ECE 417 Lectures

T 8/28: Overview; Fourier Transforms Review:
MOV,
WMV,
MP4,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

R 8/30: Filtering.
MOV,
WMV,
MP4,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

T 9/4: ZeroMean White Gaussian Noise.
MOV,
WMV,
MP4,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

R 9/6: Speech Signals.
MOV,
WMV,
MP4,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

T 9/11: Windowed Speech Signals.
MOV,
WMV,
MP4,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.
Lab 1 Released

R 9/13: MixedExcitation Speech Synthesis.
MOV,
WMV,
MP4,
Sample Problems,
Solutions,
MP1 Walkthrough.

T 9/18: Parameter Estimation for Mixed Excitation.
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

R 9/20: Classifiers.
Slides,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

T 9/25: Gaussians. Slides:
PPTX,
PDF.
Sample Problems,
Solutions.
Lab 1 Due

R 9/27: Principal Component Analysis. Slides:
PPTX,
PDF.
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

T 10/2: Mel Frequency Cepstrum. Slides:
PPTX,
PDF.
Sample Problems,
Solutions.
Lab 2 Released

R 10/4: Hidden Markov Models. Notebook:
IPYNB,
HTML.
Sample problems include
fa2017exam3 question 3,
sp2016exam2 questions 4 and 5,
sp2015exam2 question 1,
sp2014exam2 questions 4,5.

T 10/9: Expectation Maximization. Notebook:
IPYNB,
HTML.
Lab 2 Walkthrough.

R 10/11: Exam 1 Review
Sample questions I'll do in class, if there is time: f17x3q3, s16x2q4, s16x3q5,
f17x1q2, s16x1q1, ps5.3.

T 10/16: Lecture Canceled

R 10/18: Exam 1

T 10/23: Neural Nets.
Slides,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.
Lab 2 Due

R 10/25: Convolutional Neural Nets.
Slides,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

T 10/30: MiniBatch, Data Augmentation.
Slides,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.
Lab 3 Released

R 11/1: MP3 Walkthrough. Image shift, scale, rotate and shear.
Slides,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

T 11/6: Image upsampling, downsampling, and interpolation.
IPYNB,
HTML.
Sample Problems,
Solution.

R 11/8: Adversarial Examples, Adversarial Training, Autoencoders,
Variational Autoencoders, and Generative Adversarial Networks.
Slides,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

T 11/13: Facetolips conversion.
PPTX,
PDF.
Lab 3 Due

R 11/15: Barycentric Coordinates;
Slides,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.
Lab 4 Released

T 11/20: Vacation

R 11/22: Vacation

T 11/27: MP4 Walkthrough:
Slides

R 11/29: Guest lecture: Kuangxiao Gu, Face Animation.
Slides

T 12/4: Recurrent Neural Nets, Long ShortTerm Memory.
Slides,
Sample Problems,
Solutions.

R 12/6: Unwritten Languages as a Test Case for the Theory of Phonetic
Universals.
PPT,
PDF.
Lab 4 Due

T 12/11: Exam 2 Review.
Practice Exam,
Solutions.

Exam 2: December 15, 19:0022:00. Covers: lectures 17 (NN)24 (Barycentric), and 29 (RNN).