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Design of Equiripple Minimum Phase FIR Filters with Ripple Ratio Control
Masahiro OKUDA Masaaki IKEHARA Shinichi TAKAHASHI
Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Vol.E89A
No.3
pp.751756 Publication Date: 2006/03/01
Online ISSN: 17451337
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e89a.3.751
Print ISSN: 09168508 Type of Manuscript: PAPER Category: Digital Signal Processing Keyword: FIR filter, minimum phase, ripple ratio, bandpass filters,
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Summary:
In this paper, we present a numerical method for the equiripple approximation of minimum phase FIR digital filters. Many methods have been proposed for the design of such filters. Many of them first design a linear phase filter whose length is twice as long, and then factorize the filter to obtain the minimum phase. Although these methods theoretically guarantee its optimality, it is difficult to control the ratio of ripples between different bands. In the conventional lowpass filter design, for example, when different weights are given for its passband and stopband, one needs to iteratively design the filter by trial and error to achieve the ratio of the weights exactly. To address this problem, we modifies wellknown ParksMcClellan algorithm and make it possible to directly control the ripple ratios. The method iteratively solves a set of linear equations with controlling the ratio of ripples. Using this method, the equiripple solutions are obtained quickly.

