Who is this class for: This course is primary aimed at advanced undergraduate or master students, along with professionals, interested in signal processing, programming and music.

Created by:   Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona, Stanford University

  • Xavier Serra

    Taught by:    Xavier Serra, Associate Professor

    Dept. of Information and Communication Technologies, UPF

  • Prof Julius O Smith, III

    Taught by:    Prof Julius O Smith, III, Professor of Music and (by courtesy) Electrical Engineering


Commitment10 weeks of study, 8 hours/week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona
Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) is a modern public university, conveniently located in the centre of Barcelona (Spain) with the aim of providing top quality education and standing out as a research-based university. UPF is both a specialised university with a unique teaching model and a cutting-edge research institution. UPF places a strong emphasis on quality teaching, based on comprehensive education and student-centred learning, and innovation in the learning processes. UPF’s MOOCs are produced within this general goal.
Stanford University
The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180-acre (3,310 ha) campus near Palo Alto, California, United States.
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Rated 4.9 out of 5 of 58 ratings

Very well presented and thorough investigation into spectrogram, STFT and reconstruction techniques. Enjoying thanks.

I learned a lot during this course. It took quite a lot of time and energy to complete it, but I'm glad I did. It is now much easier to follow the text of Richard Lyons' book. Highly recommended.

this course is really great. lectures, code samples and references are clear and complete

absolutely recommended

This is a really good course if you wish to start learning about Audio signal processing concepts.