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The notation to express a datum filtered by arbitray number of one-dimensional filters?

I'm a pure novice in signal processing but I'm writing a paper that needs to be expressed in the SP way. The question is, I want to express an N-dimensional datum goes through N one-dimensional ...
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Covariance between real and imaginary parts of Fourier transform of a stationary time series

Since Fourier transform of a random stationary process in time (in the case of existence) is not necessarily real, my question is what is the relation between the covariance of real and imaginary ...
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Meaning of AWGN complex and real noise under BPSK Decision Scheme

I'm currently studying error correcting codes and decided to replicate some common Bit Error Rate curves under BPSK modulation. I initially had trouble to convert SNR to a Gaussian $\sigma$ because I ...
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Formula to calculate/generate gaussian noise?

What is the formula to calculate gaussian noise, given we have variance and mean? I am trying to search google for formula but i am unable to find any much relevant result. If for example i have mean ...
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Channel Impulse Response is zero mean Gaussian random variable?

In the Paper "Key Generation From Wireless Channels" the channel estimation is given as: $\tilde{h}_{1,A} = \sigma_1^2 + \frac{\sigma^2}{||S_B||^2}$, $\tilde{h}_{1,A} = \sigma_1^2 + \frac{\sigma^2}{||...
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Channel noise - A misnomer?

I was discussing with a colleague with background in communication about white Gaussian (WG) channel noise. He said noise is not added by the channel and it's just a misnomer. Noise, which is thermal ...
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Plotting uniform and Gaussian random variables

I want to create uniform and Gaussian (normal) random variables in MATLAB via rand and randn syntax. And I would like to plot ...
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Scaling a wavelet in continuous wavelet transform

The mexican hat wavelet, obtained from the second derivative of a Gaussian, has a functional form of $$ \frac{2}{\sqrt{3 \sqrt{\pi} \sigma \ }} \left(1-\frac{t^2}{\sigma^2} \right) e^{-t^2/(2\sigma^...
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Additive White Gaussian Noise (AWGN) and Undecimated DWT

One of the benefits of DWT is that it is an orthonormal transform. There are statements that the energy of noise component mainly concentrates on the high-frequency (detail) part and distributes ...
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Interpreting zero-mean Gaussian noise in the context of Kalman Filters

Consider an object moving in 2D space with constant speed $v_x$,$v_y$. If its acceleration is modelled as zero-mean Gaussian $ a_x \sim N(0,\sigma_{a_x}^2)$ and $ a_y \sim N(0,\sigma_{a_y}^2)$ within ...
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Downsampling and Gaussian Filtering in the Context of Scale Space Pyramids

In the context of scale space image pyramids using Gaussian filters I noticed that it's common to downsample the image after blurring with $\sigma = 2*\sigma_{init}$ . My question is: What is the ...
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Why Does the Kalman Filter Remove Only Gaussian Noise?

What and where in the derivation of the Kalman filter is the assumption of Gaussian noise? Why and how does this assumption help?
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Approximating a Gaussian Process

Suppose that $\theta_t$ is an exogenous variable with known Gaussian process. Next, suppose that for any index $i\in [0,1]$, $$ a_{i,t} = (1-\beta)\mathbb E[\theta_t|\mathcal I_{i,t}]+\beta \mathbb E[...
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Spread out flux in 2D gaussian

I want to generate a 2D Gaussian model with flux spread out for a given radius. From theory, I found out that the total integrated flux of a Gaussian model. Now I want to image it such that total flux ...
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What is the relation between noise (AWGN) variance and number of antennas?

I'm working in two Matlab scripts trying to simulate a MIMO system using OFDM (downlink) and SC-FDE (uplink). My question is: for different numbers of transmit and receive antennas, what is the ...
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What Is a Weighted Local Histogram?

I'm reading through a couple of academic papers, and this terms often comes up "local weighted histogram". An example of quote is the following: First, cumulative histograms are built for every ...
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Creating a noise model with a fixed PSNR

My goal is to create a noise model so that the PSNR of the noisy image compared to the original is some pre-defined constant $\alpha$. This means the mean squared-error will also be a constant. My ...
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Parameters of Butterworth filter that approximates the amplitude response of a Gaussian filter?

For a given narrowband Gaussian filter with a specific central frequency and filter width, I need corners of a bandpass Butterworth filter whose amplitude response is close enough to the Gaussian ...
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Finding the error in the total integrated intensity of a fitted 2D Gaussian

I have been trying to fit signals to a 2D Gaussian function, and while I have bene able to use sciKit-image's curve_fit function to find the covariance matrix for ...
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2D Multi Scale Dot Enhancement Filter based on Gaussian Filter and Hessian Matrix

I'm trying to implement an algorithm that enhance dot and line like structures based on Hessian matrix, the algorithm uses Gaussian filter with different scales before calculating the hessian matrix ...
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Multi Scale Shape and Detail Enhancement from Multi Light Image Collections

I have been working on a practical implementation in Matlab of the algorithm Raanan Fattal suggested in the following paper. I couldn't understand the meaning of eq. 11 on page 5: \begin{equation}\...
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Gaussian weighted distance between pixel amplitudes: motivations and sources?

In several image processing papers, and for instance in Random Walks for Image Segmentation (2006) by Leo Grady, changes in image intensities are turned into edge weights. In some fields, it is called ...
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How to Generate Band Limited Gaussian White Noise in MATLAB?

In some papers, I read that the additive noise is band limited Gaussian white. How can I simulate this type of noise use MATLAB?
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Interpretation of Histogram in Statistical Image Processing

I am learning statistical image processing by myself. In papers and books, it always show the histogram of original images and gradients as the following image shows. The histograms of images vary ...
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Use Scale Space Representation to Filter Single Image

Currently I hope to use scale space representation to filter one image. Features in one image can be filtered using an Gaussian smooth filter with one optimal sigma. It means different features in one ...
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How to get sigma of gaussian from accelerometer noise ug/sqrt(HZ)

I'm trying to model an accelerometer with gaussian noise in my application. The actual accelerometer has the following specs: ...
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Determine Gaussian distribution parameters from the signal-to-noise ratio

Is there a straightforward formula for determining the mean and standard deviation of the gaussian distribution followed by noise applied on an image, knowing the signal-to-noise ratio between the ...
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Is splitting single white gaussian noise samples-stream in multiple sample-streams still gaussian noises?

Suppose I have a random generator that generates gaussian distributed samples (mean = 0, variance = sigma) at a rate of 4*N samples per second. I want to generate 4 different streams from this ...
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AWGN for a specific dBc

I have a square-ware signal with 1V peak-to-peak (alternating between -500 and +500mV, so its absolute value is a constant 500mV) and I would like to add to this an AWGN expressed in dBc ("decibels ...
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How would I modify a squared-exponential covariance kernel to be periodic?

I want to create a Gaussian process that resembles one generated by an exponential kernel (smooth and with a lot of variance) with a single caveat: I need the final value to be the same as the initial ...
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Introduction to IP : Laplacian of Gaussian?

I am very new to the concept of computer vision (and image processing), and trying to understand the algorithm used for edge detection. One thing I'm currently struggling to figure out is the ...
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Problem implementing KL expansion with square-exponential kernel: output just looks like Gaussian

I am trying to implement the Karhunen Loeve expansion for a 1-D Gaussian random field with a square-exponential kernel. Specifically, I know that a Gaussian process has a KL expansion $\hat{U}=\sum_{...
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Applying a Power on a Sum of Gaussians to Enhance Resolution

There is so-called Power Transform technique in signal processing where the unresolved signal is sharpened by raising each data to a constant positive power. The example shown below is a sum of two ...
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Why is second-order Gaussian called Laplacian Gaussian?

We usually use Laplacian of Gaussian as the filter for edge detection or blob detection. But the filter itself is essentially a second order Gaussian. So why do we call it Laplacian of Gaussian? Is ...
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When should the sum of all elements of a gaussian kernel be zero?

I found an approximation of a 5x5 2D convolution kernel like this : Here, the sum of the elements is zero and this one was used for Laplacian of Gaussian! Another one here : This one has all ...
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How good is the Leech lattice for AWGN coding or MSE quantization of Gaussian sources?

Anyone know where to find graphs showing how well it works vs other schemes? thanks
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Band Limit in Gaussian Pyramid

In the paper The Laplacian Pyramid as a Compact Image Code, it says The pyramid algorithm reduces the filter band limit by an octave from level to level. How is the conclusion drawn? Is this related ...
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What is DC level in white gaussian noise?

Am studying unbiased estimators and keep seeing this term "DC Level". What is the expansion of DC and what is a DC Level? Even the Wikipedia page on WGN says nothing about it.
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Conditions for symmetric and unimodal windows in both time and frequency domains

After a lecture on harmonic analysis and time/frequency methods, I reconsidered the Gaussian kernel, defined in continuous time. It is unimodal and symmetric, and its continuous Fourier transform is ...
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Audio experiment with intermodulation by multiplying two analytic signals

1) First, I describe intended processing with a basic case: Let's say on left channel I have a sin wave with frequency F1, and constant amplitude A1. Then on right channel a sin wave with frequency ...
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Low-Pass FIR that keeps all values positive

Let's say, that I want to low-pass the norm (hence positive values) of an analytic signal (related to Hilbert transform). This allows me to perform experiments with the envelope of audio. For low-...
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Gaussian Energy Broadening implementation to meet detector response

Respected Coding experts, I am trying to perform Gaussian broadening on an energy spectrum. The final result should convert "specrum.png" to a similar form of "Exp.png". The method is explained in ...
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Acoustic features

I am working on an automatic sound recognition project. I found that the LDA performs better than the SVMs. Does this mean that the acoustic features are Gaussian distributed? Also, is this the ...
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Time derivative of signal - effect on noise distribution

I have an angular velocity measurement that has a certain amount of ripple that yields an histogram shaped like a gaussian curve. I quantify that ripple using a standard deviation. I am interested in ...
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How to normalize data by mapping data points from one mixture of multivariate normal distributions to another

Problem description I am trying to normalize multivariate time series data. The individual data sets (spectrograms from temporal EEG) comes from sources that differ widely in their noise ...
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additive white Gaussian noise -ask fsk psk

i want to simulate a system that uses ask,fsk ,psk in Matlab with additive Gaussian noise for each mode . figure shows the system propti and Eb/N0=6db my question is how to calculate the standard ...
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How do I narrow the frequency from a time domain Gaussian signal?

I'm trying to get a frequency domain Gaussian signal that starts from 180.045 THz and ends in 180.65 THz. This is the matlab code I used to get the FFT of time domain Gaussian signal: ...
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Relation between constellation SNR and baseband SNR

Let's say I have an I/Q modulation, ie. QPSK. I can simulate an the effects of an AWGN channel by adding to my QPSK symbols the realizations of a complex normal. $\mathcal{CN}(0,\frac{1}{\mathrm{SNR}...
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How to warp and enlarge the center of an image?

I am trying to smoothly enlarge the center part of an image. The Skimage code that I use need an inverse map that specifies location of input pixels that will occur at the output pixel location. If I ...
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Simulating Range Bearing Sensor with MATLAB with Gaussian Noise (Generating Gaussian Colored Random Vector)

I would like to simulate a sensor that provides range and direction of a beacon. This is for EKF localization, so the noise must be Gaussian (i.e. $\mathcal{N}(0, \sigma^{2})$. Also, I would like to ...

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