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### Angle Averaging

I am working on an 802.11a demod that works, for the most part, but has a bug that causes intermittent errors. I haven't finished characterizing it, but it appears that the problem is in my ...
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### Interpolation formula for two dimensional signal reconstruction in the frequency domain from polar samples

In the book, Advanced Topics in Shannon Sampling and Interpolation Theory by Robert J. Marks II, one may find an interpolation formula for reconstructing a two dimensional signal from regular polar ...
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### Covariance Matrix Polar to Cartesian

Let $R$ and $\Theta$ be zero mean independent Gaussian random variables with variances $\sigma_R^2$ and $\sigma_\Theta^2$ respectively. Hence their covariance matrix would be diagonal give by C_{R,\...
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### Which parameters defines a polar plot?

I need to convert a polar plot into a short array of 3-5 values. This array should describe the polar plot as best as possible. For example, I know that I can use the beamwidth which is also known as ...
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### Find half-angle of complex exponential

Suppose we have a complex signal $\cos(2\theta) + j\sin(2\theta) = e^{j2\theta}$. Is there any way to find half-angle $\cos(\theta) + j\sin(\theta) = e^{j\theta}$ complex signal without going into ...
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### Why not use a complex number in the exponent in the z-transform?

I am trying to comprehend how the z-transform has come to be similar but different from its continuous counterpart, namely the Laplace transform. It seems to me that the most parallel and intuitive ...
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### Addition of two signals in polar coordinates

There is quadrature detector which receive radio signal and return its amplitude and instantaneous phase after performing hilbert transformation and transferring the signal to zero frequency. The main ...