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In signal processing noise can be considered random unwanted data without meaning.

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Relative beat detection for two audio recordings

I'm trying to synchronize (overlap) two audio recordings of the same song: a complete HQ version, and an incomplete, noisy version (phone recording for example). The noisy recording may have had its ...
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Energy Detection in Presence of Colored Gaussian Noise

Before asking my question, let me introduce the context: For spectrum sensing based on energy detection, which has been widely studied in presence of AWGN, the optimal detection threshold is computed ...
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Remove the extra peaks by lag

Suppose that we have some peaks of a signal and we know the time lag between dominant peaks. How is it possible to remove the extra peaks by applying time lag ? Lets say it in MATLAB ...
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Why PSNR decreases for Ultrasound Images?

I am working different types of filters to remove speckle noise in ultrasound image. I have taken the below paper as my base paper and trying to reproduce the results of this paper: My Base Paper I ...
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How to remove varying noise from strain data in MATLAB

I'm very new to signal processing. I have some data measured over time at 800 Hz. I'm interested in the high frequency signals. You can easily identify them in the image below (in this case, 3 signals)...
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How to plot noise shaped spectrum of First order Incremental Sigma Delta ADC's output?

A little background: This question is about viewing the output spectrum of incremental delta sigma modulators (IDSM). IDSM is a subcategory of general delta sigma modulators where the integrators are ...
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Noise PSD and sampling rate relation

Let's consider generating samples of a random process like white Gaussian noise (AWGN). Let's assume I am generating $N$ samples of AWGN with variance $\sigma ^2$ in MATLAB by using randn() funtion i....
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Evaluation of Jacobian for Extended Kalman Filter

For the non-additive noise case, \begin{equation} x_k = f(x_{k-1}, u_{k-1}, \xi_{k-1}) \\ y_k = h(x_k, \nu_k) \end{equation} the EKF takes into account the jacobian wrt to the noise terms $ L_{k-1} =...
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Phase noise definition

I have some problem with understanding the phase noise definition formula. please see this image: I can't understand the paragraph that I show ? near it. How is it possible to get phase noise > 0 ...
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Detection over AWGN analysis disagrees with Monte Carlo simulation

I have a fixed vector $\mathbf{s} \in \{\pm1\}^m$ and a random vector $\mathbf{d} \in \{\pm1\}^m$. I send either $\mathbf{x} = \mathbf{x_1} = [\mathbf{s}\space\mathbf{d}]$ or $\mathbf{x} = \mathbf{...
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Modelling of quantization noise with logarithmic steps

I have to modell the quantization noise of ADC. I only know that the maximum relative error is 1 dB. Since this is logarithmic, I find it hard to formulate an appropriate model for the quantization ...
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Check if I has right: Is this the Extended Kalman Filter

I have learn the Kalman-Buncy filter for the LQG controllers. I know that this is a signal processing forum and not robotics not math forum. But Extended Kalman Filters are daily discussed here. ...
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Connections between quantum field theory and signal processing

I've been working with quantum field theory on the basis of it being a stochastic signal processing formalism for a number of years. The projection to fourier components within the forward light-cone ...
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detect what is noise in audio signal

I'm trying to filter noise from an audio signal. The signal was and is going to be recorded in a city environment which always contains some white/pink noise. At this moment I'm using two options to ...
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1/f noise generation

Recently I was reading a paper about the pink noise generation. But I don't have any background of this field. I am confused with some part in the paper. First, the Voss's algorithm generated a ...
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Purple Noise Modeling / Differentiated White Noise (Kalman Filtering)

I am designing a Kalman Filter for a signal which features a certain kind of noise and I do not know how to model it properly in the filter. The noise is constructed from a white noise source, called $...
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Noise analysis with periodogram. problem with different resolutions

I don't understand what happened in my simulation. I would like to perform a trade off between 2 ways to estimate power in frequency bands. I want to detect spurious frequencies. First method: I ...
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Extended kalman filter for accelerometer data on shaking table

I am using an accelerometer to record the motion of a shake table (a rocking table) which moves forward and backward in one direction. The signal is very noisy and decided to use Extended Kalman ...
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Smoothing data from a 3D camera

The camera uses two cameras and reflective infrared markers to compute 3D positions. For recognized marker configurations, the camera computes a translation and an orientation (quaternion). For stray ...
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Equivalent number of looks (ENL) calculation

As stated in gagnon1997speckle in paragraph 2.2, under the unit-mean noise assumption one can say that: \begin{equation} ENL = \left(\frac{\bar{y}}{\sigma_{y}} \right)^2 = \frac{1}{\sigma_{n}^2} \end{...
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Calculation of an autocorrelation function

A sample of a random process is given as: $$ x(t) = A\cos(2\pi f_0t) + Bw(t) $$ where $w(t)$ is a white noise process with $0$ mean and a power spectral density of $\frac{N_0}{2}$, and $f_0$, $A$ ...
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Effect of filtering on Energy of a Digital Signal

I am trying to detect (not remove) noise from the digital signal to get meaningful information out of it. The signal I need is in the frequency range of 0.1 Hz to 10 Hz. Anything beyond this is just ...
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Local noise intensity in an image

Noise can be assessed in uniform regions of an image, by subtracting a lowpass-filtered version of it. Then from the histogram of intensities, a global measure can be obtained (such as the average ...
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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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White noise generation in frequency domain (stfft) produces a periodic pattern

I have created a set of spectral processing modules for SynthEdit next to be released, implenting short time fft, so I am now quite experienced with the matter, but recently encounteted an unexpected ...
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how to cut off frequencies above 10 Hz with Welch method

This is the first time I have worked with any code so I am rather unfamiliar with all the lingo and processes involved. I am trying to convert a signal to the frequency domain and want to find the ...
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Find the noise settings to reproduce it

I work on images that contain shot noise (Poisson) acquired from a microscop. On few images, I have a "flat" zone that is supposed to have the exact same intensity, but it's not because of the noise. ...
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Threshold for CAF Surface

I am calculating a time partitioned Cross Ambiguity Function (CAF) by adding the surfaces of different time-sectioned CAFs together. Meaning, I calculate a CAF using 10 seconds of IQ data, calculate a ...
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What is the difference in the algorithm for noise reduction in SoX and Audacity?

I've looked at this question, and I understand that SoX works way FFT of the noise, then subtracting that from the FFT audio, and then resynthesizing using FFT, but I don't quite understand how this ...
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How to achieve a smoothed frequency phase response with no outliers

I have two sampled signals, which I then perform wavelet analysis on, by synthesising the Filterbank, perform the dft on each kernel, and the dft on the sampled signals, and multiply together. ...
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How to add noise with given autocorrelation to signal in Matlab?

My question is a mix of signal processing and Matlab coding. I have an FIR filter with added noise $w_n$ $$x_n=\sum_{m=0}^{N_h-1}h_mg_{n-m}+w_n.$$ Now the noise $w_n$ has the autocorrelation $$E[...
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Noise Reduction: How can I filter out saw or other tool noises?

I recently came across old recording from the 1930's. Unfortunately not only is the quality low, it's a bunch of carpenters talking as they saw things and make all sorts of other noises. I've tried: ...
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Why is noise a power signal?

1. I'm generating a power signal: ...
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$E(X(t)X(t))=\sigma^2\delta(\tau)$ or $E(X(t)X(t))=\sigma^2$

(Question already asked on Math StackExchange) Let's say we have a white noise process $x(t)$ such that: $E(X(t)X(t+\tau))=N\delta(\tau)$ $E(X(t))=0$ In particular, with $\tau=0$, $E(X(t)X(t))=E(X^...
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FIR Audio Equalizer Crackling Noise

I've implemented a few FIR filters into a song equalizer, but there seems to be a crackling that I'm unsure how to fix. Heres a video for reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlzWRYpv0rk. Noise ...
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Noise Shape Digital Filter

My objective is to build a noise shape filter from a given transfer function (in one case) and from a given PSD (for another case). Checking my precedent questions you can see that this argument is ...
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Why I don't get the right PSD

I need to model a noise with a given PSD. To do this, I am starting from a white gaussian noise (WGN) and feed with the WGN a transfer function, which will act like a filter. In fact,it's easy to ...
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Noise Shape Filter to obtain a given PSD

I have experimental PSD data of disturbances in terms of acceleration on a mass. My first problem is that these data are presented as $ (m/s^2)/\sqrt(Hz)$ which is not the PSD unit. Those unit should ...
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Generation of Noise-shape filter from Power Spectrum Density

This is my very first time in dealing with signal processing, so I am sorry if I will not use a rigorous terminology. I am dealing with some issues about noise modeling in matlab. I'm trying to ...
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Detection of interesting structure in images?

I'm looking for methods of computing some measure of structure in an image. (I do not have a rigorous definition of "structure" though........) Consider the 15 image blocks below: Suppose for each ...
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Accounting for Mechanical Vibration in Accelerometer Readings

I am very new to DSP so please forgive any ignorance within this post. I am working on a device which has a 6-axis IMU measuring acceleration and rotation. The device itself is attached to a ...
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BER performance of fractional equalizers for colored noise

I am trying to compare the BER performance of fractional and symbol spaced equalizers for channel equalization in colored noise scenario. I have found from simulation that for positively correlated ...
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Simulating Phase Noise: How to do it?

I have a system that I am simulating, and I want to add phase noise to the process. I didn't know how to do it, so I have been conducting an literature review. I found a good reference with an "easy ...
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efficient Noise cancellation & suppression algorith to use in VoIP for low latency

I am working on Noise suppression and cancellation in VoIP media engine. I am looking for noise cancellation & suppression algorithms and its implementation available with real-time low latency ...
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Real-time oscillation-like noise filtering

I am making real-time measurements, which are affected by some noise. This noise has oscillating pattern, i.e. the total signal tends to oscillate around the mean value. The examples of measurements ...
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How much will a low/high pass filter reintroduce quantization noise into a dithered signal?

For example, most audio signals are dithered prior to distribution. However, if a low or high pass filter is introduced after dithering or during playback, won't that negate some of the benefits of ...
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Which IIR form has lowest round-off noise?

We are making some audio effects using IIR, and seeking ways to optimize its round-off noise. After searched some materials, most of them tells transposed form II has lowest round-off noise, and many ...
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Perona Malik Noise Estimator using Canny

In Perona and Malik, they state: a histogram of the absolute values of the gradient throughout the image was computed, and K was set equal to the ...
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Finding baseline (reference) of nosiy data and lag/lead between 2 signals

I have 2 datasets which vary with time as shown in the figure - Sa – Red , Sb – BLACK . I am doing the analysis in R. The entire dataset and a segment of data from 30 - 31 s are shown below - - As ...
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Bandwidth enhanced sinusoidal model with oscillators banks

i am currently implementing the bandwidth enhanced sinusoidal model for an additive synthesizer, this model allow to accurately produce noisy sounds by adding a noise component to each sinusoids. But ...