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Office Hours

  • Fridays, 4-5pm, 330M Everitt
  • Mondays, 3-5pm, 5369 Beckman
    • Monday March 3, 3:30-5:30pm, Beckman 4169
    • Monday April 7, 3:00-5:00pm, Beckman 1005


Students are encouraged to help one another on the Piazza ECE 417 site. Rules: you can answer other students' questions using text, equations, or snippets of up to two lines of matlab code; posts containing more than two lines of matlab code will be deleted.

ECE 417 (Multimedia Signal Processing) covers characteristics of speech and image signals; important analysis and synthesis tools for multimedia signal processing including subspace methods, Bayesian networks, hidden Markov models, and factor graphs; applications to biometrics (person identification), human-computer interaction (face and gesture recognition and synthesis), and audio-visual databases (indexing and retrieval). Emphasis on a set of MATLAB machine problems providing hands-on experience. Prerequisite: ECE 310 and ECE 313.