Comp.DSP FAQ: Part 0

Q0: What is comp.dsp?

Comp.dsp is a worldwide Usenet news group that is used to discuss various aspects of digital signal processing. It is unmoderated, though we try to keep the signal to noise ratio up :-). If you need to ask a question that isn't in the FAQ, and can't figure out how to post, consult news.newusers.questions.

Q0.1: Relevant links

Other relevant news groups are:

  • comp.arch.embedded
  • comp.compression
  • comp.realtime
  • comp.speech.research
  • sci.image.processing

Relevant FAQs are:

  • Higher-order statistics FAQ
  • comp.compression FAQ
  • comp.realtime FAQ
  • comp.speech FAQ
  • Audio sampling FAQ

There is an index of DSP-related resources, books, discussion groups:

Other relevant links:

Q0.2: Versions of the comp.dsp FAQ

This FAQ resides at http://www.bdti.com/Resources/Comp.DSP.FAQ

Q0.3: DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

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Additionally, please note that the opinions expressed herein are those of the individual contributors, and should not be construed to be those of the contributor's employers or Berkeley Design Technology, Inc.

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Q0.4: Redistribution Permission

This FAQ may be redistributed (in either electronic or printed form) for non-commercial purposes provided that this notice is preserved and that due credit is given to the maintainers and contributors.

Q0.5: Note on the list of manufacturers, addresses, and telephone numbers

The comp.dsp FAQ stopped publishing the list of manufacturers a long time ago. The information became outdated so quickly that it was pointless to take up an inappropriate amount of space in the FAQ.