In off-line analysis, the demand for high precision signal processing has introduced a new method called Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD), which is used for analyzing a complex set of data. Unfortunately, EMD is highly compute-intensive. In this paper, we show parallel implementation of Empirical Mode Decomposition on a GPU. We propose the use of "partial+total" switching method to increase performance while keeping the precision. We also focused on reducing the computation complexity in the above method from O(N) on a single CPU to O(N/P log (N)) on a GPU. Evaluation results show our single GPU implementation using Tesla C2050 (Fermi architecture) achieves a 29.9x speedup partially, and a 11.8x speedup totally when compared to a single Intel dual core CPU.
- Empirical mode decomposition (EMD)
- Hilbert-huang transform (HHT)
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Hardware and Architecture
- Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Artificial Intelligence