## Abstract

This paper proposes two expressions of the output error variance due to coefficient quantization of fixed-point state-space digital niters in the time domain. One is the deterministic approach, which gives precisely the output error variance of state-space digital filters. The other is the statistical approach, where the errors of coefficient quantization are assumed to be independent random variables. The statistical approach gives a simple and easy way to analyze the output error variance due to coefficient quantization of state-space digitalfilters. The statistical coefficient sensitivity introduced by the statistical approach is shown to be equivalent to the roundoff noise power gain. Thus, state-space digital filters which are optimal with respect to both coefficient sensitivity arid roundoff noise can be synthesized by the method of minimization of the roundoff noise. Such optimal state-space digital filters which could be of any order are proved to be free of autonomous overflow limit cycles. A numerical example is given to illustrate the effectiveness of the analysis of the output error variance due to coefficient quantization and the synthesis method proposed here.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 911-920 |

Number of pages | 10 |

Journal | IEEE Transactions on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing |

Volume | 33 |

Issue number | 4 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 1985 Jan 1 |

Externally published | Yes |

## ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Signal Processing