Designed and written by experienced and well-respected authors, this hands on, multi-media package provides a motivating introduction to fundamental concepts, specifically discrete-time systems. Unique features such as visual learning demonstrations, MATLAB laboratories and a bank of solved problems are just a few things that make this an essential learning tool for mastering fundamental concepts in today's electrical and computer engineering forum. Covers basic DSP concepts, integrated laboratory projects—related to music, sound and image processing. Other topics include new MATLAB functions for basic DSP operations, Sinusoids, Spectrum Representation, Sampling and Aliasing, FIR Filters, Frequency Response of FIR Filters, z-Transforms, IIR Filters, and Spectrum Analysis. Useful as a self-teaching tool for anyone eager to discover more about DSP applications, multi-media signals, and MATLAB.