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Gaussian Pyramid - How is Subsampling Rate Related to Sigma?

I found a gaussian pyramid implementation in a MOPS paper (feature detection). They use sampling rate $s=2$ and $\sigma=1$ - i.e. to generate a new level of the pyramid, the current level is smoothed ...
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Decorrelating Stationary Colored Gaussian Noise — Effect On The Desired Signal

So given stationary colored gaussian noise $\mathbf{n}$, I know that I can decorrelate it by first finding it's autocorrelation $R_{nn}$ and performing $R^{-\frac{1}{2}}_{nn} \mathbf{n}$. In ...
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What is the value of the standard deviation $\sigma$? [closed]

I am using the following formula to add the additive Gaussian noise. noise= (x/255)*(randn(size(image))), where x is the ...
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What is a $BT$ (Bandwidth-Time) product with reference to modulation?

I would like to know what does Bandwidth-Time product mean. I understand that Bandwidth ($B$) = 1/Symbol Time ($T$), hence $BT = 1$. But how can it vary? What is its significance? e.g. When we say ...
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Difference in following random proccess

Let just say I understand the first process that is white noise, Process 1: If $x(n)$ is a Gaussian random variable and a process is formed from a sequence of $x(n)$ and all random variables ...
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generating white gaussian noise in matlab using two different functions

I want to know the difference between the two Gaussian noises generated below? Which one is white and how can i make the other one white? y=wgn(1,10000,0) and ...
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Derivative of equation containing Gaussian filtered image

Let $w$ be our image. For example, consider the following with the vectorized $w$: $$ E(w) = \frac 12 \|Aw+b\|_2^2 $$ I know the optimal condition of the above equation: $$ \nabla_wE = A^TA\hat w + b ...
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Analytical expression for salient Blob detection in scale space

I am working on exact mathematical expression which can be obtained in image processing tasks.(I do not know much about image processing but my work is more mathmatical) In Gaussian scale space, we ...
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Which is correct representation for function of variable?

I have a function as $$E=\int_\Omega -\log\big( p_i(x)\big) dx$$ where $p_i(x)$ is density distribution which estimated by Parzen window method. $$p_i(x)=\frac{1}{\Omega_i} ...
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Resources on Non-Gaussian Channels

I understand why most of the classic textbooks only consider Additive White Gaussian Noise channels in digital data transmission. Unfortunately in my case noise is not Gaussian and it might even be ...
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Determinant of Hessian approximation (SURF)

I have a question regarding formula in SURF article by Bay et al. Theory Given a point $p=(x,y)$ in an image $I$, the Hessian matrix $\mathcal{H}$ in $x$ at scale $\sigma$ is defined as follows $$ ...
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What does the output of Gaussian Mixture Model (GMM) represents in a HMM-GMM based speech recognition application?

Till now I know that- first the speech is converted frames and feature vectors are calculated for each frame using MFCC. And while training the Acoustic model- HMM model is generate for each phoneme ...
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Finding Argmax in MATLAB [closed]

I have a Gaussian random variable $z$, whose mean $\mu$ and variance $\sigma^2$ are functions of two variables $x$ and $y$. Is there any way in MATLAB so that I can find the values of $x$ and $y$ for ...
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Approximate LoG using DoG

I read in Lecture 11: LoG and DoG Filters (Robert Collins) that the Laplacian of Gaussian (LoG) can be using a difference of Gaussians (DoG) and that it is best approximated when $\sigma_1 = \sigma / ...
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Fourier transform on Scilab of a Gaussian function

I am trying to do a fourier transform on Scilab, of the Gaussian function $y(x)=\exp(-\frac{x²}{2})$, by using the fft command. So I plotted the graph of ...
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What does it mean by “Adding Gaussian Noise to a 2D Image”? [duplicate]

As far as I understand, Suppose, we have a 2D image of pixel resolution 200 x 300. That means, the image has 60000 pixels in it. Now, we would generate $n$ random values and add those values to $n$ ...
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Why is Gaussian noise called so?

Can you please explain: why is a specific type of noise called "Gaussian noise"? Why is it relevant to call it Gaussian? Please, explain in layman's terms.
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Is there any transformation to exploit the sparsity of a Gaussian Wave?

I am looking for a transformation in which the gaussian wave when transformed with a particular analysis function would make the energy contents be mostly present only in a short band of frequencies? ...
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Reduction of Sample Size of a Gaussian Pulse

I need to sample a gaussian wave of pulse width of 1 us which is being modulated by a cosine wave of GHz frequency. The different cases that I am interested in are 1) The initial phase of the cosine ...
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Why does increased kernel bandwidth equate to increased SNR values?

If I apply a Gaussian Kernel to an image with some noise applied to it and I want to remove that noise, why does the Signal to Noise Ratio increase as I apply kernel's with higher and higher sigma ...
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2D Gaussian Seperation into 1D Gaussian components

I have been reading this http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/rbf/HIPR2/gsmooth.htm and I am having trouble to perform the seperability. So I kinda did it in paper. Lets say y Gaussian function is G(X,Y), ...
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Double Integrating Gaussian Noise

My question has to do with integrating gaussian noise. Let us assume we have samples of discrete gaussian white noise with mean $\mu = 0$ and variance $\sigma_{th}^2$. These noise samples are passed ...
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what's gaussian noise look like?

I am using Matlab function imnoise to add gaussian noise to one image. However, it seems that adjacent samples of the noise is correlated. I am using matlab code below to add noise. ...
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Gaussian wavelet generation of a given frequency

How can I generate a Gaussian wavelet (time domain) with a given central frequency. I mean, if I take the Fourier Transform then its spectrum should be around that given central frequency. For ...
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Is $A\cos(\omega t+\theta)$ a Gaussian random process?

$Z(t) = A\cos(\omega t+\theta)$ where $A$~$N(0,\sigma ^2) $ and $\theta $~$(0,2\pi)$ are independent. I'm trying to figure out if $Z(t)$ is a Gaussian random process and whether it is strict sense ...
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Gaussian signal / image smoothing at sigma 0.5

I am currently reading up on Lowe's paper [1] on SIFT keypoint detection. On the page labeled 97 he mentions We assume that the original image has a blur of at ...
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Gaussian filter in terms of pixel radius

So I'm writing an app that blurs and downscales large quantities of images, but all the image processing libraries I've come across define gaussian blurs in terms of sigma and kernel size rather than ...
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what is a Gaussian signal?

I am learning Wiener filtering for 2D images by myself. From one book, it reads It should be noted that the study of the more general problem of signal denoising dates back to at least Norbert Wiener ...
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Implementing a 1-D Kalman Filter Regression, Missing the smoothing action (getting the opposite)

I am implementing the 1D Kalman Filter in Python on a fundamentally noisy set of measurement data, and I should be observing a large amount of smoothing...but, instead, my Kalman Filter is doing the ...
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How do I calculate the autocorrelation of a train pulse having only the pdf?

I have a pulse train of a fixed period, but a random amplitude following a Gaussian distribution $(\mu=0,\sigma=1)$. I know how to work with a random period or delay, but how do I proceed to calculate ...
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How to make a 2D gaussian Blur terms?

I want to make a 2D gaussian Blur coeffients. Now I am making 1D gaussian Blur term as following. ...
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Curve fitting to distorted Gaussian

I have to measure the distance between two pulse trains, each of which looks like a slightly long tailed Gaussian distribution. Is there a relatively easy curve fitting method for this? I can do it ...
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Mutual information of $ \infty $-PAM

I'm trying to compute using matlab the mutual information for an $ \infty $-PAM input (the limit of a very dense PAM constellation) for a range of snr and I got stuck. I'm working with a real-valued ...
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Calculating 3x3 Gaussian kernel

I have problems understanding/calculating one particular question in my exercises. This is the exercise: I know a) and I believe b) to be $[0.950, 1.33[$ c) is where I am currently stuck. I guess ...
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How to derive the $\log$ of fraction of two Gaussian distribution

I am designing a function $A(x)$ that map $x\to \{0,1\}$. The function $A$ can be expressed as $$A(x)=\begin{cases} 1 \text{ if $p_1(x) \ge p_2(x)$}\\ 0 \text{ otherwises} \end{cases} $$ where ...
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OpenCV's BackgroundSubtractorMOG algorithm parameters

Does anyone know what the history and number of Gaussian mixtures do in the Gaussian Mixture-based Background/Foreground Segmentation Algorithm used in OpenCV? I'm trying to optimise a background ...
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What is the equivalent smoothing function to running the same Gaussian 8 times?

Suppose there is an image which is to be smoothed by convolving it with a Gaussian kernel with standard deviation $\sigma$. If the image is then smoothed with this kernel 8 consecutive times, is the ...
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Implementation of HMM with continuous emission

I have a classification problem that, based on continuous features from a 1D signal, should classify to a finite amount of stages (discrete). There is a temporal evolution in the signal, so I am ...
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How will a Gaussian Blur affect Image Variance

I am trying to find a way to analytically estimate how the noise (or variance in pixel values) will be affected for a zero-frequency image of random noise after applying a Gaussian blur. In more ...
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Uniform quantizer for gaussian input signal

I have a gaussian signal $x$ with zero mean and unit variance. I am quantizing it by using a uniform quantizer of step size $q$ calculated by $$q = \frac{x_\mathrm{max} - ...
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Plotting uniform and Gaussian random variables

I want to create uniform and Gaussian (normal) random variables in MATLAB via rand and randn syntax. And I would like to plot ...
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What is the most efficient way to perform Gaussian blurs for varying sizes of Gaussian kernels in an image?

I have detected corner points of images using Harris corner detector in GLSL and now, I intend on using Fast Retina Keypoint(FREAK) as keypoint descriptor to later match the keypoints between images. ...
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How does gaussian convution stacking work?

If I first convolve an image with a Gaussian filter with σ = 1, and then convolve the output of that image with a Gaussian with σ = 2 Does this give the same effect as convolving the original image ...
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Multiscale Shape and Detail Enhancement from Multi-light Image Collections

I have been working on a practical implementation in Matlab of the algorithm Raanan Fattal suggested in the following paper. I couldn't understand the meaning of eq. 11 on page 5: g is a gaussian, ...
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How can I implement image widowing in my image in Java?

My initial image is a medical image and my main objective is finding directionality. The original size of my image was 8X8 and I have rescaled the image to 32X32 to increase my accuracy. My input ...
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Power spectrum of downsampled image

I am not sure if this is the right stackexchange community for this question, but here goes. I am generating a Gaussian Random Field (GRF) of a pre-defined power spectrum. In the image below, the ...
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gaussian filter close to image border

When applying gaussian filters close to the borders of an image, algorithms usually zero-pad or replicate/mirror/wrap the borders. This is not good enough for my case, so I wonder if there is ...
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equations to calculate coefficients of recursive IIR Gaussian blur filter

I am reading the implementation of IIR Gaussian blur filter from this link. In the source code, the coefficients are generated by the following code ...
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frequency response of Gaussian filter

In Matlab, the function freqz can produce frequency response in terms of transfer function and the function freqz2 can produce frequency response for FIR filter. It seems that I can's use the input ...
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Complex Gaussian Channel + AWGN noise

If I define a channel to have complex Gaussian coefficients, do I still need to add noise to the signal passing through this channel using the command "awgn" or would that be redundant?