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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 ...
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Relationship between windowed fourier transform and wavelet transform

I was reading on windowed fourier transform and wavelet transform, and i was thinking that the windowed fourier transform is a subset of wavelet transform. Is that true?
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Sample accurate real-time pitch shifting algorithm

I am trying to implement a phase vocoder overlap-add pitch shifting algorithm for part of a plugin I'm writing. I have done this kind of thing offline before and I understand the theory, but this is ...
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Analyse audio/music frequencies without STFT, at 1/f temporal resolution, using probe phasors at logarithmically-spaced frequencies, O(N log N)?

First, some background: The STFT is the best general-purpose tool I know of for analysing a (musical or other) signal into its component frequencies. For many purposes the STFT works fine, but there ...
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Frequency and damping estimation with Prony method?

I have a sinusoidal time domain signal with few damped exponential components. i.e. ...
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DWT with more precise scale

With a signal x of length $2^{16}$, the DWT (computed for example with pyWavelet's wavedec) has only 16 or 17 rows (the wavelet ...
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Time shifts and change in phase

My question here is in regards to implicit information/terminology. Basically, whenever we say that "a shift in time means a change of phase in fourier space", is it implicit that the shift is ...
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what is continuous wavelet (cwt) ,wavelet packet (wpt) and stockwell (S-T) computational complexity?

What is computational complexity of continuous wavelet transform cwt ? What is computational complexity of wavelet packet transform ...
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Hints and helps to implement an accurate wavelet packet transfrom

I want to implement a Time-Freqency analysis by wavelet packets. I don't know what level and sampling rate should I use. I've tried different value for level(3,4,5,6,). but I couldn't get an accurate ...
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Motivation for using gabor transform instead of fourier transform

I am trying to understand the motivation for the above question for signal processing and image processing? Can anyone answer this question, or provide me with resources for this?
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Variance of the Discrete Gabor Transform for practical implementation

When we design a discrete Gabor filter for a 1D signal, how do we determine the variance of the filter, depending on the time step of the signal? Is there any empirical theorem/result that we should ...
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Impossible to make a scalogram of a signal with 262144 samples

I have a signal with 262144 samples and "sampled" with 200Msps. I want to use the cwt (Continuous Wavelet Transform), for making a time-frequency scalogram. Also, I worked in some scripts in python ...
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Fourier series - time and frequency domain confusion

I am computing the fourier series of the following function between $[-0.5, 0.5]$ $$\displaystyle f(t) = \frac{1}{2} - |t|$$ According to the definition of Fourier Series the coefficients are given by ...