pointwise. Also, if f (t) meets some mild conditions (the Dirichlet conditions), then Equation 5.3 holds pointwise everywhere except at points of discontinuity. The cn - called the Fourier coefficients - tell us ”how much” of the sinusoid ejω0nt is in f (t). Equation 5.3 essentially breaks down f (t) into pieces, each of which is easily processed by an LTI system (since it is an eigenfunction of every LTI system). Mathematically, Equation 5.3 tells us that the set of harmonic complex exponentials ∀n, n ∈ Z : ejω0nt form a basis for the space of T-periodic continuous time functions. Below are a few examples that are intended to help you think about a given signal or function, f (t), in terms of its exponential basis functions. 5.2.2.1 Examples For each of the given functions below, break it down into its ”simpler” parts and find its fourier coefficients. Click to see the solution. Exercise 5.1: f (t) = cos (ω0t) Solution: The tricky part of the problem is finding a way to represent the above function in terms of its basis, ejω0nt. To do this, we will use our knowledge of Euler’s Relation (Section 2.6.2) to represent our cosine function in terms of the exponential. 1 f (t) = ejω0t + e−(jω0t) 2 Now from this form of our function and from Equation 5.3, by inspection we can see that our fourier coefficients will be: cn = 1 2 if |n| = 1 0 otherwise Exercise 5.2: f (t) = sin (2ω0t) 1http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/∼history/Mathematicians/Fourier.html 86 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES Solution: As done in the previous example, we will again use Euler’s Relation (Section 2.6.2) to represent our sine function in terms of exponential functions. 1 f (t) = ejω0t − e−(jω0t) 2j And so our fourier coefficients are   −j 2 if n = −1 cn = j 2 if n = 1  0 otherwise Exercise 5.3: f (t) = 3 + 4cos (ω0t) + 2cos (2ω0t) Solution: Once again we will use the same technique as was used in the previous two problems. The break down of our function yields 1 f (t) = 3 + 4 2 ejω0t + e−(jω0t) + 2 1 2 ej2ω0t + e−(j2ω0t) And from this we can find our fourier coefficients to be:  3 if n = 0    cn = 2 if |n| = 1 1 if |n| = 2    0 otherwise 5.2.3 Fourier Coefficients In general f (t), the Fourier coefficients can be calculated from Equation 5.3 by solving for cn, which requires a little algebraic manipulation (for the complete derivation see the Fourier coefficients derivation). The end results will yield the following general equation for the fourier coefficients: 1 cn = T T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt 0 (5.4) The sequence of complex numbers {∀n, n ∈ Z : cn} is just an alternate representation of the function f (t). Knowing the Fourier coefficients cn is the same as knowing f (t) explicitly and vice versa. Given a periodic function, we can transform it into it Fourier series representation using Equation 5.4. Likewise, we can inverse transform a given sequence of complex numbers, cn, using Equation 5.3 to reconstruct the function f (t). Along with being a natural representation for signals being manipulated by LTI systems, the Fourier series provides a description of periodic signals that is convenient in many ways. By looking at the Fourier series of a signal f (t), we can infer mathematical properties of f (t) such as smoothness, existence of certain symmetries, as well as the physically meaningful frequency content. 87 5.2.3.1 Example: Using Fourier Coefficient Equation Here we will look at a rather simple example that almost requires the use of Equation 5.4 to solve for the fourier coefficients. Once you understand the formula, the solution becomes a straightforward calculus problem. Find the fourier coefficients for the following equation: Exercise 5.4: f (t) = 1 if |t| ≤ T 0 otherwise Solution: We will begin by plugging our above function, f (t), into Equation 5.4. Our interval of integration will now change to match the interval specified by the function. 1 cn = T T1 (1) e−(jω0nt)dt −T1 Notice that we must consider two cases: n = 0 and n = 0. For n = 0 we can tell by inspection that we will get ∀n, n = 0 : cn = 2T1 T For n = 0, we will need to take a few more steps to solve. We can begin by looking at the basic integral of the exponential we have. Remembering our calculus, we are ready to integrate: 1 cn = T 1 jω0n e−(jω0nt)|Tt=1 −T1 Let us now evaluate the exponential functions for the given limits and expand our equation to: 1 1 cn = T − (jω0n) e−(jω0nT1) − ejω0nT1 Now if we multiple the right side of our equation by 2j 2j and distribute our negative sign into the parenthesis, we can utilize Euler’s Relation (Section 2.6.2) to greatly simplify our expression into: 1 2j cn = T jω0n sin (ω0nT1) Now, recall earlier that we defined ω0 = 2π T . We can solve this equation for T and substitute in. cn = 2jω0 jω0n2π sin (ω0 nT1) And finally, if we make a few simple cancellations we will arrive at our final answer for the Fourier coefficients of f (t): ∀n, n = 0 : cn = sin (ω0nT1) nπ 88 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES 5.2.4 Summary: Fourier Series Equations Our first equation (Equation 5.3) is the synthesis equation, which builds our function, f (t), by combining sinusoids. Synthesis ∞ f (t) = cnejω0nt n=−∞ (5.5) And our second equation (Equation 5.4), termed the analysis equation, reveals how much of each sinusoid is in f (t). Analysis 1 cn = T where we have stated that ω0 = 2π T . T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt 0 (5.6) note: Understand that our interval of integration does not have to be [0, T ] in our Analysis Equation. We could use any interval [a, a + T ] of length T . 6.3 Derivation of Fourier Coefficients Equation 5.3.1 Introduction You should already be familiar with the existence of the general Fourier Series equation (Section 5.2.2), which is written as: ∞ f (t) = cnejω0nt n=−∞ (5.7) What we are interested in here is how to determine the Fourier coefficients, cn, given a function f (t). Below we will walk through the steps of deriving the general equation for the Fourier coefficients of a given function. 5.3.2 Derivation To solve Equation 5.7 for cn, we have to do a little algebraic manipulation. First of all we will multiply both sides of Equation 5.7 by e−(jω0kt), where k ∈ Z. ∞ f (t) e−(jω0kt) = cnejω0nte−(jω0kt) n=−∞ (5.8) Now integrate both sides over a given period, T : T T∞ f (t) e−(jω0kt)dt = cnejω0nte−(jω0kt) dt 0 0 n=−∞ (5.9) On the right-hand side we can switch the summation and integral along with pulling out the constant out of the integral. T ∞ f (t) e−(jω0kt)dt = 0 n=−∞ T cn ejω0(n−k)tdt 0 (5.10) 89 Now that we have made this seemingly more complicated, let us focus on just the integral, T 0 ejω0(n−k)tdt, on the right-hand side of the above equation. For this intergral we will need to consider two cases: n = k and n = k. For n = k we will have: For n = k, we will have: T ∀n, n = k : ejω0(n−k)tdt = T 0 (5.11) T T T ∀n, n = k : ejω0(n−k)tdt = cos (jω0 (n − k) t) dt + j sin (jω0 (n − k) t) dt (5.12) 0 0 0 But cos (jω0 (n − k) t) has an integer number of periods, n − k, between 0 and T . Imagine a graph of the cosine; because it has an integer number of periods, there are equal areas above and below the x-axis of the graph. This statemnt holds true for sin (jω0 (n − k) t) as well. What this means is T cos (jω0 (n − k) t) dt = 0 (5.13) 0 as well as the integral involving the sine function. Therefore, we conclude the following about our intregral of interest: T ejω0(n−k)tdt = 0 T if n = k 0 otherwise (5.14) Now let us return our attention to our complicated equation, Equation 5.10, to see if we can finish finding an equation for our Fourier coefficients. Using the facts that we have just proven above, we can see that the only time Equation 5.10 will have a nonzero result is when k and n are equal: T ∀n, n = k : f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt = T cn 0 Finally, we have our general equation for the Fourier coefficients: (5.15) 1 cn = T T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt 0 (5.16) 5.3.2.1 Finding Fourier Coefficients Steps To find the Fourier coefficients of periodic f (t): 1. - For a given k, multiply f (t) by e−(jω0kt), and take the area under the curve (dividing by T ). 2. - Repeat step (1) forall k ∈ Z. 6.4 Fourier Series in a Nutshell 5.4.1 Introduction The convolution integral is the fundamental expression relating the input and output of an LTI system. However, it has three shortcomings: 1. - It can be tedious to calculate. 90 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES Figure 5.4: Transfer Functions modeled as LTI System. 2. - It offers only limited physical interpretation of what the system is actually doing. 3. - It gives little insight on how to design systems to accomplish certain tasks. The Fourier Series, along with the Fourier Transform and Laplace Transofrm, provides a way to address these three points. Central to all of these methods is the concept of an eigenfunction (or eigenvector). We will look at how we can rewrite any given signal, f (t), in terms of complex exponentials. In fact, by making our notions of signals and linear systems more mathematically abstract, we will be able to draw enlightening parallels between signals and systems and linear algebra. 5.4.2 Eigenfunctions and LTI Systems The action of a LTI system H [. . . ] on one of its eigenfunctions est is 1. - extremely easy (and fast) to calculate H [st] = H [s] est 2. - easy to interpret: H [. . . ] just scales est, keeping its frequency constant. If only every function were an eigenfunction of H [. . . ] ... (5.17) 5.4.2.1 LTI System ... of course, not every function can be, but for LTI systems, their eigenfunctions span (Section 4.1.2) the space of periodic functions, meaning that for (almost) any periodic function f (t) we can find {cn} where n ∈ Z and ci ∈ C such that: ∞ f (t) = cnejω0nt n=−∞ (5.18) Given Equation 5.18, we can rewrite H [t] = y (t) as the following system where we have: f (t) = cnejω0nt n y (t) = cnH (jω0n) ejω0nt n 91 (a) (b) Figure 5.5: We begin with our smooth signal f (t) on the left, and then use the Fourier series to find our Fourier coefficients - shown in the figure on the right. This transformation from f (t) to y (t) can also be illustrated through the process below. Note that each arrow indicates an operation on our signal or coefficients. f (t) → {cn} → {cnH (jω0n)} → y (t) (5.19) where the three steps (arrows) in the above illustration represent the following three operations: 1. - Transform with analysis (Fourier Coefficient equation): 1 cn = T T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt 0 2. - Action of H on the Fourier series - equals a multiplication by H (jω0n) 3. - Translate back to old basis - inverse transform using our synthesis equation from the Fourier series: ∞ y (t) = cnejω0nt n=−∞ 5.4.3 Physical Interpretation of Fourier Series The Fourier series {cn} of a signal f (t), defined in Equation 5.18, also has a very important physical interpretation. Coefficient cn tells us ”how much” of frequency ω0n is in the signal. Signals that vary slowly over time - smooth signals - have large cn for small n. Signals that vary quickly with time - edgy or noisy signals - will have large cn for large n. Example 5.1: Periodic Pulse We have the following pulse function, f (t), over the interval − T 2 , T 2 : Using our formula for the Fourier coefficients, 1 cn = T T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt 0 (5.20) 92 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES (a) (b) Figure 5.6: We begin with our noisy signal f (t) on the left, and then use the Fourier series to find our Fourier coefficients - shown in the figure on the right. Figure 5.7: Periodic Signal f (t) 93 Figure 5.8: Our Fourier coefficients when T1 = T 8 we can easily calculate our cn. We will leave the calculation as an exercise for you! After solving the the equation for our f (t), you will get the following results: cn = 2T1 T if n = 0 2sin(ω0 nT1 ) nπ if n = 0 (5.21) For T1 = T 8 , see the figure below for our results: Our signal f (t) is flat except for two edges (discontinuities). Because of this, cn around n = 0 are large and cn gets smaller as n approaches infinity. question: Why does cn = 0 for n = {. . . , −4, 4, 8, 16, . . . }? (What part of e−(jω0nt) lies over the pulse for these values of n?) 6.5 Fourier Series Properties We will begin by refreshing your memory of our basic Fourier series equations: ∞ f (t) = cnejω0nt n=−∞ 1 cn = T T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt 0 Let F· denote the tranformation from f (t) to the Fourier coefficients Ff (t) = ∀n, n ∈ Z F· maps complex valued functions to sequences of complex numbers. 5.5.1 Linearity F· is a linear transformation . Theorem 5.1: If F f (t) = cn and F g (t) = dn. Then ∀α, α ∈ C : F αf (t) = αcn and F f (t) + g (t) = cn + dn (5.22) (5.23) 94 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES Proof: Easy. Just linearety of integral. Ff (t) + g (t) = ∀n, n ∈ Z : T 0 (f (t) + g (t)) e−(jω0nt)dt = ∀n, n ∈ Z : 1 T T 0 f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt + 1 T T 0 g (t) e−(jω0nt)dt = ∀n, n ∈ Z : cn + dn = cn + dn (5.24) 5.5.2 Shifting Shifting in time equals a phase shift of Fourier coefficients Theorem 5.2: F f (t − t0) = e−(jω0nt0)cn if cn = |cn|ej∠cn , then |e−(jω0nt0)cn| = |e−(jω0nt0)||cn| = |cn| ∠e−(jω0t0n) = ∠cn − ω0t0n Proof: F f (t − t0) = ∀n, n ∈ Z : 1 T T 0 f (t − t0) e−(jω0nt)dt = = ∀n, n ∈ Z : 1 T ∀n, n ∈ Z : 1 T T −t0 −t0 f (t − t0) e−(j ω0 n(t−t0 )) e−(j ω0 nt0 ) dt T −t0 −t0 f t˜ e−(jω0nt˜)e−(jω0nt0)dt (5.25) = ∀n, n ∈ Z : e−(jω0nt˜)cn 5.5.3 Parseval’s Relation T ∞ (|f (t) |)2dt = T (|cn|)2 0 n=−∞ (5.26) Parseval’s relation allows us to calculate the energy of a signal from its Fourier series. note: Parseval tells us that the Fourier series maps L2 ([0, T ]) to l2 (Z). Exercise 5.5: For f (t) to have ”finite energy,” what do the cn do as n → ∞? Solution: (|cn|)2 < ∞ for f (t) to have finite energy. Exercise 5.6: If ∀n, |n| > 0 : cn = 1 n , is f ∈ L2 ([0, T ])? Solution: Yes, because (|cn|)2 = 1 n2 , which is summable. Exercise 5.7: Now, if ∀n, |n| > 0 : cn = √1 n , is f ∈ L2 ([0, T ])? Solution: No, because (|cn|)2 = 1 n , which is not summable. The rate of decay of the Fourier series determines if f (t) has finite energy. 95 Figure 5.9 5.5.4 Differentiation in Fourier Domain d Ff (t) = cn ⇒ F f dt (t) = jnω0cn (5.27) Since ∞ f (t) = cnejω0nt n=−∞ (5.28) then d dt f (t) = = ∞ n∞=−∞ n=−∞ cn d dt ejω0nt cn j ω0 nej ω0 nt (5.29) A differentiator attenuates the low frequencies in f (t) and accentuates the high frequencies. It removes general trends and accentuates areas of sharp variation. note: A common way to mathematically measure the smoothness of a function f (t) is to see how many derivatives are finite energy. This is done by looking at the Fourier coefficients of the signal, specifically how fast they decay as n → ∞. If F f (t) = cn and |cn| has the form 1 nk , then F dm dtm f (t) = (jnω0)mcn and has the form nm nk . So for the mth derivative to have finite energy, we need nm 2 | nk | <∞ thus nm nk decays faster than 1 n which implies that 2k − 2m > 1 or 2m + 1 k> 2 Thus the decay rate of the Fourier series dictates smoothness. 96 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES 5.5.5 Integration in the Fourier Domain If F f (t) = cn (5.30) then t 1 F −∞ f (τ ) dτ = jω0n cn (5.31) note: If c0 = 0, this expression doesn’t make sense. Integration accentuates low frequencies and attenuates high frequencies. Integrators bring out the general trends in signals and supress short term variation (which is noise in many cases). Integrators are much nicer than differentiators. 5.5.6 Signal Multiplication Given a signal f (t) with Fourier coefficients cn and a signal g (t) with Fourier coefficients dn, we can define a new signal, y (t), where y (t) = f (t) g (t). We find that the Fourier Series representation of y (t), en, is such that en = ∞ k=−∞ (ck dn−k ). This is to say that signal multiplication in the time domain is equivalent to discrete-time convolution in the frequency domain. The proof of this is as follows en = 1 T T 0 f (t) g (t) e−(jω0nt)dt = 1T T0 ∞ k=−∞ ck ej ω0 kt g (t) e−(jω0nt)dt = ∞ k=−∞ ck 1 T T 0 g (t) e−(jω0(n−k)t)dt = ∞ k=−∞ (ck dn−k ) (5.32) 6.6 Symmetry Properties of the Fourier Series 5.6.1 Symmetry Properties 5.6.1.1 Real Signals Real signals have a conjugate symmetric Fourier series. Theorem 5.3: If f (t) is real it implies that f (t) = f (t)∗ (f (t)∗ is the complex conjugate of f (t)), then cn = c−n∗ which implies that Re (cn) = Re (c−n), i.e. the real part of cn is even, and Im (cn) = − (Im (c−n)), i.e. the imaginary part of cn is odd. See Figure 5.10. It also implies that |cn| = |c−n|, i.e. that magnitude is even, and that ∠cn = (∠ − c−n), i.e. the phase is odd. Proof: c−n = = = 1 T ∀t, 1 T T 0 f (t) f (t) = T 0 f (t) ejω0ntdt f (t)∗ e−(jω0 n: tT)1dt∗0T f (t)∗ e−(jω0 nt) ∗ dt = cn∗ (5.33) 97 (a) 98 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES 5.6.1.2 Real and Even Signals Real and even signals have real and even Fourier series. Theorem 5.4: If f (t) = f (t)∗ and f (t) = (f (−t)), i.e. the signal is real and even, then cn = c−n and cn = cn∗. Proof: cn = 1 T T 2 −( T 2 ) f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt = 1 T 0 −( T 2 ) f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt + 1 T T 2 0 f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt = 1 T T 2 0 f (−t) ejω0ntdt + 1 T T 2 0 f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt = 2 T T 2 0 f (t) cos (ω0nt) dt (5.34) f (t) and cos (ω0nt) are both real which implies that cn is real. Also cos (ω0nt) = cos (− (ω0nt)) so cn = c−n. It is also easy to show that f (t) = 2 ∞ n=0 (cn cos (ω0nt)) since f (t), cn, and cos (ω0nt) are all real and even. 5.6.1.3 Real and Odd Signals Real and odd signals have Fourier Series that are odd and purely imaginary. Theorem 5.5: If f (t) = − (f (−t)) and f (t) = f (t)∗, i.e. the signal is real and odd, then cn = −c−n and cn = − (cn∗), i.e. cn is odd and purely imaginary. Proof: Do it at home. If f (t) is odd, then we can expand it in terms of sin (ω0nt): ∞ f (t) = (2cnsin (ω0nt)) n=1 5.6.2 Summary In summary, we can find fe (t), an even function, and fo (t), an odd function, such that f (t) = fe (t) + fo (t) (5.35) which implies that, for any f (t), we can find {an} and {bn} such that ∞ ∞ f (t) = (ancos (ω0nt)) + (bnsin (ω0nt)) n=0 n=1 (5.36) Example 5.2: Triangle Wave f (t) is real and odd.   4A j π 2 n2 if n = {. . . , −11, −7, −3, 1, 5, 9, . . . }  cn = − 4A j π2 n2 if n = {. . . , −9, −5, −1, 3, 7, 11, . . . }   0 if n = {. . . , −4, −2, 0, 2, 4, . . . } Does cn = −c−n? 99 Figure 5.11: T = 1 and ω0 = 2π. Figure 5.12: The Fourier series of a triangle wave. 100 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES Note: We can often gather information about the smoothness of a signal by examining its Fourier coefficients. Take a look at the above examples. The pulse and sawtooth waves are not continuous and there Fourier series’ fall off like 1 n . The triangle wave is continuous, but not differentiable and its Fourier series falls off like 1 n2 . The next 3 properties will give a better feel for this. 6.7 Circular Convolution Property of Fourier Series 5.7.1 Signal Circular Convolution Given a signal f (t) with Fourier coefficients cn and a signal g (t) with Fourier coefficients dn, we can define a new signal, v (t), where v (t) = (f (t) @@g (t)) We find that the Fourier Series representation of y (t), an, is such that an = cndn. (f (t) @@g (t)) is the circular convolution of two periodic signals and is equivilent to the convolution over one interval, i.e. (f (t) @@g (t)) = T 0 T 0 f (τ ) g (t − τ) dτ dt. note: Circular convolution in the time domain is equivalent to multiplication of the Fourier coefficients. This is proved as follows an = 1 T T 0 v (t) e−(jω0nt)dt = 1 T2 T 0 T 0 f (τ ) g (t − τ) dτ e−(jω0nt)dt = 1 T T 0 f (τ ) 1 T T 0 g (t − τ) e−(jω0nt)dt dτ = ∀ν, ν = t − τ : 1 T T 0 f (τ ) 1 T T −τ −τ g (ν) e−(jω0(ν+τ ))dν dτ = 1 T T 0 f (τ ) 1 T T −τ −τ g (ν) e−(jω0nν)dν e−(jω0nτ )dτ = 1 T T 0 f (τ ) dne−(jω0nτ)dτ = dn 1 T T 0 f (τ ) e−(jω0nτ )dτ = cndn (5.37) Example 5.3: Take a look at a square pulse with a period, T1 = T 4 : For this signal cn = 1 T if n=0 1 sin( π 2 n) 2 π 2 n otherwise Exercise 5.8: What signal has Fourier coefficients an = cn2 = 1 4 sin2 ( π 2 n) ( π 2 n)2 ? Solution: 101 Figure 5.13 Figure 5.14: A triangle pulse train with a period of T 4 . Figure 5.15: Input and output signals to our LTI system. 102 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES Figure 5.16: LTI system 6.8 Fourier Series and LTI Systems 5.8.1 Introducing the Fourier Series to LTI Systems Before looking at this module, one should be familiar with the concepts of eigenfunction and LTI systems. Recall, for H LTI system we get the following relationship where est is an eigenfunction of H. Its corresponding eigenvalue H (s) can be calculated using the impluse response h (t) ∞ H (s) = h (τ ) e−(sτ)dτ −∞ So, using the Fourier Series expansion for periodic f (t) where we input into the system our output y (t) will be f (t) = cnejω0nt n y (t) = H (jω0n) cnejω0nt n So we can see that by applying the fourier series expansion equations, we can go from f (t) to cn and vice versa, and we do the same for our output, y (t) 5.8.2 Effects of Fourier Series We can think of an LTI system as shaping the frequency content of the input. Keep in mind the basic LTI system we presented above in Figure 5.16. The LTI system, H, simply multiplies all of our Fourier coefficients and scales them. Given the Fourier coefficients {cn} of the input and the eigenvalues of the system {H (jw0n)}, the Fouriers series of the output is {H (jw0n) cn} (simple term-by-term multiplication). note: The eigenvalues H (jw0n) completely describe what a LTI system does to periodic signals with period T = 2πw0 Example 5.4: What does this system do? Example 5.5: What about this system? 103 Figure 5.17 (a) (b) Figure 5.18 5.8.3 Examples Example 5.6: RC Circuit 1 −t h (t) = e RC u (t) RC What does this system do to the Fourier Series of an input f (t)? Calculate the eigenvalues of this system H (s) = ∞ −∞ h (τ ) e−(sτ )dτ = ∞ 0 e 1 −τ RC RC e−(sτ ) dτ = 1 RC ∞ 0 e(−τ )( 1 RC +s)dτ = 1 RC 1 1 RC +s e(−τ )( 1 RC +s) |∞ τ =0 = 1 1+RCs (5.38) Now, say we feed the RC circuit a periodic (period T = 2πw0) input f (t). Look at the eigenvalues for s = jw0n 1 1 |H (jw0n) | = |1 + RCjw0n| = √ 1 + R2C2w02n2 The RC circuit is a lowpass system: it passes low frequencies ( n around 0) and attenuates high frequencies (large n). 104 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES Example 5.7: Square pulse wave througth RC circuit •- Input Signal: Taking the fourier series of f (t) 1 t at n = 0 •- System: eigenvalues cn = 1 2 sin π 2 n π 2 n 1 H (jw0n) = 1 + jRCw0n •- Output Signal: Taking the fourier series of y (t) dn = H (jw0n) cn = 1 1 + jRCw0n 1 2 sin π 2 n π 2 n dn = 1+ 1 j RC w0 n 1 2 sin π 2 n π 2 n y (t) = dnejw0nt What can we infer about y (t) from {dn}? 1.- Is y (t) real? 2.- Is y (t) even symmetric? odd symmetric? 3.- Qualitatively, what does y (t) look like? Is it ”smoother” than f (t)? (decay rete of dn vs. cn) dn = 1+ 1 j RC w0 n 1 2 sin π 2 n π 2 n |dn| = 1 1 sin π 2 n 1 + (RCw0)2n2 2 π 2 n 6.9 Convergence of Fourier Series 5.9.1 Introduction Before looking at this module, hopefully you have become fully convinced of the fact that any periodic (pg ??) function, f (t), can be represented as a sum of complex sinusoids. If you are not, then try looking back at eigen-stuff in a nutshell or eigenfunctions of LTI systems. We have shown that we can represent a signal as the sum of exponentials through the Fourier Series equations below: f (t) = cnejω0nt n 1 cn = T T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt 0 (5.39) (5.40) 105 Joseph Fourier2 insisted that these equations were true, but could not prove it. Lagrange publicly ridiculed Fourier, and said that only continuous functions can be represented by Equation 5.39 (indeed he proved that Equation 5.39 holds for continuous-time functions). However, we know now that the real truth lies in between Fourier and Lagrange’s positions. 5.9.2 Understanding the Truth Formulating our question mathematically, let N fN (t) = cnejω0nt n=−N where cn equals the Fourier coefficients of f (t) (see Equation 5.40). fN (t) is a ”partial reconstruction” of f (t) using the first 2N+1 Fourier coefficients. fN (t) approximates f (t), with the approximation getting better and better as N gets large. Therefore, we can think of the set {∀N, N = {0, 1, . . . } : fN (t)} as a sequence of functions , each one approximating f (t) better than the one before. The question is, does this sequence converge to f (t)? Does fN (t) → f (t) as N → ∞? We will try to answer this question by thinking about convergence in two different ways: 1. - Looking at the energy of the error signal: eN (t) = f (t) − fN (t) 2. - Looking at Nli→m∞fN (t) at each point and comparing to f (t). 5.9.2.1 Approach #1 Let eN (t) be the difference (i.e. error) between the signal f (t) and its partial reconstruction fN (t) eN (t) = f (t) − fN (t) (5.41) If f (t) ∈ L2 ([0, T ]) (finite energy), then the energy of eN (t) → 0 as N → ∞ is T T (|eN (t) |)2dt = (f (t) − fN (t))2dt → 0 0 0 (5.42) We can prove this equation using Parseval’s relation: T ∞ lim N →∞ 0 (|f (t) − fN (t) |)2dt = lim N →∞ N =−∞ (|Fnf (t) − FnfN (t) |)2 = lim N →∞ |n|>N (|cn|)2 =0 where the last equation before zero is the tail sum of the Fourier Series, which approaches zero because f (t) ∈ L2 ([0, T ]). Since physical systems respond to energy, the Fourier Series provides an adequate representation for all f (t) ∈ L2 ([0, T ]) equaling finite energy over one period. 5.9.2.2 Approach #2 The fact that eN → 0 says nothing about f (t) and Nli→m∞fN (t) being equal at a given point. Take the two functions graphed below for example: 2http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/∼history/Mathematicians/Fourier.html 106 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES (a) (b) Figure 5.19 Given these two functions, f (t) and g (t), then we can see that for all t, f (t) = g (t), but T (|f (t) − g (t) |)2dt = 0 0 From this we can see the following relationships: energyconvergence = pointwiseconvergence pointwiseconvergence ⇒ convergenceinL2 ([0, T ]) However, the reverse of the above statement does not hold true. It turns out that if f (t) has a discontinuity (as can be seen in figure of g (t) above) at t0, then f (t0) = Nli→m∞fN (t0) But as long as f (t) meets some other fairly mild conditions, then if f (t) is continuous at t = t . f (t ) = Nli→m∞fN (t ) 6.10 Dirichlet Conditions Named after the German mathematician, Peter Dirichlet, the Dirichlet conditions are the sufficient conditions to guarantee existence and convergence of the Fourier series or the Fourier transform. 5.10.1 The Weak Dirichlet Condition for the Fourier Series Condition 5.1: The Weak Dirichlet Condition For the Fourier Series to exist, the Fourier coefficients must be finite. The Weak Dirichlet Condition guarantees this existence. It essentially says that the integral of the absolute value of the signal must be finite. The limits of integration are different for the Fourier Series case than for the Fourier Transform case. This is a direct result of the differing definitions of the two. 107 Proof: The Fourier Series exists (the coefficients are finite) if Weak Dirichlet Condition for the Fourier Series T |f (t) |dt < ∞ 0 (5.43) This can be shown from the intial condition that the Fourier Series coefficients be finite. 1 |cn| = | T T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt| ≤ 1 0 T T |f (t) ||e−(jω0nt)|dt 0 (5.44) Remembering our complex exponentials, we know that in the above equation |e−(jω0nt)| = 1, which gives us 1T 1T |f (t) |dt = |f (t) |dt T0 T0 (5.45) <∞ (5.46) note: If we have the function: 1 ∀t, 0 < t ≤ T : f (t) = t then you should note that this functions fails the above condition. 5.10.1.1 The Weak Dirichlet Condition for the Fourier Transform Condition 5.2: The Fourier Transform exists if Weak Dirichlet Condition for the Fourier Transform ∞ |f (t) |dt < ∞ −∞ (5.47) This can be derived the same way the weak Dirichlet for the Fourier Series was derived, by beginning with the definition and showing that the Fourier Transform must be less than infinity everywhere. 5.10.2 The Strong Dirichlet Conditions The Fourier Transform exists if the signal has a finite number of discontinuities and a finite number of maxima and minima . For the Fourier Series to exist, the following two conditions must be satisfied (along with the Weak Dirichlet Condition): 1. - In one period, f (t) has only a finite number of minima and maxima. 2. - In one period, f (t) has only a finite number of discontinuities and each one is finite. These are what we refer to as the Strong Dirichlet Conditions . In theory we can think of signals that violate these conditions, sin (logt) for instance. However, it is not possible to create a signal that violates these conditions in a lab. Therefore, any real-world signal will have a Fourier representation. 108 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES (a) (b) Figure 5.20: Discontinuous functions, f (t). 5.10.2.1 Example Let us assume we have the following function and equality: f (t) = Nli→m∞fN (t) If f (t) meets all three conditions of the Strong Dirichlet Conditions, then (5.48) f (τ ) = f (τ ) at every τ at which f (t) is continuous. And where f (t) is discontinuous, f (t) is the average of the values on the right and left. See the figures below as an example: note: The functions that fail the Dirchlet conditions are pretty pathological - as engineers, we are not too interested in them. 6.11 Gibbs’s Phenomena 5.11.1 Introduction The Fourier Series is the representation of continuous-time, periodic signals in terms of complex exponentials. The Dirichlet conditions suggest that discontinuous signals may have a Fourier Series representation so long as there are a finite number of discontinuities. This seems counter-intuitive, however, as complex exponentials are continuous functions. It does not seem possible to exactly reconstruct a discontinuous function from a set of continuous ones. In fact, it is not. However, it can be if we relax the condition of ’exactly’ and replace it with the idea of ’almost everywhere’. This is to say that the reconstruction is exactly the same as the original signal except at a finite number of points. These points, not necessarily suprisingly, occur at the points of discontinuities. 5.11.1.1 History In the late 1800s, many machines were built to calculate Fourier coefficients and re-synthesize: N fN (t) = cnejω0nt n=−N (5.49) 109 Albert Michelson (an extraordinary experimental physicist) built a machine in 1898 that could compute cnup to n = ±79, and he re-synthesized 79 f79 (t) = cnejω0nt n=−79 (5.50) The machine performed very well on all tests except those involving discontinuous functions . When a square wave, like that shown in Figure 5.21, was inputed into the machine, ”wiggles” around the discontinuities appeared, and even as the number of Fourier coefficients approached infinity, the wiggles never disappeared - these can be seen in the last plot in Figure 5.21. J. Willard Gibbs first explained this phenomenon in 1899, and therefore these discontinuous points are referred to as Gibbs Phenomenon . 5.11.2 Explanation We begin this discussion by taking a signal with a finite number of discontinuities (like a square pulse ) and finding its Fourier Series representation. We then attempt to reconstruct it from these Fourier coefficients. What we find is that the more coefficients we use, the more the signal begins to resemble the original. However, around the discontinuities, we observe rippling that does not seem to subside. As we consider even more coefficients, we notice that the ripples narrow, but do not shorten. As we approach an infinite number of coefficients, this rippling still does not go away. This is when we apply the idea of almost everywhere. While these ripples remain (never dropping below 9% of the pulse height), the area inside them tends to zero, meaning that the energy of this ripple goes to zero. This means that their width is approaching zero and we can assert that the reconstruction is exactly the original except at the points of discontinuity. Since the Dirichlet conditions assert that there may only be a finite number of discontinuities, we can conclude that the principle of almost everywhere is met. This phenomenon is a specific case of nonuniform convergence . Below we will use the square wave, along with its Fourier Series representation, and show several figures that reveal this phenomenon more mathematically. 5.11.2.1 Square Wave The Fourier series representation of a square signal below says that the left and right sides are ”equal.” In order to understand Gibbs Phenomenon we will need to redefine the way we look at equality. ∞ 2πkt s (t) = a0 + akcos T k=1 ∞ 2πkt + bksin T k=1 (5.51) 5.11.2.2 Example The figure below shows several Fourier series approximation of the square wave using a varied number of terms, denoted by K: When comparing the square wave to its Fourier series representation in Figure 5.21, it is not clear that the two are equal. The fact that the square wave’s Fourier series requires more terms for a given representation accuracy is not important. However, close inspection of Figure 5.21 does reveal a potential issue: Does the Fourier series really equal the square wave at all values of t? In particular, at each step-change in the square wave, the Fourier series exhibits a peak followed by rapid oscillations. As more terms are added to the series, the oscillations seem to become more rapid and smaller, but the peaks are not decreasing. 110 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES Fourier series approximation of a square wave Figure 5.21: Fourier series approximation to sq (t). The number of terms in the Fourier sum is indicated in each plot, and the square wave is shown as a dashed line over two periods. 111 Consider this mathematical question intuitively: Can a discontinuous function, like the square wave, be expressed as a sum, even an infinite one, of continuous ones? One should at least be suspicious, and in fact, it can’t be thus expressed. This issue brought Fourier3 much criticism from the French Academy of Science (Laplace, Legendre, and Lagrange comprised the review committee) for several years after its presentation on 1807. It was not resolved for also a century, and its resolution is interesting and important to understand from a practical viewpoint. The extraneous peaks in the square wave’s Fourier series never disappear; they are termed Gibb’s phenomenon after the American physicist Josiah Willard Gibbs. They occur whenever the signal is discontinuous, and will always be present whenever the signal has jumps. 5.11.2.3 Redefine Equality Let’s return to the question of equality; how can the equal sign in the definition of the Fourier series (pg ??) be justified? The partial answer is that pointwise–each and every value of t–equality is not guaranteed. What mathematicians later in the nineteenth century showed was that the rms error of the Fourier series was always zero. lim rms ( K ) = 0 K→∞ (5.52) What this means is that the difference between an actual signal and its Fourier series representation may not be zero, but the square of this quantity has zero integral! It is through the eyes of the rms value that we define equality: Two signals s1 (t), s2 (t) are said to be equal in the mean square if rms (s1 − s2) = 0. These signals are said to be equal pointwise if s1 (t) = s2 (t) for all values of t. For Fourier series, Gibb’s phenomenon peaks have finite height and zero width: The error differs from zero only at isolated points– whenever the periodic signal contains discontinuities–and equals about 9% of the size of the discontinuity. The value of a function at a finite set of points does not affect its integral. This effect underlies the reason why defining the value of a discontinuous function at its discontinuity is meaningless. Whatever you pick for a value has no practical relevance for either the signal’s spectrum or for how a system responds to the signal. The Fourier series value ”at” the discontinuity is the average of the values on either side of the jump. 6.12 Fourier Series Wrap-Up Below we will highlight some of the most important concepts about the Fourier Series and our understanding of it through eigenfunctions and eigenvalues. Hopefully you are familiar with all of this material, so this document will simply serve as a refrehser, but if not, then refer to the many links below for more information on the various ideas and topics. 1. - We can represent a periodic function (or a function on an interval) f (t) as a combination of complex exponentials: ∞ f (t) = cnejω0nt n=−∞ (5.53) 1 cn = T T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt 0 (5.54) Where the fourier coefficints, cn, approximately equal how much of frequency ωon is in the signal. 3http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/∼history/Mathematicians/Fourier.html 112 CHAPTER 5. FOURIER SERIES 2. - Since ejω0nt are eigenfunctions of LTI systems, we can interpret the action of a system on a signal in terms of its eigenvalues: ∞ H (jω0n) = h (t) e−(jω0nt)dt −∞ (5.55) • - |H (jω0n) | is large ⇒ system accentuates frequency ω0n • - |H (jω0n) | is small ⇒ system attenuates frequency ω0n 3. - In addition, the {cn} of a periodic function f (t) can tell us about: • - symmetries in f (t) • - smoothness of f (t), where smoothness can be interpretted as the decay rate of |cn|. 4. - We can approximate a function by re-synthesizing using only some of the Fourier coefficients (truncating the F.S.) fN (t) = cnejω0nt n≤|N | (5.56) This approximation works well where f (t) is continuous, but not so well where f (t) is discontinuous. This idea is explained by Gibb’s Phenomena. Chapter 6 Hilbert Spaces and Orthogonal Expansions 7.1 Vector Spaces 6.1.1 Introduction Much of the language in this section will be familiar to you - you should have previously been exposed to the concepts of • - inner products • - Orthogonality • - basis expansions in the context of Rn. We’re going to take what we know about vectors and apply it to functions (continuous time signals). 6.1.2 Vector Spaces Vector space : A linear vector space S is a collection of ”vectors” such that (1) if f1 ∈ S ⇒ αf1 ∈ S for all scalars α (where α ∈ R or α ∈ C) and (2) if f1 ∈ S, f2 ∈ S, then f1 + f2 ∈ S If the scalars α are real, S is called a real vector space . If the scalars α are complex, S is called a complex vector space . If the ”vectors” in S are functions of a continuous variable, we sometimes call S a linear function space 6.1.2.1 Properties We define a set V to be a vector space if 1. - x + y = y + x for each x and y in V 2. - x + (y + z) = (x + y) + z for each x, y, and z in V 3. - There is a unique ”zero vector” such that x + 0 = x for each x in V 113 114 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Figure 6.1 4. - For each x in V there is a unique vector −x such that x + (−x) = 0. 5. - 1x = x 6. - (c1c2) x = c1 (c2x) for each x in V and c1 and c2 in C. 7. - c (x + y) = cx + cy for each x and y in V and c in C. 8. - (c1 + c2) x = c1x + c2x for each x in V and c1 and c2 in C. 6.1.2.2 Examples • - Rn = realvectorspace • - Cn = complexvectorspace • - L1 (R) = f (t) | ∞ −∞ |f (t) |dt < ∞ is a vector space • - L∞ (R) = { f (t) |f (t) is bounded} is a vector space • - L2 (R) = f (t) | ∞ −∞ (|f (t) |)2dt < ∞ = finite energy signals is a vector space • - L2 ([0, T ]) = finite energy functions on interval [0, T] • - 1 (Z), 2 (Z), ∞ (Z) are vector spaces • - The collection of functions piecewise constant between the integers is a vector space • - 2 R+ = x0 x1 |x0 > 0 x1 > 0 is not a vector space. 1 1 ∈ R+2, but ∀α, α < 0:α 1 1 ∈/ R+2 115 Figure 6.2 • - D = {∀z, |z| ≤ 1 : z ∈ √C} is not a vector space. z1 = 1 ∈ D, z2 = j ∈ D, but z1 + z2 ∈/ D, |z1 + z2| = 2 > 1 note: Vector spaces can be collections of functions, collections of sequences, as well as collections of traditional vectors (i.e. finite lists of numbers) 7.2 Norms 6.2.1 Introduction Much of the language in this section will be familiar to you - you should have previously been exposed to the concepts of • - inner products • - orthogonality • - basis expansions in the context of Rn. We’re going to take what we know about vectors and apply it to functions (continuous time signals). 6.2.2 Norms The norm of a vector is a real number that represents the ”size” of the vector. Example 6.1: In R2, we can define a norm to be a vectors geometric length. x = (x0, x1)T , norm √ x = x02 + x12 Mathematically, a norm · is just a function (taking a vector and returning a real number) that satisfies three rules. To be a norm, · must satisfy: 1. - the norm of every vector is positive ∀x, x ∈ S : x > 0 2. - scaling a vector scales the norm by the same amount αx = |α| x for all vectors x and scalars α 116 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Figure 6.3: Collection of all x ∈ R2 with x 1 = 1 3. - Triangle Property: x + y ≤ x + y for all vectors x, y. ”The ”size” of the sum of two vectors is less than or equal to the sum of their sizes” A vector space with a well defined norm is called a normed vector space or normed linear space . 6.2.2.1 Examples Example 6.2:  x0  Rn (or Cn), x =    x1 ... ,  1 ([0, n − 1]). xn−1 x 1= n−1 i=0 (|xi |), Rn with this norm is called Example 6.3: Rn (or Cn), with norm x 2 = (the usual ”Euclidean”norm). 1 n−1 i=0 (|xi|)2 2 , Rn is called 2 ([0, n − 1]) Example 6.4: Rn (or Cn, with norm x ∞ = maxi {|xi|} is called ∞ ([0, n − 1]) 6.2.2.2 Spaces of Sequences and Functions We can define similar norms for spaces of sequences and functions. Discrete time signals = sequences of numbers x [n] = {. . . , x−2, x−1, x0, x1, x2, . . . } • - x [n] 1 = ∞ i=−∞ (|x [i] |), x [n] ∈ 1 (Z) ⇒ x 1<∞ 117 Figure 6.4: Collection of all x ∈ R2 with x 2 = 1 Figure 6.5: x ∈ R2 with x ∞ = 1 118 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Figure 6.6: General plot of vectors and angle referred to in above equations. • - x [n] 2 = 1 ∞ i=−∞ (|x [i] |)2 2 , x [n] ∈ 2 (Z) ⇒ x 2 < ∞ • - x [n] p = ∞ i=−∞ ((|x [i] |)p) 1 p , x [n] ∈ p (Z) ⇒ x p<∞ • - x [n] ∞ = sup|x [i] |, x [n] ∈ ∞ (Z) ⇒ x ∞ < ∞ i For continuous time functions: 1 • - f (t) p = ∞ −∞ (|f (t) |)pdt p , f (t) ∈ Lp (R) ⇒ f (t) p < ∞ 1 • - (On the interval) f (t) p = T 0 (|f (t) |)pdt p , f (t) ∈ Lp ([0, T ]) ⇒ f (t) p < ∞ 7.3 Inner Products 6.3.1 Definition: Inner Product You may have run across inner prodcuts , also called dot products , on Rn before in some of your math or science courses. If not, we define the inner product as follows, given we have some x ∈ Rn and y ∈ Rn inner product : The inner product is defined mathematically as: x · y = yT x  x0   x1  = y0 y1 ... yn−1    ...    = n−1 i=0 (xiyi ) xn−1 (6.1) 6.3.1.1 Inner Product in 2-D If we have x ∈ R2 and y ∈ R2, then we can write the inner product as x · y = x y cos (θ) (6.2) where θ is the angle between x and y. Geometrically, the inner product tells us about the strength of x in the direction of y. 119 Figure 6.7: Plot of two vectors from above example. Example 6.5: For example, if x = 1, then x · y = y cos (θ) The following characteristics are revealed by the inner product: • - x · y measures the length of the projection of y onto x. • - x · y is maximum (for given x , y ) when x and y are in the same direction ( θ = 0 ⇒ cos (θ) = 1). • - x · y is zero when cos (θ) = 0 ⇒ θ = 90 ◦, i.e. x and y are orthogonal . 6.3.1.2 Inner Product Rules In general, an inner product on a complex vector space is just a function (taking two vectors and returning a complex number) that satisfies certain rules: • - Conjugate Symmetry: x · y = x · y∗ • - Scaling: αx · y = αx · y • - Additivity: x+y · z =x · z+y · z • - ”Positivity”: ∀x, x = 0 : x · x > 0 orthogonal : we say that x and y are orthogonal if: x · y=0 120 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS 7.4 Hilbert Spaces 6.4.1 Hilbert Spaces A vector space S with a valid inner product defined on it is called an inner product space , which is also a normed linear space . A Hilbert space is an inner product space that is complete with respect to the norm defined using the inner product. Hilbert spaces are named after David Hilbert1, who developed this idea through his studies of integral equations. We define our valid norm using the inner product as: √ x = x·x (6.3) Hilbert spaces are useful in studying and generalizing the concepts of Fourier expansion, Fourier transforms, and are very important to the study of quantum mechanics. Hilbert spaces are studied under the functional analysis branch of mathematics. 6.4.1.1 Examples of Hilbert Spaces Below we will list a few examples of Hilbert spaces. You can verify that these are valid inner products at home. • - For Cn, x · y = yT x = y0∗ y1∗ . . . yn−1∗  x0      x1 ... n−1  =  (xiyi∗)  i=0 xn−1 • - Space of finite energy comlpex functions: L2 (R) ∞ f · g= f (t) g (t)∗dt −∞ • - Space of square-summable sequences: 2 (Z) ∞ x · y= x [i] y [i]∗ i=−∞ 7.5 Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality 6.5.1 Introduction Recall in R2, x · y = x y cos (θ) |x · y| ≤ x y The same relation holds for inner product spaces in general... 1http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Mathematicians/Hilbert.html (6.4) 121 6.5.1.1 Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality : For x, y in an inner product space |x · y| ≤ x y with equality holding if and only if x and y are linearly independent (Section 4.1.1), i.e. x = αy for some scalar α. 6.5.2 Matched Filter Detector Also referred to as Cauchy-Schwarz’s ”Killer App.” 6.5.2.1 Concept behind Matched Filter If we are given two vectors, f and g, then the Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality (CSI) is maximized when f = αg. This tells us: • - f is in the same ”direction” as g • - if f and g are functions, f = αg means f and g have the same shape. For example, say we are in a situation where we have a set of signals, defined as {g1 (t) , g2 (t) , . . . , gk (t)}, and we want to be able to tell which, if any, of these signals resemble another given signal f (t). strategy: In order to find the signal(s) that resembles f (t) we will take the inner products. If gi (t) resembles f (t), then the absolute value of the inner product, |f (t) · gi (t) |, will be large. This idea of being able to measure and rank the ”likeness” of two signals leads us to the Matched Filter Detector . 6.5.2.2 Comparing Signals The simplest use of the Matched Filter would be to take a set of ”candidate” signals, say our set of {g1 (t) , g2 (t) , . . . , gk (t)}, and try to match it to a ”template” signal, f (t). For example say we are given the below template and candidate signals: Now if our only question was which function was a closer match to f (t) then we can easily come up with the answer based on inspection - g2 (t). However, this will not always be the case. Also, we may want to develop a method, or algorithm, that could automate these comparisons. Or perhaps we wish to have a quantitative value expressing just how simliar the signals are. To address these issues, we will lay out a more formal approach to comparing the signals, which will, as mentioned above, be based on the inner product. In order to see which of our candidate signals, g1 (t) or g2 (t), best resembles f (t) we need to perform the following steps: • - Normalize the gi (t) • - Take the inner product with f (t) • - Find the biggest! Or, putting it mathematically: |f Bestcandidate = argmax · gi| i gi (6.5) 122 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Template Signal f(t) t Figure 6.8: Our signal we wish to find match of. 6.5.2.3 Finding a Pattern Extending these thoughts of using the Matched Filter to find similarities among signals, we can use the same idea to search for a pattern in a long signal. The idea is simply to repeatedly perform the same calculation as we did previously; however, now instead of calculating on different signals we will simply perform the inner product with different shifted versions of our ”pattern” signal. For example, say we have the following two signals - a pattern signal and long signal. Here we will look at two shifts of our pattern signal, shifting the signal by s1 and s2. These two possibilities yield the following calculations and results: • - Shift of s1: s1 +T s1 g (t) f (t − s1) dt = ”large” s1 +T s1 (|g (t) |)2dt (6.6) • - Shift of s2: s2 +T s2 g (t) f (t − s2) dt = ”small” s2 +T s2 (|g (t) |)2dt (6.7) Therefore, we can define a generalized equation for our matched filter: m (s) = matchedfilter (6.8) m (s) = s+T s g (t) f (t − s) dt g (t) |L2([s,s+T ]) (6.9) 123 Candidate Signals g 1(t) t (a) g 2(t) t (b) Figure 6.9: Clearly by looking at these we can see which signal will provide the better match to our template signal. 124 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS f(t) Pattern Signal t Figure 6.10: The pattern we are looking for in a our long signal having a length T . Long Signal Figure 6.11: Here is the long signal that contains a piece that resembles our pattern signal. 125 (a) (b) Figure 6.12: Example of ”Where’s Waldo?” picture. Our Matched Filter Detector can be implemented to find a possible match for Waldo. where the numerator in Equation 6.9 is the convolution of g (t) ∗ f (−t). Now in order to decide whether or not the result from our matched filter detector is high enough to indicate an acceptable match between the two signals, we define some threshold . If m (s0) ≥ threshold then we have a match at location s0. 6.5.2.4 Practical Examples 6.5.2.4.1 Image Detection In 2-D, this concept is used to match images together, such as verifying fingerprints for security or to match photos of someone. For example, this idea could be used for the ever-popular ”Where’s Waldo?” books! If we are given the below template and piece of a ”Where’s Waldo?” book, then we could easily develop a program to find the closest resemblance to the image of Waldo’s head in the larger picture. We would simply implement our same match filter algorithm: take the inner products at each shift and see how large our resulting answers are. This idea was implemented on this same picture for a Signals and Systems Project2 at Rice University (click the link to learn more). 2http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/∼elec301/Projects99/waldo/process.html 126 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Send: = ’1’ Figure 6.13: Frequency Shift Keying for ’1’ and ’0’. = ’0’ 6.5.2.4.2 Communications Systems Matched filter detector are also commonly used in Communications Systems. In fact, they are the optimal detectors in Gaussian noise. Signals in the real-world are often distorted by the environment around them, so there is a constant struggle to develop ways to be able to receive a distorted signal and then be able to filter it in some way to determine what the original signal was. Matched filters provide one way to compare a received signal with two possible original (”template”) signals and determine which one is the closest match to the received signal. For example, below we have a simplified example of Frequency Shift Keying (FSK) where we having the following coding for ’1’ and ’0’: Based on the above coding, we can create digital signals based on 0’s and 1’s by putting together the above two ”codes” in an infinite number of ways. For this example we will transmit a basic 3-bit number, 101, which is displayed in the following figure: Now, the signal picture aboved represents our original signal that will be transmitted over some commmuncication system, which will inevitably pass through the ”communications channel,” the part of the system that will distort and alter our signal. As long as the noise is not too great, our matched filter should keep us from having to worry about these changes to our transmitted signal. Once this signal has been received, we will pass the noisy signal through a simple system, simliar to the simplified version shown below: The above diagram basical shows that our noisy signal will be passed in (we will assume that it passes in one ”bit” at a time) and this signal will be split and passed to two different matched filter detectors. Each one will compare the noisy, received signal to one of the two codes we defined for ’1’ and ’0.’ Then this value will be passed on and whichever value is higher (i.e. whichever FSK code signal the noisy signal most resembles) will be the value that the receiver takes. For example, the first bit that will be sent through will be a ’1’ so the upper level of the block diagram will have a higher value, thus denoting that a ’1’ was sent by the signal, even though the signal may appear very noisy and distorted. 127 asdfasd 1 0 1 asdfasd Figure 6.14: The bit stream ”101” coded with the above FSK. Noisy Signal Input Matched Filters Figure 6.15: Block diagram of matched filter detector. (.) Ch (.) 128 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS 6.5.3 Proof of CSI Here will look at the proof of our Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality (CSI) for a real vector space . Theorem 6.1: CSI for Real Vector Space For f ∈ HilbertSpaceS and g ∈ HilbertSpaceS, show: |f · g| ≤ f g (6.10) with equality if and only if g = αf . Proof: •- If g = αf , show |f · g| = f g |f · g| = |f · αf | = |α||f · f | = |α|( f )2 |f · g| = f (|α| f ) = f g This verifies our above statement of the CSI! •- If g = αf , show |f · g| < f g where we have ∀β, β ∈ R : βf + g = 0 0 < ( βf + g )2 = βf + g · βf + g = β2f · f + 2βf · g + g · g = β2( f )2 + 2βf · g + ( g )2 And we get a quadritic in β. Visually, the quadratic polynomial in β > 0 forall β. Also, note that this polynomial has no real roots and the discriminant is less than 0. - BLAH BLAH BLAH – aβ2 + bβ + c has discriminant β2 − 4ac where we have: a = ( f )2 b = 2f · g c = ( g )2 Therefore, we can plug this values into the above polynomials discriminant to get: 4(|f · g|)2 − 4( f )2( g )2 < 0 (6.11) |f · g| < f g (6.12) And finally we have proven the Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality formula for real vectors spaces. question: What changes do we have to make to the proof for a complex vector space? (try to figure this out at home) 7.6 Common Hilbert Spaces 6.6.1 Common Hilbert Spaces Below we will look at the four most common Hilbert spaces that you will have to deal with when discussing and manipulating signals and systems. 129 6.6.1.1 Rn (reals scalars) and Cn (complex scalars), also called 2 ([0, n − 1])  x0  x =    x1 ...   is a list of numbers (finite sequence). The inner product for our two  xn−1 spaces are as follows: • - Inner product Rn: • - Inner product Cn: x · y = yT x = n−1 i=0 (xiyi) x · y = yT ∗x = n−1 i=0 (xiyi ∗) (6.13) (6.14) Model for: Discrete time signals on the interval [0, n − 1] or Periodic (with period n)  x0  discrete time signals.    x1 ...    xn−1 6.6.1.2 f ∈ L2 ([a, b]) is a finite energy function on [a, b] Inner Product b f · g = f (t) g (t)∗dt a (6.15) Model for: continuous time signals on the interval [a, b] or Periodic (with period T = b − a) continuous time signals 6.6.1.3 x ∈ 2 (Z) is an infinite sequence of numbers that’s square-summable Inner product ∞ x · y= x [i] y [i]∗ i=−∞ Model for: discrete time, non-periodic signals (6.16) 6.6.1.4 f ∈ L2 (R) is a finite energy function on all of R. Inner product ∞ f · g= f (t) g (t)∗dt −∞ Model for: continuous time, non-periodic signals (6.17) 130 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Figure 6.16 131 6.6.2 Associated Fourier Analysis Each of these 4 Hilbert spaces has a type of Fourier analysis associated with it. • - L2 ([a, b]) → Fourier series • - 2 ([0, n − 1]) → Discrete Fourier Transform • - L2 (R) → Fourier Transform • - 2 (Z) → Discrete Time Fourier Transform But all 4 of these are based on the same principles (Hilbert space). Important note: Not all normed spaces are Hilbert spaces For example: L1 (R), f 1 = |f (t) |dt. Try as you might, you can’t find an inner product that induces this norm, i.e. a · · · such that f ·f = = (|f (t) |)2dt 2 f 2 1 (6.18) In fact, of all the Lp (R) spaces, L2 (R) is the only one that is a Hilbert space. Hilbert spaces are by far the nicest. If you use or study orthonormal basis expansion then you will start to see why this is true. 7.7 Types of Basis 6.7.1 Normalized Basis Normalized Basis : a basis (Section 4.1.3) {bi} where each bi has unit norm ∀i, i ∈ Z : bi = 1 (6.19) note: The concept of basis applies to all vector spaces. The concept of normalized basis applies only to normed spaces. You can always normalize a basis: just multiply each basis vector by a constant, such as 1 bi Example 6.6: We are given the following basis: {b0, b1} = 1 1 , 1 −1 Normalized with 2 norm: Normalized with 1 norm: ˜b0 = √1 2 1 1 ˜b1 = 1 √ 2 1 −1 ˜b0 = 1 2 1 1 ˜b1 = 1 2 1 −1 132 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Figure 6.17 133 6.7.2 Orthogonal Basis Orthogonal Basis : a basis {bi} in which the elements are mutually orthogonal ∀i, i = j : bi · bj = 0 note: The concept of orthogonal basis applies only to Hilbert Spaces (pg ??). Example 6.7: Standard basis for R2, also referred to as 2 ([0, 1]): 1 b0 = 0 b1 = 0 1 1 b0 · b1 = (b0 [i] b1 [i]) = 1 × 0 + 0 × 1 = 0 i=0 Example 6.8: Now we have the following basis and relationship: 1 1 , 1 −1 = {h0, h1} h0 · h1 = 1 × 1 + 1 × (−1) = 0 6.7.3 Orthonormal Basis Pulling the previous two sections (definitions) together, we arrive at the most important and useful basis type: Orthonormal Basis : a basis that is both normalized and orthogonal ∀i, i ∈ Z : bi = 1 ∀i, i = j : bi · bj notation: We can shorten these two statements into one: bi · bj = δij where δij = 1 if i = j 0 if i = j Where δij is referred to as the Kronecker delta function and is also often written as δ [i − j]. Example 6.9: Orthonormal Basis Example #1 {b0, b2} = 1 0 , 0 1 134 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Example 6.10: Orthonormal Basis Example #2 {b0, b2} = 1 1 , 1 −1 Example 6.11: Orthonormal Basis Example #3 1 {b0, b2} = √ 2 1 1 1 ,√ 2 1 −1 6.7.3.1 Beauty of Orthonormal Bases Orthonormal bases are very easy to deal with! If {bi} is an orthonormal basis, we can write for any x x = (αibi) (6.20) i It is easy to find the αi: x · bi = = k (αkbk) · bi k (αkbk · bi) (6.21) where in the above equation we can use our knowledge of the delta function to reduce this equation: bk · bi = δik = 1 if i = k 0 if i = k x · bi = αi Therefore, we can conclude the following important equation for x: x = (x · bibi) i The αi’s are easy to compute (no interaction between the bi’s) Example 6.12: Given the following basis: 1 {b0, b1} = √ 2 1 1 1 ,√ 2 1 −1 represent x = 3 2 (6.22) (6.23) Example 6.13: Slightly Modified Fourier Series We are given the basis √1 ejω0nt T |∞ n=−∞ on L2 ([0, T ]) where T = 2π ω0 . ∞ f (t) = f · ej ω0 nt ejω0 nt 1 √ n=−∞ T Where we can calculate the above inner product in L2 as f · ejω0nt = 1 √ T f (t) ejω0nt∗dt = 1 √ T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt T0 T0 135 6.7.3.2 Orthonormal Basis Expansions in a Hilbert Space Let {bi} be an orthonormal basis for a Hilbert space H. Then, for any x ∈ H we can write x = (αibi) i where αi = x · bi. • - ”Analysis”: decomposing x in term of the bi αi = x · bi (6.24) (6.25) • - ”Synthesis”: building x up out of a weighted combination of the bi x = (αibi) i (6.26) 7.8 Orthonormal Basis Expansions 6.8.1 Main Idea When working with signals many times it is helpful to break up a signal into smaller, more manageable parts. Hopefully by now you have been exposed to the concept of eigenvectors and there use in decomposing a signal into one of its possible basis. By doing this we are able to simplify our calculations of signals and systems through eigenfunctions of LTI systems. Now we would like to look at an alternative way to represent signals, through the use of orthonormal basis . We can think of orthonormal basis as a set of building blocks we use to construct functions. We will build up the signal/vector as a weighted sum of basis elements. Example 6.14: The complex sinusoids √1 ejω0nt forall −∞ < n < ∞ form an orthonormal basis T for L2 ([0, T ]). In our Fourier series equation, f (t) = ∞ n=−∞ cnejω0nt , the {cn} are just another representation of f (t). note: For signals/vectors in a Hilbert Space (pg ??), the expansion coefficients are easy to find. 6.8.2 Alternate Representation Recall our definition of a basis : A set of vectors {bi} in a vector space S is a basis if 1. - The bi are linearly independent. 2. - The bi span (Section 4.1.2) S. That is, we can find {αi}, where αi ∈ C (scalars) such that ∀x, x ∈ S : x = (αibi) (6.27) i where x is a vector in S, α is a scalar in C, and b is a vector in S. Condition 2 in the above definition says we can decompose any vector in terms of the {bi}. Condition 1 ensures that the decomposition is unique (think about this at home). 136 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS note: The {αi} provide an alternate representation of x. Example 6.15: Let us look at simple example in R2, where we have the following vector: x= 1 2 Standard Basis: {e0, e1} = (1, 0)T , (0, 1)T x = e0 + 2e1 Alternate Basis: {h0, h1} = (1, 1)T , (1, −1)T 3 −1 x = 2 h0 + 2 h1 In general, given a basis {b0, b1} and a vector x ∈ R2, how do we find the α0 and α1 such that x = α0b0 + α1b1 (6.28) 6.8.3 Finding the Alphas Now let us address the question posed above about finding αi’s in general for R2. We start by rewriting Equation 6.28 so that we can stack our bi’s as columns in a 2×2 matrix. x = α0 b0 + α1 b1 (6.29) x  ... =   b0  ... ...  b1   ...  α0 α1 (6.30) Example 6.16: Here is a simple example, which shows a little more detail about the above equa- tions. x [0] x [1] = α0 b0 [0] b0 [1] + α1 b1 [0] b1 [1] = α0b0 [0] + α1b1 [0] α0b0 [1] + α1b1 [1] (6.31) x [0] x [1] = b0 [0] b1 [0] b0 [1] b1 [1] α0 α1 (6.32) 6.8.3.1 Simplifying our Equation To make notation simpler, we define the following two items from the above equations: • - Basis Matrix :  ... B =   b0  ... ...  b1   ...  137 • - Coefficient Vector : α= α0 α1 This gives us the following, concise equation: x = Bα (6.33) which is equivalent to x = 1 i=0 (αibi ). Example 6.17: Given a standard basis, trix: 1 0 , 0 1 B= , then we have the following basis ma- 01 10 To get the αi’s, we solve for the coefficient vector in Equation 6.33 α = B−1x (6.34) Where B−1 is the inverse matrix of B. 6.8.3.2 Examples Example 6.18: Let us look at the standard basis first and try to calculate α from it. B= 10 01 =I Where I is the identity matrix . In order to solve for α let us find the inverse of B first (which is obviously very trivial in this case): B−1 = 10 01 Therefore we get, α = B−1x = x Example 6.19: Let us look at a ever-so-slightly more complicated basis of 1 1 , 1 −1 = {h0, h1} Then our basis matrix and inverse basis matrix becomes: B= 11 1 −1 B−1 = and for this example it is given that 11 22 1 −1 22 x= 3 2 138 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Now we solve for α α = B−1x = 11 22 1 −1 22 3 2 = 2.5 0.5 and we get x = 2.5h0 + 0.5h1 Exercise 6.1: Now we are given the following basis matrix and x: {b0, b1} = 1 2 , 3 0 x= 3 2 For this problem, make a sketch of the bases and then represent x in terms of b0 and b1. Solution: In order to represent x in terms of b0 and b1 we will follow the same steps we used in the above example. B= 12 30 B−1 = 0 1 2 1 −1 36 α = B−1x = 1 2 3 And now we can write x in terms of b0 and b1. 2 x = b0 + 3 b1 And we can easily substitute in our known values of b0 and b1 to verify our results. note: A change of basis simply looks at x from a ”different perspective.” B−1 transforms x from the standard basis to our new basis, {b0, b1}. Notice that this is a totally mechanical procedure. 6.8.4 Extending the Dimension and Space We can also extend all these ideas past just R2 and look at them in Rn and Cn. This procedure extends naturally to higher (>2) dimensions. Given a basis {b0, b1, . . . , bn−1} for Rn, we want to find {α0, α1, . . . , αn−1} such that x = α0b0 + α1b1 + · · · + αn−1bn−1 (6.35) Again, we will set up a basis matrix B = b0 b1 b2 . . . bn−1 139 where the columns equal the basis vectors and it will always be an n×n matrix (although the above matrix does not appear to be square since we left terms in vector notation). We can then proceed to rewrite Equation 6.33  α0  x= b0 b1 . . . bn−1   ...  = Bα  αn−1 and α = B−1x 7.9 Function Space We can also find basis vectors for vector spaces other than Rn. Let Pn be the vector space of n-th order polynomials on (-1, 1) with real coefficients (verify P2 is a v.s. at home). Example 6.20: P2 = {all quadratic polynomials}. Let b0 (t) = 1, b1 (t) = t, b2 (t) = t2. {b0 (t) , b1 (t) , b2 (t)} span P2, i.e. you can write any f (t) ∈ P2 as f (t) = α0b0 (t) + α1b1 (t) + α2b2 (t) for some αi ∈ R. Note: P2 is 3 dimensional. f (t) = t2 − 3t − 4 Alternate basis {b0 (t) , b1 (t) , b2 (t)} = 1 1, t, 3t2 − 1 2 write f(t) in terms of this new basis d0 (t) = b0 (t), d1 (t) = b1 (t), d2 (t) = 3 2 b2 (t) − 1 2 b0 (t). f (t) = t2 − 3t − 4 = 4b0 (t) − 3b1 (t) + b2 (t) 3 1 f (t) = β0d0 (t) + β1d1 (t) + β2d2 (t) = β0b0 (t) + β1b1 (t) + β2 2 b2 (t) − 2 b0 (t) so then we get 1 3 f (t) = β0 − 2 b0 (t) + β1b1 (t) + 2 β2b2 (t) 1 β0 − 2 = 4 β1 = −3 3 2 β2 = 1 2 f (t) = 4.5d0 (t) − 3d1 (t) + 3 d2 (t) 140 CHAPTER 6. HILBERT SPACES AND ORTHOGONAL EXPANSIONS Example 6.21: ejω0nt|∞ n=−∞ is a basis for L2 ([0, T ]), T = 2π ω0 , f (t) = We calculate the expansion coefficients with n Cnejω0nt . ”change of basis” formula 1 Cn = T T f (t) e−(jω0nt)dt 0 (6.36) note: There are an infinite number of elments in the basis set, that means L2 ([0, T ]) is infinite dimensional (scary!) Infinite-dimensional spaces are hard to visualize. We can get a handle on the intuition by recognizing they share many of the same mathematical properties with finite dimensional spaces. Many concepts apply to both (like ”basis expansion”). Some don’t (change of basis isn’t a nice matrix formula). 7.10 Haar Wavelet Basis 6.10.1 Introduction Fourier series is a useful orthonormal representation on L2 ([0, T ]) especiallly for inputs into LTI systems. However, it is ill suited for some applications, i.e. image processing (recall Gibb’s phenomena). Wavelets , discovered in the last 15 years, are another kind of basis for L2 ([0, T ]) and have many nice properties. 6.10.2 Basis Comparisons Fourier series - cn give frequency information. Basis functions last the entire interval. Wavelets - basis functions give frequency info but are local in time. In Fourier basis, the basis functions are harmonic multiples of ejω0t In Haar wavelet basis, the basis functions are scaled and translated versions of a ”mother wavelet” ψ (t). Basis functions {ψj,k (t)} are indexed by a scale j and a shift k. Let ∀, 0 ≤ t < T : φ (t) = 1 Then j φ (t) , 2 2 ψ 2jt − k |j ∈ Z k = 0, 1, 2, . . . , 2j − 1 ψ (t) = 1 if 0 ≤ t < T 2 −1 if 0 ≤ T 2 0 there lim gi = g i→∞ or gi → g 189 190 CHAPTER 8. CONVERGENCE The above definition means that no matter how small we make , except for a finite number of gi’s, all points of the sequence are within distance of g. Example 8.1: We are given the following convergent sequence: 1 gn = n (8.1) Intuitively we can assume the following limit: nl→im∞gn = 0 Let us prove this rigorously. Say that we are given a real number > 0. Let us choose N = 1 , where x denotes the smallest integer larger than x. Then for n ≥ N we have 11 |gn − 0| = n ≤ N < Thus, lim gn = 0 n→∞ Example 8.2: Now let us look at the following non-convergent sequence gn = 1 if n = even −1 if n = odd This sequence oscillates between 1 and -1, so it will therefore never converge. 8.1.2.1 Problems For practice, say which of the following sequences converge and give their limits if they exist. 1. - gn = n 2. - gn = 1 n if n = even −1 n if n = odd 3. - gn = 1 n if n = powerof10 1 otherwise 4. - gn = n if n < 105 1 n if n ≥ 105 5. - gn = sin π n 6. - gn = jn 9.2 Convergence of Vectors 8.2.1 Convergence of Vectors We now discuss pointwise and norm convergence of vectors. Other types of convergence also exist, and one in particular, uniform convergence, can also be studied. For this discussion , we will assume that the vectors belong to a normed vector space. 191 8.2.1.1 Pointwise Convergence A sequence {gn} |∞ n=1 converges pointwise to the limit g if each element of gn converges to the corresponding element in g. Below are few examples to try and help illustrate this idea. Example 8.3: gn = gn [1] gn [2] = 1 + 1 n 2 − 1 n First we find the following limits for our two gn’s: lim n→∞ (gn [1]) = 1 lim n→∞ (gn [2]) = 2 Therefore we have the following, pointwise, where g = 1 2 . lim gn = g n→∞ Example 8.4: t ∀t, t ∈ R : gn (t) = n As done above, we first want to examine the limit lim gn (t0) n→∞ = lim t0 n→∞ n = 0 where t0 ∈ R. Thus lim gn = g pointwise where g (t) = 0 for all t ∈ R. n→∞ 8.2.1.2 Norm Convergence The sequence {gn} |∞ n=1 converges to g in norm if lim n→∞ gn − g = 0. Here @ is the norm of the corresponding vector space of gn’s. Intuitively this means the distance between vectors gn and g decreases to 0. Example 8.5: gn = 1 2 + − 1 n1 n Let g = 1 2 gn − g = 1+ 1 n −1 2 + (−1)2 = √ 1 n2 + 1 n2 = 2 n Thus lim n→∞ gn − g = 0 Therefore, gn → g in norm. (8.2) 192 CHAPTER 8. CONVERGENCE Example 8.6: gn (t) = t n if 0 ≤ t ≤ 1 0 otherwise Let g (t) = 0 forall t. gn (t) − g (t) = 1 0 t2 n2 dt = t3 3n2 |1n=0 = 1 3n2 Thus lim gn (t) − g (t) = 0 Therefore, gn (t) → g (t) in norm. n→∞ 8.2.2 Pointwise vs. Norm Convergence Theorem 8.1: For Rm, pointwise and norm convergence are equivalent. Proof: Pointwise ⇒ Norm (8.3) Assuming the above, then gn [i] → g [i] m ( gn − g )2 = (gn [i] − g [i])2 i=1 Thus, lim ( n→∞ gn − g )2 = lim n→∞ m i=1 2 = m i=1 lim 2 n→∞ =0 Proof: Norm ⇒ Pointwise (8.4) gn − g → 0 lim n→∞ m i=1 2 = m i=1 lim 2 n→∞ =0 (8.5) Since each term is greater than or equal zero, all ’m’ terms must be zero. Thus, forall i. Therfore, lim 2 = 0 n→∞ gn → gpointwise note: In infinite dimensional spaces the above theorem is no longer true. We prove this with counter examples shown below. 193 8.2.2.1 Counter Examples Example 8.7: Pointwise @@ Norm We are given the following function: gn (t) = n if 0 < t < 1 n 0 otherwise Then nl→im∞gn (t) = 0 This means that, gn (t) → g (t) where for all t g (t) = 0. Now, ( gn )2 = ∞ −∞ (|gn (t) |)2 dt 1 = n 0 n2dt = n→∞ (8.6) Since the function norms blow up, they cannot coverge to any function with finite norm. Example 8.8: Norm @@ Pointwise We are given the following function: gn (t) = 1 if 0 < t < 1 n 0 otherwise if n is even gn (t) = −1 if 0 < t < 1 n 0 otherwise if n is odd Then, 1 n 1 gn − g = 0 1dt = → 0 n where g (t) = 0 forall t. Therefore, gn → gin norm Howerver, at t = 0, gn (t) oscillates between -1 and 1, and so it does not converge. Thus, gn (t) does not converge pointwise. 8.2.2.2 Problems Prove if the following sequences are pointwise convergent, norm convergent, or both and then state their limits. 1. - gn (t) = 1 nt if 0 < t 0 if t ≤ 0 2. - gn (t) = e−(nt) if t ≥ 0 0 if t < 0 194 CHAPTER 8. CONVERGENCE 9.3 Uniform Convergence of Function Sequences 8.3.1 Uniform Convergence of Function Sequences For this discussion, we will only consider functions with gn where R→R Uniform Convergence : The sequence {gn} |∞ n=1 converges uniformly to function g if for every > 0 there is an integer N such that n ≥ N implies |gn (t) − g (t) | ≤ (8.7) for all t ∈ R. Obviously every uniformly convergent sequence is pointwise convergent. The difference between pointwise and uniform convergence is this: If {gn} converges pointwise to g, then for every > 0 and for every t ∈ R there is an integer N depending on and t such that Equation 8.7 holds if n ≥ N . If {gn} converges uniformly to g, it is possible for each > 0 to find one integer N that will do for all t ∈ R. Example 8.9: 1 ∀t, t ∈ R : gn (t) = n Let > 0 be given. Then choose N = 1 . Obviously, ∀n, n ≥ N : |gn (t) − 0| ≤ for all t. Thus, gn (t) converges uniformly to 0. Example 8.10: t ∀t, t ∈ R : gn (t) = n Obviously for any > 0 we cannot find a single function gn (t) for which Equation 8.7 holds with g (t) = 0 for all t. Thus gn is not uniformly convergent. However we do have: gn (t) → g (t) pointwise conclusion: Uniform convergence always implies pointwise convergence, but pointwise convergence does not guarantee uniform convergence. 8.3.1.1 Problems Rigorously prove if the following functions converge pointwise, uniformly, or both. 1. - gn (t) = sin(t) n 2. - gn (t) = e t n 3. - gn (t) = 1 nt if t > 0 0 if t ≤ 0 Chapter 9 Fourier Transform 10.1 Discrete Fourier Transformation 9.1.1 N-point Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) Note that: N −1 X [k] = x [n] e(−j ) 2π n kn ∀k, k = {0, . . . , N − 1} n=0 1 N−1 x [n] = X [k] ej 2π n kn ∀n, n = {0, . . . , N − 1} N k=0 (9.1) (9.2) • - X [k] is the DTFT evaluated at ω = 2π N k∀k, k = {0, . . . , N − 1} • - Zero-padding x [n] to M samples prior to the DFT yields an M -point uniform sampled version of the DTFT: N −1 X ej 2π M k = x [n] e(−j) 2π M k n=0 (9.3) N −1 X ej 2π M k = xzp [n] e(−j) 2π M k n=0 X ej 2π M k = Xzp [k] ∀k, k = {0, . . . , M − 1} • - The N -pt DFT is sufficient to reconstruct the entire DTFT of an N -pt sequence: N −1 X ejω = x [n] e(−j)ωn n=0 (9.4) N −1 X ejω = 1 N n=0 N −1 X [k] ej 2π N kne(−j)ωn k=0 X ejω = N −1 (X [k]) k=0 1 N−1 N k=0 e(−j )(ω− 2π N k)n 195 196 CHAPTER 9. FOURIER TRANSFORM 1 . D 0 2pi/N 4pi/N 2pi Figure 9.1: Dirichlet sinc, 1 N sin( ωN 2 ) sin( ω 2 ) N −1 X ejω = (X [k]) 1 N k=0 sin sin ωN −2πk 2 ωN −2πk 2N e(−j)(ω− 2π N k) N −1 2 • - The DFT has a convenient matrix representation. Defining WN = e(−j ) 2π N ,  X [0]   WN0 WN0 WN0 WN0 . . .   x [0]   X [1]   WN0 WN1 WN2 WN3 . . .   x [1]     ... X [N − 1] =   WN0 ... WN2 ... WN4 ... WN6 ... ... ...    ... x [N − 1]    (9.5) where X = W (x) respectively. W has the following properties: – - W is Vandermonde: the nth column of W is a polynomial in WNn – - W is symmetric: W = W T H H – - √1 W is unitary: √1 W √1 W = √1 W √1 W = I N N N N N – - 1 N W ∗ = W −1, the IDFT matrix. • - For N a power of 2, the FFT can be used to compute the DFT using about N 2 log2 N rather than N 2 operations. N 16 64 256 1024 N 2 log2N 32 192 1024 5120 N2 256 4096 65536 1048576 10.2 Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) The discrete-time Fourier transform (and the continuous-time transform as well) can be evaluated when we have an analytic expression for the signal. Suppose we just have a signal, 197 such as the speech signal used in the previous chapter, for which there is no formula. How then would you compute the spectrum? For example, how did we compute a spectrogram such as the one shown in the speech signal example (pg ??)? The Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) allows the computation of spectra from discrete-time data. While in discrete-time we can exactly calculate spectra, for analog signals no similar exact spectrum computation exists. For analog-signal spectra, use must build special devices, which turn out in most cases to consist of A/D converters and discrete-time computations. Certainly discrete-time spectral analysis is more flexible than continuous-time spectral analysis. The formula for the DTFT (pg ??) is a sum, which conceptually can be easily computed save for two issues. • - Signal duration. The sum extends over the signal’s duration, which must be finite to compute the signal’s spectrum. It is exceedingly difficult to store an infinite-length signal in any case, so we’ll assume that the signal extends over [0, N − 1]. • - Continuous frequency. Subtler than the signal duration issue is the fact that the frequency variable is continuous: It may only need to span one period, like − 1 2 , 1 2 or [0, 1], but the DTFT formula as it stands requires evaluating the spectra at all frequencies within a period. Let’s compute the spectrum at a few frequencies; the most obvious ones are the equally spaced ones f = k K , k ∈ {k, . . . , K − 1}. We thus define the discrete Fourier transform (DFT) to be N −1 ∀k, k ∈ {0, . . . , K − 1} : S (k) = s (n) e−( j 2πnk K ) n=0 (9.6) Here, S (k) is shorthand for S ej2π k K . We can compute the spectrum at as many equally spaced frequencies as we like. Note that you can think about this computationally motivated choice as sampling the spectrum; more about this interpretation later. The issue now is how many frequencies are enough to capture how the spectrum changes with frequency. One way of answering this question is determining an inverse discrete Fourier transform formula: given S (k), k = {0, . . . , K − 1} how do we find s (n), n = {0, . . . , N − 1}? Presumably, the formula will be of the form s (n) = K−1 k=0 j2πnk S (k) e K . Substituting the DFT formula in this prototype inverse transform yields K−1 N −1 s (n) = s (m) e−(j 2πmk K ) ej 2πnk K (9.7) k=0 m=0 Note that the orthogonality relation we use so often has a different character now. K−1 e ( )e − j 2πkm K j 2πkn K = k=0 K if m = {n, (n ± K) , (n ± 2K) , . . . } 0 otherwise (9.8) We obtain nonzero value whenever the two indices differ by multiples of K. We can express this result as K l (δ (m − n − lK)). Thus, our formula becomes N −1 ∞ s (n) = s (m) K (δ (m − n − lK)) m=0 l=−∞ (9.9) The integers n and m both range over {0, . . . , N − 1}. To have an inverse transform, we need the sum to be a single unit sample for m, n in this range. If it did not, then s (n) 198 CHAPTER 9. FOURIER TRANSFORM would equal a sum of values, and we would not have a valid transform: Once going into the frequency domain, we could not get back unambiguously! Clearly, the term l = 0 always provides a unit sample (we’ll take care of the factor of K soon). If we evaluate the spectrum at fewer frequencies than the signal’s duration, the term corresponding to m = n + K will also appear for some values of m, n = {0, . . . , N − 1}. This situation means that our prototype transform equals s (n)+s (n + K) for some values of n. The only way to eliminate this problem is to require K ≥ N : We must have more frequency samples than the signal’s duration. In this way, we can return from the frequency domain we entered via the DFT. Exercise 9.1: When we have fewer frequency samples than the signal’s duration, some discretetime signal values equal the sum of the original signal values. Given the sampling interpretation of the spectrum, characterize this effect a different way. Solution: This situation amounts to aliasing in the time-domain. Another way to understand this requirement is to use the theory of linear equations. If we write out the expression for the DFT as a set of linear equations, s (0) + s (1) + · · · + s (N − 1) = S (0) (9.10) s (0) + s (1) e(−j ) 2π K + · · · + s (N − 1) e(−j) 2π(N −1) K = S (1) ... s (0) + s (1) e(−j ) 2π(K−1) K + · · · + s (N − 1) e(−j ) 2π(N −1)(K K −1) = S (K − 1) we have K equations in N unknowns if we want to find the signal from its sampled spectrum. This requirement is impossible to fulfill if K < N ; we must have K ≥ N . Our orthogonality relation essentially says that if we have a sufficient number of equations (frequency samples), the resulting set of equations can indeed be solved. By convention, the number of DFT frequency values K is chosen to equal the signal’s duration N . The discrete Fourier transform pair consists of Discrete Fourier Transform Pair N −1 S (k) = s (n) e−(j 2πnk N ) n=0 (9.11) s (n) = 1 N−1 S (k) ej 2πnk N N k=0 (9.12) 10.3 Table of Common Fourier Transforms Time Domain Signal Frequency Domain Signal Condition e−(at)u (t) eatu (−t) e−(a|t|) te−(at)u (t) tne−(at)u (t) δ (t) 1 a+jω 1 a−jω 2a a2 +ω2 1 (a+jω)2 n! (a+jω)n+1 1 a>0 a>0 a>0 a>0 a>0 1 2πδ (ω) ejω0t 2πδ (ω − ω0) cos (ω0t) π (δ (ω − ω0) + δ (ω + ω0)) sin (ω0t) jπ (δ (ω + ω0) − δ (ω − ω0)) u (t) sgn (t) cos (ω0t) u (t) πδ (ω) + 1 jω 2 jω π 2 (δ (ω − ω0) + δ (ω + ω0))+ jω ω0 2 −ω2 sin (ω0t) u (t) π 2j (δ (ω − ω0) − δ (ω + ω0))+ ω0 ω0 2 −ω2 e−(at)sin (ω0t) u (t) ω0 (a+j ω )2 +ω0 2 a>0 e−(at)cos (ω0t) u (t) a+jω (a+j ω )2 +ω0 2 a>0 u (t + τ ) − u (t − τ ) 2τ sin(ωτ ) ωτ = 2τ sinc (ωt) ω0 π sin(ω0 t) ω0 t = ω0 π sinc (ω0 ) u (ω + ω0) − u (ω − ω0) t τ +1 u t τ +1 −u t τ + τ sinc2 ωτ 2 − t τ +1 u t τ −u t τ −1 = triag t 2τ ω0 2π sinc2 ω0 t 2 ω ω0 + 1 u ω ω0 +1 −u ω ω0 + − ω ω0 +1 u ω ω0 −u ω ω0 −1 = ∞ n=−∞ (δ (t − nT )) e− t2 2σ2 triag ω 2ω0 ω0 ∞ n=−∞ (δ (ω − nω0 )) σ√2πe− σ2ω2 2 ω0 = 2π T 10.4 Discrete-Time Fourier Transform (DTFT) Discrete-Time Fourier Transform ∞ X (ω) = x (n) e−(jωn) n=−∞ Inverse Discrete-Time Fourier Transform 1 x (n) = 2π X (ω) ejωndω 2π 0 199 (9.13) (9.14) 200 CHAPTER 9. FOURIER TRANSFORM Figure 9.2: Mapping l2 (Z) in the time domain to L2 ([0, 2π)) in the frequency domain. 9.4.1 Relevant Spaces The Discrete-Time Fourier Transform maps infinite-length, discrete-time signals in l2 to finite-length (or 2π-periodic), continuous-frequency signals in L2. 10.5 Discrete-Time Fourier Transform Properties 10.6 Discrete-Time Fourier Transform Pair When we obtain the discrete-time signal via sampling an analog signal, the Nyquist fre- quency corresponds to the discrete-time frequency 1 2 . To show this, note that a sinusoid at the Nyquist frequency 1 2Ts has a sampled waveform that equals Sinusoid at Nyquist Freqency 1/2T cos 2π 1 2Ts nTs = cos (πn) = (−1)n (9.15) The exponential in the DTFT at frequency 1 2 −(j2πn) equals e 2 = e−(jπn) = (−1)n , meaning that the correspondence between analog and discrete-time frequency is established: Analog, Discrete-Time Frequency Relationship fD = fATs (9.16) where fD and fA represent discrete-time and analog frequency variables, respectively. The aliasing figure (pg ??) provides another way of deriving this result. As the duration of each pulse in the periodic sampling signal pTs (t) narrows, the amplitudes of the signal’s spectral repetitions, which are governed by the Fourier series coefficients (pg ??) of pTs (t) , become increasingly equal. 1 Thus, the sampled signal’s spectrum becomes periodic with period 1 Ts . Thus, the Nyquist frequency 1 2Ts corresponds to the frequency 1 2 . The inverse discrete-time Fourier transform is easily derived from the following relation- ship: 1 2 e−(j2πf m)e+jπf ndf = −( 1 2 ) 1 if m = n 0 if m = n (9.17) 1Examination of the periodic pulse signal (pg ??) reveals that as ∆ decreases, the value of c0 , the largest Fourier coefficient, decreases to zero: |c0| = A∆ T . Thus, to maintain a mathematically viable Sampling Theorem, the amplitude A must increase as 1 ∆ , becoming infinitely large as the pulse duration decreases. Practical systems use a small value of ∆ , say 0.1Ts and use amplifiers to rescale the signal. 201 Discrete-Time Fourier Transform Properties Linearity Conjugate Symmetry Even Symmetry Odd Symmetry Time Delay Complex Modulation Amplitude Modulation Multiplication by n Sum Value at Origin Parseval’s Theorem Sequence Domain a1s1 (n) + a2s2 (n) s (n) real s (n) = s (−n) s (n) = − (s (−n)) s (n − n0) ej2πf0ns (n) s (n) cos (2πf0n) s (n) sin (2πf0n) ns (n) ∞ n=−∞ (s (n)) s (0) ∞ n=−∞ (|s (n) |)2 Frequency Domain a1S1 ej2πf + a2S2 ej2πf S ej2πf = S e−(j2πf) ∗ S ej2πf = S e−(j2πf) S ej2πf = − S e−(j2πf) e−(j2πf n0)S ej2πf S ej2π(f −f0) ( ) ( ) S ej2π(f−f0) +S ej2π(f+f0) 2 ( ) ( ) S ej2π(f−f0) −S ej2π(f+f0) 1d −(2jπ) df S ej2π0 2j S ej2πf 1 2 −( 1 2 ) S ej2πf df 1 2 −( 1 2 ) |S ej2πf | 2df Figure 9.3: Discrete-time Fourier transform properties and relations. 202 CHAPTER 9. FOURIER TRANSFORM Therefore, we find that 1 2 −( 1 2 ) S ej2πf e+j 2πf n df = 1 2 −( 1 2 ) m s (m) e−(j2πfm)e+j2πfn df 1 = m s (m) 2 −( 1 2 ) e(−(j2πf ))(m−n)df = s (n) The Fourier transform pairs in discrete-time are Fourier Transform Pairs in Discrete Time S ej2πf = s (n) e−(j2πfn) n (9.18) (9.19) Fourier Transform Pairs in Discrete Time 1 s (n) = 2 S ej2πf e+j2πfndf −( 1 2 ) (9.20) 10.7 DTFT Examples Example 9.1: Let’s compute the discrete-time Fourier transform of the exponentially decaying sequence s (n) = anu (n) , where u (n) is the unit-step sequence. Simply plugging the signal’s expression into the Fourier transform formula, Fourier Transform Formula S ej2πf = = ∞ n=−∞ anu (n) e−(j2πfn) ∞ n=0 ae−(j2πf ) n (9.21) This sum is a special case of the geometric series . Geometric Series ∞ ∀α, |α| < 1 : (αn) = 1 1−α n=0 Thus, as long as |a| < 1 , we have our Fourier transform. S ej2πf = 1 1 − ae−(j2πf) (9.22) (9.23) Using Euler’s relation, we can express the magnitude and phase of this spectrum. |S ej2πf | = 1 (1 − acos (2πf ))2 + a2sin2 (2πf ) (9.24) ∠ S ej2πf asin (2πf ) = − arctan 1 − acos (2πf ) (9.25) No matter what value of a we choose, the above formulae clearly demonstrate the periodic nature of the spectra of discrete-time signals. Figure 9.4 shows indeed that 203 |S(ej2πf)| 2 1 -2 -1 0 1 ∠S(ej2πf) 45 f 2 -2 -1 f 1 2 -45 Figure 9.4: The spectrum of the exponential signal (a = 0.5) is shown over the frequency range [−2, 2], clearly demonstrating the periodicity of all discrete-time spectra. The angle has units of degrees. the spectrum is a periodic function. We need only consider the spectrum between − 1 2 and 1 2 to unambiguously define it. When a > 0 , we have a lowpass spectrum – the spectrum diminishes as frequency increases from 0 to 1 2 – with increasing a leading to a greater low frequency content; for a < 0 , we have a highpass spectrum (Figure 9.5). Example 9.2: Analogous to the analog pulse signal, let’s find the spectrum of the length- N pulse sequence. s (n) = 1 if 0 ≤ n ≤ N − 1 0 otherwise (9.26) The Fourier transform of this sequence has the form of a truncated geometric series. S ej2πf N −1 = n=0 e−(j2πf n) For the so-called finite geometric series, we know that (9.27) Finite Geometric Series for all values of α . N+n0−1 (αn) = αn0 1 − αN 1−α n=n0 (9.28) 204 CHAPTER 9. FOURIER TRANSFORM Angle (degrees) Spectral Magnitude (dB) 20 a = 0.9 10 0 a = 0.5 a = –0.5 -10 0.5 f 90 45 a = –0.5 0 -45 a = 0.5 -90 a = 0.9 f 0.5 Figure 9.5: The spectra of several exponential signals are shown. What is the apparent relationship between the spectra for a = 0.5 and a = −0.5 ? Exercise 9.2: Derive this formula for the finite geometric series sum. The ”trick” is to consider the difference between the series’; sum and the sum of the series multiplied by α . Solution: N +n0−1 N +n0−1 α (αn) − (αn) = αN+n0 − αn0 n=n0 n=n0 which, after manipulation, yields the geometric sum formula. (9.29) Applying this result yields (Figure 9.6.) S ej2πf = 1−e−(j2πf N) 1−e−(j2πf ) = e(−(jπf ))(N −1) sin(πf N sin(πf ) ) (9.30) The ratio of sine functions has the generic form of sin(N x) sin(x) , which is known as the discrete-time sinc function , dsinc (x) . Thus, our transform can be concisely expressed as S ej2πf = e(−(jπf))(N−1)dsinc (πf ) . The discrete-time pulse’s spectrum contains many ripples, the number of which increase with N , the pulse’s duration. 10.8 Continuous-Time Fourier Transform (CTFT) 9.8.1 Introduction Due to the large number of continuous-time signals that are present, the Fourier series provided us the first glimpse of how me we may represent some of these signals in a general 205 Angle (degrees) Spectral Magnitude 10 5 0 180 90 0 -90 -180 f 0.5 0.5 f Figure 9.6: The spectrum of a length-ten pulse is shown. Can you explain the rather complicated appearance of the phase? manner: as a superpostion of a number of sinusoids. Now, we can look at a way to represent continuous-time nonperiodic signals using the same idea of superposition. Below we will present the Continuous-Time Fourier Transform (CTFT), also referred to as just the Fourier Transform (FT). Because the CTFT now deals with nonperiodic signals, we must now find a way to include all frequencies in the general equations. 9.8.1.1 Equations Continuous-Time Fourier Transform ∞ F (Ω) = f (t) e−(jΩt)dt −∞ (9.31) Inverse CTFT 1 f (t) = ∞ F (Ω) ejΩtdΩ 2π −∞ (9.32) warning: Do not be confused by notation - it is not uncommon to see the above formula written slightly different. One of the most common differences among many professors is the way that the exponential is written. Above we used the radial frequency variable Ω in the exponential, where Ω = 2πf , but one will often see professors include the more explicit expression, j2πf t, in the exponential. Click here for an overview of the notation used in Connexion’s DSP modules. The above equations for the CTFT and its inverse come directly from the Fourier series and our understanding of its coefficients. For the CTFT we simply utilize integration rather than summation to be able to express the aperiodic signals. This should make sense since 206 CHAPTER 9. FOURIER TRANSFORM Figure 9.7: Mapping L2 (R) in the time domain to L2 (R) in the frequency domain. for the CTFT we are simply extending the ideas of the Fourier series to include nonperiodic signals, and thus the entire frequency spectrum. Look at the Derivation of the Fourier Transform for a more indepth look at this. 9.8.2 Relevant Spaces The Continuous-Time Fourier Transform maps infinite-length, continuous-time signals in L2 to infinite-length, continuous-frequency signals in L2. Review the Fourier Analysis for an overview of all the spaces used in Fourier analysis. For more information on the characteristics of the CTFT, please look at the module on Properties of the Fourier Transform. 9.8.3 Example Problems Exercise 9.3: Find the Fourier Transform (CTFT) of the function f (t) = e−(αt) if t ≥ 0 0 otherwise (9.33) Solution: In order to calculate the Fourier transform, all we need to use is Equation 9.31, complex exponentials, and basic calculus. F (Ω) = = = −00∞ ∞ ∞∞eef−(−((αtt)t)()αee+−−j((ΩjjΩΩ)dtt))tddtt = 0 − −1 α+jΩ (9.34) 1 F (Ω) = α + jΩ (9.35) Exercise 9.4: Find the inverse Fourier transform of the square wave defined as X (Ω) = 1 if |Ω| ≤ M 0 otherwise (9.36) 207 Solution: Here we will use Equation 9.32 to find the inverse FT given that t = 0. x (t) = 1 2π M −M ejΩtdΩ = 1 2π ejΩt |Ω,Ω=ejw = 1 πt sin (M t) M Mt x (t) = sinc π π (9.37) (9.38) 10.9 Properties of the Continuous-Time Fourier Transform This module will look at some of the basic properties of the Continuous-Time Fourier Transform (CTFT). The first section contains a table that illustrates the properties, and the sections following it discuss a few of the more interesting properties in more depth. In the table, click on the operation name to be taken to the properties explanation found later on this page. Look at this module for an expanded table of more Fourier transform properties. note: We will be discussing these properties for aperiodic, continuous-time signals but understand that very similar properites hold for discrete-time signals and periodic signals as well. 9.9.1 Table of CTFT Properties Operation Name Addition (Section 9.9.2.1) Scalar Multiplication (Sec- tion 9.9.2.1) Symmetry (Section 9.9.2.2) Time Scaling (Sec- tion 9.9.2.3) Time Shift (Section 9.9.2.4) Modulation (Frequency Shift) (Section 9.9.2.5) Convolution in Time (Sec- tion 9.9.2.6) Convolution in Frequency (Section 9.9.2.6) Differentiation (Sec- tion 9.9.2.7) Signal ( f (t) ) f1 (t) + f2 (t) αf (t) F (t) f (αt) f (t − τ ) f (t) ejωφ (f1 (t) , f2 (t)) f1 (t) f2 (t) dn dtn f (t) Transform ( F (ω) ) F1 (ω) + F2 (ω) αF (t) 2πf (−ω) 1 |α| F ω α F (ω) e−(jωτ) F (ω − φ) F1 (t) F2 (t) 1 2π (F1 (t) , F2 (t)) (jω)nF (ω) 9.9.2 Discussion of Fourier Transform Properties After glancing at the above table and getting a feel for the properties of the CTFT, we will now take a little more time to discuss some of the more interesting, and more useful, properties. 208 CHAPTER 9. FOURIER TRANSFORM 9.9.2.1 Linearity The combined addition and scalar multiplication properties in the table above demonstrate the basic property of linearity. What you should see is that if one takes the Fourier transform of a linear combination of signals then it will be the same as the linear combination of the Fourier transforms of each of the individual signals. This is crucial when using a table of transforms to find the transform of a more complicated signal. Example 9.3: We will begin with the following signal: z (t) = αf1 (t) + αf2 (t) (9.39) Now, after we take the Fourier transform, shown in the equation below, notice that the linear combination of the terms is unaffected by the transform. Z (ω) = αF1 (ω) + αF2 (ω) (9.40) 9.9.2.2 Symmetry Symmetry is a property that can make life quite easy when solving problems involving Fourier transforms. Basically what this property says is that since a rectangular function in time is a sinc function in frequency, then a sinc fucntion in time will be a rectangular function in frequency. This is a direct result of the similarity between the forward CTFT and the inverse CTFT. The only difference is the scaling by 2π and a frequency reversal. 9.9.2.3 Time Scaling This property deals with the effect on the frequency-domain representation of a signal if the time variable is altered. The most important concept to understand for the time scaling property is that signals that are narrow in time will be broad in frequency and vice versa. The simplest example of this is a delta function, a unit pulse (pg ??) with a very small duration, in time that becomes an infinite-length constant function in frequency. The table above shows this idea for the general transformation from the time-domain to the frequency-domain of a signal. You should be able to easily notice that these equations show the relationship mentioned previously: if the time variable is increased then the frequency range will be decreased. 9.9.2.4 Time Shifting Time shifting shows that a shift in time is equivalent to a linear phase shift in frequency. Since the frequency content depends only on the shape of a signal, which is unchanged in a time shift, then only the phase spectrum will be altered. This property can be easily proved using the Fourier Transform, so we will show the basic steps below: Example 9.4: We will begin by letting z (t) = f (t − τ ). Now let us take the Fourier transform with the previous expression substitued in for z (t). ∞ Z (ω) = f (t − τ ) e−(jωt)dt −∞ (9.41) 209 Now let us make a simple change of variables, where σ = t − τ . Through the calculations below, you can see that only the variable in the exponential are altered thus only changing the phase in the frequency domain. Z (ω) = = ∞ −∞ f e−(jωτ (σ) e−(jω(σ+τ )t)dτ ) ∞ −∞ f (σ) e−(jωσ)dσ = e−(jωτ)F (ω) (9.42) 9.9.2.5 Modulation (Frequency Shift) Modulation is absolutely imperative to communications applications. Being able to shift a signal to a different frequency, allows us to take advantage of different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum is what allows us to transmit television, radio and other applications through the same space without significant interference. The proof of the frequency shift property is very similar to that of the time shift (Section 9.9.2.4); however, here we would use the inverse Fourier transform in place of the Fourier transform. Since we went through the steps in the previous, time-shift proof, below we will just show the initial and final step to this proof: 1 z (t) = ∞ F (ω − φ) ejωtdω 2π −∞ (9.43) Now we would simply reduce this equation through another change of variables and simplify the terms. Then we will prove the property experssed in the table above: z (t) = f (t) ejφt (9.44) 9.9.2.6 Convolution Convolution is one of the big reasons for converting signals to the frequency domain, since convolution in time becomes multiplication in frequency. This property is also another excellent example of symmetry between time and frequency. It also shows that there may be little to gain by changing to the frequency domain when multiplication in time is involved. We will introduce the convolution integral here, but if you have not seen this before or need to refresh your memory, then look at the continuous-time convolution module for a more in depth explanation and derivation. y (t) = (f1 (t) , f2 (t)) = ∞ −∞ f1 (τ ) f2 (t − τ ) dτ (9.45) 9.9.2.7 Time Differentiation Since LTI systems can be represented in terms of differential equations, it is apparent with this property that converting to the frequency domain may allow us to convert these complicated differential equations to simpler equations involving multiplication and addition. This is often looked at in more detail during the study of the Laplace Transform. 210 CHAPTER 9. FOURIER TRANSFORM Chapter 10 Sampling Theorem 11.1 Sampling 10.1.1 Introduction The digital computer can process discrete time signals using extremely flexible and powerful algorithms. However, most signals of interest are continous time , which is how the almost always appear in nature. This module introduces the idea of translating continous time problems into discrete time, and you can read on to learn more of the details and importance of sampling . Key Questions • - How do we turn a continous time signal into a discrete time signal (sampling, A/D)? • - When can we reconstruct a CT signal exactly from its samples (reconstruction, D/A)? • - Manipulating the DT signal does what to the reconstructed signal? 10.1.2 Sampling Sampling (and reconstruction) are best understood in the frequency domain. We’ll start by looking at some examples Exercise 10.1: What CT signal f (t) has the CTFT shown below? 1 f (t) = ∞ F (jw) ejwtdw 2π −∞ Hint: F (jw) = F1 (jw) ∗ F2 (jw) where the two parts of F (jw) are: Solution: 1 f (t) = ∞ F (jw) ejwtdw 2π −∞ 211 212 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM Figure 10.1: The CTFT of f (t). (a) (b) Figure 10.2 Exercise 10.2: What DT signal fs [n] has the DTFT shown below? 1 fs [n] = 2π π fs ejw ejwndw −π Solution: Since F (jw) = 0 outside of [−2, 2] 1 f (t) = 2 F (jw) ejwtdw 2π −2 Figure 10.3: DTFT that is a periodic (with period = 2π) version of F (jw) in Figure 10.1. 213 Figure 10.4: f (t) is the continuous-time signal above and fs [n] is the discrete-time, sampled version of f (t) Also, since we only use one interval to reconstruct fs [n] from its DTFT, we have 1 fs [n] = 2π 2 fs ejw ejwndw −2 Since F (jw) = Fs ejw on [−2, 2] fs [n] = f (t) |t=n i.e. fs [n] is a sampled version of f (t). 10.1.2.1 Generalization Of course, the results from the above examples can be generalized to any f (t) with F (jw) = 0, |w| > π, where f (t) is bandlimited to [−π, π]. Fs ejw is a periodic (with period 2π) version of F (jw). Fs ejw is the DTFT of signal sampled at the integers. F (jw) is the CTFT of signal. conclusion: If f (t) is bandlimited to [−π, π] then the DTFT of the sampled version fs [n] = f (n) is just a periodic (with period 2π) version of F (jw). 10.1.3 Turning a Discrete Signal into a Continuous Signal Now, let’s look at turning a DT signal into a continous time signal. Let fs [n] be a DT signal with DTFT Fs ejw 214 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM (a) (b) Figure 10.5: F (jw) is the CTFT of f (t). (a) (b) Figure 10.6: Fs ejw is the DTFT of fs [n]. (a) (b) Figure 10.7: Fs ejw is the DTFT of fs [n]. 215 Figure 10.8 Now, set ∞ fimp (t) = (fs [n] δ (t − n)) n=−∞ The CT signal, fimp (t), is non-zero only on the integers where there are impluses of height fs [n]. Exercise 10.3: What is the CTFT of fimp (t)? Solution: ∼ F imp (jw) ∞ fimp (t) = (fs [n] δ (t − n)) n=−∞ = = = −−∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ n=fi−m∞p∞ n=((tf−)s∞ e[−n((]fj)ws t[)n−d∞]∞ tδ (δt − (t n)) − n) e−(j e−(j wt) wt) dt dt = ∞ n=−∞ (fs [n]) e−(jwn) = Fs ejw (10.1) So, the CTFT of fimp (t) is equal to the DTFT of fs [n] note: We used the sifting property to show ∞ −∞ δ (t − n) e−(jwt)dt = e−(jwn) Now, given the samples fs [n] of a bandlimited to [−π, π] signal, our next step will be to see how we can reconstruct f (t). 11.2 Reconstruction 10.2.1 Introduction The reconstruction process begins by taking a sampled signal, which will be in discrete time, and performing a few operations in order to convert them into continuous-time and, with any luck, into an exact copy of the original signal. A basic method used to reconstruct a [−π, π] bandlimited signal from its samples on the integer is to do the following steps: • - turn the sample sequence fs [n] into an impulse train fimp (t) 216 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM Figure 10.9: Block diagram showing the very basic steps used to reconstruct f (t). Can we make our results equal f (t) exactly? Figure 10.10: Reconstruction block diagram with lowpass filter (LPF). • - lowpass filter fimp (t) to get the reconstruction f˜(t) (cutoff freq. = π) The lowpass filter’s impulse response is g (t). The following equations allow us to reconstruct our signal, f˜(t). f˜(t) = g (t) fimp (t) = g (t) ∞ n=−∞ (fs [n] δ (t − n)) = f˜(t) = = ∞ n∞=−∞ n=−∞ (fs (fs [n] [n] (g (t) δ (t − g (t − n)) n))) (10.2) Figure 10.11: 217 (a) (b) Figure 10.12: Zero Order Hold 10.2.1.1 Examples of Filters g Example 10.1: Zero Order Hold This type ”filter” is one of the most basic types of reconstruction filters. It simply holds the value that is in fs [n] for τ seconds. This creates a block or step like function where each value of the pulse in fs [n] is simply dragged over to the next pulse. The equations and illustrations below depict how this reconstruction filter works with the following g: g (t) = 1 if 0 < t < τ 0 otherwise ∞ fs [n] = (fs [n] g (t − n)) n=−∞ (10.3) question: How does f˜(t) reconstructed with a zero order hold compare to the original f(t) in the frequency domain? Example 10.2: Nth Order Hold Here we will look at a few quick examples of variances to the Zero Order Hold filter discussed in the previous example. 10.2.2 Ultimate Reconstruction Filter question: What is the ultimate reconstruction filter? Recall that If G (jω) has the following shape: then f˜(t) = f (t) Therefore, an ideal lowpass filter will give us perfect reconstruction! In the time domain, impulse response sin (πt) g (t) = πt (10.4) 218 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM (a) (b) (c) Figure 10.13: Nth Order Hold Examples (nth order hold is equal to an nth order B-spline) (a) First Order Hold (b) Second Order Hold (c) ∞ Order Hold Figure 10.14: Our current reconstruction block diagram. Note that each of these signals has its own corresponding CTFT or DTFT. 219 Figure 10.15: Ideal lowpass filter f˜(t) = = ∞ n=−∞ (fs [n] g (t − n)) ∞ n=−∞ fs [n] sin(π(t−n)) π(t−n) = f (t) (10.5) 10.2.3 Amazing Conclusions If f(t) is bandlimited to [−π, π], it can be reconstructed perfectly from its samples on the integers fs [n] = f (t) |t=n ∞ sin (π (t − n)) f (t) = fs [n] π (t − n) n=−∞ (10.6) The above equation for perfect reconstruction deserves a closer look, which you should continue to read in the following section to get a better understanding of reconstruction. Here are a few things to think about for now: • - What does sin(π(t−n)) π(t−n) equal at integers other than n? • - What is the support of sin(π(t−n)) π(t−n) ? 11.3 More on Reconstruction 10.3.1 Inroduction In the previous module on reconstruction, we gave an introduction into how reconstruction works and briefly derived an equation used to perfrom perfect reconstruction. Let us now take a closer look at the perfect reconstruction formula: ∞ sin (π (t − n)) f (t) = fs π (t − n) n=−∞ (10.7) We are writing f (t) in terms of shifted and scaled sinc functions. sin (π (t − n)) π (t − n) n∈Z is a basis (Section 4.1.3) for the space of [−π, π] bandlimited signals. But wait . . . . 220 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM 10.3.1.1 Derive Reconstruction Formulas What is sin (π (t − n)) sin (π (t − k)) · =? π (t − n) π (t − k) (10.8) This inner product can be hard to calculate in the time domain, so let’s use Plancharel Theorem 1 · · ·= π e−(j ωn) ej ωk dω 2π −π (10.9) if n = k if n = k sincn · sinck = 1 2π π −π e−(j ωn) ej ωk dω =1 sincn · sinck = = 1 2π 1 2π π −ππ −π e−(jωn)ejωndω ejω(k−n)dω = 1 sin(π(k−n)) 2π j(k−n) =0 (10.10) (10.11) note: In Equation 10.11 we used the fact that the integral of sinusoid over a complete interval is 0 to simplify our equation. So, sin (π (t − n)) sin (π (t − k)) · = π (t − n) π (t − k) 1 if n = k 0 if n = k (10.12) Therefore sin (π (t − n)) π (t − n) n∈Z is an orthonormal basis (Section 6.7.3) (ONB) for the space of [−π, π] bandlimited functions. sampling: Sampling is the same as calculating ONB coefficients, which is inner products with sincs 10.3.1.2 Summary One last time for f (t) [−π, π] bandlimited Synthesis ∞ sin (π (t − n)) f (t) = fs [n] π (t − n) n=−∞ (10.13) Analysis fs [n] = f (t) |t=n (10.14) In order to understand a little more about how we can reconstruct a signal exactly, it will be useful to examine the relationships between the fourier transforms (CTFT and DTFT) in more depth. 221 (a) (b) Figure 10.16 222 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM Figure 10.17: Illustration of Nyquist Frequency 11.4 Nyquist Theorem 10.4.1 Introduction Earlier you should have been exposed to the concepts behind sampling and the sampling theorem. While learning about these ideas, you should have begun to notice that if we sample at too low of a rate, there is a chance that our original signal will not be uniquely defined by our sampled signal. If this happens, then there is no garauntee that we can correctly reconstruct the signal. As a result of this, the Nyquist Theorem was created. Below, we will discuss just what exactly this theorem tells us. 10.4.2 Nyquist Theorem We will let T equal our sampling period (distance between samples). Then let Ωs = 2π T (sampling frequency in radians/sec). We have seen that if f(t) is bandlimited to [−ΩB, ΩB] and we sample with period T < π Ωb ⇒ 2π Ωs < π ΩB ⇒ Ωs > 2ΩB then we can reconstruct f(t) from its samples. Theorem 10.1: Nyquist Theorem (”Fundamental Theorem of DSP”) If f(t) is bandlimited to [−ΩB, ΩB], we can reconstruct it perfectly from its samples fs [n] = f (nT ) for Ωs = 2π T > 2ΩB ΩN = 2ΩB is called the ”Nyquist frequency ” for f(t). For perfect reconstruction to be possible Ωs ≥ 2ΩB where Ωs is sampling frequency and ΩB is the highest frequency in the signal. Example 10.3: Examples: •- Human ear hears freqs. up to 20 KHz → CD sample rate is 44.1 KHz. •- Phone line passes frequencies up to 4 KHz → phone company samples at 8 KHz. 223 Figure 10.18: 10.4.2.1 Reconstruction The reconstruction formula in the time domain looks like ∞ f (t) = n=−∞ fs [n] sin π T π T (t − nT (t − nT ) ) We can conclude, just as before, that ∀n, n ∈ Z : sin π T (t − nT ) π T (t − nT ) is a basis for the space of [−ΩB, ΩB] bandlimited functions, ΩB = π T . The expansion coefficient for this basis are calculated by sampling f(t) at rate 2π T = 2ΩB . note: The basi√s is also orthogonal. To make it orthonormal, we need a normalization factor of T . 10.4.2.2 The Big Question Exercise 10.4: What if Ωs < 2ΩB? What happens when we sample below the Nyquist rate? Solution: Go through the steps: Finally, what will happen to Fs ejω now? To answer this final question, we will now need to look into the concept of aliasing. 11.5 Aliasing 10.5.1 Introduction When considering the reconstruction of a signal, you should already be familiar with the idea of the Nyquist rate. This concept allows us to find the sampling rate that will provide 224 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM Figure 10.19: The spectrum of some bandlimited (to W Hz) signal is shown in the top plot. If the sampling interval Ts is chosen too large relative to the bandwidth W , aliasing will occur. In the bottom plot, the sampling interval is chosen sufficiently small to avoid aliasing. Note that if the signal were not bandlimited, the component spectra would always overlap. for perfect reconstruction of our signal. If we sample at too low of a rate (below the Nyquist rate), then problems will arise that will make perfect reconstruction impossible this problem is known as aliasing . Aliasing occurs when there is an overlap in the shifted, perioidic copies of our original signal’s FT, i.e. spectrum. In the frequency domain, one will notice that part of the signal will overlap with the periodic signals next to it. In this overlap the values of the frequency will be added together and the shape of the signals spectrum will be unwantingly altered. This overlapping, or aliasing, makes it impossible to correctly determine the correct strength of that frequency. The figure belows provides a visual example of this phenomenon: 10.5.2 Aliasing and Sampling If we sample too slowly, i.e., π ∀, T > ΩB : Ωs < 2ΩB We cannot recover the signal from its samples due to aliasing. Example 10.4: Let f1 (t) have CTFT. Let f2 (t) have CTFT. Try to sketch and answer the following questions on your own: 225 Figure 10.20: In the above figure, note the following equation: ΩB − Ωs 2 =a Figure 10.21: The horizontal portions of the signal result from overlap with shifted replicas - showing visual proof of aliasing. •- What does the DTFT of f1,s [n] = f1 (nT ) look like? •- What does the DTFT of f2,s [n] = f2 (nT ) look like? •- Do any other signals have the same DTFT as f1,s [n] and f2,s [n]? CONCLUSION: If we sample below the Nyquist frequency, there are many signals that could have produced that given sample sequence. Why the term ”aliasing”? Because the same sample sequence can represent different CT signals (as opposed to when we sample above the Nyquist frequency, then the sample sequence represents a unique CT signal). Example 10.5: Figure 10.22: These are all equal! 226 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM Figure 10.23: These two signals contain the same four samples, yet are very different signals. Figure 10.24: The figure shows the cosine function, f (t) = cos (2πt), and its CTFT. f (t) = cos (2πt) Case 1: Sample Ωs = 8π rad/sec ⇒ T = 1 4 sec. note: Ωs > 2ΩB Case 2: Sample w Ωs = 8 3 π rad/sec ⇒ T = 3 4 sec note: Ωs < 2ΩB When we run the DTFT from Case #2 through the reconstruction steps, we realize that we end up with the following cosine: f˜(t) = cos π t 2 This is a ”stretched” out version of our original. Clearly, our sampling rate was not high enough to ensure correct reconstruction from the samples. 227 (a) (b) Figure 10.25: (a) (b) 11.6 Anti-Aliasing Filters 10.6.1 Introduction The idea of aliasing has been described as the problem that occurs if a signal is not sampled at a high enough rate (for example, below the Nyquist Frequency). But exactly what kind of distortion does aliasing produce? High frequencies in the original signal ”fold back” into lower frequencies High frequencies masquerading as lower frequencies produces highly undesirable artifacts in the reconstructe signal. warning: We must avoid aliasing anyway we can 10.6.2 Avoiding Aliasing What if it is impractical/impossible to sample at Ωs > 2ΩB? Filter out the frequencies above Ωs 2 before you sample. The best way to visualize doing this is to imagine the following simple steps: 1. - Take the CTFT of the signal, f (t). 2. - Send this signal through a lowpass filter with the following specification, ωc = Ωs 2 . 228 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM Figure 10.26: This filter will cutoff the higher, unnecessary frequencies, where |ωc| > 2π22kHz 3. - We now have a graph of our signal in the frequency domain with all values of |ω| > Ωs 2 equal to zero. Now, we take the inverse CTFT to get back our continuous time signal, fa (t). 4. - And finally we are ready to sample our signal! Example 10.6: Sample rate for CD = 44.1 KHz Many musical instruments (e.g. highhat) contain frequencies above 22 KHz (even though we cannot hear them) Because of this, we can filter the output signal from the instrument before we sample it using the following filter: Now the signal is ready to be sampled! Example 10.7: Another Example Speech bandwidth is > ±20 KHz, but it is perfectly intelligible when lowpass filtered to a ±4 kHz range. Because of this, we can take a normal speech signal and pass it through a filter like the one shown in Figure 10.26, where we now set |ωc| > 2π4kHz. The signal we receive from this filter only contains values where |ω| > 8πk. Now we can sample at 16πk = 8 KHz – standard telephony rate. 11.7 Discrete Time Processing of Continuous TIme Signals How is the CTFT of y(t) related to the CTFT of F(t)? Let G (jω) = reconstruction filter freq. response Y (jω) = G (jω) Yimp (jω) where Yimp (jω) is impulse sequence created from ys [n]. So, Y (jω) = G (jω) Ys ejωT = G (jω) H ejωT Fs ejωT Y (jω) = G (jω) H ejωT 1∞ ωF 2πr Fj T T r=−∞ 229 Figure 10.27: 230 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM Figure 10.28: 1 Y (jω) = G (jω) H ejωT ∞ ωF 2πr Fj T T r=−∞ Now, lets assume that f(t) is bandlimited to − π T , π T = − Ωs 2 , Ωs 2 and G (jω) is a perfect reconstruction filter. Then Y (jω) = F (jω) H ejωT if |ω| ≤ π T 0 otherwise note: Y (jω) has the same ”bandlimit” as F (jω). So, for bandlimited signals, and with a high enough sampling rate and a perfect reconstruc- tion filter is equivalent to using an analog LTI filter where Ha (jω) = H ejωT if |ω| ≤ π T 0 otherwise 231 Figure 10.29: Figure 10.30: 232 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM So, by being careful we can implement LTI systems for bandlimited signals on our computer!!! Important note: Ha (jω) = filter induced by our system. Ha (jω) is LTI only if • - h, the DT system, is LTI • - F (jω), the input, is bandlimited and the sample rate is high enough. 233 Figure 10.31: 234 CHAPTER 10. SAMPLING THEOREM Chapter 11 Laplace Transform and System Design 12.1 The Laplace Transforms The Laplace transform is a generalization of the Continuous-Time Fourier Transform. However, instead of using complex sinusoids of the form ejωt, as the CTFT does, the Laplace transform uses the more general, est, where s = σ + jω. Although Laplace transforms are rarely solved using integration (tables and computers (eg Matlab) are much more common), we will provide the bilateral Laplace transform pair here. These define the forward and inverse Laplace transformations. Notice the similarities between the forward and inverse transforms. This will give rise to many of the same symmetries found in Fourier analysis. Laplace Transform ∞ F (s) = f (t) e−(st)dt −∞ (11.1) Inverse Laplace Transform 1 f (t) = c+j∞ F (s) estds 2πj c−j∞ (11.2) 11.1.1 Finding the Laplace and Inverse Laplace Transforms 11.1.1.1 Solving the Integral Probably the most difficult and least used method for finding the Laplace transform of a signal is solving the integral. Although it is technically possible, it is extremely time consuming. Given how easy the next two methods are for finding it, we will not provide any more than this. The integrals are primarily there in order to understand where the following methods originate from. 11.1.1.2 Using a Computer Using a computer to find Laplace transforms is relatively painless. Matlab has two functions, laplace and ilaplace, that are both part of the symbolic toolbox, and will find the Laplace 235 236 CHAPTER 11. LAPLACE TRANSFORM AND SYSTEM DESIGN and inverse Laplace transforms respectively. This method is generally preferred for more complicated functions. Simpler and more contrived functions are usually found easily enough by using tables (Section 11.1.1.3). 11.1.1.3 Using Tables When first learning about the Laplace transform, tables are the most common means for finding it. With enough practice, the tables themselves may become unnecessary, as the common transforms can become second nature. For the purpose of this section, we will focus on the inverse Laplace transform, since most design applications will begin in the Laplace domain and give rise to a result in the time domain. The method is as follows: 1. - Write the function you wish to transform, H (s), as a sum of other functions, H (s) = m i=1 (Hi (s)) where each of the Hi is known from a table. 2. - Invert each Hi (s) to get its hi (t). 3. - Sum up the hi (t) to get h (t) = m i=1 (hi (t)) Example 11.1: Compute h (t) for ∀s, Re (s) > −5 : H (s) = 1 s+5 This can be solved directly from the table to be h (t) = e−(5t) Example 11.2: Find the time domain representation, h (t), of ∀s, Re (s) > −10 : H (s) = 25 s+10 To solve this, we first notice that H (s) can also be written as 25 1 s+10 . We can then go to the table to find h (t) = 25e−(10t) Example 11.3: We can now extend the two previous examples by finding h (t) for ∀s, Re (s) > −5 : H (s) = 1 s+5 + 25 s+10 To do this, we take advantage of the additive property of linearity and the three- step method described above to yield the result h (t) = e−(5t) + 25e−(10t) For more complicated examples, it may be more difficult to break up the transfer function into parts that exist in a table. In this case, it is often necessary to use partial fraction expansion to get the transfer function into a more usable form. 11.1.2 Visualizing the Laplace Transform With the Fourier transform, we had a complex-valued function of a purely imaginary variable, F (jω). This was something we could envision with two 2-dimensional plots (real and imaginary parts or magnitude and phase). However, with Laplace, we have a complexvalued function of a complex variable. In order to examine the magnitude and phase or real and imaginary parts of this function, we must examine 3-dimensional surface plots of each component. While these are legitimate ways of looking at a signal in the Laplace domain, it is quite difficult to draw and/or analyze. For this reason, a simpler method has been developed. Although it will not be discussed in detail here, the method of Poles and Zeros is much easier to understand and is the way both the Laplace transform and its discrete-time counterpart the Z-transform are represented graphically. 237 real and imaginary sample plots (a) (b) Figure 11.1: Real and imaginary parts of H (s) are now each 3-dimensional surfaces. (a) The Real part of H (s) (b) The Imaginary part of H (s) 238 CHAPTER 11. LAPLACE TRANSFORM AND SYSTEM DESIGN magnitude and phase sample plots (a) (b) Figure 11.2: Magnitude and phase of H (s) are also each 3-dimensional surfaces. This representation is more common than real and imaginary parts. (a) The Magnitude of H (s) (b) The Phase of H (s) 239 12.2 Properties of the Laplace Transform Property Signal Linearity αx1 (t) + βx2 (t) Time Shifting x (t − τ ) Frequency Shifting eηtx (t) (modulation) Time Scaling x (αt) Conjugation Convolution x (t)∗ x1 (t) ∗ x2 (t) Time Differentiation Frequency Differentiation Integration in Time d dt x (t) (−t) x (t) t −∞ x (τ ) dτ Laplace Transform αX1 (s) + βX2 (s) e−(sτ)X (s) X (s − η) (1 − |α|) X (s − α) X (s∗)∗ X1 (t) X2 (t) sX (s) d ds X (s) (1 − s) X (s) Region of Conver- gence At least ROC1 ROC2 ROC Shifted ROC ( s − η must be in the region of convergence) Scaled ROC ( s − α must be in the region of convergence) ROC At least ROC1 ROC2 At least ROC ROC At least ROC Re (s) > 0 12.3 Table of Common Laplace Transforms Signal δ (t) δ (t − T ) u (t) − (u (−t)) tu (t) tnu (t) − (tnu (−t)) e−(λt)u (t) − e−(λt) u (−t) te−(λt)u (t) tne−(λt)u (t) − tne−(λt)u (−t) cos (bt) u (t) sin (bt) u (t) e−(at)cos (bt) u (t) e−(at)sin (bt) u (t) dn dtn δ (t) Laplace Transform 1 e−(sT ) 1 s 1 s 1 s2 n! sn+1 n! sn+1 1 s+λ 1 s+λ 1 (s−λ)2 n! (s+λ)n+1 n! (s+λ)n+1 s s2 +b2 b s2 +b2 s+a (s+a)2 +b2 b (s+a)2 +b2 sn Region of Convergence All s All s Re (s) > 0 Re (s) < 0 Re (s) > 0 Re (s) > 0 Re (s) < 0 Re (s) > −λ Re (s) < −λ Re (s) > −λ Re (s) > −λ Re (s) < −λ Re (s) > 0 Re (s) > 0 Re (s) > −a Re (s) > −a All s 240 CHAPTER 11. LAPLACE TRANSFORM AND SYSTEM DESIGN 12.4 Region of Convergence for the Laplace Transform With the Laplace transform, the s-plane represents a set of signals (complex exponentials). For any given LTI system, some of these signals may cause the output of the system to converge, while others cause the output to diverge (”blow up”). The set of signals that cause the system’s output to converge lie in the region of convergence (ROC) . This module will discuss how to find this region of convergence for any continuous-time, LTI system. Recall the definition of the Laplace transform, Laplace Transform ∞ H (s) = h (t) e−(st)dt −∞ (11.3) If we consider a causal, complex exponential, h (t) = e−(at)u (t), we get the equation, ∞ ∞ e−(at)e−(st)dt = e−((a+s)t)dt 0 0 (11.4) Evaluating this, we get −1 lim e−((s+a)t) − 1 s + a t→∞ (11.5) Notice that this equation will tend to infinity when lim e−((s+a)t) tends to infinity. To t→∞ understand when this happens, we take one more step by using s = σ + jω to realize this equation as lim e−(jωt)e−((σ+a)t) t→∞ (11.6) Recognizing that e−(jωt) is sinusoidal, it becomes apparent that e−(σ(a)t) is going to determine whether this blows up or not. What we find is that if σ + a is positive, the exponential will be to a negative power, which will cause it to go to zero as t tends to infinity. On the other hand, if σ + a is negative or zero, the exponential will not be to a negative power, which will prevent it from tending to zero and the system will not converge. What all of this tells us is that for a causal signal, we have convergence when Condition for Convergence Re (s) > −a (11.7) Although we will not go through the process again for anticausal signals, we could. In doing so, we would find that the necessary condition for convergence is when Necessary Condition for Anti-Causal Convergence Re (s) < −a (11.8) 11.4.1 Graphical Understanding of ROC Perhaps the best way to look at the region of convergence is to view it in the s-plane. What we observe is that for a single pole, the region of convergence lies to the right of it for causal signals and to the left for anti-causal signals. Once we have recognized this, the natural question becomes: What do we do when we have multiple poles? The simple answer is that we take the intersection of all of the regions of convergence of the respective poles. 241 (a) (b) Figure 11.3: (a) The Region of Convergence for a causal signal. (b) The Region of Convergence for an anti-causal signal. 242 CHAPTER 11. LAPLACE TRANSFORM AND SYSTEM DESIGN Figure 11.4: The Region of Convergence of h (t) if a > b. Example 11.4: Find H (s) and state the region of convergence for h (t) = e−(at)u (t) + e−(bt)u (−t) Breaking this up into its two terms, we get transfer functions and respective regions of convergence of 1 ∀s, Re (s) > −a : H1 (s) = s + a (11.9) and −1 ∀s, Re (s) < −b : H2 (s) = s + b (11.10) Combining these, we get a region of convergence of −b > Re (s) > −a. If a > b, we can represent this graphically. Otherwise, there will be no region of convergence. 12.5 The Inverse Laplace Transform 11.5.1 To Come In The Transfer Function(FIX ME TO CHAPTER 9.2) we shall establish that the inverse Laplace transform of a function h is @@@−1 (h) (t) = 1 ∞ e(c+yj)th ((c + yj) t) dy, 2π −∞ (11.11) √ where j ≡ −1 and the real number c is chosen so that all of the singularities of h lie to the left of the line of integration. 243 11.5.2 Proceeding with the Inverse Laplace Transform With the inverse Laplace transform one may express the solution of x = Bx + g , as x (t) = @@@−1 (sI − B)−1 (@@@g + x (0)) . (11.12) As an example, let us take the first component of @@@x, namely We define: 0.19 s2 + 1.5s + 0.27 @@@x1 (s) = s + 1 6 4 (s3 + 1.655s2 + 0.4078s + 0.0039) . poles : Also called singularities, these are the points s at which @@@x1 (s) blows up. These are clearly the roots of its denominator, namely √ 73 −1/100,@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ −329/400 ± ,@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@and@@@@@@@@@@ 16 (11.13) All four being negative, it suffices to take c = 0 and so the integration in Equation 11.11 proceeds up the imaginary axis. We don’t suppose the reader to have already encountered integration in the complex plane but hope that this example might provide the motivation necessary for a brief overview of such. Before that however we note that MATLAB has digested the calculus we wish to develop. Referring again to fib3.m1 for details we note that the ilaplace command produces √ x1 (t) = −t 211.35e 100 − 0.0554t3 + 4.5464t2 + 1.085t + 474.19 −t −(329t) e 6 +e 400 262.842cosh 73t 16 √ +262.836sinh 1 The other potentials, see the figure above, possess similar expressions. Please note that each of the poles of @@@x1 appear as exponents in x1 and that the coefficients of the exponentials are polynomials whose degrees is determined by the order of the respective pole. 12.6 Poles and Zeros 11.6.1 Introduction It is quite difficult to qualitatively analyze the Laplace transform and Z-transform, since mappings of their magnitude and phase or real part and imaginary part result in multiple mappings of 2-dimensional surfaces in 3-dimensional space. For this reason, it is very common to examine a plot of a transfer function’s poles and zeros to try to gain a qualitative idea of what a system does. Given a continuous-time transfer function in the Laplace domain, H (s), or a discretetime one in the Z-domain, H (z), a zero is any value of s or z such that the transfer function is zero, and a pole is any value of s or z such that the transfer function is infinite. To define them precisely: 1http://www.caam.rice.edu/∼caam335/cox/lectures/fib3.m 244 CHAPTER 11. LAPLACE TRANSFORM AND SYSTEM DESIGN Figure 11.5: The 3 potentials associated with the RC circuit model figure (pg ??). zeros : 1. The value(s) for z where the numerator of the transfer function equals zero 2. The complex frequencies that make the overall gain of the filter transfer function zero. poles : 1. The value(s) for z where the denominator of the transfer function equals zero 2. The complex frequencies that make the overall gain of the filter transfer function infinite. 11.6.2 Pole/Zero Plots When we plot these in the appropriate s- or z-plane, we represent zeros with ”o” and poles with ”x”. Refer to this module for a detailed looking at plotting the poles and zeros of a z-transform on the Z-plane. Example 11.5: Find the poles and zeros for the transfer function H (s) = s2 +6s+8 s2 +2 and plot the results in the s-plane. The first thing we recognize is that this transfer function will equal zero whenever the top, s2 + 6s + 8, equals zero. To find where this equals zero, we factor this to get, (s + 2) (s + 4). This yields zeros at s = −2 and s = −4. Had this function been more complicated, it might have been necessary to use the quadratic formula. For poles, we must recognize that the transfer function will be infinite whenever the bottom part is zero. That is when s2 + 2 is zero. To find this, we again look to 245 Pole and Zero Plot Figure 11.6: Sample pole-zero plot √ factor the eq√uation. Thi√s yields s + j 2 roots of +j 2 and − j 2 Plotting this gives √ s − j 2 . This yields purely imaginary Now that we have found and plotted the poles and zeros, we must ask what it is that this plot gives us. Basically what we can gather from this is that the magnitude of the transfer function will be larger when it is closer to the poles and smaller when it is closer to the zeros. This provides us with a qualitative understanding of what the system does at various frequencies and is crucial to the discussion of stability. 11.6.3 Repeated Poles and Zeros It is possible to have more than one pole or zero at any given point. For instance, the discrete- time transfer function H (z) = z2 will have two zeros at the origin and the continuous-time function H (s) = 1 s25 will have 25 poles at the origin. 11.6.4 Pole-Zero Cancellation An easy mistake to make with regards to poles and zeros is to think that a function like (s+3)(s−1) s−1 is the same as s + 3. In theory they are equivalent, as the pole and zero at s = 1 cancel each other out in what is known as pole-zero cancellation . However, think about what may happen if this were a transfer function of a system that was created with physical circuits. In this case, it is very unlikely that the pole and zero would remain in exactly the same place. A minor temperature change, for instance, could cause one of them to move just slightly. If this were to occur a tremendous amount of volatility is created in that area, 246 CHAPTER 11. LAPLACE TRANSFORM AND SYSTEM DESIGN since there is a change from infinity at the pole to zero at the zero in a very small range of signals. This is generally a very bad way to try to eliminate a pole. A much better way is to use control theory to move the pole to a better place. Chapter 12 Z-Transform and Digital Filtering 13.1 The Z Transform: Definition 12.1.1 Basic Definition of the Z-Transform The z-transform of a sequence is defined as ∞ X (z) = x [n] z−n n=−∞ (12.1) Sometimes this equation is referred to as the bilateral z-transform . At times the z- transform is defined as ∞ X (z) = x [n] z−n (12.2) n=0 which is known as the unilateral z-transform . There is a close relationship between the z-transform and the Fourier transform of a discrete time signal, which is defined as ∞ X ejω = x [n] e−(jωn) n=−∞ (12.3) Notice that that when the z−n is replaced with e−(jωn) the z-transform reduces to the Fourier Transform. When the Fourier Transform exists, z = ejω , which is to have the magnitude of z equal to unity. 12.1.2 The Complex Plane In order to get further insight into the relationship between the Fourier Transform and the Z-Transform it is useful to look at the complex plane or z-plane . Take a look at the complex plane: The Z-plane is a complex plane with an imaginary and real axis referring to the complexvalued variable z. The position on the complex plane is given by rejω , and the angle from the positive, real axis around the plane is denoted by ω. X (z) is defined everywhere on this plane. X ejω on the other hand is defined only where |z| = 1, which is refered to as the 247 248 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Z-Plane Figure 12.1 unit circle. So for example, ω = 1 at z = 1 and ω = π at z = −1. This is usefull because, by representing the Fourier transform as the z-transform on the unit circle, the periodicity of Fourier transform is easily seen. 12.1.3 Region of Convergence The region of convergence, known as the ROC , is important to understand because it defines the region where the z-transform exists. The ROC for a given x [n] , is defined as the range of z for which the z-transform converges. Since the z-transform is a power series , it converges when x [n] z−n is absolutely summable. Stated differently, ∞ |x [n] z−n| < ∞ (12.4) n=−∞ must be satisfied for convergence. This is best illustrated by looking at the different ROC’s of the z-transforms of αnu [n] and αnu [n − 1] . Example 12.1: For x [n] = αnu [n] (12.5) X (z) = = = = ∞ n∞ n∞ n∞ n====−−00 (∞ ∞αα((nxαzzn−−[nu1n])[znn−] nz)−n) (12.6) 249 Figure 12.2: x [n] = αnu [n] where α = .5. This sequence is an example of a right-sided exponential sequence because it is nonzero for n ≥ 0. It only converges when |αz−1| < 1. When it converges, If |αz−1| ≥ 1, then the series, is the range of values where X (z) = 1 1−αz−1 = z z−α (12.7) ∞ n=0 αz−1 n does not converge. Thus the ROC |αz−1| < 1 (12.8) or, equivalently, |z| > |α| (12.9) Example 12.2: For x [n] = (− (αn)) u [−n − 1] X (z) = = ∞ n∞=−∞ n=−∞ (x [n] z−n) ((− (αn)) u [−n − 1] z−n) =− −1 n=−∞ (αnz −n) =− −1 n=−∞ α−1z −n = = − 1− ∞ n∞=1 n=0 α−1z n α−1z n (12.10) (12.11) 250 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Figure 12.3: ROC for x [n] = αnu [n] where α = 0.5 Figure 12.4: x [n] = (− (αn)) u [−n − 1] where α = .5. 251 Figure 12.5: ROC for x [n] = (− (αn)) u [−n − 1] The ROC in this case is the range of values where |α−1z| < 1 or, equivalently, |z| < |α| If the ROC is satisfied, then X (z) = 1 − 1 1−α−1 z = z z−α (12.12) (12.13) (12.14) 13.2 Table of Common Z-Transforms The table below will focus on unilateral and bilateral z-transforms . When given a signal (or sequence), the table can be very useful in finding the corresponding z-transform. The table also specifies the region of convergence, which allows us to pick out the unilateral and bilateral transforms. note: The notation for z found in the table below may differ from that found in other tables. For example, the basic z-transform of u [n] can be written as either of the following two expressions, which are equal: z 1 z − 1 = 1 − z−1 (12.15) 252 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Signal δ [n − k] u [n] − (u [−n − 1]) nu [n] n2u [n] n3u [n] (− (αn)) u [−n − 1] αnu [n] nαnu [n] n2αnu [n] m k=1 (n−k+1) αm m! αn u [n] γncos (αn) u [n] γnsin (αn) u [n] Z-Transform z−k z z−1 z z−1 z (z−1)2 z(z+1) (z−1)3 z(z2+4z+1) (z−1)4 z z−α z z−α αz (z−α)2 αz(z+α) (z−α)3 z (z−α)m+1 z(z−γcos(α)) z 2 −(2γ cos(α))z +γ 2 zγsin(α) z 2 −(2γ cos(α))z +γ 2 ROC Allz |z| > 1 |z| < 1 |z| > 1 |z| > 1 |z| > 1 |z| < |α| |z| > |α| |z| > |α| |z| > |α| |z| > |α| |z| > |α| 13.3 Region of Convergence for the Z-transform 12.3.1 The Region of Convergence The region of convergence, known as the ROC , is important to understand because it defines the region where the z-transform exists. The z-transform of a sequence is defined as ∞ X (z) = x [n] z−n (12.16) n=−∞ The ROC for a given x [n] , is defined as the range of z for which the z-transform converges. Since the z-transform is a power series , it converges when x [n] z−n is absolutely summable. Stated differently, ∞ |x [n] z−n| < ∞ (12.17) n=−∞ must be satisfied for convergence. 12.3.2 Properties of the Region of Convergencec The Region of Convergence has a number of properties that are dependent on the characteristics of the signal, x [n]. • - The ROC cannot contain any poles. By definition a pole is a where X (z) is infinite. Since X (z) must be finite for all z for convergence, there cannot be a pole in the ROC. • - If x [n] is a finite-duration sequence, then the ROC is the entire z-plane, exept possibly z = 0 or |z| = ∞. A finite-duration sequence is a sequence that is nonzero in a finite interval n1 ≤ n ≤ n2. As long as each value of x [n] is finite then the sequence will be absolutely summable. When n2 > 0 there will be a z−1 term and thus the ROC will not include z = 0. When n1 < 0 then the sum will be infinite and thus the ROC will not include |z| = ∞. On the other hand, when n2 ≤ 0 then the ROC will include z = 0, and when n1 ≥ 0 the ROC will include |z| = ∞. With these constraints, the only signal, then, whose ROC is the entire z-plane is x [n] = cδ [n]. 253 Figure 12.6: An example of a finite duration sequence. The next properties apply to infinite duration sequences. As noted above, the z-transform converges when |X (z) | < ∞. So we can write ∞ ∞ ∞ |X (z) | = | x [n] z−n | ≤ |x [n] z−n| = |x [n] |(|z|)−n n=−∞ n=−∞ n=−∞ (12.18) We can then split the infinite sum into positive-time and negative-time portions. So |X (z) | ≤ N (z) + P (z) (12.19) where −1 N (z) = |x [n] |(|z|)−n n=−∞ and ∞ P (z) = |x [n] |(|z|)−n n=0 In order for |X (z) | to be finite, |x [n] | must be bounded. Let us then set |x (n) | ≤ C1r1n for n<0 and |x (n) | ≤ C2r2n for n≥0 From this some further properties can be derived: (12.20) (12.21) (12.22) (12.23) 254 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Figure 12.7: A right-sided sequence. • - If x [n] is a right-sided sequence, then the ROC extends outward from the outermost pole in X (z). A right-sided sequence is a sequence where x [n] = 0 for n < n1 < ∞. Looking at the positive-time portion from the above derivation, it follows that ∞ ∞ P (z) ≤ C2 r2n(|z|)−n = C2 n=0 n=0 r2 n |z| (12.24) Thus in order for this sum to converge, |z| > r2, and therefore the ROC of a right-sided sequence is of the form |z| > r2. • - If x [n] is a left-sided sequence, then the ROC extends inward from the innermost pole in X (z). A right-sided sequence is a sequence where x [n] = 0 for n > n2 > −∞. Looking at the negative-time portion from the above derivation, it follows that C1 −1 n=−∞ r1n(|z|)−n N (z) ≤ = C1 = C1 −1 n=−∞ n r1 |z| ∞ |z| k k=1 r1 (12.25) Thus in order for this sum to converge, |z| < r1, and therefore the ROC of a left-sided sequence is of the form |z| < r1. • - If x [n] is a two-sided sequence, the ROC will be a ring in the z-plane that is bounded on the interior and exterior by a pole. A two-sided sequence is an sequence with infinite duration in the positive and negative directions. From the derivation of the above two properties, it follows that if r2 < |z| < r2 converges, then both the positivetime and negative-time portions converge and thus X (z) converges as well. Therefore the ROC of a two-sided sequence is of the form r2 < |z| < r2. 255 Figure 12.8: The ROC of a right-sided sequence. Figure 12.9: A left-sided sequence. 256 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Figure 12.10: The ROC of a left-sided sequence. Figure 12.11: A two-sided sequence. 257 Figure 12.12: The ROC of a two-sided sequence. 12.3.3 Examples To gain further insight it is good to look at a couple of examples. Example 12.3: Lets take 1n 1n x1 [n] = 2 u [n] + 4 u [n] (12.26) The z-transform of The z-transform of Due to linearity, 1 2 nu [n] is z z− 1 2 with an ROC at |z| > 1 2 . −1 4 nu [n] is z z+ 1 4 with an ROC at |z| > −1 4 . X1 [z] = + z z− 1 2 z z+ 1 4 = z(2z− 1 8 ) (z− 1 2 )(z+ 1 4 ) (12.27) By observation it is clear that there are two zeros, at 0 and 1 16 , and two poles, at 1 2 , and −1 4 . Following the obove properties, the ROC is |z| > 1 2 . Example 12.4: Now take −1 n 1n x2 [n] = 4 u [n] − u [−n − 1] 2 (12.28) The z-transform and ROC of ple 12.3). The z-transorm of −1 4 − nu [n] was shown in the example above 1n 2 u [−n − 1] is z z− 1 2 with an ROC at (Exam- |z| > 1 2 . Once again, by linearity, X2 [z] = + z z+ 1 4 z z− 1 2 = z(2z− 1 8 ) (z+ 1 4 )(z− 1 2 ) (12.29) 258 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Figure 12.13: The ROC of 1 2 nu [n] Figure 12.14: The ROC of −1 4 nu [n] 259 Figure 12.15: The ROC of x1 [n] = 1 2 nu [n] + −1 4 nu [n] Figure 12.16: The ROC of − 1n 2 u [−n − 1] 260 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Figure 12.17: The ROC of x2 [n] = −1 4 nu [n] − 1 2 nu [−n − 1]. By observation it is again clear that there are two zeros, at 0 and 1 16 , and two poles, at 1 2 , and −1 4 . in ths case though, the ROC is |z| < 1 2 . 13.4 Inverse Z-Transrom When using the z-transform ∞ X (z) = x [n] z−n n=−∞ (12.30) it is often useful to be able to find x [n] given X (z). There are at least 4 different methods to do this: 1. - Inspection (Section 12.4.1) 2. - Partial-Fraction Expansion (Section 12.4.2) 3. - Power Series Expansion (Section 12.4.3) 4. - Contour Integration (Section 12.4.4) 12.4.1 Inspection Method This ”method” is to basically become familiar with the z-transform pair tables and then ”reverse engineer”. Example 12.5: When given z X (z) = z−α 261 with an ROC of |z| > α we could determine ”by inspection” that x [n] = αnu [n] 12.4.2 Partial-Fraction Expansion Method When dealing with linear time-invariant systems the z-transorm often in the form This can also expressed as X (z) = B(z) A(z) = ( ) M k=0 bk z−k N k=0 (ak z −k ) (12.31) X (z) = a0 b0 M k=1 1 − ckz−1 N k=1 (1 − dk z −1 ) (12.32) where ck reprisents the nonzero zeros of X (z) and dk reprisents the nonzero poles. If M < N then X (z) can be reprisented as N X (z) = k=1 Ak 1 − dkz−1 (12.33) This form allows for easy inversions of each term of the sum using the inspection method (Section 12.4.1) and the transform table. Thus if the numerator is a polynomial then it is necessary to use partial-fraction expansion to put X (z) in the above form. If M ≥ N then X (z) can be expressed as M −N X (z) = Brz−r + r=0 N −1 k=0 b’k z −k N k=0 (ak z−k ) (12.34) Example 12.6: Find the inverse z-transform of 1 + 2z−1 + z−2 X (z) = 1 + (−3z−1) + 2z−2 where the ROC is |z| > 2. In this case M = N = 2, so we have to use long division to get X (z) = 1 2 + 1 + 1 2 + 7 2 z−1 (−3z−1) + 2z−2 Next factor the denominator. (−1) + 5z−1 X (z) = 2 + (1 − 2z−1) (1 − z−1) Now do partial-fraction expansion. X (z) = 1 2 + A1 1 − 2z−1 + A2 1 − z−1 = 1 2 + 9 2 1 − 2z−1 + −4 1 − z−1 Now each term can be inverted using the inspection method and the z-transform table. Thus, since the ROC is |z| > 2, x [n] = 1 δ [n] + 9 2nu [n] + (−4u [n]) 2 2 262 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING 12.4.3 Power Series Expansion Method When the z-transform is defined as a power series in the form ∞ X (z) = x [n] z−n n=−∞ (12.35) then each term of the sequence x [n] can be determined by looking at the coefficients of the respective power of z−n. Example 12.7: Now look at the z-transform of a finite-length sequence . X (z) = z2 1 + 2z−1 1 − 1 2 z−1 1 + z−1 = z2 + 5 2 z + 1 2 + − z−1 (12.36) In this case, since there were no poles, we multiplied the factors of X (z). Now, by inspection, it is clear that 5 1 x [n] = δ [n + 2] + δ [n + 1] + δ [n] + (− (δ [n − 1])) 2 2 . One of the advantages of the power series expansion method is that many functions encountered in engineering problems have their power series’ tabulated. Thus functions such as log, sin, exponent, sinh, etc, can be easily inverted. Example 12.8: Suppose Noting that Then Therefore X (z) = logn 1 + αz−1 ∞ −1n+1xn logn (1 + x) = n n=1 ∞ −1n+1αnz−n X (z) = n n=1 = −1n+1 αn n if n ≥ 1 0 if n ≤ 0 12.4.4 Contour Integration Method Without going in to much detail 1 x [n] = X (z) zn−1dz 2πj r (12.37) where r is a counter-clockwise countour in the ROC of X (z) encirciling the origin of the z-plane. To further expand on this method of finding the inverse requires the knowledge of complex variable theory and thus will not be addressed in this module. 263 13.5 Rational Functions 12.5.1 Introduction When dealing with operations on polynomials, the term rational function is a simple way to describe a particular relationship between two polynomials. rational function : For any two polynomails, A and B, their quotient is called a rational function. Example 98: Below is a simple example of a basic rational function, f (x). Note that the numerator and denomenator can be polynomials of any order, but the rational function is undefined when the denomenator equals zero. x2 − 4 f (x) = 2x2 + x − 3 (12.38) If you have begun to study the Z-transform, you should have noticed by now they are all rational functions. Below we will look at some of the properties of rational functions and how they can be used to reveal important characteristics about a z-transform, and thus a signal or LTI system. 12.5.2 Properties of Rational Functions In order to see what makes rational functions special, let us look at some of their basic properties and characteristics. If you are familiar with rational functions and basic algebraic properties, skip to the next section (Section 12.5.3) to see how rational functions are useful when dealing with the z-transform. 12.5.2.1 Roots To understand many of the following characteristics of a rational function, one must begin by finding the roots of the rational function. In order to do this, let us factor both of the polynomials so that the roots can be easily determined. Like all polynomials, the roots will provide us with information on many key properties. The function below shows the results of factoring the above rational function, Equation 12.38. (x + 2) (x − 2) f (x) = (2x + 3) (x − 1) (12.39) Thus, the roots of the rational function are as follows: Roots of the numerator are: {−2, 2} Roots of the denomenator are: {−3, 1} note: In order to understand rational functions, it is essential to know and understand the roots that make up the rational function. 12.5.2.2 Discontinuities Because we are dealing with division of two polynomials, we must be aware of the values of the variable that will cause the denominator of our fraction to be zero. When this happens, the rational function becomes undefined, i.e. we have a discontinuity in the function. Because we have already solved for our roots, it is very easy to see when this occurs. When the variable in the denomenator equals any of the roots of the denomenator, the function becomes undefined. 264 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Example 12.9: Continuing to look at our rational funtion above, Equation 12.38, we can see that the function will have dicontinuites at the following points: x = {−3, 1} In respect to the cartesian plane, we say that the discontinuities are the values along the x-axis where the function in undefined. These discontinuities often appear as vertical asymptotes on the graph to represent the values where the function is undefined. 12.5.2.3 Domain Using the roots that we found above, the domain of the rational function can be easily defined. domain : The group, or set, of values that are defined by a given function. Example 100: Using the rational function above, Equation 12.38, the domain can be defined as any real number x where x does not equal 1 or negative 3. Written out mathematical, we get the following: { x ∈ R |x = −3 x = 1} (12.40) 12.5.2.4 Intercepts The x-intercept is defined as the point(s) where f (x), i.e. the output of the rational functions, equals zero. Because we have already found the roots of the equation this process is very simple. From algebra, we know that the output will be zero whenever the numerator of the rational function is equal to zero. Therefore, the function will have an x-intercept wherever x equals one of the roots of the numerator. The y-intercept occurs whenever x equals zero. This can be found by setting all the values of x equal to zero and solving the rational function. 12.5.3 Rational Functions and the Z-Transform As we have stated above, all z-transforms can be written as rational functions, which have become the most common way of representing the z-transform. Because of this, we can use the properties above, especially those of the roots, in order to reveal certain characteristics about the signal or LTI system described by the z-transform. Below is the general form of the z-transform written as a rational function: X (z) = b0 + b1z−1 + · · · + bM z−M a0 + a1z−1 + · · · + aN z−N (12.41) If you have already looked at the module about Understanding Pole/Zero Plots and the Z-transform, you should see how the roots of the rational function play an important role in understanding the z-transform. The equation above, Equation 12.41, can be expressed in factored form just as was done for the simple rational function above, see Equation 12.39. Thus, we can easily find the roots of the numerator and denomenator of the z-transform. The following two relationships become apparent: Relationship of Roots to Poles and Zeros • - The roots of the numerator in the rational function will be the zeros of the ztransform • - The roots of the denomenator in the rational function will be the poles of the z-transform 265 12.5.4 Conclusion Once we have used our knowledge of rational fuctions to find its roots, we can manipulate a z-transform in a number of useful ways. We can apply this knowledge to representing an LTI system graphically through a Pole/Zero Plot, or to analyze and design a digital filter through Filter Design from the Z-Transform. 13.6 Difference Equation 12.6.1 Introduction One of the most important concepts of DSP is to be able to properly represent the input/ouput relationship to a given LTI system. A linear constant-coefficient difference equation (LCCDE) serves as a way to express just this relationship in a discrete-time system. Writing the sequence of inputs and outputs, which represent the charateristics of the LTI system, as a difference equation help in understanding and manipulating a system. difference equation : An equation that shows the relationship between consecutive values of a sequence and the differences among them. They are often rearranged as a recursive formula so that a systems output can be computed from the input signal and past outputs. Example 101: y [n] + 7y [n − 1] + 2y [n − 2] = x [n] − 4x [n − 1] (12.42) 12.6.2 General Formulas from the Difference Equation As stated briefly in the definition above, a difference equation is a very useful tool in describing and calculating the output of the system described by the formula for a given sample n. The key property of the difference equation is its ability to help easily find the transform, H (z), of a system. In the following two subsections, we will look at the general form of the difference equation and the general conversion to a z-transform directly from the difference equation. 12.6.2.1 Difference Equation The general form of a linear, constant-coefficient difference equation (LCCDE), is shown below: N M (aky [n − k]) = (bkx [n − k]) (12.43) k=0 k=0 We can also write the general form to easily express a recursive output, which looks like this: N M y [n] = − (aky [n − k]) + (bkx [n − k]) (12.44) k=1 k=0 From this equation, note that y [n − k] represents the outputs and x [n − k] represents the inputs. The value of N represents the order of the difference equation and corresponds to the memory of the system being represented. Because this equation relies on past values of the output, in order to compute a numerical solution, certain past outputs, referred to as the initial conditions , must be known. 266 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING 12.6.2.2 Conversion to Z-Transform Using the above formula, Equation 12.43, we can easily generalize the transfer function , H (z), for any difference equation. Below are the steps taken to convert any difference equation into its transfer function, i.e. z-transform. The first step involves taking the Fourier Transform of all the terms in Equation 12.43. Then we use the linearity property to pull the transform inside the summation and the time-shifting property of the z-transform to change the time-shifting terms to exponentials. Once this is done, we arrive at the followin equation: a0 = 1. N Y (z) = − akY (z) z−k k=1 M + bkX (z) z−k k=0 (12.45) H (z) = Y (z) X (z ) = ( ) M k=0 bk z−k 1+ N k=1 (ak z−k ) (12.46) 12.6.2.3 Conversion to Frequency Response Once the z-transform has been calculated from the difference equation, we can go one step further to define the frequency response of the system, or filter, that is being represented by the difference equation. note: Remember that the reason we are dealing with these formulas is to be able to aid us in filter design. A LCCDE is one of the easiest ways to represent FIR filters. By being able to find the frequency response, we will be able to look at the basic properties of any filter represented by a simple LCCDE. Below is the general formula for the frequency response of a z-transform. The conversion is simple a matter of taking the z-transform forumula, H (z), and replacing every instance of z with ejw. H (w) = H (z) |z,z=ejw = ( ) M k=0 bk e−(jwk) ( ) N k=0 ak e−(jwk) (12.47) Once you understand the derivation of this formula, look at the module concerning Filter Design from the Z-Transform for a look into how all of these ideas of the Z-transform, Difference Equation, and Pole/Zero Plots play a role in filter design. 12.6.3 Example Example 12.10: Finding Difference Equation Below is a basic example showing the opposite of the steps above: given a transfer function one can easily calculate the systems difference equation. (z + 1)2 H (z) = z − 1 2 z + 3 4 (12.48) Given this transfer function of a time-domain filter, we want to find the difference equation. To begin with, expand both polynomials and divide them by the highest order z. H (z) = (z+1)(z+1) (z− 1 2 )(z+ 3 4 ) = z 2 +2z +1 z2 +2z+1− 3 8 = 1+2z −1 +z −2 1+ 1 4 z −1 − 3 8 z−2 (12.49) 267 From this transfer function, the coefficients of the two polynomials will be our ak and bk values found in the general difference equation formula, Equation 12.43. Using these coefficients and the above form of the transfer function, we can easily write the difference equation: 1 3 x [n] + 2x [n − 1] + x [n − 2] = y [n] + y [n − 1] − y [n − 2] 4 8 (12.50) In our final step, we can rewrite the difference equation in its more common form showing the recursive nature of the system. −1 3 y [n] = x [n] + 2x [n − 1] + x [n − 2] + y [n − 1] + y [n − 2] 4 8 (12.51) 12.6.4 Solving a LCCDE In order for a linear constant-coefficient difference equation to be useful in analyzing a LTI system, we must be able to find the systems output based upon a known input, x (n), and a set of initial conditions. Two common methods exist for solving a LCCDE: the direct method and the indirect method , the later being based on the z-transform. Below we will briefly discuss the formulas for solving a LCCDE using each of these methods. 12.6.4.1 Direct Method The final solution to the output based on the direct method is the sum of two parts, expressed in the following equation: y (n) = yh (n) + yp (n) (12.52) The first part, yh (n), is referred to as the homogeneous solution and the second part, yh (n), is referred to as particular solution . The following method is very similar to that used to solve many differential equations, so if you have taken a differential calculus course or used differential equations before then this should seem very familiar. 12.6.4.1.1 Homogeneous Solution We begin by assuming that the input is zero, x (n) = 0. Now we simply need to solve the homogeneous difference equation: N (aky [n − k]) = 0 k=0 (12.53) In order to solve this, we will make the assumption that the solution is in the form of an exponential. We will use lambda, λ, to represent our exponential terms. We now have to solve the following equation: N akλn−k = 0 (12.54) k=0 We can expand this equation out and factor out all of the lambda terms. This will give us a large polynomial in paranthesis, which is referred to as the characteristic polynomial . The roots of this polynomial will be the key to solving the homogeneous equation. If there are all distinct roots, then the general solution to the equation will be as follows: yh (n) = C1(λ1)n + C2(λ2)n + · · · + CN (λN )n (12.55) 268 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING However, if the characteristic equation contains multiple roots then the above general solution will be slightly different. Below we have the modified version for an equation where λ1 has K multiple roots: yh (n) = C1(λ1)n + C1n(λ1)n + C1n2(λ1)n + · · · + C1nK−1(λ1)n + C2(λ2)n + · · · + CN (λN )n (12.56) 12.6.4.1.2 Particular Solution The particular solution, yp (n), will be any solution that will solve the general difference equation: N M (akyp (n − k)) = (bkx (n − k)) (12.57) k=0 k=0 In order to solve, our guess for the solution to yp (n) will take on the form of the input, x (n). After guessing at a solution to the above equation involvling the particular solution, one only needs to plug the solution into the difference equation and solve it out. 12.6.4.2 Indirect Method The indirect method utilizes the relationship between the difference equation and z-transform, discussed earlier (Section 12.6.2), to find a solution. The basic idea is to convert the difference equation into a z-transform, as described above (Section 12.6.2.2), to get the resulting output, Y (z). Then by inverse tranforming this and using partial-fraction expansion, we can arrive at the solution. 13.7 Understanding Pole/Zero Plots on the Z-Plane 12.7.1 Introduction to Poles and Zeros of the Z-Transform Once the Z-transform of a system has been determined, one can use the information con- tained in function’s polynomials to graphically represent the function and easily observe many defining characteristics. The Z-transform will have the below structure, based on Rational Functions: P (z) X (z) = Q (z) (12.58) The two polynomials, P (z) and Q (z), allow us to find the poles and zeros of the ZTransform. zeros : 1. The value(s) for z where P (z) = 0. 2. The complex frequencies that make the overall gain of the filter transfer function zero. poles : 1. The value(s) for z where Q (z) = 0. 2. The complex frequencies that make the overall gain of the filter transfer function infinite. 269 Z-Plane Figure 12.18 Example 12.11: Below is a simple transfer function with the poles and zeros shown below it. z+1 H (z) = z − 1 2 z + 3 4 The zeros are: {−1} The poles are: 1 2 , − 3 4 12.7.2 The Z-Plane Once the poles and zeros have been found for a given Z-Transform, they can be plotted onto the Z-Plane. The Z-plane is a complex plane with an imaginary and real axis referring to the complex-valued variable z. The position on the complex plane is given by rejθ and the angle from the positive, real axis around the plane is denoted by θ. When mapping poles and zeros onto the plane, poles are denoted by an ”x” and zeros by an ”o”. The below figure shows the Z-Plane, and examples of plotting zeros and poles onto the plane can be found in the following section. 12.7.3 Examples of Pole/Zero Plots This section lists several examples of finding the poles and zeros of a transfer function and then plotting them onto the Z-Plane. Example 12.12: Simple Pole/Zero Plot z H (z) = z − 1 2 z + 3 4 270 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Pole/Zero Plot Figure 12.19: Using the zeros and poles found from the transfer function, the one zero is mapped to zero and the two poles are placed at 1 2 and − 3 4 The zeros are: {0} The poles are: 1 2 , − 3 4 Example 12.13: Complex Pole/Zero Plot (z − j) (z + j) H (z) = z− 1 2 − 1 2 j z− 1 2 + 1 2 j The zeros are: {j, −j} The poles are: −1, 1 2 + 1 2 j, 1 2 − 1 2 j MATLAB - If access to MATLAB is readily available, then you can use its functions to easily create pole/zero plots. Below is a short program that plots the poles and zeros from the above example onto the Z-Plane. % Set up vector for zeros z = [j ; -j]; % Set up vector for poles p = [-1 ; .5+.5j ; .5-.5j]; figure(1); zplane(z,p); title(’Pole/Zero Plot for Complex Pole/Zero Plot Example’); 271 Pole/Zero Plot Figure 12.20: Using the zeros and poles found from the transfer function, the zeros are mapped to ±j, and the poles are placed at −1, 1 2 + 1 2 j and 1 2 − 1 2 j 12.7.4 Pole/Zero Plot and Region of Convergance The region of convergence (ROC) for X (z) in the complex Z-plane can be determined from the pole/zero plot. Although several regions of convergence may be possible, where each one corresponds to a different impulse response, there are some choices that are more practical. A ROC can be chosen to make the transfer function causal and/or stable depending on the pole/zero plot. Filter Properties from ROC • - If the ROC extends outward from the outermost pole, then the system is causal . • - If the ROC includes the unit circle, then the system is stable . Below is a pole/zero plot with a possible ROC of the Z-transform in the Simple Pole/Zero Plot (Example 12.12) discussed earlier. The shaded region indicates the ROC chosen for the filter. From this figure, we can see that the filter will be both causal and stable since the above listed conditions are both met. Example 12.14: z H (z) = z − 1 2 z + 3 4 12.7.5 Frequency Response and the Z-Plane The reason it is helpful to understand and create these pole/zero plots is due to their ability to help us easily design a filter. Based on the location of the poles and zeros, the magnitude response of the filter can be quickly understood. Also, by starting with the pole/zero plot, one can design a filter and obtain its transfer function very easily. Refer to this for information on the relationship between the pole/zero plot and the frequency response. 272 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING Region of Convergence for the Pole/Zero Plot Figure 12.21: The shaded area represents the chosen ROC for the transfer function. 13.8 Filter Design using the Pole/Zero Plot of a Z-Transform 12.8.1 Estimating Frequency Response from Z-Plane One of the motivating factors for analyzing the pole/zero plots is due to their relationship to the frequency response of the system. Based on the position of the poles and zeros, one can quickly determine the frequency response. This is a result of the correspondance between the frequency response and the transfer function evaluated on the unit circle in the pole/zero plots. The frequency response, or DTFT, of the system is defined as: H (w) = H (z) |z,z=ejw = ( ) M k=0 bk e−(jwk) ( ) N k=0 ak e−(jwk) (12.59) Next, by factoring the transfer function into poles and zeros and multiplying the numerator and denominator by ejw we arrive at the following equations: H (w) = | b0 | a0 M k=1 |ejw − ck| N k=1 (|ejw − dk |) (12.60) From Equation 12.60 we have the frequency response in a form that can be used to interpret physical characteristics about the filter’s frequency response. The numerator and denominator contain a product of terms of the form |ejw − h|, where h is either a zero, denoted by ck or a pole, denoted by dk. Vectors are commonly used to represent the term and its parts on the complex plane. The pole or zero, h, is a vector from the origin to its location anywhere on the complex plane and ejw is a vector from the origin to its location on the unit circle. The vector connecting these two points, |ejw − h|, connects the pole or zero location to a place on the unit circle dependent on the value of w. From this, we can begin to understand how the magnitude of the frequency response is a ratio of the distances to the poles and zero present in the z-plane as w goes from zero to pi. These characteristics 273 allow us to interpret |H (w) | as follows: |H (w) | = | b0 | ”distancesfromzeros” a0 ”distancesfrompoles” (12.61) In conclusion, using the distances from the unit circle to the poles and zeros, we can plot the frequency response of the system. As w goes from 0 to 2π, the following two properties, taken from the above equations, specify how one should draw |H (w) |. While moving around the unit circle... 1. - if close to a zero, then the magnitude is small. If a zero is on the unit circle, then the frequency response is zero at that point. 2. - if close to a pole, then the magnitude is large. If a pole is on the unit circle, then the frequency response goes to infinity at that point. 12.8.2 Drawing Frequency Response from Pole/Zero Plot Let us now look at several examples of determing the magnitude of the frequency response from the pole/zero plot of a z-transform. If you have forgotten or are unfamiliar with pole/zero plots, please refer back to the Pole/Zero Plots module. Example 12.15: In this first example we will take a look at the very simple z-transform shown below: H (z) = z + 1 = 1 + z−1 H (w) = 1 + e−(jw) For this example, some of the vectors represented by |ejw −h|, for random values of w, are explicitly drawn onto the complex plane shown in the figure (pg ??) below. These vectors show how the amplitude of the frequency response changes as w goes from 0 to 2π, and also show the physical meaning of the terms in Equation 12.60 above. One can see that when w = 0, the vector is the longest and thus the frequency respone will have its largest amplitude here. As w approaches π, the length of the vectors decrease as does the amplitude of |H (w) |. Since there are no poles in the transform, there is only this one vector term rather than a ratio as seen in Equation 12.60. Example 12.16: For this example, a more complex transfer function is analyzed in order to represent the system’s frequency response. z 1 H (z) = z− 1 2 = 1− 1 2 z−1 1 H (w) = 1− 1 2 e−(j w) Below we can see the two figures described by the above equations. The figure on the left represents the basic pole/zero plot of the z-transform, H (w). The second figure shows the magnitude of the frequency response. From the formulas and 274 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING (a) Pole/Zero Plot (b) Frequency Respone: —H(w)— Figure 12.22: The first figure represents the pole/zero plot with a few representative vectors graphed while the second shows the frequency response with a peak at +2 and graphed between plus and minus pi. 275 statements in the previous section, we can see that when w = 0 the frequency will peak since it is at this value of w that the pole is closest to the unit circle. The ratio from Equation 12.60 helps us see the mathematics behind this conclusion and the relationship between the distances from the unit circle and the poles and zeros. As w moves from 0 to π, we see how the zero begins to mask the effects of the pole and thus force the frequency response closer to 0. 276 CHAPTER 12. Z-TRANSFORM AND DIGITAL FILTERING (a) Pole/Zero Plot (b) Frequency Respone: —H(w)— Figure 12.23: The first figure represents the pole/zero plot while the second shows the frequency response with a peak at +2 and graphed between plus and minus pi. Chapter 13 Homework Sets 14.1 Homework #1 due date: Noon, Thursday, September 5, 2002 13.1.1 Assignment 1 Homework, tests, and solutions from previous offerings of this course are off limits, under the honor code. 13.1.1.1 Problem 1 Form a study group of 3-4 members. With your group, discuss and synthesize the major themes of this week of lectures. Turn in a one page summary of your discussion. You need turn in only one summary per group, but include the names of all group members. Please do not write up just a ”table of contents.” 13.1.1.2 Problem 2 Construct a WWW page (with your picture) and email Mike Wakin (wakin@rice.edu) your name (as you want it to appear on the class web page) and the URL. If you need assistance setting up your page or taking/scanning a picture (both are easy!), ask your classmates. 13.1.1.3 Problem 3: Learning Styles Follow this learning styles link1 (also found on the Elec 301 web page2) and learn about the basics of learning styles. Write a short summary of what you learned. Also, complete the “Index of learning styles” self-scoring test on the web and bring your results to class. 13.1.1.4 Problem 4 Make sure you know the material in Lathi, Chapter B, Sections 1-4, 6.1, 6.2, 7. Specifically, be sure to review topics such as: • - complex arithmetic (adding, multiplying, powers) • - finding (complex) roots of polynomials 1http://www2.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/Learning Styles.html 2http://www-dsp.rice.edu/courses/elec301/ 277 278 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS • - complex plane and plotting roots • - vectors (adding, inner products) 13.1.1.5 Problem 5: Complex Number Applet Reacquaint yourself with complex numbers by going to the course applets web page3 and clicking on the Complex Numbers applet (may take a few seconds to load). (a) Change the default add function to exponential (exp). Click on the complex plane to get a blue arrow, which is your complex number z. Click again anywhere on the complex plane to get a yellow arrow, which is equal to ez. Now drag the tip of the blue arrow along the unit circle on with |z| = 1 (smaller circle). For which values of z on the unit circle does ez also lie on the unit circle? Why? (b) Experiment with the functions absolute (abs), real part (re), and imaginary part (im) and report your findings. 13.1.1.6 Problem 6: Complex Arithmetic Reduce the following to the cartesian form, a + jb. Do not use your calculator! 20 (a) −√1−j 2 (b) 1+2j 3+√4j (c) 1√+ 3j √3−j (d) j (e) jj 13.1.1.7 Problem 7: Roots of Polynomials Find the roots of each of the following polynomials (show your work). Use MATLAB to check your answer with the roots command and to plot the roots in the complex plane. Mark the root locations with an ’o’. Put all of the roots on the same plot and identify the corresponding polynomial (a, b, etc...). (a) z2 − 4z (b) z2 − 4z + 4 (c) z2 − 4z + 8 (d) z2 + 8 (e) z2 + 4z + 8 (f) 2z2 + 4z + 8 13.1.1.8 Problem 8: Nth Roots of Unity j2π e N is called an Nth Root of Unity . (a) Why? j2π (b) Let z = e 7 . Draw z, z2, . . . , z7 j4π (c) Let z = e 7 . Draw z, z2, . . . , z7 in the complex plane. in the complex plane. 3http://www.dsp.rice.edu/courses/elec301/applets.shtml 279 13.1.1.9 Problem 9: Writing Vectors in Terms of Other Vectors A pair of vectors u ∈ C2 and v ∈ C2 are called linearly independent if αu + βv = 0 if and only if α = β = 0 It is a fact that we can write any vector in C2 as a weighted sum (or linear combination ) of any two linearly independent vectors, where the weights α and β are complex-valued. (a) Write 3 + 4j 6 + 2j as a linear combination of 1 2 and −5 3 . That is, find α and β such that 3 + 4j 6 + 2j =α 1 2 +β −5 3 (b) More generally, write x = x1 x2 as a linear combination of 1 2 and −5 3 . We will denote the answer for a given x as α (x) and β (x). (c) Write the answer to (a) in matrix form, i.e. find a 2×2 matrix A such that A x1 x2 = α (x) β (x) (d) Repeat (b) and (c) for a general set of linearly independent vectors u and v. 13.1.1.10 Problem 10: Fun with Fractals A Julia set J is obtained by characterizing points in the complex plane. Specifically, let f (x) = x2 + µ with µ complex, and define g0 (x) = x g1 (x) = f (g0 (x)) = f (x) g2 (x) = f (g1 (x)) = f (f (x)) ... gn (x) = f (gn−1 (x)) Then for each x in the complex plane, we say x ∈ J if the sequence {|g0 (x) |, |g1 (x) |, |g2 (x) |, . . . } does not tend to infinity. Notice that if x ∈ J, then each element of the sequence {g0 (x) , g1 (x) , g2 (x) , . . . } also belongs to J. For most values of µ, the boundary of a Julia set is a fractal curve - it contains ”jagged” detail no matter how far you zoom in on it. The well-known Mandelbrot set contains all values of µ for which the corresponding Julia set is connected. (a) Let µ = −1. Is x = 1 in J? (b) Let µ = 0. What conditions on x ensure that x belongs to J? (c) Create an approximate picture of a Julia set in MATLAB. The easiest way is to create a matrix of complex numbers, decide for each number whether it belongs to J, and plot the results using the imagesc command. To determine whether a number belongs to J, it is helpful to define a limit N on the number of iterations of g. For a given x, if the magnitude |gn (x) | remains below some threshold M for all 0 ≤ n ≤ N , we say that x belongs to J. The code below will help you get started: 280 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS N = 100; % Max # of iterations M = 2; % Magnitude threshold mu = -0.75; % Julia parameter realVals = [-1.6:0.01:1.6]; imagVals = [-1.2:0.01:1.2]; xVals = ones(length(imagVals),1) * realVals + ... j*imagVals’*ones(1,length(realVals)); Jmap = ones(size(xVals)); g = xVals; % Start with g0 % Insert code here to fill in elements of Jmap. Leave a ’1’ % in locations where x belongs to J, insert ’0’ in the % locations otherwise. It is not necessary to store all 100 % iterations of g! imagesc(realVals, imagVals, Jmap); colormap gray; xlabel(’Re(x)’); ylabel(’Imag(x)’); This creates the following picture for µ = −0.75, N = 100, and M = 2. Using the same values for N, M, and x, create a picture of the Julia set for µ = −0.391 − 0.587j. Print out this picture and hand it in with your MATLAB code. Just for Fun: Try assigning differet color values to Jmap. For example, let Jmap indicate the first iteration when the magnitude exceeds M. Tip: try imagesc(log(Jmap)) and colormap jet for a neat picture. 14.2 Homework #1 Solutions 13.2.1 Problem #1 No solutions provided. 13.2.2 Problem #2 No solutions provided. 13.2.3 Problem #3 No solutions provided. 13.2.4 Problem #4 No solutions provided. 281 Figure 13.1: Example image where the x-axis is Re(x) and the y-axis is Imag(x). 282 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS 13.2.5 Problem #5 13.2.5.1 Part (a) ez lies on the unit circle for z = ±j. When z = ±j, ez = e±j = cos (±1) + jsin (±1) 1 e±j = cos2 (±1) + sin2 (±1) 2 =1 (13.1) which gives us the unit circle! Think of it this way: for z = σ + jθ, you want a σ = 0 so that eσ+jθ reduces as eσ+jθ = eσejθ = e0ejθ = ejθ We know by Euler’s formula (Section 2.6.2) that ejθ = cos (θ) + jsin (θ) The magnitude of this is given by sin2 (θ) + cos2 (θ), which is 1 (which implies that ejθ is on the unit circle). So, we know we want to pick a z = Ajθ that is on the unit circle (from the problem statement), so we have to choose A = ±1 to get unit magnitude. 13.2.5.2 Part (b) • - abs gives magnitude of complex number • - re gives real part of complex number • - im gives imaginary part of complex number 13.2.6 Problem #6 13.2.6.1 Part (a) −1 − j 20 √ = 2 √ 2e 5π 4 √ 2 20 = 5π e4 20 = ej25π = ejπ = −1 13.2.6.2 Part (b) 1 + 2j 1 + 2j = 3 + 4j 3 + 4j 3 − 4j 3 + 6j − (4j + 8) 11 + 2j 11 2 = = = +j 3 − 4j 9 + 16 25 25 25 13.2.6.3 Part (c) √ 1 + 3j √ 3−j 2ej π 3 = 2ej −π 6 = ej π 2 =j 13.2.6.4 Part (d) √√ j= ej π 2 1 2 = ej π 4 = cos π + jsin π = 2 + 2 j 4 4 22 283 13.2.6.5 Part (e) jj = ej π 2 j = ej2 π 2 −π =e 2 13.2.7 Problem #7 13.2.7.1 Part (a) z2 − 4z = z (z − 4) Roots of z = {0, 4} 13.2.7.2 Part (b) z2 − 4z + 4 = (z − 2)2 Roots of z = {2, 2} 13.2.7.3 Part (c) z2 − 4z + 8 √ 4 ± 16 − 32 Roots of z = = 2 ± 2j 2 13.2.7.4 Part (d) z2 + 8 √ ± −32 √ Roots of z = = ±2 2j 2 13.2.7.5 Part (e) z2 + 4z + 8 √ −4 ± 16 − 32 Roots of z = = −2 ± 2j 2 13.2.7.6 Part (f ) 2z2 + 4z + 8 √ −4 ± 16 − 64 √ Roots of z = = −1 ± 3j 4 13.2.7.7 Matlab Code and Plot %%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%% PROBLEM 7 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%% rootsA = roots([1 -4 0]) rootsB = roots([1 -4 4]) rootsC = roots([1 -4 8]) rootsD = roots([1 0 8]) rootsE = roots([1 4 8]) rootsF = roots([2 4 8]) 284 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS Figure 13.2: Plot of all the roots. zplane([rootsA; rootsB; rootsC; rootsD; rootsE; rootsF]); gtext(’a’) gtext(’a’) gtext(’b’) gtext(’b’) gtext(’c’) gtext(’c’) gtext(’d’) gtext(’d’) gtext(’e’) gtext(’e’) gtext(’f’) gtext(’f’) 13.2.8 Problem #8 13.2.8.1 Part (a) j2π Raise e N to the Nth power. note: Similarly, j2π eN N = ej2π = 1 1 (1) N = ej2π 1 j2π N =e N 285 13.2.8.2 Part (b) j2π For z = e 7 , zk = j2π e7 k = ej 2π k 7 We will have points on the unit circle with angle of 2π 7 , 2π2 7 , . . . , 2π7 7 . The code used to plot these in MATLAB can be found below, followed by the plot. %%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%% PROBLEM 8 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%% Part (b) figure(1); clf; hold on; th = [0:0.01:2*pi]; unitCirc = exp(j*th); plot(unitCirc,’--’); for k = 1:7 z = exp(j*2*pi*k/7); plot(z,’o’); text(1.2*real(z),1.2*imag(z),strcat(’z^’,num2str(k))); end xlabel(’real part’); ylabel(’imag part’); title(’Powers of exp(j2\pi/7) on the unit circle’); axis([-1.5 1.5 -1.5 1.5]); axis square; 13.2.8.3 Part (c) j4π For z = e 7 , zk = j4π e7 k = ej 2π 2k 7 Where we have z, z2, . . . , z7 = ej 2π 2 7 , ej2π 4 7 , ej2π 6 7 , ej2π 1 7 , ej 2π 3 7 , ej 2π 5 7 , 1 The code used to plot these in MATLAB can be found below, followed by the plot. %%% Part (c) 286 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS Figure 13.3: MATLAB plot of part (b). 287 figure(1); clf; hold on; th = [0:0.01:2*pi]; unitCirc = exp(j*th); plot(unitCirc,’--’); for k = 1:7 z = exp(j*4*pi*k/7); plot(z,’o’); text(1.2*real(z),1.2*imag(z),strcat(’z^’,num2str(k))); end xlabel(’real part’); ylabel(’imag part’); title(’Powers of exp(j4\pi/7) on the unit circle’); axis([-1.5 1.5 -1.5 1.5]); axis square; 13.2.9 Problem #9 13.2.9.1 Part (a) 3 + 4j 6 + 2j =α 1 2 +β −5 3 To solve for β we must solve the following system of equations: α − 5β = 3 + 4j 2α + 3β = 6 + 2j If we multiply the top equation by −2 we will get the following, which allows us to cancel out the alpha terms: −2α + 10β = −6 − 8j 2α + 3β = 6 + 2j And now we have, 13β = −6j −6 β= j 13 And to solve for α we have the following equation: α = 3 + 4j + 5β = 3 + 4j + 5 −6 13 j = 3 + 22 13 j (13.2) 288 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS Figure 13.4: MATLAB plot of part (c). 289 13.2.9.2 Part (b) Solving for α and β we get: x1 x2 =α 1 2 +β −5 3 x1 = α − 5β x2 = 2α + 3β α (x) = 3x1 + 5x2 13 β (x) = −2x1 + x2 13 13.2.9.3 Part (c) α (x) β (x) = 35 13 13 −2 1 13 13 x1 x2 13.2.9.4 Part (d) Write u = u1 u2 and v = v1 v2 . Then solve x1 x2 =α u1 u2 +β v1 v2 which corresponds to the system of equations Solving for α and β we get For the matrix A we get x1 = αu1 + βv1 x2 = αu2 + βv2 α (x) = v2x1 − v1x2 u1v2 − u2v1 β (x) = u2x1 − u1x2 v1u2 − u1v2 1 A= u1v2 − u2v1 v2 −v1 −u2 u1 13.2.10 Problem #10 13.2.10.1 Part (a) If u = −1, then f (x) = x2 − 1. Examine the sequence {g0 (x) , g1 (x) , . . . }: g0 (x) = 1 g1 (x) = 12 − 1 = 0 g2 (x) = 02 − 1 = −1 g3 (x) = (−1)2 − 1 = 0 g4 (x) = 02 − 1 = −1 ... The magnitude sequence remains bounded so x = 1 belongs to J. 290 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS 13.2.10.2 Part (b) If u = 0, then f (x) = x2. So we have g0 (x) = x g1 (x) = x2 g2 (x) = x2 2 = x4 ... gn (x) = x2 n = x2n Writing x = rejθ, we have gn (x) = x2n = r2nejθ2n, and so we have |gn (x) | = r2n The magnitude sequence blows up if and only if r > 1. Thus x belongs to J if and only if |x| ≤ 1. So, J corresponds to the unit disk. 13.2.10.3 Part (c) %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%% PROBLEM 10 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%% Part (c) - solution code N = 100; M = 2; % Max # of iterations % Magnitude threshold mu = -0.391 - 0.587*j; % Julia parameter realVals = [-1.6:0.01:1.6]; imagVals = [-1.2:0.01:1.2]; xVals = ones(length(imagVals),1)*realVals + ... j*imagVals’*ones(1,length(realVals)); Jmap = ones(size(xVals)); g = xVals; % Start with g0 for n = 1:N g = g.^2 + mu; big = (abs(g) > M); Jmap = Jmap.*(1-big); end imagesc(realVals,imagVals,Jmap); colormap gray; xlabel(’Re(x)’); ylabel(’Imag(x)’); 291 Figure 13.5: MATLAB plot of part (c). 13.2.10.4 Just for Fun Solution %%% Just for fun code N = 100; % Max # of iterations M = 2; % Magnitude threshold mu = -0.391 - 0.587*j; % Julia parameter realVals = [-1.6:0.005:1.6]; imagVals = [-1.2:0.005:1.2]; xVals = ones(length(imagVals),1)*realVals + ... j*imagVals’*ones(1,length(realVals)); Jmap = zeros(size(xVals)); % Now, we put zeros in the ’middle’, for a % cool effect. g = xVals; % Start with g0 for n = 1:N g = g.^2 + mu; big = (abs(g) > M); notAlreadyBig = (Jmap == 0); Jmap = Jmap + n*(big.*notAlreadyBig); 292 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS Figure 13.6: MATLAB plot. end imagesc(realVals,imagVals,log(Jmap));colormap jet; xlabel(’Re(x)’); ylabel(’Imag(x)’); 293 Index of Keywords and Terms Keywords are listed by the section with that keyword (page numbers are in parentheses). Keywords do not necessarily appear in the text of the page. They are merely associated with that section. Ex. apples, § 1.1 (1) Terms are referenced by the page they appear on. Ex. apples, 1 ” ”standard basis”, 69 A alias, § 11.5(223), § 11.6(227) aliasing, § 8.2(154), § 11.5(223), 224, § 11.6(227) almost everywhere, § 6.11(108) alphabet, § 3.4(23), 26 analog, § 3.3(14), 17, 23, § 10.6(200), § 10.7(202) analog signal, § 2.1(3) analysis, 88 anitcausal, 17 Anti-Aliasing, § 11.6(227) anticausal, § 3.3(14) aperiodic, § 3.3(14) approximation, § 7.13(151) B bandlimited, 213, § 11.2(215) baraniuk, § 1(1), § 14.2(280) bases, § 7.7(131) basis, § 3.6(30), § 5.1(65), 68, 68, 69, § 5.4(76), § 7.7(131), § 7.8(135), 135, § 7.9(139), § 7.10(140), § 7.11(143), § 8.2(154), 160, § 8.3(163), 219 basis matrix, § 7.8(135), 136 best approximates, 151 BIBO, § 3.1(7), § 3.9(40) bilateral Laplace transform pair, 235 bilateral z-transform, 247 bounded input bounded output, § 3.9(40) bounded input-bounded output (BIBO), 9 boxcar filter, 37 butterfly, § 8.9(185), 186 C cartesian, 278 cascade, § 3.2(9) cauch-schwarz, § 7.5(120) cauchy, § 7.5(120) cauchy-schwarz inequality, § 7.5(120), 121 causal, § 3.1(7), 9, § 3.2(9), § 3.3(14), 17, 271 characteristic polynomial, 267 circular, § 6.7(100), § 8.6(178) circular convolution, § 6.5(93), § 6.7(100), § 8.6(178), 178 circular shift, § 8.5(168) circular shifting, § 8.5(168), 168 Circular Shifts, 168 cirular convolution, § 8.5(168) classification, § 3.1(7) classification of systems, § 3.1(7) coefficient, § 6.2(83) coefficient vector, § 7.8(135), 137 coefficients, § 13.6(265) commutative, 46, 54, 58 complex, § 3.4(23), § 3.6(30) complex amplitude, 31 complex continuous-time exponential signal, 30 complex exponential, 26, § 3.6(30), 30, § 6.2(83) complex exponential sequence, 25 complex plane, § 3.6(30) complex sinusoid, § 3.6(30), § 8.2(154) complex vector space, § 7.1(113), 113 complex-valued, § 3.4(23) complex-valued function, 236, 236 complexity, § 8.7(183), 183, § 8.9(185) composite, 186 computational advantage, 185 computational complexity, § 8.7(183) conjugates, 160 continous time, 211 continuos time, § 11.1(211) continuous, § 3.1(7), 17, 106 continuous frequency, § 10.4(199), § 10.8(204) continuous system, 7 continuous time, § 3.3(14), § 3.5(26), § 3.9(40), § 4.2(46), § 6.11(108), § 8.1(153), § 10.3(199), § 10.8(204), § 10.9(207), § 11.7(228), § 12.1(235), § 12.2(239), § 12.3(239), § 12.4(240), § 12.6(243) continuous time signal, § 11.7(228) continuous-time, § 10.8(204), § 10.9(207) 294 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS Continuous-Time Fourier Transform, 205 control theory, 246 converge, § 6.9(104), § 9.3(194) convergence, § 6.9(104), 106, § 9.1(189), § 9.2(190), § 9.3(194) converges, § 9.3(194) convolution, § 3.8(37), § 4.2(46), § 4.3(53), § 4.4(56), 58, § 6.7(100), § 8.6(178), § 10.9(207) convolution integral, § 4.2(46), 46 convolution sum, 58 convolve, § 4.2(46), § 8.6(178) Cooley-Tukey, § 8.9(185) csi, § 7.5(120) CT convolution, § 4.2(46) CTFT, § 10.8(204), § 10.9(207), § 11.1(211) cuachy, § 7.5(120) D Decaying Exponential, 27 decompose, § 3.4(23), § 7.8(135), 135 delayed, 45 delta function, § 3.8(37) design, § 13.6(265) determinant, § 5.3(70) determinent, § 5.3(70) deterministic, § 3.3(14) deterministic signal, 20 dft, § 8.2(154), § 8.5(168), § 8.6(178), § 8.8(184), § 10.2(196) DFT, FFT, DTFT, Dirichlet sinc, § 10.1(195) difference, § 13.6(265) difference equation, § 3.7(33), 34, § 4.1(45), 45, § 13.6(265), 265, 265 Difference Equations, § 13.6(265) differentiation, § 6.5(93) digital, § 3.3(14), 17, § 10.6(200), § 10.7(202) digital signal, § 2.1(3) digital signal processing, § 8.7(183), § 10.7(202) dirac, § 3.8(37) Dirac delta, 27 dirac delta function, § 3.5(26), § 3.8(37), 37 direct method, 267 dirichlet, § 6.10(106), § 6.11(108) dirichlet conditions, § 6.10(106), 106 discontinuity, § 6.9(104), 106, § 13.5(263) discontinuous functions, 109 discrete, § 3.1(7), 17, § 11.7(228) Discrete Fourier Transform, 154, § 8.5(168), § 8.7(183), § 10.2(196), 197 discrete system, 7 discrete time, § 3.3(14), § 3.9(40), § 4.4(56), § 8.1(153), § 8.2(154), § 10.4(199), § 11.1(211), § 12.6(243), § 13.2(251) discrete time fourier series, § 8.2(154), 154, § 8.3(163), § 8.4(164) discrete time processing, § 11.7(228) discrete time signals, 211 discrete-time, § 3.4(23), § 10.5(200), § 10.6(200), § 10.7(202) discrete-time convolution, 56 discrete-time exponential signal, 31 discrete-time filters, § 3.7(33) discrete-time Fourier transform, § 10.7(202) Discrete-Time Fourier Transform properties, § 10.5(200) discrete-time sinc function, 204 Discrete-Time System, § 13.6(265) discrete-time systems, § 3.7(33) domain, § 13.5(263), 264, 264 dot product, § 7.3(118) dot products, 118 DSP, § 3.3(14), § 3.8(37), § 4.2(46), § 8.7(183), § 10.7(202), § 11.4(222), § 13.2(251) DT, § 4.4(56) dtfs, § 8.2(154), § 8.3(163), § 8.4(164) DTFT, § 10.4(199), § 11.1(211) E edgy, 91 eigen, § 5.3(70) eigenfunction, § 5.3(70), § 5.6(79), 80, § 6.2(83), § 6.4(89) eigenfunctions, § 6.4(89), § 6.12(111) eigensignal, 80 eigenvalue, § 5.3(70), 70, 71, § 5.4(76), § 5.6(79), § 6.8(102), § 6.12(111) eigenvalues, § 5.4(76), § 6.8(102), § 6.12(111) eigenvector, § 5.3(70), 70, § 5.4(76), § 5.6(79) elec 301, § 1(1), § 14.1(277), § 14.2(280) elec301, § 1(1), § 14.1(277), 295 § 14.2(280) energy, 105 euclidean norm, § 7.2(115) euler, § 3.6(30) euler identity, § 3.6(30) Euler’s Identity, 31 Euler’s Relation, 31 even signal, § 3.3(14), 20, § 6.6(96) example, § 10.7(202) examples, § 10.7(202) existence, 106 exp, § 3.6(30) exponential, § 3.4(23), § 3.5(26), § 3.6(30), § 6.3(88) exponential function, 30 exponentials, § 3.6(30) F Fast Fourier Transform, § 8.8(184), § 8.9(185) fft, § 8.8(184), § 8.9(185) filter, § 11.6(227), § 13.6(265), § 13.8(272) filter design, § 13.6(265) filters, § 13.6(265) finite-duration sequence, 252 finite-length sequence, 262 finite-length signal, 22 FIR, 37 form, 185 fourier, § 5.3(70), § 6.2(83), § 6.3(88), § 6.4(89), § 6.5(93), § 6.6(96), § 6.7(100), § 6.8(102), § 6.9(104), § 6.10(106), § 6.11(108), § 6.12(111), § 7.10(140), § 7.13(151), § 8.2(154), § 8.3(163), § 8.4(164), § 8.8(184) fourier analysis, § 8.2(154) fourier coefficient, § 6.8(102), § 6.9(104) fourier coefficients, § 6.2(83), 85, § 6.3(88), § 6.5(93) fourier domain, § 6.5(93) fourier series, § 5.3(70), § 6.2(83), § 6.3(88), § 6.4(89), § 6.5(93), § 6.6(96), § 6.7(100), § 6.8(102), § 6.9(104), § 6.10(106), § 6.11(108), § 6.12(111), § 7.7(131), § 7.10(140), § 7.13(151), § 8.1(153), § 8.2(154), § 8.3(163), § 8.4(164) fourier transform, § 6.10(106), § 8.1(153), § 8.5(168), § 8.6(178), § 8.7(183), § 8.8(184), § 10.2(196), § 10.3(199), § 10.4(199), § 10.5(200), § 10.6(200), § 10.7(202), § 10.8(204), § 10.9(207), § 13.1(247), 247 frequencies, § 8.2(154) frequency, § 8.2(154), § 10.6(200) frequency domain, § 10.3(199), § 10.5(200) frequency shift keying, § 7.5(120) fsk, § 7.5(120) FT, § 10.3(199), § 10.8(204), § 10.9(207) function, § 13.5(263) function sequences, § 9.3(194) function space, § 7.9(139) function spaces, 70 functions, § 13.5(263) fundamental period, 17 G geometric series, 202 Gibb’s phenomenon, 111 gibbs, § 6.11(108) gibbs phenomenon, § 6.11(108), 109 graphical method, 51 Growing Exponential, 27 H Haar, § 7.10(140) haar transform, § 7.10(140) harmonic, § 8.2(154) harmonic sinusoids, § 8.2(154), 154 Harr wavelet basis, § 7.10(140) hermitian, § 7.11(143) hilbert, § 7.4(120), § 7.5(120), § 7.6(128), § 7.7(131), § 7.8(135) Hilbert space, 120, § 7.6(128), § 7.8(135), § 7.13(151) hilbert spaces, § 7.4(120), § 7.6(128), § 7.7(131), § 7.10(140) homework 1, § 14.1(277) homework one, § 14.1(277) homogeneous solution, 267 I identity matrix, 137 IIR, 35 imaginary part, 282 Important note:, 232 impulse, § 3.5(26), § 3.8(37) impulse function, § 3.8(37) impulse response, § 3.8(37), 40, § 4.2(46), § 4.4(56) independence, § 5.1(65) independent, § 5.1(65) indirect method, 267 296 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS infinite-length signal, 22 information, § 2.1(3) initial conditions, 34, 265 inner, § 7.4(120) inner prodcuts, 118 inner product, § 7.3(118), 118, § 7.4(120), § 7.5(120), § 7.11(143) inner product space, 120 inner products, § 7.3(118), § 7.5(120) integration, § 6.5(93) intercept, § 13.5(263) interpolation, § 11.2(215) invariant, § 3.1(7) inverse, § 10.8(204), § 13.4(260) Inverse Laplace Transform, § 12.5(242) inverse transform, § 5.4(76), § 6.2(83), 86 L laplace transform, § 3.9(40), § 8.1(153), § 12.1(235), § 12.2(239), § 12.3(239), § 12.4(240), § 12.6(243) left-handed, 22 limit, 189 linear, § 3.1(7), 7, § 3.2(9), 33, 45, 56, § 5.1(65) linear algebra, § 5.1(65), § 5.3(70) linear combination, 279 linear convolution, 178 linear function space, § 7.1(113), 113 linear independence, § 5.1(65) linear system, § 5.3(70) linear time invariant, § 4.2(46), § 5.6(79) linear time-invariant systems, 261 linear transformation, § 6.5(93), 93 linearity, § 10.9(207) linearly independent, § 5.1(65), 65, 65, 279 lowpass, § 11.2(215) lowpass filter, § 11.2(215) LTI, § 4.2(46), 56, § 5.4(76), § 5.6(79), § 6.2(83), § 6.8(102) LTI system, § 5.4(76), § 6.2(83), § 6.4(89) M magnitude, 282 matched filter, § 7.5(120) matched filter detector, § 7.5(120), 121 matched filters, § 7.5(120) matrix, § 5.4(76) matrix diagonalization, § 5.4(76) matrix equation, § 8.3(163) maxima, 107 maximum, 119 mean square , 111 minima, 107 modulation, § 10.9(207) mutually orthogonal, 133 N noisy signals, 91 nonanticipative, 9 noncausal, § 3.1(7), 9, § 3.3(14), 17 nonlinear, § 3.1(7), 7 nonuniform convergence, § 6.11(108), 109 norm, § 7.2(115), 115, § 7.3(118), § 9.1(189), § 9.2(190) norm convergence, § 9.1(189), § 9.2(190) normalized, 133 Normalized Basis, 131, 131 normed linear space, § 7.2(115), 116, 120 normed space, § 7.6(128) normed vector space, § 7.2(115), 116 norms, § 7.2(115) not, 185 Nth Root of Unity, 278 Nyquist, § 10.6(200), § 11.4(222) Nyquist frequency, § 10.7(202), § 11.4(222), 222 Nyquist theorem, § 11.4(222), 222 O odd signal, § 3.3(14), 20, § 6.6(96) on our computer!!!, 232 order, § 8.9(185), § 12.5(242), 243, 265 orthogonal, § 7.3(118), 119, 119, § 7.7(131), 133, 151, § 8.2(154) orthogonal basis, § 7.7(131), 133 orthonormal, § 7.7(131), § 7.8(135), § 7.11(143), § 8.2(154) orthonormal bases, § 7.7(131) orthonormal basis, § 7.7(131), 133, § 7.8(135), 135, § 7.11(143), § 8.2(154), 160 P parallel, § 3.2(9) Parseval, § 6.5(93), § 7.12(148) Parseval’s Theorem, § 10.7(202) parsevals relation, § 6.5(93) particular solution, 267 perfect, § 11.3(219) 297 perfectly, 222 period, 17, § 6.1(83), 83, § 8.4(164) periodic, § 3.3(14), § 6.1(83), § 6.8(102), § 6.11(108), § 6.12(111), § 8.4(164) periodic function, § 6.1(83), 83 periodicity, § 6.1(83) phasor, § 3.6(30), 31 Plancharel, § 7.12(148) plot, § 13.7(268) point wise, § 9.1(189), § 9.2(190) pointwise, § 6.9(104), 111, § 9.1(189), § 9.2(190), 191 pointwise convergence, § 6.9(104), § 9.2(190) pole, § 3.9(40), § 12.4(240), § 12.6(243), § 13.7(268), § 13.8(272) pole plot, § 13.7(268) pole-zero cancellation, 245 poles, § 12.5(242), 243, 244, 264, § 13.7(268), 268 polynomial, § 13.5(263) polynomials, § 13.5(263) power series, 248, 252 processing, § 11.7(228) projection, § 7.3(118), 119, § 7.13(151) projections, § 7.13(151) properties, § 6.6(96) property, § 4.3(53) proportional , 183 R random, § 3.3(14) random signal, 22 rational, § 13.5(263) rational function, § 13.5(263), 263, 263, § 13.6(265) rational functions, § 13.5(263) RC circuit, § 6.8(102) real part, 282 real vector space, § 7.1(113), 113, 128 real-valued, § 3.4(23) reconstruct, § 11.2(215), § 11.3(219) reconstruction, § 11.2(215), § 11.3(219), § 11.4(222), § 11.5(223) region of convergence, § 12.4(240), § 13.7(268) region of convergence (ROC), 240 right-handed, 22 right-sided sequence, 254, 254 ROC, § 12.4(240), § 13.1(247), 248, § 13.3(252), 252, § 13.7(268) root, § 13.5(263) roots, § 13.5(263) S s-plane, 33 sample, § 11.1(211), § 11.2(215), § 11.4(222), § 11.5(223) sampling, 197, § 11.1(211), 211, § 11.2(215), § 11.3(219), § 11.4(222), § 11.5(223), § 11.6(227) schwarz, § 7.5(120) sequence, 189 sequence of functions, 105 Sequence-Domain, § 10.5(200) sequences, § 3.4(23), § 9.1(189), § 9.3(194) shift, § 8.5(168) shift-invariant , 33, § 4.1(45), 45 shift-invariant systems, § 3.7(33) shifting, § 8.5(168), § 10.9(207) sifting property, § 3.5(26), § 3.8(37), 39 signal, § 2.1(3), 3, § 3.3(14), § 6.1(83) signals, § 3.1(7), § 3.4(23), § 3.5(26), § 3.6(30), § 3.8(37), § 3.9(40), § 4.2(46), § 4.3(53), § 4.4(56), § 6.2(83), § 6.3(88), § 8.1(153), § 10.3(199), § 12.4(240), § 12.6(243) signals and systems, § 1(1), § 3.3(14), § 4.4(56) sinc, § 11.3(219) sine, § 3.4(23) singularities, 242 singularitites, § 12.5(242) sinusoid, § 3.4(23), § 6.3(88), § 8.2(154) smooth signals, 91 space, § 7.6(128) span, § 5.1(65), 67, § 7.8(135), 139 square pulse, 109 stability, § 3.9(40) stable, § 3.1(7), 9, 271 standard basis, § 7.8(135), § 8.3(163) strong dirichlet condition, § 6.10(106) Strong Dirichlet Conditions, 107 superposition, § 3.2(9), § 3.7(33), § 4.1(45) symbolic-valued signals, § 3.4(23) symmetry, § 6.6(96), § 10.9(207) symmetry properties, § 6.6(96) symmetry property, § 6.6(96) synthesis, 88 298 CHAPTER 13. HOMEWORK SETS system, § 3.1(7), § 6.4(89) systems, § 3.1(7), § 3.4(23), § 3.9(40), § 4.2(46), § 4.3(53), § 8.1(153), § 10.3(199), § 12.4(240), § 12.6(243) T t-periodic, § 6.1(83) threshold, 125 time differentiation, § 10.9(207) time domain, § 3.7(33), § 10.3(199) time invariant, § 3.1(7), 8 time scaling, § 10.9(207) time shifting, § 10.9(207) time variant, 9 time varying, § 3.1(7) time-invariant, § 3.2(9), 56 transfer function, 266 transform, § 5.4(76), § 6.2(83), 86, § 10.3(199), § 10.8(204), § 10.9(207), § 13.2(251), § 13.5(263), § 13.6(265), § 13.7(268) transforms, 77, 138 transpose, § 7.11(143) two-sided sequence, 254 U uniform, § 9.3(194) uniform convergence, § 9.3(194), 194 unilateral, § 13.2(251) unilateral z-transform, 247 unique, 135 unit impulse, 27, § 3.8(37) unit sample, § 3.4(23), 25, § 3.8(37) unit step, § 3.5(26) unit-step, 28 unity, 37 unstable, § 3.1(7), 9 V variant, § 3.1(7) vector, § 7.1(113), § 9.2(190) vector space, § 7.1(113), 113, § 7.6(128), § 7.9(139) vector spaces, § 7.1(113), § 7.6(128) vectors, § 9.2(190) vertical asymptotes, 264 W wavelets, § 7.10(140), 140 weak dirichlet condition, § 6.10(106), 106 weighted sum, 279 X x-intercept, 264 Y y-intercept, 264 Z z transform, § 3.9(40), § 8.1(153), § 12.6(243), § 13.2(251) z-plane, 247, § 13.7(268) z-transform, § 12.6(243), § 13.1(247), 247, § 13.2(251), § 13.3(252), 252, § 13.4(260), § 13.5(263), § 13.6(265), § 13.7(268) z-transform pairs, § 13.2(251) z-transforms, 251 zero, § 3.9(40), § 12.4(240), § 12.6(243), § 13.7(268), § 13.8(272) zero plot, § 13.7(268) zeros, 244, 264, § 13.7(268), 268

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