# Questions tagged [dwt]

DWT denotes discrete wavelet transforms, instances of continuous wavelet transforms that admit a discrete sampling.

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### Output of pywt.dwt

I am using 'dwt' function and I can't understand what the values in the approximation and detail lists actually represent. I have read that in each level the function uses high pass filters and low ...
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### How to get the high frequency portions of an audio using DWT?

I basically want to use a digital wavelet transform to get the high frequencies of an audio signal and get the time information or really anything that can make me understand where they happen so I ...
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### Manual DWT vs Python pywt

I am trying to understand Discrete Wavelet Transform. I am trying to do it manually to understand all the steps well. Taking as an example the wavelet function 'sym2' knowing that its low decompostion ...
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### Detecting and removing interferences from a signal

I am using MATLAB in order to denoise and remove interferences on a signal. I used wdenoise to denoise my signal which works by setting a threshold (for example ...
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### wavelet_transform

I have a signal $$Y=f(t),$$ which I want to show the anomalies, using the wavelets transform. I don't know if I use the CWT or the DWT and which mother wavelet could I use?
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### Coefficient meaning in DWT

I understand that approximate and detail coefficient represent the different signal bands. But what do the values mean and how are they used?
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### How well can discrete wavelet packet transform reduce noises that are similar to the input signal in the same frequency band?

If I had 50Hz noise coming from power line, and signals in the same frequency range (EEG for example 0.1Hz to 100Hz). If my sampling frequency is 30kHz but I downsample my signal to 937kHz and use the ...
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### Best way to measure effectiveness of discrete wavelet denoising?

I am using matlab wavelet toolbox to denoise physiological signals, I am plotting the denoised signal on top of the original noisy signal and making sure spikes were not removed as a measure of ...
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### Some questions about the intuition of the DWT

Assuming a DWT of a signal of length 8 with Haar filter taps. At the lowest level, I end up with a3 and d3 both of length 1, d2 of length 2 and d1 of length 4 which is the same number of coefficients ...
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### DWT on short signals

I have signals with a very short rate of ~100e-6 seconds, sampled at 10MHz,so about 1k samples. I am wondering, is there a practical limit to the usefulness of time-frequency methods concerning a ...
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### Lifting scheme versus filter banks

I am having some trouble understanding the intuitive connection between the two. I worked through all the theory and learned that Sweldens showed how to derive lifting steps when having admissible ...
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### wavelet packet transform and lifting scheme?

so the lifting scheme is basically an alternative to performing the discrete wavelet transform with several advantages. But here are three questions which I did not find an answer to: is it ...
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### Time location of the DWT detail coefficients using MATLAB

When performing the Discrete Wavelet Transform in MATLAB using the command DWT or WAVEDEC, what it the exact time or pseudo-time location of the DWT coefficients? At each level the time series is ...
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### What are the differences between the DWT and the MODWT?

What are the differences between the DWT (Discrete Wavelet Transform), which is the most classical algorithm and the Maximum Overlap Discrete Wavelet Trasnform (MODWT)? Both these algorithm are ...
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### Discrete Wavelet Transform output: coefficients or FIR-filtered signals?

I have a theoretical question about the calculation of the Discrete Wavelet Transform, using MATLAB specifically. According to this video-tutorial on the MATLAB lagorithm: https://it.mathworks.com/...
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### DWT vs. FFT for BPM detection

A BPM detection with FFT has been already highlighted on this site. Would DWT do the job as well? I've tried a Python script using DWT but it seems that the output is wrong, that is for the first 10 ...
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### At what stage do we compute the approximations and details while performing a DWT?

$$\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty}{f(t)\psi_{j,k}^\ast(t)dt}\ \textrm{with}\ \psi_{j,k}(t)\ =\ a_0^{-j/2}\psi(a_0^{-j}t\ -\ b_0k)$$ If this is the expression for the wavelet transform, how does this lead to ...
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### discrete wavelet transform matrix for vectorized image

Yesterday I asked about how to extract 2D DFT matrix for a vectorized image. Today my question is how can I extract 2D DWT matrix for a vectorized image. Fourier transform have this property that ...
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### Difference between "Discrete Wavelet Transform" and "Discrete Wavelet Decomposition"

I have a rough overview on Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT). However, I am confused about Discrete Wavelet Decomposition and did not find a good reference yet which explains this well. What is it ...
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### Extracting feature from audio track using DWT

Our teacher gave us an assignment: Write a program to transform an audio track to time - frequency domain, and create a vector include at least 4 features extracted from transformed output signal. I ...
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### Other time-frequency-plane tiling than STFT, DWT, ConstantQ-Transform: multiresolution STFT?

It is known that a) the STFT gives a rectangular tiling of the time-frequency plane b) the Wavelet transform gives a non-linear tiling (better frequency resolution for low-frequencies, and better ...
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### Dimensional reduction from DWT with threshold

I have been trying to find out how can the discrete wavelet transform (DWT) be possible to reduce dimension of data. Then I saw the question which is seemingly related to my work: Feature extraction/...
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### What are the best suitable type of image moments (Hu, Zernike etc.) that can be applied on an Image after DCT/DWT?

I want to perform a block by block comparison by using overlapping blocks and their respective image moments. Can anybody suggest for type of image moment suited for blocks of DCT/DWT of that image. ...
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### Which of DFT, DCT and DWT transforms is more robust to noise and geometric transformations in image processing [closed]

I am currently studying about image watermarking and I have been testing these 3 domains to embed the watermark at. My question is, how do these domains hold up to noise addition or geometric ...
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### Programming the IDWT for image processing

I want to program the 2D inverse discrete wavelet transform (only 1 level) in the case of image processing. In the matlab website there's this diagram: now, I want to program the IDWT with haar ...
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### Real-time wavelet decomposition and reconstruction for ECG feature extraction

I need to locate R-peaks in an ECG signal. I'm using wavelets to extract QRS complexes: First, I decompose the signal using a maximal overlap discrete wavelet transform with the Symlet 4 wavelet. This ...
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### why double desity DWT use two HPF?

The double-density DWT is an improvement upon the critically sampled DWT with important additional properties: It employs one scaling function and two distinct wavelets, which are designed to be ...
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### DWT versus band-pass filter

Which technique gives better result in extracting a band from a signal, let's say the alpha band (8-13 Hz): using a band-pass-filter or a DWT (Discrete Wavelet Transformation)? P.S.: I am working in ...
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### Implementing the DWT

I have been given the task to implement the 5/3 CDF transform for image compression. Given that the impulse response for the low and high pass are: $h_1 = [-0.5, 1 ,-0.5]$ (High Pass) \$h_2 = [-0....
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### Can anyone help me with good reference books for Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT)

I am working on EEG signal. To analyze the signal I need to use DWT. Therefore I need good reference books. If the book contains MATLAB implementation of DWT that will be more helpful.
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### Does each pixel of the original image has a corresponding coefficient for every scale and every direction calculated by the DWT?

I want to take a pixel and find its coefficients calculated by the discrete wavelet transform for every scale and every direction. But as the DWT subsamples images, I don't see how to do that. Do I ...