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Filter Design Using Second-Order Peaking and Shelving Sections

  title={Filter Design Using Second-Order Peaking and Shelving Sections},
  author={Jonathan S. Abel and David P. Berners},
  booktitle={International Conference on Mathematics and Computing},
A method for designing audio lter s is developed based on the observation that second-order peaking and shelving lters can be made nearly self-similar on a log magnitude scale with respect to peak and shelf gain changes. By cascading such second-order sections, lter s are formed which may be t to dB magnitude characteristics via linear least-squares techniques. A graphic equalizer interpolating prescribed band gains is presented, along with a lter minimizing the Barkweighted mean square dB… 

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