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Fourier Transform WebQuest



First of all, why even study Fourier Transform?

If you ever wondered how computer archivators work, then you were on your way to stumble with a very interesting field. And no, it is not Computer Science.

In the grits and bolts of the process stands a widely applicable topic in Mathematics called Fourier Transform.

I mean just think about it for a second... Isn't it fascinating to take a load of information, collapse it so it is easy to store or transmit it, but then still be capable of going back and getting our whole information back when we need it?

It is this mighty powerful and mathematical tool, which lets us do it as well as a number of other interesting tasks such as forensic fingerprint and sound filters.

We will learn more about the process in this WebQuest.



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