* Pragmatic: Relating to matters of fact or practical affairs,
often to the exclusion of intellectual or artistic matters;
practical as opposed to idealistic.
** What is Open Document format? See http://www.coolutils.com/Formats/ODT
Octave, a free
alternative to Matlab, mostly compatible.
SPECTRUM, simple freeware signal processing program for
Macintosh OS 8
Unsolicited Comments from Users:
"...thank you for the immense role your book has
played in my perusal of research...."
"Thank you so much for this wonderful teaching tool!
"Your work is very helpful to my research."
"Your lessons on signal
processing are really useful and intriguing...."
"I have no words to describe how
excited I am and how thankful I am about your work. This
is...a teaching paradise...really
"I was really surprised by the
efficiency of your explanations ..."highly realistic and
"I found your ... website
"Thanks for your amazing
"Thank you for sharing your
"...wonderful tutorial on peak
"I found your signal processing
pages ... very helpful!"
"I recently found
your website and Iím really impressed, great work! "
"Thank you for your time and the
wonderful material (software and text) you have put up on your
"I have been reviewing your webpage on signal
processing and am very impressed with the clarity of the
"I loved your article on
"...the tutorials on your website
have been of tremendous help to me."
"I find your Introduction an excellent starting
"...really clear and concise."
" ... very useful for teaching in an Instrumentation
course for M.Sc postgraduates in analytical chemistry. The
sequence of the topics and the explanations are very clear."
"[Y]our web site has such excellent content...."
"I tried the demo version of SPECTRUM and I think is a
very useful tool for the introduction of signal processing to
analytical chemistry students."
" ... a splendid program."
"...thank you for taking the time to create these
(c) 2014, Thomas C. O'Haver (email@example.com)
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation
files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without
restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy,
modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies
of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS
BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN
ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN
CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE
First edition created in 1995. Last updated
July, 2014. This website was created with SeaMonkey.
This site is a retirement project
maintained by Prof.
Tom O'Haver, Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry and
Biochemistry, The University of Maryland at College Park. Comments,
suggestions and questions should be directed to Prof. O'Haver at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Number of unique visits to this site since May 17, 2008: