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### What is spatial correlation?

What does the spatial correlation of a signal say about it?How is it different from autocorrelation? `
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### Complex Morlet Wavelet piano sound analysis

my project is monophonic music transcription I am using complex Morlet wavelet but over the 1000 Hz complex Morlet does not give all results right, my code is like that ; ...
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### Signal Processing using Fourier Transform1 [duplicate]

How can I derive the fourier transform of ...
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### How to check whether a continuous signal is periodic or not?

How to check if a continuous signal is Periodic or not? My notes says $\cos(\frac{3}{2}\pi t)$ is periodic because $T=4/3$. And $\cos(\frac{3}{2}t)$ is not periodic as $T=4\pi/3$.
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### Analyzing an undersampled recording from an antenna with matlab?

I'm trying to analyze the power spectral density of a signal recorded from a Ham radio antenna. The signal is about 30 seconds long, recorded at a 48 kHz sample rate. The frequency is center frequency ...
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### Common mode noise from two ADC results

I am sampling two sinusoidal analogue signals that are phase separated by $\frac{2\pi}{3}$, and there appears to be a significant amount of common mode noise in my samples. What, if any approach can I ...
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### Constant phase for each frequency?

FFT of some signal $x$ has two parts: $|x|$, which is the magnitude spectrum and $arg(x)$, which is the phase spectrum. I want each frequency to have the same phase. Is there a way to accomplish this?
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### understanding windowed fourier ridges

I am studying windowed Fourier ridges for my project. I know that it computes the instantaneous frequencies and amplitudes from the spectrogram. But I don't really know how it relates to signal ...
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### Complex Cepstral Transform on Audio in MATLAB

Hello I am trying to computer the Complex Cepstral Transform of an audio signal. I am using wavread to get an array of data type double precision. However, when I ...
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### How to measure the short-time change in an audio signal?

The choice of frame length for calculating the Mel Frequency Cepstral Coefficients of a signal, depend on the how much the signal change over a small time scale. I guess that human speech change ...
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### Log Distance-Normal Shadow Model and Friis

Since I'm founding several but different results about this model, I would ask you if all it is OK with this formulas: 1) Friis Model --> $Pr_0 = Pt + Gt + Gr + 20\log_{10}\frac{\lambda}{4\pi d}$ 2) ...
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### Basic question regarding third octave filters

I would like to use third octave filters on a time signal. Do I have to apply all third octave filters to a single frequency or do I only need to apply the one that has its center frequency the ...
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### Find the $\mathcal Z$-transform of this function?

I need to find the $\mathcal Z$-transform of $x(n)=a^{-n} u(n)$. Assume, $a$ is a positive constant , but the power of $a$ is negative. Looking at the transform table, I found that $\mathcal Z$-...
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### Simulation of a pressure field developed by a song

Greetings! What I am doing: In short, I want to write a program that is fed a song as a wav file, and spits out an animated contour plot indicating the relative pressure/loudness/quantity indicating ...
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### Kiss fft does not work after giving it more than 32 samples

I am trying to take data from an accelerometer and apply Kiss FFT to the samples. I'm using a Freescale Kinetis FRDM-K22F board. I want to use 64 samples, but when I run the program I get an error ...
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### Calculating SNR for ECG signals

I'm reading through the literature for finding the best way to calculate SNR for a ECG signal. While there are many algorithms for improving SNR, I couldn't find any that details any standard ...
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### Counter design for audio signals

I am designing a schematic in which a Counter is to be increased whenever a particular band of frequencies is received at the Audio input. We are receiving the audio input as electrical Signal and I ...
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### What the terms Basis functions and Orthogonal denote in case of signals?

I am a beginer. I have read that any given signal whether it is simple or complex one,can be represented as summation of orthogonal basis functions. Here, what the terms Orthogonal and Basis ...
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### As DCT Does Compaction of Energy, Can We Say IDCT Does Energy Spreading?

Like energy compaction transforms, the inverse transforms like IDCT are energy spreading transforms?
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### Convolution of a signal by itself properties [closed]

I'm studying for a test and I can't really explain this question very well. If we convolve a signal by itself, will it have the same properties (time-invariant, linear, stable, casual)? I know how ...
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### Can the colors of an image be interpreted as “virtual” Doppler effect?

In astronomy, the Doppler effect is used to estimate approximate distances to stars and other celestial bodies. Using the same principle, lets say we divide an image (photograph) in pixels and that ...
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### How does real-time signal processing work when the signal we deal with is assumed to be known for all times?

One thing that never sat right with me after my signal processing course is that in order to do signal processing, we must know the entire signal $x(t)$. For instance, I cannot take the Fourier or Z ...
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### FMCW Radar Signal Processing Flowchart / Ambiguity Function

I Read many papers on signal processing for pulsed and FMCW radars, taking the FMCW type, the signal processing start after mixing the received and transmitted signal, the result of this operation is ...
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### What is the product of Dirac Delta function and $t$? [closed]

$t\cdot \delta (t)$ Does it equal to zero? If so, how can we prove it?
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### How to look at Rubidium frequency standard using the oscilloscope?

This question is about the checking hardware, please help if someone who has done it before. I have the Rubidium frequency standard: http://www.thinksrs.com/products/PRS10.htm and the Oscilloscope: ...
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### Conversion from RMS to pk-pk units

I have this problem. I am trying to convert my measurement resuls that I got from my analyzer from RMS units to pk-pk units.The signal is modulated with square signal. I already have a factor to ...