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SIFT: why it is invariant to affine tranlsation?

I am studying SIFT. I am a little confused in some of Lowe's algorithm. In order to have a descriptor invariant to translations like scaling, we must get rid of the scaling factor in LoG (Laplacian ...
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Gaussian kernel - How is made?

How do i make a gaussian kernel.. I think i understand the principle of it weighting the center pixel as the means, and those around it according to the $\sigma$ but how would each value be if should ...
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Getting a part of the invert of Si function

I'm working on an algorithmus that sould need the inverse of the SI function. since this last once isn't oviouse to calculate, I'm trying to get only the parobla part from the SI function, to be ...
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How to predict the cramped frequency of a digital filter based on an analogue frequency?

I have a second order analogue high pass transfer function (unity gain at infinity). It's magnitude response hits the -20 decibel line at a frequency of 5706 Hz (the corner frequency is 18000 and ...
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Books/resources for implementing various mathematical functions in fixed point arithmetic for DSP purposes

I'm looking for books/resources out there that deal with, in detail, implementing mathematical functions - log/exponential/sine/cosine/inverse in fixed point arithmetic for DSP purposes. Looking for ...
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Deriviation of the “Twiddle Sum” property

I can't seem to understand how to derive the "twiddle sum" property: $$\sum_{n=0}^{N-1}W_{N}^{kn}=N \ \delta[k\bmod N] $$ where $$ W_{N} \triangleq e^{\frac{j 2 \pi }{N}} $$ and $$ \delta[n] ...
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Why the formula below are critically-damped second-order linear systems?

This is part formula of command-response model (Fujisaki Model): ...
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Accumulator with decay?

I am using an accumulator in the form of X + [Y-1], X plus the unit delay of the output. Is there an accumulator that follows this form, but will fall to 0 over time, similar to a differentiator?
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Problem calculating the average power of a vector?

I am calculating the average power of a vector. I would like to compare the final expression with the simulation. However, they are not equal. Please help me to point out which steps are wrong. Thank ...
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Functional analysis for signal processing engineers

It seems that the most advanced pure mathematics course most EE engineers take is Fourier analysis, and after that it's basically 'applied' courses. There's probably a good reason for this, but I'm ...
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How moving part pixel intensity values of video frames becomes dominant compared to stationary part intensities in reconstructed frames?

Hello everyone i want to do dynamic texture video sementation using the Fourier transform in MATLAB. I am applying 3-D fft on dynamic texture video frames (using matlab function 'fftn') and ...
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How to understand energy function in thin plate splines?

guys! I have carried out some experiments using matlab warp tools from here. But the results are not good, so I decide to read its original paper Principal Warps: Thin-Plate Splines and the ...
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Capacity computation in Costa sheme

I can not understand the following sentences, could you please anyone guide me ? "Comparing with the embedding in audio signals, the usable bandwidth is greatly reduced, from 22.05 kHz to 4 kHz. ...
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What is the math behind median filter's noise reduction property?

I am interested in understanding the mathematical reason for why does applying a median filter on an image (or signal) result in reduction of noise.
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L2-optimal IIR Filters

It is widely known that matching a FIR filter of fixed length to a band model is an unconstrained QP-problem. The matlab function "firls" implements a solution to this problem. Basically, one ...
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Tracking 2D positioning with IMU Sensor

I am using a miniature car and I want to estimate the position. We can not use GPS modules and most of the tracking systems that I saw, are using IMU sensor with the GPS module. In our car we are able ...
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Modeling Load Modulation

I'm trying to create a simple NFC/RFID software simulator and am having a hard time understanding the math fully. I know that NFC tags respond by load modulating the 13.56 MHz wave that the reader is ...
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Recovery of Bandlimited Signals after Companding and Low Pass Filter

Let $\Omega > 0$ and denote by $\mathcal{B}_\Omega$ the subspace of $L^2(\Bbb R)$ consisting of signals that are bandlimited to $(-\Omega, \Omega)$. Denote $\mathcal{L}_{\Omega} : L^2(\Bbb R) ...
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How much is the chance for a pure mathematician (geometer) to get a postdoc in imaging if he switches fields after Ph.D. and apply for one? [closed]

Before I start my question, I should probably mention that this question might not be the right question to ask here, but I tried academiabeta, and stackoverflow, but without getting any to-the-point ...
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Determine Parameters of gaussian distribution to fit a certain Image-Filter

I'd like to know what the parameters for the two-dimensional gaussian distributions are, which create this (I think) quite common image-processing filter: $$ h_\sigma(x,y)= \left[ \matrix { ...
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A 3x3 image kernel takes 9 multiplications and 8 or 9 additions for each pixel?

I doubt because you have 9 multiplications and you are adding 9 numbers together, when using a 3x3 convolution matrix. Adding 9 numbers: 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9 We are performing 8 additions as we repeat ...
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Amplitude calculation

I've got an array of different values representing the y-values in a plot: ...
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derivation of fixed-point atan2 with self normalization

I'm trying to understand the math behind http://dspguru.com/dsp/tricks/fixed-point-atan2-with-self-normalization which describes a self-normalizing fixed-point version of atan2(). In particular, ...
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Inverse Discrete Time Fourier Transform of a given Function using the definition

I would like to compute the Inverse Fourier Transform of a given function using the DTFT definition $$H(e^{jω})=\frac{1}{(2−e^{jω})(2−e^{−jω})}$$ But I have to use the definition of the DTFT ...
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Hidden Markov Model

I am trying to construct a Hidden Markov Model to predict the next state to go to. I am doing an example system, or, a test system that contains the following: Ok so the training I have used is: ...
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Showing processes as an Equation

I have developed an algorithm that counts the number of times a particular block (within a 2D block) crosses zero. Here's an example: ...