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Periodicity of peaks within a signal

I have a signal, in which i want to detect the period of the peaks, that exist within this signal: for example : After each 5mm or (5 seconds depending on the sampling rate and speed of my motor) i ...
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how to detect number of syllables in a batch of audio recordings?

I have a corpus of short speech samples from Kiswahili speakers, and I want to detect the number of syllables in each audio recording. How should I approach this task? Background: I asked a ...
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DFT normalization for amplitude estimation

After an interesting recent answer, I'm doing some research on proper DFT normalization for sinusoidal peak estimation. It's clear that to get the correct amplitude from DFT peaks we need to normalize ...
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Getting a more accurate frequency read from autocorrelation and peak-detection algorithm

For a project I am attempting to create an automatic tuner for a guitar, which reads the audio from the guitar jack, determines the frequency and adjusts the string by a motor. Using http://www....
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reducing MIPS in detecting tones

Currently our software is detecting tones using FFT and checking if there is only a single peak in frequency spectrum. Our software needs to know what kind of input it is before taking action. So we ...
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Finding peaks in an Audio spectrogram

I'm using gist.github.com/sixtenbe/1178136#file-peakdetect-py to find maximum peaks in my spectrogram. I used ...
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Is there a relatively easy way to detect likely real-time peaks in discrete-time data?

Let's say I have a set of data over time, t: [0, 4, 6, 7, 7, 6, 4, 0] It seems likely that this data would peak at ...
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Peak detection techniques

I'm using a cell-averaging constant false-alarm rate (CA-CFAR) detector to detect peaks like the first one in the following plot: The magenta line is the adaptive threshold, which is the local ...
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MUSIC algorithm for peak detection

On Wikipedia, is written that MUltiple SIgnal Classification (MUSIC) is an algorithm used for frequency estimation. One purpose of estimating the spectral density is to detect any periodicities ...
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Peak detection on surface with only sums on rows and columns

I have a sensor that reads from horizontal and vertical lines(much like a resistive touchscreen). In other words, if the surface of sensor would be a matrix then I get sums of values from rows and ...
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Wavelet-based C/C++ Peak finding libraries

What wavelet-based peak finding functions are there for C++? I'm looking for something similar to: http://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy-0.15.1/reference/generated/scipy.signal.find_peaks_cwt.html. ...
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“Normalizing” PSD of unequal window lengths

I am acquiring time-varying data with unequal sampling (nature of the source). When building a spectrogram, I have the algorithm choose sample blocks that are are -nearly- the same length -but, they ...
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Good way to detect pulse with known width with background noise?

I'm dealing with a light sensor tracking a bursting LED. Unfortunately signal is weak and there are other light sources in environment. I've used optical filters on sensor but there is still some ...
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How to detect peaks in a microcontroller?

In the context of a microcontroller, I have much less memory and far less processing power. This means, I can only buffer a reasonable window of samples (e.g. 16 or 32), and may not be able to use ...
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What DSP method are consumer products like the game Rocksmith and guitar polyphonic tuners likely to use for multiple f0 detection?

The game Rocksmith and some polyphonic guitar tuners (like the PolyTune) are able to recognize, at least to some extent, multiple fundamental frequencies in single-source audio. I know there are some ...
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Uses of peaks in audio auto-correlation

Do you know of any algorithms for audio processing that make use of peaks in auto-correlation function? I am currently involved in research on mapping methodology for dynamic algorithms. I came ...
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computing peak to peak ratio in matlab

i need to compute a signal's peak to peak ratio..... i have a doubt... do we calculate a signal's Peak to peak ratio in time or freq domain.... and ok say for a sine wave i can understand how to ...
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how to detect signal noise

I have data from a power transformer that has a frequency of 60 hz. Sometimes there are faults in the system and causes a large spike in the reading of the transformer. What I want to do is run the ...
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Filtering data so that only rising edge is left

I have data that looks like this: Sometimes the data has a higher point in the middle of the shallow slope I want to find a way to filter the data such that it smooths it and leaves the first ...
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O(1) peak segmentation algorithm in matlab?

I have an intensity image, similar to the image below. I would like to very quickly, segment this image, into separate peaks. Where each peak is labelled, and segmented. A notional segmentation of ...
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In a signal there is a peak, I want to find the start of the peak and the end of the peak

I want to the start time and end time for the peak shown below. The start and end are shown by the marked circles in the fig As there are number of such plots and want to know start and end time for ...
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How to detect impulse like peaks - Matlab

I have a signal which is a matched filter output. whose values are given here: Amplitude values Input to this matched filter is radar return signals mixed with additive gaussian random noise. ...
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Extraction of fundamental signal information-Fourier full cycle algorithm

After filtering my noisy input signal using an anti-aliasing and FIR filter, I now wish to get the basic signal information (peak voltage and impedance; $R$ and $X$) from the pre-filtered as well as ...
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Reliable peak picking algorithm?

I've written an application that estimates pitch based on autocorrelation function. I did peak picking by comparing vector values to determine whether the central one is a peak or not, but this method ...
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What is obtained from the cross correlation plot?

Let’s assume that we have two audio signals, x(t) and y(t) affected by the noise as shown below. And we would like to cross-correlate these two signals and the cross-correlation plot is shown as ...
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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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How to find peaks and periods?

I am looking at data like this: Source data: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=L6cd8d5K The data is quasi-periodic, there is a distinct cycle but it is not an exact repeat, and the period changes ...
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Algorithms for finding fundamental frequency based on ACF result

I am developing a software for fundamental frequency tracking. For this purpose, I have designed a function which calculates autocorrelation over the signal and a second function which, based on ...
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Peak detection from saturated signals

Say we have a sampled signal for which the inputs can be out of range. For instance, say a sampled sensor has a range of 0 to 1, and is presented with a time-varying stimulus where a peak occurs with ...
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Yet Another Peak Detection Request

I looked over the other entries regarding peak detection and none seem to answer my question. I'm working with Fourier spectra of digitized audio that can't be measured again. There are no ...
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Detecting peaks in a noisy 2D correlation plot

I'm doing pattern matching by means of normalized grey-scale correlation. My input image is noisy and so the peaks in the correlation plot cannot be found just by thresholding. The original ...
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Real-Time peak detection (amplitude)

I capture signal (sound) in 44100hz and I need get response if there is peaks at amplitude, actually. Is this possible? How I can do this in real-time?
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HPS Algorithm for detecting the fundamental frequency of a guitar string

When you plucked on a string, the string is vibrate and except the fundamental frequency, there are an integer multiple of the fundamental frequency, which are the harmonics. I know that the HPS ...
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Delay Search of two signals

I need to find the timedelay between two signals. I guess MSE is the best approach. How to find that MSE? I am writing the code and I have access to the autocorrelation matrix of one signal and the ...
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Remove the extra peaks by lag

Suppose that we have some peaks of a signal and we know the time lag between dominant peaks. How is it possible to remove the extra peaks by applying time lag ? Lets say it in MATLAB ...
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Onset Detection Peak Picking

I have a guitar music signal and I want to detect the onset points via energy. This is the signal example: This is the energy plot: My question is what would be the best method defining the ...
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Obtain a signal's peak value if it's frequency lies between two bin centers

Please suppose the following: The frequency of a signal's fundamental has been estimated using FFT and some frequency estimation methods and is lying between two bin centers The sampling frequency ...
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Normalise data which has peaks

Some methods #1 YData = YData / max(abs(YData)); #2 ...
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Estimate frequency and peak value of a signal's fundamental

How can I find out frequency and peak value of a signal's fundamental? Please do consider the following: The peak value of some harmonics might be higher than that one of the fundamental The ...
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Algorithm to find spike

I've been doing FFT's (on sound) for a while and usually use the highest intensity or the ones above average to get the spikes in an FFT result. What would be a good method to get all the 'spikes' in ...
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How Hessian feature detector works?

I know about Harris corner detector, and I understand the basic idea of its second moment matrix, $$M = \left[ \begin{array}{cc} I_x^2 & I_xI_y \\ I_xI_y & I_y^2 \end{array} \right]$$, edges ...
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What technique could I use to smooth the right amount these signals?

I'm developing an application which one of its capabilities is peak detection. I expect to handle three types of the similar data (Acceleration vs Frequency) but measured in different laboratories ...
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Removing unwanted peaks from signal

I have a signal which looks something like: The 12 main round peaks is what I'd like to keep. However, the peak detection algorithm I apply is picking up the in-between noisy peaks. Any strategies ...
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What is the uHz-rotator algorithm?

According to this page, the Baudline software tool implements ...the uHz-rotator algorithm that operates in the complex domain to calculate an extremely accurate estimate of the frequency. ...
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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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Finding zebra-like pattern in image (Detection of structured-light fringe centerline from photo)

I'm working in a project where fringes are projected against a subject, and a photo is taken. The task is to find the centerlines of the fringes, which represent, mathematically, the 3D curve of ...
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Remove negative slopes from signal

I'm very new to signal processing, and have been struggling this far. I've a rather messy signal measuring respiration using some chest bands and would like to focus solely on the inspiratory half of ...
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Real time slope and peak detection and calculation

I have a signal that I sample at 500khz. I am trying to detect a rise, fall and the peak in the incoming data. The base of the peak could be  for 250 usec or 2.5msec, amplitude could be 6db or 15db ...
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Tool for Harmonic Analysis & Synthesis [closed]

I've been using a program for identifying harmonics for a wave after doing a fourier analysis. http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/resource/sfs/esynth.htm I would like to be able to tweak some of the ...
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Peak location estimation for a triangle wave in AGWN?

Is there a more optimal peak location estimator specifically for triangle waves in AGWN, compared with peak estimation for generic waveforms? For a "smooth" waveform in noise, a common peak locator ...