# Questions tagged [correlation]

Correlation or Cross-Correlation is a measure of similarity of two waveforms as a function of a time-lag applied to one of them.

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I am trying to find the correlation between the signals $u(t)$ and $\sin(t)[u(t)-u(t-2)]$ The correlation function $C(t) = \int^{\infty}_{-\infty} u(\tau+t)\sin(t)(u(t)-u(t-2))d\tau$ This is my ...
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### Calculating transform for maximum decorrelation?

Suppose you have a set of $n$ sensors with overlapping sensitivities--like the cone cells of an animal retina, which is in fact the sort of system I am trying to model. Given the frequency-response ...
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### Ambiguity function volume

I find myself confused how two properties of the ambiguity function relate to one another. The properties in question are (presented here from wikipedia, but similar formulas can be found in books by ...
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### Emergence - what constitutes a minimally coherent source that "just begins" to produce stationary interference patterns?

A superposition of two signals with different frequencies will never produce visible (i.e. stationary) interference patterns. Such waveforms will produce spatiotemporal beat patterns, but they rapidly ...
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### What does the covariance of a power spectral density between frequency points mean [duplicate]

I am struggling to understand the meaning of the covariance of PSD (Power Spectral Density) between two frequency points ($f_1$ and $f_2$). The covariance of a function $s(t)$ in time domain $t$ is a ...
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### Calculating delay b/w signals using correlation

I am generating two signals of same frequency, i introduce a fixed delay in one of the signal and then try to find out the simulated delay using MATLAB 'gccphat' and 'finddelay' functions, but not ...
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### How can I check similarity of two different sinusoidal waveform model?

I am trying to establish a similarity index for two different signals. These signals are quite different in amplitude and signal length. Their waveform is sinusoidal, and frequencies are at a close ...
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### Finding correlation coefficient of two dependent random variables

I know when there are two independent random variables X and Y, the correlation coefficient is But what if the two random variables are dependent, for example, Y-X and X+Y, how can I represent them ...
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### NaN values with correlation metrics

I am using the Peak to Correlation Energy (PCE) Metric to measure the similarity between two images using MATLAB. In some cases, the PCE value obtained is NaN. How can I solve this problem?
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### How to measure correlation between 1 bit samples and theoretical original waveform?

I'm investigating quantization error. I have an analogue waveform that looks like this and is of theoretically infinite resolution:- I've sampled it as (8 bit oscilloscope readings & 0b1) to ...
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### Linear correlation of two vectors?

We had a lecture on digital watermark detection using linear correlation. Here it was explained that the linear correlation of two vectors is equal to their scalar product divided by the dimension. So,...
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### Comparing two small audio files (e.g., hand clap) Android

Dears, I am new in signal processing and I am dealing with an Android application that should do some audio files (having the same "small" duration) comparison in real time. My main focus is ...
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