ELEC 551

Digital Filters II

Units: 1.5

Formerly: 631

Design of recursive and nonrecursive digital filters satisfying prescribed specifications. Design of recursive filters by optimization, Newton, quasi-Newton, and minimax algorithms, design of equalizers. Design of nonrecursive filters by optimization, Remez exchange algorithm, efficient search methods, application to the design of differentiators, Hilbert transformers, and multiband filters. Effects of coefficient and product quantization, signal scaling, minimization of roundoff noise, limit-cycle oscillations. Introduction to multirate signal processing.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ELEC 551, ELEC 631.
  • Students who have completed equivalent prerequisites may request permission to register in the course.


Graduate course in the Electrical Engineering program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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