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Name: Introduction to Fourier Analysis
ID: m10096
Language: English (en)
Summary: Lists the four Fourier transforms and when to use them.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: continuous time, discrete time, fourier series, fourier transform, laplace transform, signals, systems, z transform
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Richard Baraniuk (
Copyright Holders: Richard Baraniuk (
Maintainers: Richard Baraniuk (, Justin Romberg (, Michael Haag (, Mariyah Poonawala (, Prashant Singh (

Latest version: 2.12 (history)
First publication date: Jun 13, 2001 12:00 am -0500
Last revision to module: Jul 29, 2010 2:35 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 2.13 Dec 17, 2013 10:15 am -0600 by Collins Williamson
added moravec as maintainer

Version: 2.12 Jul 29, 2010 2:35 pm -0500 by Collins Williamson Currently viewing this version.
2010 update

Version: 2.11 Sep 30, 2009 4:41 pm -0500 by Richard Baraniuk
added google analytics tracking code

Version: 2.10 Jun 24, 2005 7:31 pm -0500 by Charlet Reedstrom
update to cnxml-0.5

Version: 2.9 Mar 23, 2005 4:37 pm -0600 by Charlet Reedstrom
fixed cnxn

Version: 2.8 Jul 9, 2003 2:05 pm -0500 by Charlet Reedstrom

Version: 2.7 Jun 12, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
converted module to cnxml-0.4 and fixed most cnxns

Version: 2.6 May 28, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
added type=fn where needed

Version: 2.5 Jul 20, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Added jrom as maintainer in database

Version: 2.4 Jun 20, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
added more links

Version: 2.3 Jun 20, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
0.3.5 ified the module and added some links but still needs more

Version: 2.2 Jun 20, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Fixed some of the missing links, and removed the quotes from the section name.

Version: 2.1 Jun 14, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Initial conversion from 0.1

Version: 2.0 Jun 13, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Added initial template for new module m10096

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