# minimax and choosing weights

Started by September 16, 2005
```MA wrote:
> Hmmm... remezord seems to make an optimistic estimate of the required
> order. I get the same result using fdatool, I must add 2 to the order to
> be within specified limits.
>
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The order estimation formulas are just that - an estimate. The formulas
are based on empirical results. The estimation meets most filter
specifications, but not all.

Cheers,
David
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```MA wrote:
> Hmmm... remezord seems to make an optimistic estimate of the required
> order. I get the same result using fdatool, I must add 2 to the order to
> be within specified limits.
>
> This message was sent using the Comp.DSP web interface on
> www.DSPRelated.com

You don't say what the total number of taps is, but +/-2 is a reasonable
estimate.

Jerry
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