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### Finding Argmax in MATLAB [closed]

I have a Gaussian random variable $z$, whose mean $\mu$ and variance $\sigma^2$ are functions of two variables $x$ and $y$. Is there any way in MATLAB so that I can find the values of $x$ and $y$ for ...
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### equations to calculate coefficients of recursive IIR Gaussian blur filter

I am reading the implementation of IIR Gaussian blur filter from this link. In the source code, the coefficients are generated by the following code ...
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### What does it mean by “Adding Gaussian Noise to a 2D Image”? [duplicate]

As far as I understand, Suppose, we have a 2D image of pixel resolution 200 x 300. That means, the image has 60000 pixels in it. Now, we would generate $n$ random values and add those values to $n$ ...
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### Why is Gaussian noise called so?

Can you please explain: why is a specific type of noise called "Gaussian noise"? Why is it relevant to call it Gaussian? Please, explain in layman's terms.
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### Is there any transformation to exploit the sparsity of a Gaussian Wave?

I am looking for a transformation in which the gaussian wave when transformed with a particular analysis function would make the energy contents be mostly present only in a short band of frequencies?
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### Double Integrating Gaussian Noise

My question has to do with integrating gaussian noise. Let us assume we have samples of discrete gaussian white noise with mean $\mu = 0$ and variance $\sigma_{th}^2$. These noise samples are passed ...
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### what's gaussian noise look like?

I am using Matlab function imnoise to add gaussian noise to one image. However, it seems that adjacent samples of the noise is correlated. I am using matlab code below to add noise. ...
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### How do I calculate the autocorrelation of a train pulse having only the pdf?

I have a pulse train of a fixed period, but a random amplitude following a Gaussian distribution $(\mu=0,\sigma=1)$. I know how to work with a random period or delay, but how do I proceed to calculate ...
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### Gaussian filter in terms of pixel radius

So I'm writing an app that blurs and downscales large quantities of images, but all the image processing libraries I've come across define gaussian blurs in terms of sigma and kernel size rather than ...
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### what is a Gaussian signal?

I am learning Wiener filtering for 2D images by myself. From one book, it reads It should be noted that the study of the more general problem of signal denoising dates back to at least Norbert Wiener ...
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### Implementing a 1-D Kalman Filter Regression, Missing the smoothing action (getting the opposite)

I am implementing the 1D Kalman Filter in Python on a fundamentally noisy set of measurement data, and I should be observing a large amount of smoothing...but, instead, my Kalman Filter is doing the ...
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### filter coefficients to know high pass and low pass filter

Looked on few questions already there in dsp.stackexchange and couldn't get the direct answer. Basically I have a kernel of a gaussian separable filter. ...
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### How to make a 2D gaussian Blur terms?

I want to make a 2D gaussian Blur coeffients. Now I am making 1D gaussian Blur term as following. ...
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### Curve fitting to distorted Gaussian

I have to measure the distance between two pulse trains, each of which looks like a slightly long tailed Gaussian distribution. Is there a relatively easy curve fitting method for this? I can do it ...
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### How to derive the $\log$ of fraction of two Gaussian distribution

I am designing a function $A(x)$ that map $x\to \{0,1\}$. The function $A$ can be expressed as $$A(x)=\begin{cases} 1 \text{ if p_1(x) \ge p_2(x)}\\ 0 \text{ otherwises} \end{cases}$$ where $p_1$...
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### What is the equivalent smoothing function to running the same Gaussian 8 times?

Suppose there is an image which is to be smoothed by convolving it with a Gaussian kernel with standard deviation $\sigma$. If the image is then smoothed with this kernel 8 consecutive times, is the ...
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### Computer Vision - Gaussian Pyramid, Scale Space and Pattern Matching

I am planning to implement a pattern matching algorithm using something like correlation as a matching metric. I know that the template I am going to use will, if present, have different sizes in the ...
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### Localization of a Gaussian

Studying for an exam I'll have I ran into a question about computing the localization of a Gaussian Filter in 1D, but sadly I have no idea of what such localization is. Can you give me a hint? ...
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### Standard deviation of Gaussian corresponding to perfect low pass filter [1,1]

For a time discrete signal, the rect-filter (for 1D signal [1,1]) is a perfect low pass filter. I was wondering, what is the best gaussian approximation of this filter? For a current problem, I ...
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### Constant amplitude, uniform phase - what's the distribution of the complex signal then?

The well-known relationships for zero-mean circularly-symmetric complex Gaussian $z = a + jb = |z| \exp(j\varphi)$ signals are the amplitudes $|z| = \sqrt{a^2 + b^2}$ are Rayleigh-distributed the ...
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### Which sigma to use for edge detection

I know that in many edge detection algorithm the first step is choosing a scale to work on. We actually operate on the chosen scale by applying a gaussian blur on the original image. I wanted to ...