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Is there any reason that cross correlation would perform well or poorly on sparse binary arrays?

I am using matlab xcorr to correlate simulated photon count data that has some Gaussian random noise set on top of it and it is working fine when the average value ...
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Cross correlation with short or non periodic signals?

I am a total newbe to signal processing and i have a problem which may be quite trivial to most of you guys. I want to align two short sensor signals (speaking of max. 1000 samples recorded with ...
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Compare two voices and outline their similarity

I am trying to develop an application which records the voice of someone through a microphone. I will have a preset recorded voices for the same words. I then need to compare the real time recorded ...
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Deconvolving two vectors produces a single number (not a vector)

I am trying to deconvolve the auto-correlation of my source wavelet (Ricker wavelet) from my receivers responses. Now if I deconvolve the source wavelet out of the response I get a vector back and the ...
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Efficient calculation of correlation function every N_th point

I would like to calculate a long correlation function of length say, 1e6 points. I have a prior knowledge that the correlation peak will be in point k*1000. Is there an efficient way to apply this ...
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“Circular shift - invariant” distance

Couldn't decide whether the question belongs on Mathematics or here, but I guess I'll ask it here. I've got a discrete - valued function defined on a finite segment of a line that looks like this: ...
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filter out an expected but not regular signal

I am stuck with a case where I need to get rid of a portion of sinusoidal signal that suddenly appears in my main signal (sine wave). my total signal will look like: $ s(n) = \begin{cases} ...
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Least squares and auto and cross correlation

I am trying to understand why auto and cross correlation helps find the best fit line in least squares. I have an equation as stated here: $Ax=b$ -- I have not exact solution, so I use the least ...
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Validate correlation of data

I have data from two samples of a biological process. The data consists of oscillations with noise in them. The noise is also relevant as it is characteristic of this data. I want to show that both ...
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Cross correlation peak value

I would like to measure the time delay between two signals. By applying the cross correlation I get the time delay or number of samples by the location of the cross correlation peak, however I am ...
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Auto/cross correlation of a cosine in the context of an adaptive beamformer

I am currently reading chapter 13 of 'Adaptive Signal Processing' by Widrow and Stearns, so if anyone happens to have a copy of the book to hand it could be helpful. I am reading the chapter on ...
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Efficient Marker Detection for Images

I need to detect a known number of simple markers (chessboard patterns) in a color image efficiently. I implemented normalized cross correlation (NCC) as a pixel shader via WebGL since I need this to ...
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Why Normalized Cross Correlation Score of different templates is high?

I am using OpenCv's built in template matching function to search for an object in image. I am using Normalized Cross Correlation Method.The function is returning a value which I think indication of ...
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“Perfect waveform” for cross-correlations?

I am well versed in cross-correlations, as my masters thesis heavily relied on them for music classification and beat detection. So this question focuses more on the signals that I am running an ...
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range and motion in received signals by radar

I've got two signals which are consecutive received signals by a radar system. the signals values are complex (in form x+iy). I have generated a trasmitted signal using the info available. Now, I ...
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Map time difference between two similar videos

Question: Is there any software, source-code, or well documented and easily implementable research (I am not afraid for a little bit of Python) to do the following: Take two similar videos from ...
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Cross correlation vs FFT for finding phase between 2 signals

I have been struggling with this issue for months now, trying to understand which one to pick: FFT or cross correlation. I am given a sine wave (with phase, amplitude, frequency and time vector ...
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“cascaded” cross-correlation

so, first let's do this for the circular correlation case (it might be easier). let's say we have three real and periodic functions or signals $x(t)$, $y(t)$, $z(t)$ all with period $2 \pi$: $$ ...
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Solution to Cross-correlation problem of 2 audio signals

There are 2 audio signals, X & Y. X is of 15 second duration. The duration of Y is not given. Y is a part of signal X (ie a small part of audio X is extracted & made into audio Y) I have to ...
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Avoid saturated pixels in cross-correlation computation

I am doing template maching using Normalized Cross-Correlation for measuring similarity between template and image. However, some images from my dataset contain saturated pixels (overshoot) which ...
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GCC-PHAT cross correlation

I am trying to implement GCC-PHAT in python. The approach is similar to the following two links: link1 and link2 It seems the only difference between GCC-PHAT and normal cross-correlation using FFT ...
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How to decode speaker gender from spoken transcript

I have 20 audio recordings (raw format) of people reciting the same ~50 word transcript. I would like to use audio signal analysis to decode speaker gender from audio recording. Intuitively, it ...
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Cross-Correlation : Comparing two signals or finding the location of a target

I read across places that cross-correlation of two signal (a radar sending a signal and receiving it back) one can detect the location (distance) of a target from a point and that cross-correlation ...
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Correlation : Cross correlation why we need to multiply the samples

I understand what books states about cross-correlation of signals and their mathematical representation: For continuous functions f and g, the cross-correlation is defined as: $(f \star g)(\tau)\ ...
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phase amplitude transform as a solution to reverberation

I am trying to use generalized cross correlation with phase transform (GCC_PHAT) on some audio processing indoor, with the existence of low noise. I ve read here that by canceling the magnitude ...
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What Information does the phase of a cross power spectra give me?

I obtain the cross power spectra by the following steps: compute the FFT of signal A and B Multiply A with the conjugate of B store it in C (cross power spectra) Now looking at the Phase of this ...
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Time delay analysis in different binary sequences

I am extracting a property of a signal which I represent with either a 0 for absent or 1 for present. This property is extracted for each data point in a time series and in the end I am left with a ...
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fast 2D cross correlation algorithm

I want to match a small template to a larger image, that the distance between the template and the subimage with the same size of the template is minimized. It can be solved directly or by applying 2D ...
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Noisy Signal auto/cross-correlation

I am trying to understand the basics of the cross/auto-correlation if the noisy signal $y(t)$ which is received from the channel at the receiver. Here at receiver we want to estimate the noise in the ...
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Correlation using FFT/IFFT (fast convolution) in Java - not centered

I try to find about the delay between two audio files using Cross Correlation in Java. I've already done this algorithm so far that i get a idea about how many samples is the delay. FFT x1 -> Zero ...
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DOA estimation 2 sources time delay estimation uniform array

I am new to signal processing, so sorry if the question is superbanal. I have been spending more days than I would admit on this and can't find the error. I have two triangle waves that are emitted ...
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Fast cross correlation with limited range

I am measuring the phase shift between two pseudorandom signals using correlation ifft(A.conjugate()*B) and picking out the maximum). That works very well, but takes a lot of time. I roughly know ...
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ACF and PACF Confidence Levels for ARMA

I'm trying to figure out where exactly to draw the confidence levels for the autocorrleation function (ACF) and the partial autocorrelation function (PACF) for an ARMA model. For PACF I found that a ...
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Subtracting Original Audio Signal

here is my scenario: one speaker is sending a chirp, and a microphone is recording it as well as all following echoes. The function of the chirp is already know. My goal: subtract the original chirp ...
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Describing a time delay at a maximum for maxima and minima but tends to 0 elsewhere

I have two force-time signals obtained from a couple of force plates, corresponding to input/output signals for some system. Plotting the two together one of the first things I noticed was a time ...
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Ultrasound Signal Processing Methods

I am sending 6.6Vpp square wave across a narrow-band, 40 kHz Transmitter to a narrow-band, 40 kHz Receiver. I want to find a very accurate distance between the two (sub millimeter). My assumption so ...
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How to compute the cross correlation of two fuctions

I am trying to implement Matlab's cross correlation function but I can't seem to replicate the results obtained when using Matlab's built in function "xcorr". Documentation for xcorr can be found ...
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Time delay estimate and sampling frequency

This is an extention to my other question. My sampling frequency is only about 2x my tone frequency. I want to estimate time delay of arrival using this signal. I am generating the tone signal so I ...
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Upsampling signal for cross correlation

I am recording a 17khz signal at a sample freq of 44.1khz. I want to perform cross-correlation between the received and transmitted signals for calculating TDOA. But when I do xcorr, the results are ...
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Time delay estimation using ultrasound

I have a sound source that generates an ultrasonic pulse. I have two microphones seperated by a distance which are at a distance from the source. I want to find the time delay of arrival of the ...
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Matching two audio inputs (signals) [duplicate]

this is for an application in which passwords are stored in the form of audio inputs . In order to provide user access , the password(in audio form) will be matched with already stored password(audio ...
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Cross-correlation of time compressed 1D signal

If I ave 2 otherwise identical 1D signals that are phase shifted from each other then cross-correlation is a perfect way to identify the time lag between the 2 signals. Now supposing I double the ...
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Normalized-cross correlation operation

According to my question about separability of Gabor filters in this link, I want now to convolve my image with this separable filter by using the normalized cross correlation operation. Assume my ...
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A special case of 2 jointly WSS stochastic processes

I know that 3 conditions must be met in order a pair of stochastic processes X(t) and Y(t) to be characterized as jointly WSS: 1. X(t) WSS 2. Y(t) WSS 3. Rxy(t1,t2) = Rxy(t1 - t2) = Rxy(t2 - t1) ...
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Ambiguous results of phase correlation in pattern recognition

We are using phase correlation to find pattern on image and what we get is 15% of results is spurious. Ours pattern has 32x32 pixels and image for research has 32x512 pixels. So we put Pattern to ...
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Detecting a frequency pattern in the frequency domain

I am looking to detect a combination of frequencies in the frequency domain. For example, here is my spectrum: And I'm trying to detect the pilot tone. I have the FFT of the pilot tone: which ...
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Applications of Correlation in Signal Processing

There have been discussions on the differences between convolution and correlation, autocorrelation, cross-correlation, et al. In spite of looking at the visualizations, and understanding the ...
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how to calculate cross correlation of transient signal?

there. Let me have a noisy speech signal $y(k)$ as below. $$ y(k) = x(k) + v(k) $$ where, $k$ is the discrete-time index, $x(k)$ is clean speech signal, $v(k)$ is a zero-mean random process, ...
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Signal compare - cross corelation in frequency domain matlab

I need compare two signals. Signals have simliar shapes but completely different values (as on picture): So I think cross corelation in frequency domain should gave me a number that shows me how ...
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Normalized cross-correlation in detail

I'm trying to implement a normalized cross-correlation algorithm but I don't get what in fact is this measure. What confuses is the wikipedia definition: $\frac{1}{n} \sum \frac{(f(x,y)- ...