Python is a high-level interpreted general programming language. Python has popular numerical and scientific libraries/packages, most notably numpy and scipy. The scipy.signal package is a powerful signal processing software collection. This tag covers the use of numpy, scipy, and other Python ...

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simulating noise with Yuler and burg

I want to simulate short term white noise with Yuler and Burg. It's said that it can give better results than Gauss-Markov. The problem is that each time the series diverge. Do you think that I made ...
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Noise reduction on wave file

I have created a simple plot of waveforms using matplotlib of 2 wave files on python. Here is the code: ...
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calculate value at t=0 (python)

After generating sine wave: ...
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Is it appropriate to use PSD on the analysis of a plucked guitar string?

I'm using python 2.7 to compare tonal differences in guitar stings. I've found that in matplotlib, there are some great built-in features such as matplotlib.mlab.magnitude_spectrum and ...
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Image Subtraction using Pre-bayer data (.pgm)

Not sure if this is the best stack exchange but I'll give it a shot. I am performing background subtraction to collect Electroluminescent emission (i.e image w/ emission - image w/o emission = ...
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noise remains after applying median filter

So I'm apply the median filter to an image, but at the output, there's blue semi-dots appearing. What are they? This is the output And the python code for anyone interested ...
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Real-time frequency recognition in python

I'm a newcomer to signal processing, so forgive my ignorance. I'm working on a project in Python that will play a .wav file and pick out the dominant frequency as it plays. I've found a few examples ...
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Why does the specgram of this simple sine wave look strange?

I'm trying to test some intuition using the matplotlib specgram routine. I first generate a simple sine wave ...
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Singularity Detection from 2D Wavelet Modulus Plot

I was wondering if I could get some tips/resources on how to pick out the singularity from my 2D Continuous Wavelet Transform Coefficient Plot (scalogram) using the Gaussian Derivative as the ...
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Generate fourier transform signal

I'm newbie in DSP (maybe the question title is misleading for this reason, I apologize for this, please feel free to edit it) but not in programming. I want to experiment with Fourier (or FFT) ...
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Cannot see effect of modifying eigen values in Python (SciPy, NumPy)

I am doing some experiment for increasing the intensity of low exposure image by changing (increasing) the eigen values. In Matlab I apply Singular Value Decomposition on the image matrix to get ...
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Issues with the smoothing operator in coherence estimation using the complex Morlet (Gabor) wavelet

The goal I wish to compute the coherence estimate using the continuous wavelet transform (CWT) of a real-valued signal with the complex Morlet (a.k.a. Gabor) wavelet. I compute the cwt of the signal ...
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K-means for 2D point clustering in python

I have a set of points(2D) whose pixels are set and want to perform k-means on these pixels. Is clustering the 2D coordinates the right way ? If so, can that be done using any libraries in python ?
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Applying a mathematical function to a 16-bit Python array

I am using scipy.io.wavfile to read a WAV file and playing it with pyaudio. Before the numpy array is written to a string and output through pyaudio, I would like to be able to apply some sort of ...
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How many different filters are needed for in an iterated filter bank?

I'm trying to implement an iterated filter bank as described in the Subband coding chapter of the Really Friendly Guide to Wavelets. However, the text seems to suggest that The advantage of this ...
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How do I interpolate between bins on an FFT in python?

I have four frequency peaks, which I have after applying FFT. Now I want to know precise values of these frequency peaks. there are different interpolation methods. How can I use this method of ...
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Dominating frequency in a “clear” 50 Hz signal

I am trying to find out the dominating frequency of a signal with a frequency of 50 Hz (sampled at 200 Hz - every 5 milliseconds). The python code I am using to do this is the following (based on ...
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Shift in Time-Domain after FFT-Convolution

To my understanding, multiplying a signal in the frequency-domain is equal to a convolution in the time-domain. I wrote a small python program, but i always end up with a shift in the time domain. ...
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How can I get maximum complex value from an array of complex values(524289) in python?

I have an array of complex values. Actually this array contains fast Fourier transformation fft values. now I want to fetch maximum complex value from the array. Thanks
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How to apply the least squares method to built-in models of Levenberg-Marquardt algorithm

I am trying to apply the least squares to my data using the built-in Voigt model from lmfit. But I have to call the Minimizer class to apply the least squares method, which requires a function. And ...
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Phase spectrum range

I computed spectrum analysis of sine wave (without windowing and zero-padding) and I got plots as follows: As far as I know they are correct. When I learnt about DSP, I got the huge problem with ...
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Image processing (number recognition) woes

So I have the following image: Using GIMP, I was able to get to here: Select all white color (with a touch of fuzz) Invert selection Cut selection Invert all color (goes black) But now I'm ...
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scaling issue when using scypy's firwin2 to get coefficients for a filter

I am trying to use SciPy's firwin2 command to get the coefficients that correspond to a filter of my creating. I took white noise in Audacity, applied an ...
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What programming language is going to use MATLAB programming? [closed]

Is this possible to work with PYTHON or C in MATLAB.
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Initial state recognition in HMM

I am building a speech recognition system using Hidden Markov Model in python. I referred to this and this question and its answers, which were very helpful. In my approach, I split the continuous ...
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How should I select window size and overlap?

I'm new to DSP and I have a wav file with a number of different frequencies playing at different volumes. I'd like to plot the power of the 350Hz frequency signal at each point in time. The source is ...
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How to process the .wav file to get meaningful information like the number of inhales/exhales

The plot of the data from the wav file. Link to the sound file - https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxAPlY66uX7qWWtDZUw3WkpjSGs&authuser=0 Also the FFT plot is like this I am new to the field ...
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Basic question about chirp signal

Suppose I generate chirp signal with the following python code: ...
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Detecting phones in a word audio

I am working on speech recognition for Hindi language. My approach is to map speech to text based on phones. For this, first split the speech into the words and then map each word to text by detecting ...
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How to identify useful elements of audio recording and ignore lulls?

I assume this is a relatively simple DSP task, but I'm having trouble finding any information on how to approach my problem. Hopefully someone with more experience and brain power can help me out: I ...
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How to compute Gradient of an image with kernel in python

Using python numpy or scipy I am trying to perform cross-correlation on each pixel of an image using a 3 dimensional kernel. I am more interested in looping into each pixel and applying the kernel ...
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Negative values of the FFT

I try to describe a simple signal in the frequency domain with the use of FFT function: ...
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How can I make the background color white for this Grab-cut algorithm written in Python?

I am new to Image Processing and am using Grab cut algorithm to extract the foreground objects from images as a part of my project. Below is the code written in python to do the same. The problem is ...
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Strange phase spectrum from stft

I've tried to implement STFT in functional way in Python. I've got code such as below: ...
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Implementing capons spectral estimator in python

I am trying to implement capons high resolution frequency-wavenumber spectral estimator (mvdr) for use with data from an isotropic array. My results were unstable so I use diagonal loading. I am a bit ...
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(python+opencv) haar cascade training using cloud computing

I will train my own cascade, using python and opencv. I want it to be as precise as possible, so as I read it is common that training takes one or two weeks to compile. I want to use cloud computing ...
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Apply FIR filters to Extract Stego from WAV data

I appreciate anyone that takes a moment to help me with this problem. I've been banging my head against the keyboard for a while, searching forums and DSP tutorials and I can't figure this problem ...
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Confused with convolutions in scipy

I tried to write my own circular convolution function in python using the fact that for two signals $f$ and $g$ we have $$ \widehat{(f * g)} = f \cdot g $$ So I tried this ...
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Removing periodic noise from image using Fourier transform

I'm trying to get rid of some periodic flicker noise through post-processing of the recorded images. The reason for these artifacts is that the electronic rolling shutter of the camera reads each line ...
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Histogram matching (specification) in Python

I'm trying to implement an algorithm in which I first pad each row of the image with a fixed amount of new pixels in a certain range, apply Gaussian smoothing to the row cumulative histograms in ...
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Is it possible to hack camera calibration without having access to the camera?

Many times we have a stream of video to process without access to camera. Having access to camera matrix would be beneficial for various processing techniques. Is it possible to hack camera ...
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OpenCV Motion Analysis: Optical Flow vs Motion History

OpenCV Motion Analysis Documentation lists multiple techniques for motion tracking: Sparse Optical Flow | calcOpticalFlowPyrLK, Dense Optical Flow | calcOpticalFlowFarneback, and Motion History ...
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choosing how many DWT Decomposition levels for 1D

I am building application decomposition of 1D signal sampling frequency $f_s=256$, number of samples $N=512$ - how many levels if the above signal passed through LPF of $70 Hz$ $f_s=256$, number ...
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Sub pixel shift causes weird results

I am trying to shift an image on a subpixel level, with the method described here: ...
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The Nyquist-Theorm behind the fft

I saw a code in Python in the scipy.org (http://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy-dev/reference/tutorial/fftpack.html) and found this: First question: Is it right that T = 1/800 <==> fs = 800 Hz fulfill ...
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Record and playback has echo/feedback

I didn't mess around with the code here, it was straight from their website, I just want to see if it would work. However, whenever I run it, it has feedback in it, sometimes I can't hear anything at ...
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Why do we need to normalize a WAV file before calculating the FFT?

I am trying to calculate the FFT of a signal stored in a WAV file using SciPy. I found a solution here, but it seems like we need to perform this step before the FFT: ...
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One representative time series signal from multiple time series data

I came across this basic problem in DSP which is not my area owf expertise but I consider this problem to be a common problem which others might be addressing. I have multiple time series data and I ...
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Feature extraction - DWT

I am new to DSP, I know a quite bit about Python. I have started to code to classify audio (wav files) ...
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Template matching results when the template is not on the original image

For testing purposes I'm building a bot that clicks on buttons in the screen. I have a folder with all the possible buttons that needs to be pressed and the application being tested only has one ...