JSEA  Vol.5 No.10 , October 2012
Design and Application of Software for Generating Simulated Signal Data
Simulated signal, produced by digital to analog converter, is important and necessary in many fields, such as electronic experiment, equipment debugging and maintenance, especially, in medical area. In this paper, the design and application of an effective software which may be used to generate simulated signal data by special wave picture obtained by scanner or drawing software are presented. First, we introduce how to realize producing needed data that meet the given conditions including amplitude, samples and resolution by this software. Second, the method and steps of getting the stimulated signal data from wave figure file is given. Third, an example of application about this software to generate simulated physiological signal data is shown. Then, the data are put into use and by digital to analog converter, an idea stimulated signal is produced. Therefore, with full confidence, we could draw a conclusion that it is very convenient and effective to get needed data for digital to analog conversion to generate all kinds simulated signal with a novel method.

Cite this paper
L. Chen, G. Liu, B. Gao, P. Chen, S. Deng and X. Xiong, "Design and Application of Software for Generating Simulated Signal Data," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 5 No. 10, 2012, pp. 836-840. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2012.510096.
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