Re: looking for Dr. Ralph Chassaing book's CD-ROM

Started by Jeff Brower November 13, 2008
I need to keep a link to Mike's post handy. Classic "teachable moment" from Mike

Zemene, you can score some points by letting the group (esp. other students) know how
it turned out. If your Prof assigns Dr. Chassaing, then my guess is he monitors this


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Subject: [c6x] Re: looking for Dr. Ralph Chassaing book's CD-ROM
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 10:25:10 -0600
From: "Michael Dunn"
To: "zemacha walle"
CC: DSPgroup

Zemene and other students,

Please take this as an admonition - it is not intended to be an insult.

I am constantly amazed at the resourcefulness and creativity of
students - and at the same time the non-resourcefulness and
non-creativity of students.

I have answered the "where can I get the Chassaing CD-ROM?" question
several times in a similar way - check the library, engineering dept.
and publisher. I have never seen any feedback from a student
indicating 'success' [there has been some whining about 'woe is me'] -
I don't know if everyone failed or just failed to 'give back the
answer' to the group. Today, I decided to see how hard the problem was
to solve.

Knowing only the author and approximate title, I took the following steps:

1. Identify the publisher, and go to their web site.
2. From the home page, look up the book.
3. from the book page, click on the link 'get technical support for
this product'.
4. from the technical support page and 'seach FAQ' tab, I put in
'chassaing' as the keyword.
5. the search yielded 2 hits, and guess what 1 was - " Digital Signal
Processing and Applications CD-ROM"
6. I selected the faq, which read like many emails - "I recently
purchased Digital Signal Processing and Applications with the C6713
and C6416 Dsk. <<>> Is there anyway that I can get the
7. The bottom of the FAQ response contained a link...

Please keep in mind that this was a simple problem with a simple,
logical solution. Your future career will likely encounter much
tougher problems that you will need to think through a method for
locating a solution - or locating a clue to locating the solution.


On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 8:47 AM, zemacha walle wrote:
> Hello Mike,
> Thank you for ur quicke replay and for your cooperation.
> I asked the university library to find the CD but u know the Berochracy.
> Anyways thank you again for your information,
> Zemene.
> ________________________________
> From: Michael Dunn
> To: zemene_w
> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2008 3:39:43 PM
> Subject: Re: looking for Dr. Ralph Chassaing book's CD-ROM
> Zemene,
> I understand your problem.
> I have never read Chassaing's book.
> It is up to your university or university library to resolve the issue
> - possibly through the publisher.
> Since I have never seen the CD-ROM and am not familiar with its
> licensing, I am not aware of the legality of copying the CD. It is
> my belief that if copying is allowed, the publisher would have the CD
> contents [or info on how to get the contents] on their web site.
> Have you tried checking that out??
> mikedunn
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 7:50 AM, zemene_w wrote:
>> Hello Mike,
>> I am a student who is getting to know the C6713 DSK.
>> I got the Dr. Ralph Chassaing book entitled "Digital Signal Processing
>> and
>> Application with C6713 and C6412 DSK" in our university library but
>> they don't have the enclosed CD-ROM (the one that contains the
>> programs/files).
>> So to be specific what I am asking you is to help me in getting the
>> CD-ROM specially if u have it.
>> I hope you understood my problem.
>> Thank you for your cooperation!
>> Best Regards,
>> Zemene.