Hands-On DSP teaching using inexpensive
Arm Cortex-M4 Microcontrollers

Starts: Wed 4 May at 16:00 BST
Hosted by: Donald Reay, Heriot-Watt University
Where: Cairn Lecture Theatre, Postgraduate Centre, Heriot-Watt University

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Event Details

Hands-On DSP Teaching using inexpensive Arm Cortex-M4 Microcontrollers –
The Arm University Program DSP Education Kit

Presented by Donald Reay, Heriot-Watt University (author of 'Digital Signal Processing using the Arm Cortex-M4', Wiley, 2015)

The Arm University Program (AUP) DSP Educational Kit provides educators with teaching materials including lecture slides, and laboratory instructions, as well as numerous example programs aimed at reinforcing the understanding of DSP theory through an interactive learning experience. It seeks to bridge the gap between DSP theory and the electrical engineering teaching laboratory.

The laboratory exercises and program examples contained in the DSP Educational Kit are not computer simulations, but involve real-time processing of analogue audio signals and involve the use of signal generators, oscilloscopes, microphones, music players and headphones. This is achievable using any one of a number of different, inexpensive Arm Cortex-M4 microcontroller development kits available from semiconductor manufacturers including STMicroelectronics, Cypress Semiconductor, and NXP. They expose students to microcontroller programming, including interfacing and real-time programming practicalities.

This webinar will comprise a brief introduction to the philosophy behind the AUP DSP Educational Kit and a demonstration of some of the real-time audio signal processing example programs. A 40 minute presentation will be followed by 20 minutes of questions (from a live audience and online participants.)

Donations of teaching materials and 'seed' hardware are available from the Arm University Program.

Donald Reay is a lecturer at Heriot-Watt University, UK and principal author of the AUP DSP Educational Kit.

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Whilst hosted in Edinburgh, you can watch this lecture live online from anywhere in the world.

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This webinar will take place at the Cairn Lecture Theatre, within the Postgraduate Centre at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

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