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Variable notation for DTFT?!

by Jammin_James
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Jammin_James
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Feb16-11, 09:00 PM
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Can someone explain to me why sometimes I see the DTFT as functions of capital omegas or e^(jomega).

I'm failing to see the reason.
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marcusl
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Feb17-11, 09:31 AM
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[tex]\Omega[/tex] usually refers to continuous frequency, which is often appropriate for the DTFT. The z transform is also used heavily in DSP, and it covers the full complex plane. Use of [tex]exp(j\omega)[/tex] makes it very clear that you are evaluating the frequency response (which is on the unit circle).


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