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## PID controller in a robotic sailboat

inI'm a long time lurker, here because occasionally the math is interesting. But recently, I got a chance to do some embedded programming. I...

I'm a long time lurker, here because occasionally the math is interesting. But recently, I got a chance to do some embedded programming. I thank Tim Wescott for his intro to PID controllers. I'll get to that bit, but first there's some background material. There's a program at Community Boating in Boston, Mass. which since at least 2013 has let high school students design software for con...

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## FW: Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) viewer and/or file format

Dan Hitt posted the following on the Debian user list. [https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2017/11/msg00444.html]. I suggested he ask on...

Dan Hitt posted the following on the Debian user list. [https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2017/11/msg00444.html]. I suggested he ask on comp.dsp . > I have some DFTs that i wish to inspect. (Apparently DFT is a common > acronym, but here i mean Discrete Fourier Transform. And properly > speaking it doesn't make sense to inspect a transform, but only to > inspect transformed data, but

## The significance of Upsampling at QPSK transmitter ?

inHello, I would like to ask why would we need the upsampling process for bits in Transmitter side? We do upsample then pass it through matched...

Hello, I would like to ask why would we need the upsampling process for bits in Transmitter side? We do upsample then pass it through matched filter then modulate it, but why and how to choose the upsampling factor ? To be more precise, what would happen if we pass the bits through the matched filter without upsampling? This is in QPSK transmitter and can be generalized for all other digi...

## Need Help

inCan anybody provide me the solution for following problem. It will be great help. Adaptive filter with variable update equation: Develop...

Can anybody provide me the solution for following problem. It will be great help. Adaptive filter with variable update equation: Develop a stochastic gradient adap-tive ï¬lter that attempts to minimize the following cost function: J(n)=E{|e^2(n)|}. e(n) =1 Discuss the possible advantages and disadvantages of your algorith

## Low-overhead high quality sine wave generation

inResonant filters are often used for this purpose, but with a remark that they need some way of amplitude control, because the numeric errors can...

Resonant filters are often used for this purpose, but with a remark that they need some way of amplitude control, because the numeric errors can make it rise without control (gain > 1) or decay to 0 (gain < 1). I don't know about you, but for me it was a great surprise to discover that for certain "magic" values of amplitude the error integrated over the entire period is *exactly* 0, which

## Good phase detectors for low-frequency software PLLs

inI am simulating a software PLL intended to lock to mains, which here is 50Hz. The problem is, as usual, in selecting a good phase detector. For...

I am simulating a software PLL intended to lock to mains, which here is 50Hz. The problem is, as usual, in selecting a good phase detector. For high frequency application the JK/D edge-sensitive digital phase detectors work very well, but for 50Hz the number of edges per second is low, hence the covergence is slow (or with significant ringing). OTOH, the basic multiplying detector is real-ti...

## Precise and repeatable delay generation

inHi all, I am faced with the following problem. I need to generate 1MHz square wave where the phase delay has to be controlled precisely and...

Hi all, I am faced with the following problem. I need to generate 1MHz square wave where the phase delay has to be controlled precisely and repeatedly. The duty cycle of this signal can be anywhere between 40%-60%. The delay should be able to be incremented in approx. 10ps steps and the resulting 1MHz square wave jitter needs to be around 100fs or better. I was thinking about usin

## machine learning vs interpolation

inGreetings. I have been using neural networks and other machine learning tools for sometime time. Yesterday the following question popped up in...

Greetings. I have been using neural networks and other machine learning tools for sometime time. Yesterday the following question popped up in my mind however: Why do we use machine learning tools when we could achive similar results with plain interpolation? Let's assume a noise free regression scenario (not classification and no measurement errors). In the case of infinite samples and...

## DSM integrator - how many bits?

inI'd like to implement a first-order delta-sigma power amplifier in Verilog. The input stream is N=16-bit wide (signed). How many bits should the...

I'd like to implement a first-order delta-sigma power amplifier in Verilog. The input stream is N=16-bit wide (signed). How many bits should the integrator have? Common sense says it would be enough for the worst-case delta (=N+1) + the actual content (also N+1), so N+2 bits. Is it correct? Can it be done with just N? Best regards, Piotr

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