Published in Proceedings of the 31st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference: Reno, NV, Volume 3, October 10, 2001, pages F4C1-F4C5. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2001.963957.
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The ‘Signal and Image Processing Tool’ is a multimedia software environment for demonstrating and developing Signal & Image Processing techniques. It has been used at Cal Poly for three years. A key feature is extensibility via C/C++ programming. The tool has a minimal learning curve, making it amenable for weekly student projects. The software distribution includes multimedia demonstrations ready for classroom or laboratory use. SIPTool programming assignments strengthen the skills needed for life-long learning by requiring students to translate mathematical expressions into a standard programming language, to create an integrated processing system (as opposed to simply using canned processing routines).
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