Engineering educators teaching digital signal processing (DSP) have found that using hands-on exercises for students can smooth the transition from theory to practical real-time DSP. However, before significant learning can begin using such exercises, students must build their confidence in the hardware and software platforms. When using audio signals, a “talk-through” project accomplishes this. For introducing more complicated signals such as video, the authors propose the use of a “see-through” project. This paper provides a description of a see-through project on a high-performance real-time DSP platform, discusses how such a project can lead to better follow-on learning using more advanced projects, and provides some initial results of classroom use.
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Wright, Cameron H. G.; Welch, Thad B.; and Morrow, Michael G.. (2014). "RT-DSP Using ”See Through”". Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, 2014, .