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Dividing a signal in channels

I have a signal in time domain, and I have to convert it into frequency domain and divide it into 100 channels, and find the center frequency of each channel. I am not good in "MATLAB" so how to do ...
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Spectrogram, time vs frequency localization, and length of signal

So I'm having some trouble conceptually and am hoping somebody can clear something up for me. This is long and I apologize for that but I want to provide as much information as possible so that the ...
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How to properly explain that computing wavelet at fine scale reveal localized high frequency component

I wonder if it is fair enough if I try to follow "Wavelet Tour of signal processing" which apply the Parseval formula: $$ Wf(u,s) = \langle f,\psi^{u,s}\rangle = \int f(t) \bar{\psi}^{u,s}(t)dt = ...
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Time-Frquency Resolution issues

While Im studying wavelet transform, I have this questions in my mind which can't find it's answer: I understand that when we take longer time windows and take the fourier transform we would suffer ...
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EEG Power at specific time points

I'm in the process of building features for an EEG machine learning problem and have been doing some reading about what features may be useful. Turns out, that alpha band (8-12Hz) power can make a ...
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Python - time frequency spectrogram

I have some 64 channel EEG data sampled at 256Hz and I'm trying to conduct a time frequency analysis for each channel and plot a spectrogram. The data is stored in a numpy 3d array, where one of the ...
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How accurate is Wavelet packet decomposition for emg signals with frequencies from 10 to 40 Hz?

I have an electromyographic signal sampled at a frequency between 10 and 40 Hz in a time window of 300ms. Is wavelet packet decomposition adequate in order to perform features extraction for ...
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Variation of Pulse width with center frequency in Pulse Compression technique

Assume a chirp with BW = 1 Hz (frequency range 0-1 Hz) for a period of 700 sec. The pulse compression technique (obtained through auto correlation function) applied on the chirp generates a pulse ...
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Defining an average in time for a density in time

I'm reading the text book "Time-Frequency Analysis" by Leon Cohen and I've made my way through a decent portion. There is however a conceptual issue I keep coming back to. The book states: If we ...
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How to find a certain frequency in a signal that varies in time?

I have an EEG signal. It is amplitude verses time. I want to find out how certain frequencies in that signal vary with time. One way I think I can do this is to do a short-time-Fourier-transform on ...
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Time frequency representation of DWT coefficients in Matlab

I am using discrete wavelet transform to analyze an audio file. I can calculate the dwt coefficients and the inverse dwt works fine. What I want to do now is to visualize how different coefficients ...
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2 points and instantaneous phase sufficient to estimate amplitude and frequency of sinusoid?

If you have 2 points (x1y1,x2y2) in a Cartesian grid, there are an infinite amount of sinusoids that pass through them. But if you are also given the instantaneous phase (Th0) in radians or degrees at ...
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How would I go about designing a difference equation for a given type of filter?

I have experience using design tools such as Xilinx's CoreGen and MatLab's DSP tool kit, but I have not really had much experience designing filters from the ground up. Reinventing the filter as it ...
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Implication of concatenating EEG data

My question is regarding the mathematical implications of concatenating very small windows from different trials, of the same size and for the same period in time after a stimuli. In other words, ...
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Teager-Kaiser Operator vs. Hilbert Transform

Since a couple of months I started working on the extraction (estimation) of signal frequency and amplitude components by means of two different time-frequency approaches, namely the Hilbert transform ...
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Signal Sampling

I am new in this field (junior year) and I have a question may a little lazy for the majority of the forum. I have a speech signal $ x(t)=0.4\cos(100πt)+0.3\cos(1800πt)+0.2\cos(980πt)$ and I know ...
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pattern recognition in a time series

I understand that the question I am asking seem the be somewhat related to another question which has been asked already. But I feel that this is an entirely different question. I have a huge (over ...
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What is a 'time-variant' signal?

I have found in the literature a "time-variant signal" term , but I could not understand what that's mean. I know that there is "time-variant systems", but this is the first time, which I see a ...
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system response: time vs frequency. Why do I get different magnitudes?

I am simulating a linear system described by the following equation $m \ddot{x} + c \dot{x} + k x = A \sin(\omega t)$ ...
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Get data ready for IFFT

I am having troubles applying the IFFT function to some data I have. I already had a look here Complex conjugate and IFFT and here What assumptions should be used to invert spectrum into time domain ...
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Filtering of accelerometers data for double integration

This question in strictly related to this one http://scicomp.stackexchange.com/questions/16057/numerical-integration-and-filtering-of-acceleration-experimental-data but in this case I would like to ...
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Definition of Cohen's class

The Cohen's class is defined as a class of time-frequency quadratic energy distributions which are covariant by translations in time and in frequency. Can please someone explain why the invariance by ...
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Time Frequency Signal Analysis in Mathematica (MMA)

I want to know " Whether there is any Tool Box in Mathematica (MMA) for the Time-Frequency (TF) Signal Analysis". I am well-versed in MMA Programming, so want to do TF Signal Analysis in MMA. I think ...
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Time-frequency analysis

I had this question in the exam without any further explanation. Why the time translation invariance is an important feature for time-frequency distributions? I am writing to ask whether anyone can ...
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What to do with frames when applying a non-linear time-warp to a video?

Say I have two videos $v_a$ and I want a video $v_b$ which is basically video $v_a$ but with a frame delay as follows: We therefore have a non-linear timemap between the two videos. How should a ...
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For discrete signals, why does phase change not correspond to time shift?

I'm going through a Signal Processing lecture where the professor mentions this fact and the argument given is: Suppose you have a sinusoidal signal: $Acos(\omega t)$ Now if you change the phase of ...
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Detecting white noise signal and narrowing the frequency in matlab

I created a white noise that is played in 2 channels. While the left channel is active the right is silent and vice versa. I am trying to detect the signal arrival time after it has run through the ...
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Correct way to implement Discrete and Stationary Wavelet Transform?

Can someone please confirm if this is indeed the correct way to compute DWT: ...
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Introduction to Clustering and Classification of Linear Sequence

I'm a programmer/engineer that is getting into developing prototype wearable technology. I would like to be in a position to interpret raw accelerometer data and categorised the data into activities ...
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Does Wigner-Ville distribution provide the highest resolution?

For linear time-frequency representation, the resolution is limited by Gabor limit. However, if interference is allowed, the resolution may be higher. What is the possible resolution in such a case? ...
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Frequency and time marginals of STFT and Wigner-Ville Distribution

I want to compare time and frequency marginals of Wigner-Ville distribution and STFT. I can calculate WVD's marginals by simple sum operation since WVD is real. But I could not figure out how to deal ...
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How can I get frequency information in wavelet?

I am working in image processing. I am confused while getting into wavelet. I applied the fft2() function on Lena image and I got frequency information for the same. But when I applied bior4.4, a ...
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Is Gabor uncertainty a feature of the Fourier transform, or of nature?

By Gabor uncertainty, I mean the principle of uncertainty as applied to signals — with the result that you can't have arbitrary time and frequency localization. By way of background to my question, ...
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Compensate for phase shift of Hilbert transform

I'm using Octave and trying to use the "instfreq" function from the time frequency toolbox which requires an analytic signal input. To get this analytic signal I'm using the Octave function "hilbert" ...
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circular Convolution

Multiplications of time domain vectors of two signals is equivalent to convolutions in frequency domain and also use circular convolutions for when FIR filter design using window method in frequency. ...
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Introductory book on time-frequency analysis?

I'm looking for an introductory book to time-frequency analysis. The book should be practical in nature and not mathematics heavy. Suggestions?
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How does time shift correspond to phase change in a discrete signal?

I was watching this video where the presenter remarks: For a discrete signal, time shift corresponds to phase change in a discrete signal but not vice versa. I was trying to figure out how ...
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Why would you use DCT as oppose to DFT for detecting oscillation in a signal?

For my project, I needed to detect the primary oscillation frequency in a signal data. As I googled around, it turns out that DCT is the best tool to find this ...
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Continuous Wavelet Transform with Scipy.signal: what is parameter “widths” in cwt() function? How do time-frequency?

I search to display a time-frequency signal with an original discrete temporal signal (sampling step = 0.001sec). I use Python and the library Scipy.signal. I use the function ...
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Fast Fourier Transform and Clustering of Time Series

I'm making a project connected with identifying dynamic of sales. That's how the piece of my database looks like: There are free columns: Product - present the group of product Week - time since ...
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Algorithms for removing oscillations?

I am interested in removing oscillations from a signal to capture the lower-frequency variations, similar to the objective of this problem. The oscillations vary in frequency in the time domain, so ...
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TDOA using demodulated signal

Is it possible to find time delay of arrival using demodulated signals (of bandwidth ~200hz)? I have a setup in which I receive (multiple receivers, of course) modulated signal from a source. I want ...
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Heisenberg boxes image for Matching Pursuit

I'm using the MATLAB algotirhm Matching Pursuit to obtain the Gabor atoms forming a signal. But now I want to graph them in a "Heisenberg boxes" graph. Does someone how if is there a function to graph ...
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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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Time of sound-signal

Let's say I have a sound file, I then compute the Spectrogram and segment each part of it. Assume that it is a recording of someone saying the word "Hello" and therefore, each piece is given like so: ...
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Why we need Frequency and Time information at the same time

The big disadvantage of a DFT is that it has only frequency resolution and no time resolution. This means that although we might be able to determine all the frequencies present in a signal, we do not ...
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Mixed time/frequency domain data

I'm afraid this might be a bit of an elementary question, but I'm afraid I'm a little new to this. I've got a system that measures a frequency spectrum to find resonant frequencies. It does this by ...
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Weird behaviour converting velocity to displacement

I'm trying to convert accelerometer data from accelerations to displacement, I assume that the initial velocity is zero and the initial position is also zero. Here's my code, ...
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Mathematical effect of reordering samples to known period, or equivalent-time sampling (ETS), and the interpretation or analysis of its result

I measure a natural raw signal over time, whose value is dependend on many factors of which several are periodic. I am interested in the effect of one such periodic factor and want to look at ist ...