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Synchrosqueezing Wavelet Transform explanation?

How does Synchrosqueezing Wavelet Transform work, intuitively? What does the "synchrosqueezed" part do, and how is it different from simply the (continuous) Wavelet Transform?
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The uncertainty principle - Why does it imply that we can't localise

The uncertainty principle states that if you have a signal which is very concentrated in time, then its Fourier transform will be rather outspread and vice versa. However, I don't really understand ...
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How to objectively measure how "good" a time-frequency representation of music is?

I've been studying the time-frequency uncertainty principle of Dennis Gabor, and the tradeoff of the STFT window size in representing the tonal and transient characteristics of the musical signal ...
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Is it possible that the value of a continuous mother wavelet at origin is zero, i.e. $\psi(t=0)=0$?

According to Fourier transform, a continuous wavelet could be written as $$ \psi(t)=\frac{1}{2\pi}\int\hat\psi(k)\text{e}^{-ikt}\text{d}k $$ From the equation above, we know that $\psi(t=0)$ is $$ \...
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Wavelet Scattering explanation?

How does Wavelet Scattering work, intuitively? What are its motivations, and how's it differ from the (continuous) Wavelet Transform? Can it be visualized?
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Can finite Multi-Resolution Analysis satisfy the Littlewood-Paley Criterion (unity partition)?

Suppose we are working with a multi resolution analysis (MRA) of $L^2(\mathbb{R})$ and let $\phi$ be the corresponding scaling function and $\psi$ the derived wavelets. Using standard notation with $\...
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what are the advantages of higher-order Generalized Morse Wavelets?

What are the advantages of the higher-order Generalized Morse Wavelets in comparison with the first-order ones? Are they also more computationally expensive?
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What do computed CWT frequencies and color values correspond to?

I wanted to make wavelet transform and represent the frequencies as function of time instead of the scale of the wavelet as function of time. This example that uses ...
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How to validate a wavelet filterbank (CWT)?

I've seen many different implementations of CWT, especially in generating the wavelets. Often these implementations produce significantly different outputs - e.g. ...
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What is "spin" for the 2D (separable) Morlet?

The 2D Morlet formed separably as product of 1D Morlets, used in JTFS, is said to have "spin": $$ \begin{align} \Psi_{{\mu, l, +1}}(t, \lambda) &= \psi_\mu(t) \psi_{l}(+\lambda) &&...
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How to make a time/period (1/frequency) plot with CWT

This is a question about producing a time/period (1/frequency) plot from a CWT, instead of the time/scale output. I am trying to use the ssqueezepy python library to perform the CWTs. Then I ...
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How to understand the statistical noise level of wavelet bicoherence?

Wavelet bicoherence was given by Van Milligen1995, which used to analyze turbulence. And the normalized squared wavelet bicoherence (usually called wavelet bicoherence) is shown below. $$ WBC(a_1,a_2)=...
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Inverse continuous wavelet transform, how to obtain fluctuations at a given scale with ssqueezepy?

How can I obtain the fluctuations of a timeseries at a specific scale using the ssqueezepy library for inverse continuous wavelet transform (ICWT)? I have a minimum reproducible example that uses the ...
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What are frequencies in a scaleogram generated using pywavelet?

I am using PyWavelet to do continous wavelet transform of a 1D signal. The pywavelet continous wavelet transform function works with this line of code: ...
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Integrating CWT around nominal frequency with amplitude and phase

I have a real signal f sampled at 96Hz composed of clusters of harmonics scattered tigthly around evenly central frequencies close to 1Hz and 2Hz (multiples of 0.966Hz) that I'll call features. These ...
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