## Complex Chebyshev Approximation for FIR Filter Design (1995)

Venue: | IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II |

Citations: | 4 - 2 self |

### BibTeX

@ARTICLE{Karam95complexchebyshev,

author = {Lina J. Karam and James H. Mcclellan},

title = {Complex Chebyshev Approximation for FIR Filter Design},

journal = {IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II},

year = {1995},

volume = {42},

pages = {207--216}

}

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### Abstract

The alternation theorem is at the core of efficient real Chebyshev approximation algorithms. In this paper, the alternation theorem is extended from the real-only to the complex case. The complex FIR filter design problem is reformulated so that it clearly satisfies the Haar condition of Chebyshev approximation. An efficient exchange algorithm is derived for designing complex FIR filters in the Chebyshev sense. By transforming the complex error function, the Remez exchange algorithm can be used to compute the optimal complex Chebyshev approximation. The algorithm converges to the optimal solution whenever the complex Chebyshev error alternates; in all other cases, the algorithm converges to the optimal Chebyshev approximation over a subset of the desired bands. The new algorithm is a generalization of the ParksMcClellan algorithm, so that arbitrary magnitude and phase responses can be approximated. Both causal and non-causal filters with complex or real-valued impulse responses can be ...