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### Compensation for Irregular Time Step for DFT (FFT)

I want to run a clustering algorithm (svm, knn) on the ferquency spectrum data of a temperature sensor that published at irregular times. Here is the temperature data to take the FFT: I got the ...
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### Sampling of frequency response

Let's consider any physical quantity depending on the frequency. For example, the impedance of a certain electrical component: $Z(f)$. Now, imagine to measure it in a continuous interval of ...
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### Why my Time-Frequency plot is time reversed?

I'm trying to build my own code implementation for Continuous Wavelet Fourier Transform. But when I compare the time-frequency plot created with my function with time-frequency plot created with the ...
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### Spectrogram, time vs frequency localization, and length of signal

So I'm having some trouble conceptually and am hoping somebody can clear something up for me. This is long and I apologize for that but I want to provide as much information as possible so that the ...
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### Getting frequency content at different times from discrete wavelet transform coeffs

After being away from DSP for a long time, I am trying to familiarize myself with wavelet transform. Here is what I (think) have understood so far: Wavelet transform provides you high time resolution ...
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### Python tool for time-frequency analysis

I am trying to perform time-frequency analyses using the PyWavelets (pywt) toolkit for python. My ultimate goal is to perform time-frequency analyses for EEG signals but I am starting with something ...
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### In the formula for the windowed Fourier transform, why is the complex-exponential term not time-shifted to the position of the window?

I have a question about the "windowed / short-time / short-term" Fourier transform that is somewhat perplexing me. I have now added an Addendum at the bottom, where the issue is presented more ...
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### Variance of the Discrete Gabor Transform for practical implementation

When we design a discrete Gabor filter for a 1D signal, how do we determine the variance of the filter, depending on the time step of the signal? Is there any empirical theorem/result that we should ...
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### Proof that DFT does not require more than N points

I'm trying to show how the discrete Fourier transform (DFT) arises from the equation for the continuous-time Fourier Transform. I've run into an interesting caveat which I can't seem to find an ...
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### Wignerville of market data [closed]

I am trying to get some insight into market data, in this case the stock KO. Here is the chart: If I take the wignerville of ...
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### MNE-python time frequency analysis

I usually use Brain Vision analyzer for EEG analysis. Recently, I also do MNE-python. I have already done ERP and time-frequency analysis.I'm trying to get time-frequency power from MNE-python now. ...
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### How to find frequency and corresponding time for an audio signal?

I want to read in a sound file and get the frequency at each time interval of the signal. I thought that the best way to approach this is by applying FFT to small chunks of the signal. Because FFT ...
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### Symmetry in Lomb-Scargle transformation

I'm observing weird symmetry and repeating pattern on my unevenly sampled time series data after Lomb-Scargle transformation. I used astropy lomb-scargle. ...
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### Does it make sense to use a wavelet that is equal to a sine of one period?

Would I get same results with STFT method (short-time Fourier transform) if I try this?
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### Finite and Infinite support in time and frequency domain

It's known that signals with a finite support in time has an infinite support in frequency (talking about Fourier Transforms). A common example that is given for the claim is the triangle function ...
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### What does this spectrogram mean?This is spectrogram of a multitone FM signal

! The spectrogram of FM signal has been generated by using Matlab.Now I want to what does these scratch like lined represent, though I have only two frequency components in my message signal(https://i....
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### Filtering frequencies in diferent ranges in Python

I would like to filter frequencies: Alpha, Beta and Gamma. These bands have a relation with the task that I want to classify, I am using the Gumpy python tool which has a method to apply Butterworth ...
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### Power spectral density of a pulse

A little background: I am simulating the response of an antenna to a pulse. The pulse has a wide frequency range, but the antenna only responds to a fairly narrow frequency. I can extract voltage and ...
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### How to implement freq convolution layer?

I am referring the paper https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/31c7/4962122ba5fe1c469101b5bc2ae6d88c9c18.pdf. In the paper, for CLDNN network first layer is freq convolution. How to implement the same for ...
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### Other time-frequency-plane tiling than STFT, DWT, ConstantQ-Transform: multiresolution STFT?

It is known that a) the STFT gives a rectangular tiling of the time-frequency plane b) the Wavelet transform gives a non-linear tiling (better frequency resolution for low-frequencies, and better ...
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### Fourier Transform with both Time Delay and Frequency Shift

I know that the Fourier transform of a function with time delay can be written as: $$\mathscr{F}\big\{x(t-t_0)\big\}=X(f)e^{-j2\pi f t_0}$$ The Fourier transform of a function with frequency shift ...
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### How to make function in time domain after fft fit with the corresponding function in frequency domain?

For example, I want to use fft to transform the simple function exp(-x.^2) defined in time domain. And the corresponding funciton in frequency domain is sqrt(pi).*exp(-k.^2/4). And I use the upper ...
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I am working on a source separation problem and I have a logical mask that when applied to the STFT matrix, gives me expected results. The problem here, is that the mask is based on a spectral feature,...
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### Discrete wavelet transform; how to interpret approximation and detail coefficients?

I am trying to understand Wavelet transform. So far I have understood the basic theory of it. But I am not able to get my head around how to interpret both coefficients. I am using PyWavelets ...
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### Separate two sinusoids with very close frequencies (5 Hz difference) in a 44.1 Khz audio signal, with good time-domain resolution [closed]

Here is an audio signal which is a mix of (WAV file available here): a 2000 Hz sinusoid, beginning at 1.00 sec, without fade-in/fade-out a 2005 Hz sinusoid, beginning at 1.031 sec, with a slow fade-...
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### How to sample a transfer function (angular spectrum) in the frequency domain?

I am having this problem in Fourier optics, where I am using the Angular spectrum method (a lti filter) to calculate the electric field at the required plane given ...
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### Stability of system with poles inside unit circle - conflict with differential equation

I am trying to understand why a system with a single pole inside the unit circle is stable. For example, take a system with one pole at $z=\frac{1}{2}$. The literature says the system is stable. As a ...
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### Mixed time/frequency domain data

I'm afraid this might be a bit of an elementary question, but I'm afraid I'm a little new to this. I've got a system that measures a frequency spectrum to find resonant frequencies. It does this by ...
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### Instantaneous Frequency Estimation by Hilbert Transform - Theoretical Justification and Proof

I would like to better understand why the instantaneous frequency estimation by Hilbert transformation works (and especially why it doesn't work / lead to precise results in many cases). The ...
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### Plotting Hilbert Spectrum from Hilbert Huang Transform

Before anyone calls it a repeat post from past posts. I'd like to point out I've read all of those; however, I have questions on making a hard coded version of the hilbert spectrum. I do indeed have ...
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### Selection of transforms, windows, wavelets for current signal analysis

I am new to this topic but I already read about the propperties of different signal analysis methods. I am stuck with the obvious advantages of FFT, STFT and Wavelet transforms but can't find good ...
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### Is there a name for the procedure of taking the FT over separate consecutive small time-blocks?

Suppose we have a continuous time-interval $I=[a,b]$, and a signal $x \colon I \to \mathbb{R}$. A procedure that is sometimes carried out (e.g. when doing bispectral analysis) is to partition $I$ ...
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### Basic sampling excercise - unsure of rationale informing np.arange parameters for time array

I'm extremely new to DSP, so I apologise if it's a very basic question. I'm having issues understanding the following exercise: "Create an array of 201 samples containing a sin wave with a frequency ...
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### How to derivate in the frequency domain

I have two Time Domain functions, $f_1(t)$ and $f_2(t)$. I have both Fourier Transforms, $F_1(\omega)$ and $F_2(\omega)$. Functions $f_1$ and $f_2$ are not independent and, in fact, $f_1$ is also a ...
$F_1(\omega)$ is the Fourier Transform of $f_1(t)$. $F_2(\omega)$ is the Fourier TRansform of $f_2(t)$. Can I obtain the Fourier Transform ($F_3(\omega)$) of $$f_3(t) = \frac{f_1(t)}{f_2(t)}$$ ...
In this paper: Sparse time-frequency representations, Given signal $x(t)$, the time-frequency representation was got by Gabor transform and was denoted by \$\chi(t,\omega)=|\chi(t,\omega)|\exp(\mathrm{...