Signals and Systems



Digital Information Careers:


BYU engineers take cameras to the skies with new
unmanned plane technology

The BYU MAGICC lab works with unmanned planes and
navigation systems




  • World Applications
    • Digitizing information
    • Image reconstruction (blur reduction, focusing, noise reduction)
    • Image manipulation
    • Computer vision
    • Image and sound compression

  • Future Technologies
    • Real-time UAV radar imaging
    • 3D remote rendering
    • Cheaper, better medical imaging
    • Self-driving cars

  • Companies

  • Applicable Courses
    • Integral and differential calculus
    • Linear algebra
    • Ordinary differential equations
    • ECEn 370: Probability Theory
    • ECEn 380: Signals and Systems
    • ECEn 487: Introduction to Discrete-Time Signal Processing
    • ECEn 490: Team Design Project (computer vision)


Controls Careers:


BYU's one-eyed 'Y-Clops' robot ready to stare down rivals at
national engineering competition

BYU students built a self-driving robot using artificial
intelligence algorithms




  • World Applications
    • Google Maps
    • Cruise control
    • Thermostats
    • Robot path planning (self-driving car, parallel parking, BYU robot soccer)
    • Automated manufacturing

  • Future Technologies
    • Coordinated controls
    • Very difficult environments

  • Companies

  • Applicable Courses
    • Integral and differential calculus
    • Linear algebra
    • Ordinary differential equations
    • ECEn 380: Signals and Systems
    • ECEn 483: Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems
    • ECEn 490: Team Design Project (indoor flying robot)


Signals and Systems Careers:


BYU Biomedical Imaging Research Group

The website of BYU's MRI research group




  • World Applications
    • MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
    • Acoustics
    • Voice recognition
    • Facial recognition
    • Wireless systems
    • Sound filtering (digital hearing aids, phone tapping)

  • Future Technologies
    • Fully wireless world
    • Language translator
    • Telepathy

  • Companies

  • Applicable Courses
    • Integral and differential calculus
    • Linear algebra
    • Ordinary differential equations
    • ECEn 370: Probability Theory
    • ECEn 380: Signals and Systems
    • ECEn 487: Introduction to Discrete-Time Signal Processing





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